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Recently discovered brain chemical 'NPGL' controls appetite and body fat composition

20:00 EDT 16 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Hiroshima University) NPGL, a recently discovered protein involved in brain signalling, has been found to increase fat storage by the body -- even when on a low-calorie diet. In addition, NPGL was shown to increase appetite in response to high caloric food intake, suggesting that perhaps we shouldn't feel so guilty about gorging on junk food from time to time.

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