A hormone called ghrelin makes you hungry... and happy

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

When we feel hungry, our bodies actually get a boost from a hunger hormone called ghrelin. New research in mice suggests that ghrelin's primary purpose is actually stress relief. Hunger is a side-effect.
Guest: Dr. Michael Lutter, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Contributors:

Brad Denney

Comments [1]

farouk

quite new information for me, thanks!!

Jan. 04 2009 08:46 AM

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