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Keeping hunger at bay

Many different hormones control our weight and appetite. The discovery of another hormone, which suppresses appetite for up to 12 hours, may lead to a better understanding of this complex control system.

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Figure 1: Hormones that control eating.

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Schwartz, M., Morton, G. Keeping hunger at bay. Nature 418, 595–597 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1038/418595a

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