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Can a hormone help you maintain weight and eat what you want?

Can a hormone help you maintain weight and eat what you want?

Everyone wants to be able to eat what they want and not gain weight, but sometimes, that isn’t possible. However, recent research finds that the hormone “MOTS-c” could allow your body to tolerate a high-fat diet without leading to weight gain.

The hormone works by restoring insulin sensitivity and neutralizes insulin resistance by targeting muscle tissue.

“This represents a major advance in the identification of new treatments for age-related diseases such as diabetes,” said senior author Pinchas Cohen, dean of the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.

Read more about the MOTS-c hormone at NYDailyNews.com.

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