Archive for October, 2006


Almonds – Naturally Curbing Appetites!!

Almonds found to help regulate appetite, caloric intake(NewsTarget) Daily consumption of almonds may trigger feelings of satiety and help reduce overall calorie intake, according to new research by scientists from Purdue University.Dieters often find it difficult to regulate their appetite, but a new study recently presented at the North American Association for the Study of […]

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Diabetes and the Ghrelin Hormone

GhrelinThe hormone Ghrelin is a peptide which is produced by our stomach, increasing our food intake & body weight. When our stomachs empty it releases a chemical telling us that we are hungry and the hungrier we become the more ghrelin is released until our will power is destroyed and fall prey to the left […]

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Diabetes and the Leptin Hormone

Everyone is effected by two hormones in our bodies that regulate our hunger levels, they are Leptin and Ghrelin. LeptinFor nearly a decade, we have been hearing that the hormone “Leptin” has a very important role in its fat-burning ability in people. But still unknown is the understanding of how and why the Leptin hormone […]

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Lack of Sleep Making Our Children Obese

Diabetic sites in the past year have been about one article after another on how the lack of sleep contributes to obesity, but scientists are proving out that lack of sleep as a child, sets the stage long before we reached adulthood. Two words that keep jumping out of studies like this, are “leptin” and […]

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