Updated for 1999
Lecture Notes - Week 8
Eating - Chapter 13
2 NUTRIENT RESERVOIRS

1) short-term - located in cells of liver and the muscles, filled with glycogen

2) long-term - adipose tissue (fat), filled with triglycerides (fats) KNOW WHAT HAPPENS DURING FASTING AND ABSORPTION PHASES, p. 379 and Figure 13.2

WHAT STARTS A MEAL?

1) social, environmental factors

2) dietary selection factors 3) depletion of nutrients WHAT STOPS A MEAL?

1) head factors

2) gastric factors 3) intestinal factors 4) liver factors BRAIN MECHANISMS

1) brain stem - decerebrate animals can still eat, distinguish tastes

2) hypothalamus OBESITY ANOREXIA/BULIMIA