Monday, November 9, 2009

'Wolfing' Down Food Could Pack on the Pounds

'Wolfing' Down Food Could Pack on the Pounds
By Kristina Fiore
Staff Writer, MedPage Today
November 04, 2009 Link to full article below

Eating fast may curtail the release of hormones that help regulate appetite, potentially leading to overeating, researchers said.

Patients who ate a meal in 30 minutes had higher levels of two peptides that signal satiety -- peptide YY (PYY) and glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) -- than those who wolfed down their food in five minutes, according to Alexander Kokkinos, MD, PhD, of Laiko General Hospital in Athens, Greece, and colleagues.

They published their findings online in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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