Gut hormones trick brain to aid in appetite control

10/26/2011 | International Business Times

People in a fasted state who were given either peptide YY or glucagon-like peptide 1 hormones, or both, had reduced food intake and appetite, researchers at Imperial College London and GlaxoSmithKline found. Experts said the hormones helped regulate brain activity to make the body believe that it already had eaten.

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