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The hippocampus is involved in several functions of the body including:

  • Consolidation of New Memories
  • Emotional Responses
  • Navigation
  • Spatial Orientation.
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  • We all have a fear memory, where we feel scared of remembering a tragic event from the past.
  • The brain has the ability to make new neuronal connections and remove older ones.
  • The new findings on how the brain eliminates bad memories open up opportunities to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD) and other anxiety-related issues.

Decades ago, scientists noticed neurons increase their activity when an individual is taking a particular action, for example, waving when others are waving. They named them "mirror neurons."

But, your brain is really predicting your next action based on what you see, hear, and feel if you move. Seeing someone wriggle their fingers in the air and understanding it as a greeting is a normal part of your brain's predictive processes.

Snacks can be seen as fuel that helps to keep your energy up until mealtime.

  • Before a workout, nutritionists eat things like peanut butter and jelly toast, a banana and peanut butter, yoghurt, frozen berries and flax seeds or cereal.
  • During long exercising sessions, nutritionists eat bars that include protein, carbohydrates and sugar, or bananas.

Studies found that diet-induced weight loss is associated with hormone changes that promote weight gain.

After weight loss, leptin levels will decrease. But ghrelin, GIP and pancreatic polypeptide will increase in circulation while PYY and CCK will lower. Most of these changes favour regaining lost weight. These hormonal changes seem to be present for at least one year after weight loss, leading to a constant increase in hunger.

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