Love Hormone 'Oxytocin' Successfully Reduced Calorie Intake, New Study

March 8, 2015 6:33 PM

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Previous studies showed that oxytocin levels dramatically increase in humans when they are in love and that these levels remain high during a long-lasting relationship. Also, studies show that oxytocin could also lower the stress hormone cortisol.

In the new study researchers found that the use of oxytocin nasal spray successfully reduced calorie intake, potentially turning it into a tool for weight loss.

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