Why do you get hungry when you're drunk?
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Drinking alcohol does make you hungrier - but what does alcohol do to the brain to make you feel this way?
Asked by: Anonymous
A 2009 study at the University of Sussex showed that alcohol directly affects the appetite centre of the brain so that energy dense foods like chips and curry seem more attractive after a drink.
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Hannah Ashworth is a journalist who has written several articles for BBC Science Focus.
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