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-Obesity and dietary restrictions associated with diminished enjoyment of food

Nov 20, 2018 - ENP Newswire

Researchers from the University of Granada's Mind, Brain and Behaviour Research Centre (CIMCYC) and the Faculty of Economics and Business have proven that adolescents who suffer from obesity derive less enjoyment from food than those who are of normal weight. In addition, their work reveals that even trivial restrictions on food intake (that is, temporary diets) are associated with a reduction in pleasure.

To undertake the research, published in the journal Food Quality and Preference, a l...