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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2017, Volume : 10, Issue : 4
First page : ( 963) Last page : ( 967)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00175.5

Satiety Centre of The Brain-A boon or A curse?

Sheriff K Ahmed Hilal1,*, Dr Krishnamoorthy Karpagam2

1BDS I Student, Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai-600 077

2Senior Lecturer, Department of anatomy, Saveetha dental college, Chennai-600 077

*Corresponding Author E-mail: hilalsheriff1497@gmail.com, drkkarpagam@gmail.com

Online published on 17 July, 2017.


Satiation and satiety are the main components to understand appetite control and both have to do with the inhibition of eating. Satiety starts after the end of eating and prevents further eating before the return of hunger. It also contributes to obese factor. All the nerve impulses travel in fraction of seconds where as the satiety centre of the brain responds only after 15minutes of the meal. This research discusses the satiating power of foods and drinks containing nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners.



Satiety centre, satiation, obesity, over eating.


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