Obesity causes the brain to pay less attention to hormones that tell the brain we are full. Photo: AFP

Why diets backfire: a year or two after weight loss, the desire to eat grows stronger, new research shows

It may be tough to lose weight, but according to a recent study, the real challenge starts after a year, when the body’s natural defences against famine are still convincing you that your calorie intake isn’t filling you up

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Obesity causes the brain to pay less attention to hormones that tell the brain we are full. Photo: AFP
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