TITLE

food & STRESS

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Good Health & Medicine;Sep2007, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals that chronic stress could stimulate overeating and increase the number of fat cells in the body, according to a new study at the Sydney Garvan Institute of Medical Research. The scientists discovered that stress triggers the nervous system to release a substance called neuropeptide Y, which increases the urge to eat, usually a high-fat, high-sugar diet.
ACCESSION #
26245011

 

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