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Author Topic: The more carbs you eat, the more your appetite-control cells are damaged.  (Read 3304 times)

Offline Matt Emery

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A Monash Unversity scientist has (potentially) found the key to overeating as we age.

Extract:
Dr Andrews found that appetite-suppressing cells are attacked by free radicals after eating and said the degeneration is more significant following meals rich in carbohydrates and sugars.  "The more carbs and sugars you eat, the more your appetite-control cells are damaged, and potentially you consume more," Dr Andrews said.

Full article: http://www.monash.edu.au/news/newsline/story/1321
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Re: The more carbs you eat, the more your appetite-control cells are damaged.
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2008, 01:29:09 PM »
Maybe that is why we are given a lot of bread before dinners at restaurants???
That makes sense for them to keep you hungry and ordering. My lord if you add on top of that drinking beer!!
So many carbs, so much damage!
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