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Monday, January 4, 2010
Diet Demystified: Why We Overeat
From Live Science:
As Americans begin the process of breaking their New Year's resolutions — sure, one king-sized Kit Kat won’t hurt anyone — they can forgive themselves with a consolation: Hormones may be to blame.
In a new study, which was published online Dec 24 in the journal in the future] published online in the journal Biological Psychiatry, researchers have found that the hormone ghrelin causes mice to search out food — even when they weren’t hungry.