Tag: "satiety" at biology news
Research finds that circadian rhythms dominate all life functions
...signaling system, responsible for the sensation of satiety
after eating. The oscillating pattern varies in different organs and determines the effect of leptin on regulation of the energy balance. Better understanding gene oscillation may provide researchers with clues for developing ways to treat people who...
Eating protein boosts hormone that staves off hunger
...he addition of dietary protein--harnessing our own satiety
system. "Such a diet is perhaps more typical to that of our hunter-gatherer ancestors," she added. The average Western diet derives 49% of energy intake from carbohydrate, 35% from fat, and 16% from protein, Batterham said. That differs considera...
Eat less, weigh more? Enzyme makes lean mice 'susceptible' to dietary fat
...e central role of the brain in managing hunger and satiety
and offers up new targets for drugs that manipulate CPT1c. But none have been developed so far, says Wolfgang. The newly discovered gene makes a protein found only in the brain, notably in the region that controls hunger, thirst and metabolism - th...
An essential regulator of body weight revealed
...and sometimes conflicting signals about hunger and satiety
falls to a small cluster of about 5,000 cells in a region of the brain known as the arcuate nucleus. Hormones such as insulin, leptin, and ghrelin deliver information to the arcuate nucleus about whether the body has sufficient calories and nutrients...
Second messenger NAADP shows fast, dose-related impact on satiety cycle
...ase digestive enzymes in the pancreas and to cause satiety
in the brain. "The more cholecystokinin that's produced, the more digestive enzymes are released and the more quickly your brain tells you that you're full ?or at least satisfied. Indeed, it also could be a potential drug for the treatment of obesity...