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All posts tagged "weight loss"

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    Free will and weight loss

    The question of free will comes up a lot in conversation. Do we or don’t we? Have free will I mean? The leading research in this area comes from Benjamin Libet, who famously demonstrated that we do...

    • Posted February 22, 2015
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    Foolproof and pleasurable way to avoid unhealthy food

    There’s a clever tool in NLP called a ‘compulsion blowout’. The idea is to overexpose a pleasurable but unhealthy stimulus to the point where it loses its attraction. It’s great for compulsions to eat unhealthy food such...

    • Posted September 20, 2014
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    Food brain, brain food

    A recent study using fMRI shows that it is possible to use the principle of neuroplasticity, actually rewire of the brain, to reverse addiction to unhealthy foods, and increase the pleasure associated with healthy food. One of...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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