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by Allison Aubrey
NPR News
If you want to eat less, first imagine eating a lot.
The notion may be counterintuitive, but researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have found that imagining what we eat before we take the first bite may help us feel less interested in really chowing down.

To tease out the effect, psychologist Carey Morewedge and his […]


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When it comes to the tummy, experts say myths abound. How much do you really know about your stomach?
By Colette Bouchez
WebMD Feature
Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD
From those burning, churning feelings that erupt whenever we eat our favorite foods, to the bloating that keeps us from zipping up our jeans, to the gas that can make […]


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By Jennifer Warner
WebMD Health News
Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD
People with prediabetes aren’t taking simple precautions that could prevent the potentially deadly disease of type 2 diabetes from taking hold.
A new study shows nearly 30% of all adults in the U.S. have prediabetes, yet more than 90% aren’t aware of it. Moreover, only about half of […]