Overeating of palatable food is associated with blunted leptin and ghrelin responses

  title={Overeating of palatable food is associated with blunted leptin and ghrelin responses},
  author={Andreas Lindqvist and Charlotta Dornonville de la Cour and Anna Stegmark and Rolf H{\aa}kanson and Charlotte Erlanson-Albertsson},
  journal={Regulatory Peptides},
Palatable food is rich in fat and/or sucrose. In this study we examined the long-term effects of such diets on food intake, body weight, adiposity and circulating levels of the satiety peptide leptin and the hunger peptide ghrelin. The experiments involved rats and mice and lasted 5 weeks. In rats, we examined the effect of diets rich in fat and/or sucrose and in mice the effect of a high fat diet with or without sucrose in the drinking water. Animals fed with the palatable diets had a larger… CONTINUE READING
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