Everything You Need to Know About the Hunger Hormone Ghrelin

hunger hormone ghrelinGhrelin, also known as the hunger hormone, is primarily produced within the stomach when it is empty.  That said, it is also produced in other areas of the body that don’t know how much food is in the stomach, meaning that it can signal hunger even when additional energy or nutrients aren’t necessarily required.  For instance, the brain, small intestine and pancreas all also produce it.

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