Maria Lopez-Jurado

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The control of appetite and satiety is extremely complex and involves a balance between neurotransmitters and neuropeptides to stimulate and/or inhibit feeding behaviour. The effect of cannabinoids on food intake is well established, but little is known about the mechanism of action underlying their activity. In the present report, the effect of(More)
Changes in the trypsin inhibitor activity (TIA) of faba beans (Vicia faba L. Major) were investigated after beans were soaked in distilled water, citric acid, and sodium bicarbonate solutions. The soaking solution was discarded. The effect of cookingsdiscarding both soaking and cooking solutionsswas also studied. Finally, a dry-heating process was examined.(More)
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