by Alejandra "Alex" Ruani — Get free science updates here.
People tell you “when you feel full, stop eating”. But what does feeling full mean anyway?
And why do we keep eating despite having a filled up, stretched stomach?
It appears that the science of feeling full is not as straightforward…
In this report, we start unravelling some of its mysteries:
Grab “Full Yet Hungry? Appetite Neurochemistry – Part I” below:
Conveniently download this 26-page science report. Contains links to extra reading materials and scientific references.
Topics covered in this report:
- Full yet hungry?
- There is “full” and “full”
- Fat, leptin and hunger
- More than a “satiety hormone”
- Graph: Your leptin levels
- The body as a machine
- The psychology of eating
- Hunger and reward
- Can leptin lower food reward?
- Dopamine and reward
- Stimulating one type of neurons
- Genetics, laser and neurons
- How to ask a mouse
- The brain likes dopamine
- Sugar is rewarding when hungry
- Leptin decreases sugar reward
- Leptin and obesity
- Your key takeaways
- Learn more
- References and resources
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