Belly Fat Fears

By Gordon Wood acquitted of Byrne murder
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Belly Fat Fears

It seems your stomach really does have a mind of its own.

While researchers have previously believed that hunger signals only originated in the brain, new research published in the Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (22:7) indicates that fat cells themselves produce a substance, called neuropeptide Y, which helps you to grow even more fat cells. In other words, depressingly, having belly fat is a risk factor for gaining more belly fat.

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