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

March 9, 2015 9:31 AM

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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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