Psychological and metabolic responses of carbohydrate craving obese patients to carbohydrate, fat and protein-rich meals

Abstract

RATIONALE: A defective central serotonergic neurotransmission has been suggested to result in the concomitant occurrence of an appetite disorder and a disturbed mood. This syndrome was termed carbohydrate carving (CC) obesity. Excessive consumption of carbohydrate-rich snacks would, through a plasma amino acid mediated mechanism, restore serotonergic… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ijo.0800470

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