A junk food diet can alter the hippocampus in as little as a week, reducing our appetite control. Photo: Shutterstock A junk food diet can alter the hippocampus in as little as a week, reducing our appetite control. Photo: Shutterstock
A junk food diet can alter the hippocampus in as little as a week, reducing our appetite control. Photo: Shutterstock

A junk food diet can change your brain in a week and reduce appetite control, study finds

  • A diet that is heavy in sugar and saturated fats can change the behaviour of the hippocampus in as little as seven days
  • The hippocampus is the part of the brain that tells us when we are full, and a junk food diet can increase the desire for more food

Topic |   Wellness
A junk food diet can alter the hippocampus in as little as a week, reducing our appetite control. Photo: Shutterstock A junk food diet can alter the hippocampus in as little as a week, reducing our appetite control. Photo: Shutterstock
A junk food diet can alter the hippocampus in as little as a week, reducing our appetite control. Photo: Shutterstock
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