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Study Suggest 'Food Monitors' Trigger Cravings

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Study Suggest 'Food Monitors' Trigger Cravings

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Study Suggest 'Food Monitors' Trigger Cravings

Study Suggest 'Food Monitors' Trigger Cravings

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NPR's Jon Hamilton reports on new scientific findings that suggest food cravings are the result of internal biological food monitors. Recent research in animals shows that this system sets off an alarm when certain key nutrients are missing from a meal.