appetite center


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appetite center

Feeding center
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MSG is the sodium salt of the non-essential amino acid glutamic acid and has long been used due to its flavor enhancing properties as it improves the taste of food by stimulating the appetite center as well as debated for its safety and harmful effects.
The diet also brings to light the intriguing facets of the brain's appetite center, as long as the dieter avoids getting too wrapped up in the flavor concept and becomes overly restrictive in food variety.
Barry Popkin, who directs an obesity program at the University of North Carolina, believes that because we evolved drinking only water and getting all of our calories from food, liquid foods don't "register" on our brain's appetite center the way solid foods do.