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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: London, UK – March 25 2015

Stress and Obesity are linked, but not in the way you think!

Euroscicon Ltd 3-day Obesity Summit in April will cover prediction, prevention, psychology and treatment.


When you are stressed, do you reach for chocolate - or comfort food?

It is well accepted that people under stress may eat to try to pacify their feelings. However, at the International Obesity Summit in London in April, new research which suggests a bi-directional response of eating to stress, will be unveiled.

Dr Alexandra Johnstone (University of Aberdeen) will show that some people eat more when stressed and some eat less and will present new data on the role of shift work in appetite and food choice.


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