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    Analysis of Brain Structures and Motivation for Healthy Eating

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    Analyze the brain structures and functions associated with the motivation to eat healthy.

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    BRAIN STRUCTURES

    Analyze the brain structures and functions associated with the motivation to eat healthy.

    The neurological structures most implicated in the control of hunger and satiety are the ventromedial hypothalamus (VMH) and the lateral hypothalamus (LH), as evidenced by bilateral electrolytic lesion experiments with rats and hypothalamus abnormalities in anorexia nervosa patients. It is also necessary to mention that computerized axial tomography (CT) scans of teens exhibiting signs of ...

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    The solution discusses the parts of the brain associated with healthy eating and how they interact. A short discussion of some of the abnormalities is also undertaken.

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