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Waking up Exhausted? 6 Solutions for Better Sleep-18756
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Waking up Exhausted? 6 Solutions for Better Sleep

Is better sleep as elusive as the Holy Grail?   Do you hit the snooze button 7 times before you drag yourself out of bed?   Do you drink vats of coffee just to be able to focus for more than 30 seconds?  Do you reach for a Danish…
Ghrelin:: The Hunger Gremlin-5909
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Ghrelin:: The Hunger Gremlin

Sometimes I want to pull my hair out at all the information going around in the media and on the internet; especially since a lot of that information is so incomplete.   For example, "Lack of sleep causes weight gain." or "Sleep more…
how to increase leptin sensitivity
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The Lowdown on Leptin Pt. 3:: Healing Leptin Resistance

In The Lowdown on Leptin Pt. 1 we learned how Leptin is the master hormone that monitors the energy status of the body and tells us when we are in danger of running low on energy to properly function and when we have enough energy to have…
the truth about leptin resistance
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The Lowdown on Leptin:: Pt. 2

Leptin is one of the reasons I love my job.  I know that sounds a little insane but it's true.  One of the big reasons I love being a nutritionist is having the unique opportunity to unravel the mystery of the health issues of my clients.…
the lowdown on leptin
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The Lowdown on Leptin:: Part 1

Show of hands.  How many of you out there believe that the fat cells are essentially waste receptacles of goo whose sole purpose is to house those excess Snicker's bars, bags of Oreos and cans of Pringles?   I'm about to blow your…