Obese people may overeat to make up for enjoying food less, says study

However, the scientists found that obese and healthy people had significantly different eating patterns and relationships to food.” argues Overweight people actually enjoy food less than those who are skinny, a new study has revealed.They were also asked how often they experienced cravings for a specific food, and generally what their relationship to food was.A lot of our eating is based on reward, not hunger.

‘Some brain imaging studies have suggested that obese people respond more to food cues, but may respond less to food consumption.Instead, they often ate when they had specific cravings for food, and after eating did not report feeling very satisfied.

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