December 21, 2011

Dessert Stomach

 Dessert Stomach

Why You Always Have Room for Dessert.

No matter how stuffed you are after the main course you always have room for a little dessert. Here’s a scientific explanation for the phenomenon some people call the “dessert stomach”.
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The sugar in sweet foods stimulates a reflex that expands your stomach, writes senior researcher Arnold Berstad and assistant doctor Jørgen Valeur from Lovisenberg Diakonale Hospital in the latest issue  of The Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association.

Via Instapundit,

Posted by Jill Fallon at December 21, 2011 11:21 PM | Permalink