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Gut Hormone 'Curbs Appetite in Fat Mice' - Australia


Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, obesity, fat, hormone, appetite, cravings )

Chrissy
- 4118 days ago - news.theage.com.au
Scientists have discovered a hormone that can switch off food cravings in mice, raising hopes it could help overweight humans beat the bulge. Researchers from the Garvan Institute in Sydney found the hormone, produced by the gut, could also have uses for



   

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Friday January 11, 2008, 12:03 pm
"This highlights the importance of weight loss regimes that don't leave you feeling hungry, as well as minimising 'empty kilojoules' such as chips and biscuits and instead choosing nutrient-rich foods."

The recommendations always come back to personal responsibility by making good food choices and sensible exercise.
Noted with thanks, Chrissy.

 

Minna C (35)
Friday January 11, 2008, 12:56 pm
Sometimes emotions, or a misfunctioningg body influence food choice. Perhaps a helpful hormone boost may put a person's system back on track. Or, does it matter if one is a man or a mouse?
 

Estella Ameigh (22)
Friday January 11, 2008, 3:48 pm
Interesting. Thanks Chrissy.
 
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