Mice eat too much food if their great grandmother did the same

日期:2019-03-01 02:01:05 作者:芮鹣代 阅读:

Michael Blann/Getty By Yvaine Ye When a female mouse is fed a high-fat diet her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren have a greater risk of obesity and addiction — because of changes to the brain reward system. Diet can mess with the brain. Animal studies have shown that the offspring of mothers consuming a high-fat diet have a less sensitive reward system: they need to consume more food or pleasure-enhancing drugs to feel full or satisfied. Therefore,