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Ghrelin is another hormone which controls your appetite. Unlike leptin, ghrelin is a more short term body regulator. It is produced mainly in the fundus of the stomach (which is a section up at the top of the organ) and is also linked to the release of growth hormones. If your stomach is growling it…

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The Leptin Theory of Obesity

Leptin has been called the obesity hormone and the starvation hormone – surely it can’t be both! Leptin is a hormone that is produced in the fat cells of the body and helps to regulate body weight and appetite. The leptin tells the body that there is enough fat stored in the cells and to…

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Polycystic ovary syndrome is common amongst women of reproductive age. Weight is of major importance in polycystic ovary syndrome, as overweight and obesity worsens the polycystic ovary syndrome. On the other hand, weight loss improves polycystic ovary syndrome dramatically. Whether you suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome or not you should make sure you reduce your…

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Maintaining a healthy, balanced diet is vital for your baby’s development and to keep you fit and well. A balanced diet consists of: •    Carbohydrates – starchy foods such as bread, pasta, rice and potatoes; •    Protein – contained in meat, fish, beans and eggs; •    Fatty and/or sugary foods – an energy source but…

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Type 2 diabetes is more common than type 1 with more than 90% of people with diabetes having type 2 but up to half of these are unaware of their condition. It tends to be a condition which develops with age as the body stops reacting properly to the insulin it does produce. Type 2…

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