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How to Beat Back Cravings When Just Seeing Sweets Makes You Lust For Them

How to Beat Back Cravings When Just Seeing Sweets Makes You Lust For Them

Health
Ever scarfed down a Boston cream (or homemade brownie, or leftover baby shower cupcake) from the office pantry when you weren't the slightest bit hungry two minutes earlier? Then you know that simply laying eyes on a sweet treat can lead to a serious craving. Sugary foods qualify as "hyper-palatable"— and a visual is all it takes to trigger your neurons to release the feel-good chemical dopamine. In turn, dopamine amps up your desire to consume whatever delicious dessert is in front of you."A lot of people don’t make the connection that there’s something physiological happening when they see hyper-palatable foods,” says Eliza Kingsford, a psychotherapist and author of Brain-Powered Weight Loss. “This is not a signal that my body is hungry or nee
Man City beat Wolves on penalties

Man City beat Wolves on penalties

Sports
Claudio Bravo was Manchester City's hero as they beat Wolves on penalties to reach the Carabao Cup quarter-finals with a club record 12th successive win.Bravo, who made three key saves against the Championship leaders in normal time, continued his heroics to deny Alfred N'Diaye and Conor Coady in the shootout after the game finished goalless.City scored all four of their spot-kicks, with Sergio Aguero coolly sealing their victory with a Panenka penalty.Defeat was harsh on a Wolves side who had become the first team to stop the Premier League pacesetters from scoring this season.Roared on by more than 6,000 travelling fans, the visitors had not only frustrated City for long periods, they created the best chances in open play too.But the much-maligned Bravo came to his side's rescue on three...
Marcus Mariota returns to help Tennessee Titans beat Indianapolis Colts

Marcus Mariota returns to help Tennessee Titans beat Indianapolis Colts

Sports
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans ended an 11-game losing streak to the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night with a big pass and a big defensive play.Marcus Mariota's tiebreaking 53-yard touchdown strike to rookie Taywan Taylor with 5:29 left in the game, coupled with Wesley Woodyard's stop of quarterback Jacoby Brissett on fourth down with 2:19 remaining, gave Tennessee a 36-22 victory at Nissan Stadium. Mariota, who missed the Titans' 16-10 defeat at Miami the previous week with a hamstring injury, completed 23 of 32 passes for 306 yards as the Titans (3-3) moved into a three-way tie with Houston and Jacksonville for first place in the AFC South. Woodyard helped seal the victory by running Brissett out of bounds just shy of the first down on fourth-and-1 at the Tennessee 13. A repla...
Arsenal 3-1 FC Koln: Kolasinac, Sanchez and Bellerin help Gunners come from behind to beat visitors

Arsenal 3-1 FC Koln: Kolasinac, Sanchez and Bellerin help Gunners come from behind to beat visitors

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Arsenal came from behind to beat Cologne in their delayed Europa League opener against a backdrop of crowd trouble at the Emirates Stadium.Kick-off was delayed by an hour as ticketless away supporters attempted to enter the ground, with plenty of Cologne fans sat in among the home section when the tie finally got under way, with the Gunners eventually winning 3-1.Four arrests were made on suspicion of public order offences as extra police were deployed to the scene.On the pitch, Arsene Wenger's much-changed side showed determination to fight back from Jhon Cordoba's early 40-yard strike and seal three points.It was only after the interval, following the introduction of Sead Kolasinac and a change of shape, that the Gunners hit back.Kolasinac levelled less than four minutes after coming off...
Northern Ireland beat Czech Republic for fifth successive win

Northern Ireland beat Czech Republic for fifth successive win

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Northern Ireland secured second place in Group C and took a huge step towards a World Cup play-off place by beating the Czech Republic at Windsor Park.Defender Jonny Evans headed the hosts in front before his West Bromwich Albion team-mate Chris Brunt fired in a superb free-kick before the interval.Northern Ireland, who have now won five matches in a row for the first time, still have to face Germany and Norway.Eight of the nine European group runners-up will make the play-offs.Germany in charge of Group CLeaders Germany look almost certain to top Group C after hammering Norway 6-0, and their goal difference means they could only surrender top spot if they lose their last two games to Northern Ireland and Azerbaijan.Michael O'Neill's side are five points behind the world champions but in a...