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Studies on the appetite for carbohydrates in rats and humans.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6764939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Methods are described for examining the ability of rats and human subjects to regulate the quantities of carbohydrate consumed when given a choice among two or more foods of varying composition. The ability does exist in both species, is independent of the sweetness of the test carbohydrate, and may be disturbed in obese or non-obese people alleging to be "carbohydrate cravers".
Authors:
J J Wurtman; R J Wurtman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of psychiatric research     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0022-3956     ISO Abbreviation:  J Psychiatr Res     Publication Date:    1982-1983
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-01-27     Completed Date:  1984-01-27     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376331     Medline TA:  J Psychiatr Res     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  213-21     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Appetite*
Dietary Carbohydrates / pharmacology*
Dietary Proteins / pharmacology
Fenfluramine / pharmacology
Food Deprivation / physiology
Food Preferences*
Humans
Obesity / physiopathology*
Rats
Taste / physiology
Tryptophan / pharmacology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Carbohydrates; 0/Dietary Proteins; 458-24-2/Fenfluramine; 73-22-3/Tryptophan

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