Blame Your BELLY

K. S.
September 2008
Arthritis Today;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p45
The article discusses a study by University of Western Ontario researchers which cites that fat tissue around the abdomen of rats can reproduce the hormone neuropeptide Y (NPY). High levels of NPY in the brain also make one hungry, and scientists think that could be a big reason why people who are overweight eat more.


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