Influences of fat and carbohydrate on postprandial sleepiness, mood, and hormones.

@article{Wells1997InfluencesOF,
  title={Influences of fat and carbohydrate on postprandial sleepiness, mood, and hormones.},
  author={Alison Wells and Nicholas W. Read and Kerstin Uvnas-Moberg and Pawel Alster},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={1997},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={679-86}
}
Paired studies were conducted in 18 healthy volunteers (9 men, 9 women) to investigate whether differences in mood and daytime sleepiness induced by high-fat-low-carbohydrate (CHO) and low-fat-high-CHO morning meals were associated with specific hormonal responses. Plasma insulin concentrations were significantly higher after low-fat-high-CHO meals, and cholecystokinin (CCK) concentrations were significantly higher after high-fat-low-CHO meals. Subjects tended to feel more sleepy and less awake… CONTINUE READING
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