How does the brain regulate appetite and energy intake? Using examples of eating disorders, the authors of this article explain how the gut experiences stimuli related to food intake.

What If It Turned Out We Have Two Brains?

15 Nov 2017

by GMFH Editing Team

This video, produced by AsapSCIENCE, a YouTube channel specializing in bringing science to all types of audiences, shows the existing link between the enteric nervous system, gut microbiota and the brain.

In a study just published in the journal Translational Psychiatry, researchers from the French National Research Institute (INSERM – Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale) and the University of Rouen claimed to have discovered some bacteria in the gut that may interfere with the way the body regulates effectively appetite, at least in rodents.