Brain regulation of energy balance and body weight

  • Liangyou Rui
  • Published 2013 in Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders

Abstract

Body weight is determined by a balance between food intake and energy expenditure. Multiple neural circuits in the brain have evolved to process information about food, food-related cues and food consumption to control feeding behavior. Numerous gastrointestinal endocrine cells produce and secrete satiety hormones in response to food consumption and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11154-013-9261-9

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