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The neuroscience of sugars in taste, gut-reward, feeding circuits, and obesity

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 8 May 2020

This research explores how sucrose intake is affected by the body's tongue, gut and brain responses. The researchers' exploration of the body's circuitry that controls feeding provides an explanation as to why some individuals over-indulge and develop eating patterns that result in obesity.

This is an open access article and can be read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00018-020-03458-2

Gutierrez, R., Fonseca, E. and S. A. Simon. The neuroscience of sugars in taste, gut-reward, feeding circuits, and obesity. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 2020.