Scientists find the part of your brain that’s giving you chocolate cravings

'Smiling Man Eating Cake' [Shutterstock]British scientists have found a brain mechanism they think may drive our desire for glucose-rich food and say the discovery could one day lead to better treatments for obesity.   In experiments using rats, researchers at Imperial College London found a mechanism that appears to sense how much glucose is reaching the brain and prompts animals to seek more if it detects a shortfall.…MORE

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One Response to Scientists find the part of your brain that’s giving you chocolate cravings

  1. sarasinart says:

    I knew there had to be a good reason for that!

    Like

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