Central nervous system control of food intake

 

Authors: Schwartz, M. W., Woods, S. C., Porte, Jr., D., Seeley, R. J. and Baskin, D. G.
"Despite short-term mismatches in energy balance, however, most of us match cumulative energy intake to energy expenditure with great precision when measured over a period that spans many meals. This phenomenon reflects an active regulatory process, termed energy homeostasis, that promotes stability in the amount of body energy stored in the form of fat."