Episode 68: Stephan Guyenet, PhD discusses fat mass regulation via energy homeostasis systems, why we overeat and the difference between homeostatic and non-homeostatic eating.
Stephan Guyenet, PhD.
Dr. Guyenet is an obesity researcher, neurobiologist, and author.
In addition to his research, he enjoys synthesizing and communicating science for a general audience over at his blog Whole Health Source.
Stephan has a BS. in biochemistry (University of Virginia) and a PhD in neurobiology (University of Washington).
In this episode we discuss:
- Homeostatic and non-homeostatic eating
- What drives overeating?
- Energy homeostatsis system
- Defence of body fatness by the hypothalamus
- The importance of food environment
- How important is food quality for long-term weight management?
- Mitigating the metabolic adaptations to weight loss
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