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I have recently been reading a book “The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living” by Dr. Jeff Volek (at time of writing an associate professor at the University of Connecticut) and Steve Phinney who is a physician-scientist with 35 years studying diet. Both the authors have an interest in promoting low carbohydrate diets for health and…

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How Hunger Hormones are Linked to Your Metabolism Leptin and ghrelin are our hunger hormones and they affect our metabolism. If your hormone levels are out of whack so too is your metabolism. As your leptin levels increase so too does your metabolic rate. Leptin is the hunger hormone responsible for making us feel full…

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I have recently started to read The Bulletproof Diet by Dave Asprey. I was interested in reading the book that he recommends his diet for controlling hunger and food cravings (and therefore leptin levels) by following his high fat diet and staring the day with bulletproof coffee. This is coffee that is free from toxins…

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How is Leptin Linked to Obesity Leptin is what some experts refer to as the “master” hormone for regulating weight loss and obesity. This hormone was discovered relativity recently in 1994 and before that nobody knew of its existence. It may well be that may not have even heard of it until now. The Role…

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My Experiences with Hair Loss on a Very Low Calorie Ketogenic Diet Back in 2008 I joined a slimming club called Lighterlife, this required me to just consume about 500 calories per day. The food was a combination of soups and shakes that came in packets and were made up with water. The weight loss…

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