Cravings for high-calorie foods may be switched off in the brain by new supplement

Posted by on July 1, 2016 1:55 pm
Categories: health

Eating a type of powdered food supplement, based on a molecule produced by bacteria in the gut, reduces cravings for high-calorie foods such as chocolate, cake and pizza, a new study suggests. Scientists asked 20 volunteers to consume a milkshake that either contained an ingredient called inulin-propionate ester, or a type of fibre called inulin.

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