Nowadays most people would love to trick themselves as they try to make their stomach to feel full while it’s empty, for now scientists took advantage of this and made new researches to try making this possible to people, and well, they said that there might be a way to do this by taking gut hormones that can do this.
This study did reveal that taking a hormone in a shape of pills would be a good way for healthy eating and healthy weight as the researching team states.
A doctor in the researching team says that, obesity is becoming a major problem while the only solution to avoid it is to eat less quantities of food, but the problem is that this is not easy to all people but may be if we understand how the brain works to make us feel full is an important thing to do in order to find a n ultimate solution to this issue.
Researcher says that when it’s time for lunch our minds feel so much excited in thinking of this meal, but after we eat all the passion to food just fade away, researchers explain that the gut hormones peptide YY (PYY) and glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1), are responsible for this feeling we have after eating as when they released in the blood they usually have some role in that process.
These researches says that when these hormones were given to people they had lower appetite and ate less food quantities, but until this moment no one know what’s the effects these hormones do to the brain.
A team of researchers measured brain activity in healthy people after they’d been given PYY and/or GLP-1 in a fasted state by using a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and their results were compared to people who were full after eating a standard meal, when those people ate their meals, the responding to food images in their brain in regions related to food were less and they ate less, which was the same thing that found in brain behavior in those hungry people who took PYY and GLP-1 in combination.
As the people who participated in the study didn’t had any breakfast but their brain activity showed that they did eat, this shows that their brains were tricked and as a result participants ate less food.