A twin study of differences in the response of plasma ghrelin to a milkshake preload in restrained eaters.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Physiology & behavior (2014)

Keywords:

2014, March 2014, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

Genetic, physiological, and psychological factors can affect food intake, but twin studies can distinguish inherited from environmental contributors. We examined the influence of attempted cognitive control of eating ("restrained eating") on levels of appetite-regulating hormones.