#16: Metabolic Mayhem: Energy Homeostasis with Dr. Jens Bruning
By Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience
Everything we do requires energy, so it's not surprising that our brains are wired to regulate how we acquire and use that energy for survival. In this episode, Joe is joined by Dr. Jens Bruning, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research in Cologne, Germany, to discuss how the brain regulates feeding behavior and energy use in the body. Dr. Bruning also describes the surprising ways in which our evolutionary history conflicts with our current lifestyles in a way that contributes to modern day health problems. After hearing this, you won't think about food the same way again!