Monthly Archives: December 2015

HFCS foods increases your tendency to overeat

What is it about certain foods that make you overeat? Generally, hunger is brought about by a hormone called ghrelin. ¬†When you eat a sugary food, insulin levels rise which reduces ghrelin levels and increases leptin levels which equates with … Continue reading

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Dangers of low fat diets

For years, we have been told that to lower one’s risk of heart disease, we need to: a. lower our LDL ( the so called “bad cholesterol”) by decreasing the consumption of cholesterol rich foods (i.e. meats) b. lower our … Continue reading

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