Phenylalanine – a component of dietary protein – reduces food intake by affecting the release of appetite-regulating hormones in the gut, research shows.
Experts believe that it may be the reason why diets that involve eating a lot of protein can be successful at promoting weight loss.
However, high-protein diets such as Atkins and Dukan can be hard to maintain and may result in long-term health problems, it is claimed.
The amino acid Phenylalanine is generated in the gut when protei…
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