Obesity research finds leptin hormone isn’t the overeating culprit

18 mayo 2015

For years, scientists have pointed to leptin resistance as a possible cause of obesity. Research, however, has found that leptin action isn’t the culprit. Leptin is a hormone that plays a role in appetite and weight control. It is produced when we are well fed, and it signals to the brain that there is ample energy and therefore reduces eating.