Category Archives: Satiety

Are Green Tea Catechins Appetite Suppressants?

Flavonoids are a group of phytochemicals with antioxidant effects in humans. As flavonoid intakes increase, the risk of many Western lifestyle diseases decreases. In particular, high intakes of flavonoids have been shown to decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease and … Continue reading

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Whey, Casein and Soy: Which Is Best For Appetite Regulation?

High protein diets are known to cause weight loss compared to high carbohydrate and high fat diets. The mechanisms for this have been well explained, and relate to the ability of protein to cause skeletal muscle growth which increases the … Continue reading

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Green Tea Catechins Suppress Appetite

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Short Chain Fatty Acids May Reduce Appetite

There exists a highly complex negative feedback loop for appetite regulation. This feedback loop ensures that no overeating occurs and this helps maintain body weight within a set range. The hormones and nerve signals that regulate this feedback loop are … Continue reading

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Meal Frequency and Appetite

Many people attempt to lose weight using the traditional paradigm of energy restriction and exercise. The main problem with this method of weight loss is that it is too difficult to control the appetite to the required level in order … Continue reading

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Diet and Exercise: Increases Appetite

The current mainstream paradigm for weight loss centres around a strategy that causes a negative caloric energy balance. This can be achieved through dietary restriction, increased physical activity, or a combination of both. Studies confirm that energy restriction alone or … Continue reading

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Replacing Soft Drinks with Fruit: Fructose

Soft drinks are a source of fructose. In the United States soft drinks contain fructose mainly in the form of high fructose corn syrup, whilst in the United Kingdom, they contain fructose mainly in the form of sucrose. Both high … Continue reading

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Two Ways To Control Insulin for Appetite Regulation

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Protein Reduces Hunger

Evidence suggests that poor glycaemic control leads to weight gain. Rapid increases in blood sugar overload the cells of the body with energy, and in response the production of energy in cells increases proportionally. This increase in energy production significantly … Continue reading

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Replacing Soft Drinks with Fruit

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