We all experience the odd day where hunger is never-ending and all we want to do is snack.
According to a new study from Aberdeen University, a key reason for this is that brain cells vital for regulating appetite slow down as we age.
This means the older we get the longer it takes to feel full, so we are more likely to overeat and see our weight increase.
There are however several other reasons why we are more likely to overeat at certain times more than others.
Take a look at the following to find out the real reasons why your appetite might develop a mind of its own:
It is well known that tiredness makes you crave more food – particularly foods high in carbohydrates and sugars. A recent study however, shows the effects of tiredness on appetite can be more significant in women.
Researchers at Columbia University, U.S. found that women who are sleep deprived will eat around 300 calories a day more...