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Food is converted into glucose. Some of the glucose is used as fuel for the bodies’ immediate needs by the
Glucose is also converted into GLYCOGEN and stored in the liver. This storage which is used to “feed” the brain is a part of the
Expandable adipose tissue which is filled with fat is part of the
A hormone that is secreted by the stomach and results in hunger signals
A genetic condition where Ghrelin secretion does not switch off, resulting in a HUGE appetite.
The liver detects the level of
Drop in the level of Glucose and Fatty Acids results in the liver sending a signal to the brain, which results in a food seeking behaviour. This signal is sent via
What is a part of the long term reservoir that is a type of fat found in the blood. This fat must be broken down into glycerol (Converted to glucose for CNS) and fatty acids.
What does the hypothalamus secrete that suppresses metabolic rate and makes you motivated to get up and eat?
When receptors in the stomach and upper intestine detect fats, what is secreted?
Short term sariety signals (feeling of fullness) arise
Long term sariety signals can be linked to
Which hormone does the OB gene code for, which when not produced results in mice continuously eating.
Leptin can be seen to stop/inhibit the activation of
Monitors the skeletal muscles and is the reason we can move without using vision to guide us
An area involved in planning movement, particularly responding to arbitrary signals that don’t convey information about the direction of movement (Kurata & Hoffman, 1994)
What, in relation to movement, holds the conventional view that specific regions of the cortex are responsible for different areas of the body, when in fact stimulating one region
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