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The Reading Frame

The mind-metabolism’s broken game of telephone

Research in vinegar flies upends assumptions about how the mind influences food-seeking behavior

Photo by Sander Dalhuisen on Unsplash

There’s a constant game of telephone between your mind and your stomach, sending cues that influence your eating patterns throughout the day.

There’s a strong evolutionary rationale behind these complex food-seeking behaviors–to maintain a steady physiological…



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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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