In the past, leptin was the buzzword hormone that came up in conversations of hormone-related weight loss and gain. Until now, it was thought that leptin-a hormone that tells your brain to burn fat for energy and tells your body when it is full-was the only hormon involved in weight loss.
"For decades, scientists have been trying to "It's so difficult to maintain the weight achieved after a successful diet and why it's so easy to lose weight," Donato said. "During the study, scientists saw that weight loss triggered an increase in the growth hormone in the hypothalamus, which makes weight loss harder and increases its intensity of hunger Why do our bodies respond this way? Energy conservation.
"Energy conservation is so important for the organism that the evolution has endowed humans with two energy conservation mechanisms, one activated by leptin and the other by growth hormones."