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The Regulation of Bodyweight

Posted on April 8th, 2013 by Jeff Thiboutot M.S.

Neural Systems Controlling the Drive to Eat

Just “eat less and move more”, yes, but how do you do that? As this diagram depicts, there are many factors that influence our eating and exercise behaviors.

From; Zheng, H. & Berthoud, H. (2008). Neural systems controlling the drive to eat: Mind versus metabolism. Physiology; 23: 75-83