The body produces new satiety factor during prolonged exercise — ScienceDaily

A drug that helps us to eat less could help the more than 650 million people around the world who live with obesity. One of the emerging drug candidates that interest researchers is the hormone GDF15 that, when given to rodents, lowers their appetite and body weight. New research from the University of Copenhagen finds that the body produces large amounts GDF15 during extended bouts of vigorous exercise, presumably as a physiological stress signal. This finding highlights central differences between GDF15 given as a drug (pharmacology), and GDF15 released naturally…