Stomach clock tells us when we’ve had a gutful

Researchers have found the first evidence that stomach nerves act as a clock that limits eating to specific times of the day.

The nerves responsible for letting the brain know when the gut was full allowed a higher food intake during waking hours, when more energy was needed.

The discovery has not yet been tested in humans, but researchers have proposed that the same nerve responses are likely to be present in human stomachs.

Read more at University of Adelaide

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