Fight the fat to be fighting fit

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CARRYING on from last week’s column I am again looking at some of the most common problems causing weight gain and difficulty with weight loss, and what to do about them.

Last week I covered problems relating to thyroid function and blood sugar.

nAwful appetite – some people literally crave food, not just sugar but food. They find their appetite almost impossible to control.

Some scientists have suggested that people who struggle in this way may actually be short of a certain hormone called CCK, which is apparently one of the things that tells the brain you are full and to stop eating.

See The Visitor (16-03-11) for full story.