A diet to feel full, lose weight

Posted on Jul 15 2011 - 1:22pm by Matt Kaludi

Researchers in Aberdeen are working on an ‘intelligent diet’, which they believe will allow people to enjoy eating and feeling full, but still loseweight.

Professor Julian Mercer, the head of obesity research at the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, and colleagues are investigating how food interacts with the gut and brain to try to understand what makes people eat more and put on weight.

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They want to help create foods that allow people to enjoy what they are eating, but that also means they do not pile on excess pounds.

The researchers said they already knew that food containing controlled amounts of protein helped people to feel full quicker, so that they ate less.

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