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Tue., Jan. 20, 2009, 10:08 a.m.

Study: Men Suppress Hunger Better

Study: Men better at suppressing their hunger/AP

More Info: Faced with their favorite foods, women are less able than men to suppress their hunger, a discovery that may help explain the higher obesity rate for females, a new study suggests. Researchers trying to understand the brain’s mechanisms for controlling food intake were surprised at the difference between the sexes in brain response.

Question: How much willpower do you have in suppressing hunger during diets?




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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