Is Your Brain Making You Fat?

Arthritis Today|September/October 2019

Is Your Brain Making You Fat?

Smart strategies to win your weight war..

Timothy Gower

Why is losing weight so hard – and keeping it off even harder? Mechanisms in the brain can sabotage efforts to eat less and avoid unhealthy foods, according to research. However, the following strategies may help your body win its battle with your brain to control weight, which is essential for overall health and limiting stress on aching joints.

Prefrontal Cortex


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September/October 2019