Fasting biases brain reward systems towards high-calorie foods.

Abstract

Nutritional state (e.g. fasted vs. fed) and different food stimuli (e.g. high-calorie vs. low-calorie, or appetizing vs. bland foods) are both recognized to change activity in brain reward systems. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, we have studied the interaction between nutritional state and different food stimuli on brain food reward systems… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2009.06949.x

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