In the last article I addressed the Hunger Hormones Leptin and Ghrelin. If you haven’t read that one yet, make sure to do so, as this article is the follow-up.
Let’s talk about the many other gut hormones regulated by the central nervous system today.
The nervous system and Hunger
Neurons in the hypothalamus communicate with cells on other parts of the brain to regulate the release of hormones.
When we eat a meal, the break-down products of food – amino acids, fatty acids and glucose – regulate hormones such as Insulin.