Oxytocin Secretion is stimulated by Changes in Glucose Metabolism

Published: 16 Jul 2020
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This is from a research paper that indicates that a reduction in glucose in the CNS, which can be achieved, through following the ketogenic diet, triggers a secretion of oxytocin. Oxytocin is a hormone secreted from the pituitary gland, and has been referred to as the "cuddle" or "love" hormone because it is released when people bond socially or snuggle up.

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