Inconsistencies in the assessment of food intake.

  title={Inconsistencies in the assessment of food intake.},
  author={Stephen Woods and Wolfgang Langhans},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism},
  volume={303 12},
Many peptides and other compounds that influence metabolism also influence food intake, and numerous hypotheses explaining the observed effects in terms of energy homeostasis have been suggested over the years. For example, cholecystokinin (CCK), a duodenal peptide secreted during meals that aids in digestion, also reduces ongoing food intake, thereby contributing to satiation; and insulin and leptin, hormones secreted in direct proportion to body fat, act in the brain to help control adiposity… CONTINUE READING