Researchers did brain scans on 18 people who were normal weight. 16 who were obese, and 17 successful weight- loss maintainers" while they at were shown pictures of food and other objects. When the maintainers were shown food pictures, their scans registered more activity in regions of the brain that control visual attention to food cues and that inhibit behavior.
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