How Gut Bacteria Let Us Know When To Stop Eating
How do we know we're full? Scientists are still trying to answer this question, but it could have something to do with the bacteria in your gut.By Samantha Crook | November 26, 2015
Why do we stop eating, and how do we know we're full? These are burning questions scientists are still trying to answer, but it could have something to do with the bacteria floating around in our gut.
There's a lot of research about how hormones affect appetite, but a study published this week in the journal Cell Metabolism incorporated how bacteria stimulate those hormones.
This new study focused on E. coli, which represents just a small percentage of the bacteria found in your gut.