While food insecurity was overall associated with lower cognitive scores in children, those who experienced food insecurity by age five, but later became food secure, showed further reduced scores in reading and vocabulary development.
According to researchers, feeling 'hangry' may be more than just a drop in blood sugar levels. A new study reports anger related to hunger may be an emotional response to environmental cues, personality and your biology.
According to a new NYU study, people are willing to pay more money for unhealthy foods when craving them. Additionally, we are willing to pay disproportionately more for bigger portion sizes of the foods we crave.
Researchers have identified a mechanism that drives hunger. A new study reports the sight or smell of food can temporarily turn of AgRP neurons, which drive the urge to eat. These neurons remain inactive until the brain receives a signal from the gut that calories have been consumed.