“The study subjects had been thin all their lives, and not because they had unusual metabolisms. They just did not care much about food. They never ate enormous amounts, never obsessed on the next meal. Now, a group of researchers in Britain may have found the reason. The people carry a genetic alteration that mutes appetite.” NYT: This Genetic Mutation Makes People Feel Full — All the Time. (I’ve always seen feeling full as a challenge.)

+ Bon Appetit: Why I Take All My First Dates to Olive Garden.