Eating Disorders Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness

‘Feeling full’ hormone increase in seniors may explain ‘anorexia of aging’

Elderly adults often experience loss of appetite, resulting in weight loss and undernutrition. Now, researchers suggest this may be down to increased production of a hormone called peptide YY, which tells humans when they are feeling full. Researchers identified increased production of the “feeling full” hormone PYY in elderly women, which may explain why older […]