Oxytocin is not about love only; it can help men lose weight also

March 9, 2015 9:31 AM

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Oxytocin is not about love only; it can help men lose weight also

For millions of people who are looking to lose weight, the love hormone oxytocin might be the solution. Researchers from Harvard Medical School have found that a new solution with an oxytocin hormone based nasal spray reduced appetite among a small group of study subjects, which led to reduced consumption of calories with a single dose.

There have been studies in the past suggesting that women crave oxytocin for a sense of well-being but this study suggests that oxytocin could help men lose weight. Researchers found that it reduced the number of calories that men consumed, especially calories from fatty foods.

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