Understanding cravings: Food preferences are linked to dietary needs; dopamine may play a role in what you choose to eat, research suggests

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(Natural News) For the first time ever, researchers are understanding a nutrient-specific hunger mechanism in living organisms. Specifically, a team from John Hopkins University has pinpointed the neurons responsible for protein cravings in fruit flies – neurons that the team was able to turn on and off. As part of their study, the researchers deprived fruit…

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