Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

9 Foods That Make You Feel Fuller

My last post, 9 Foods That Make You Hungrier, referred to an article listing snacks to avoid if you are trying to lose weight.  The following two articles point out what we should be snacking on instead and when.  Click on the titles to read the original story and watch the accompanying videos.

1) 9 Healthy Snacks That Prevent Overeating

Aug. 11, 2016 | Time Magazine

If you can’t wait for your next meal, these foods are adept at muffling your hunger

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September 16, 2016 Posted by | diet, health, nutrition | | Leave a comment

9 Foods That Make You Hungrier

I wish they had a list of snack foods that don’t make you hungrier.  I think I remember nuts being one those.

9 Foods That Make You Hungrier

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August 1, 2016 Posted by | diet, health, nutrition | , , , | 1 Comment

Stress makes you eat junk food

It seems that high calorie foods cause a metabolic change that tamps the release of stress hormones like cortisol. Or is it the release of dopamine? Midnight cravings explained, in The New York Times, May 20, 2008:

Comfort Food, for Monkeys

By JOHN TIERNEY

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June 22, 2009 Posted by | behaviour, brain, diet, nutrition | , , , , , , | Leave a comment