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How do hormones leptin and grhelin function in the body to regulate appetite?
Weegy: These three hormones, orexin, gherlin and leptin, act on your brain to normalize your drive for food. In this way your body responds appropriately with hunger for breakfast. [ Breakfast is the combination of two words, “break” and “fast”. While ghrelin is an appetite-stimulating peptide, leptin is an appetite-suppressing one. Ghrelin, secreted from the stomach, particularly influences the metabolism of fat tissue by promoting its storage during hard times. Leptin and ghrelin function interdependently in healthy humans. The world leptin means “full” in Greek. Leptin is produced in the fat cells and released in the brain. Leptin gives us a feeling of satisfaction. While ghrelin enhances appetite, leptin acts as a satiety signal to diminish it. Yet, it’s not that simple. There are multiple receptors in fat cells. These produce other hormones, which can interfere in our response to food intake. A balance exists between your fat cells and your appetite. The discovery of ghrelin at the end of the last century, definitely contributed to the understanding of the regulation of appetite and eating behavior. Ghrelin, consisting of 28 amino acids, was first identified in the stomach in 1999. It is produced in glandular cells of the stomach lining, but is also found in the pituitary, the hypothalamus and the pancreas. According to ongoing research, ghrelin has multiple biological roles: for example, ghrelin stimulates the release of growth hormone and also induces a rise in the concentration of other hormones including cortisol. Through these multiple mechanisms ghrelin can accelerate food intake boosting weight. ] (More)
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3 other factors that may affect the appetite or feeling of fullness apart from the hormones leptin and grhelin ?
Weegy: 1. Eating meals less frequently. 2. Skipping breakfast. 3. Constant eating mindlessly. For more information on Satiety, follow the link below. Thank you and good luck! (More)
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what are 3 factors that may affect the appetite or feeling of fullness apart from the hormones leptin and grhelin ?
Weegy: I have 2 other factors that may affect the appetite: colors, and stress. Hope that helped. (More)
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what are three factors that may affect the appetite or feeling of fullness?
Weegy: Appetite experts know there are many factors which influence this drive to consume food. [ The chemical and physical composition of foods consumed, and the body’s digestive response is one factor, but social and emotional forces also play an important role, and at the individual level the relative strength of these appetite triggers may vary considerably. Three factors that can affect appetite are composition of food influence appetite, presentation and palatability of food affect appetite and emotions affect appetite. ] (More)
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