Weight Loss Hormones

Well I am back with Part 2 of the Hormonal Series; I know you’ve been excited all week for this. Well this week first up is Ghrelin. Ghrelin is produced and released mainly by the lining of the stomach but also in small amounts by the small intestine, pancreas and the brain. Ghrelin is your […]

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Weight Loss and Hormones

When it comes to the battle of weight loss, our hormones can play a major part in our success – I know something else we can blame our hormones on ladies! There are several hormones that affect weight loss, Insulin, Leptin, Gherlin, Oestrogen and Cortisol. I won’t cover them all this week, I fear for […]

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To Coffee or Not To Coffee?

To Coffee or not to Coffee? That is the question   The Legend of Kaldi has it that Coffee was discovered by his herd of Goats in the Ethiopian highlands. It is said that Kaldi (or technically his goats) discovered coffee after noticing that upon eating berries from a certain tree, his Goats became so […]

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Food as a Reward?

I was speaking with my niece the other day and she asked me a question that was for her school homework. She asked “should kids be banned from having junk food and why?”  Anyway you can imagine what sort of answer I gave “hell yes” but what I found most interesting where the answers given […]

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