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Connecting biology with psychology to make sense of appetite control

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Eating more than is required to maintain bodyweight is weakly resisted physiologically, as appetite does not closely track body energy balance. What does limit energy intake is the capacity of the gut to accommodate and process what is eaten. As the gut empties, we are ready to eat again. We typically refer to this absence of fullness as ‘hunger’, but in this state, even when it is prolonged (e.g. by missing one or two meals), our mental and physical performance is not compromised because bod...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/nbu.12237

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Hertford College
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European Research Council
Grant:
eventh Framework Programme, grant 607310
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Name:
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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Diet
HealthResearchIndustryClub(DRINC)(BB/L02554X/1
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Journal:
Nutrition Bulletin More from this journal
Volume:
41
Issue:
4
Pages:
344-352
Publication date:
2016-12-01
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1471-9827
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uuid:e71d3e51-9c12-4120-8143-6af5565aa62c
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666635
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2016-12-20

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