Is Your Hunger Real or Habituated?

By |2020-05-11T14:07:58-04:00June 17th, 2018|Categories: Ayurveda|Tags: , , , , |

Physiological hunger vs habituated hunger In an excellent article on the Biology of Hunger, John Immel, founder of Joyful Belly, talks about the 4 internal mechanisms that control hunger. First mechanism: the physical sensation of either emptiness and fullness. When your stomach is empty, ghrelin, the hunger hormone, is produced to stimulate appetite. You'll feel hungry. [...]