Appetite Control: Is Yours Being Hijacked?

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One of the most difficult parts of weight loss is appetite control. The reason appetite is so variable is because of the many ways the sensation is controlled. There is both nervous and hormonal control of appetite with the hypothalamus being the main site of the brain where energy balance is regulated. Therefore, food intake is controlled by the hypothalamus.
The hypothalamus can be deceived however. The consequence of deception is an increase in food consumption that creates a logjam of available energy. Once the buildup of energy reaches critical mass, the liver has no choice but to make fat and store it away. This is part of the cycle of obesity.
What causes the hypothalamus to be hijacked in normal individuals? Continue reading Appetite Control: Is Yours Being Hijacked?

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