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appetite and your period by stefani

Appetite and your period

Nov 04, 20141 Comment11352 Views

American culture is nothing but confused about the effect that the menstrual cycle has on women.  We have rumors about mood swings, weight gain, appetite,

How Probiotics Helped Reduce my Sugar Cravings

How Probiotics Helped Reduce my Sugar Cravi...

Jul 15, 201410 Comments21951 Views

I recently became a bit obsessed with gut flora research via a long story: I began getting migraines again this winter after eating a lower-potassium diet

The Physiology of Women’s Weight Loss...

May 13, 20128 Comments18260 Views

In the first post I wrote on the physiology of women’s weight loss, I focused on the role estrogen plays in fat stores.  I noted

carb addiction by stefani

Neuropeptide Y: Appetite, Macronutrients, a...

May 03, 201211 Comments6390 Views

Neuropeptide Y is one of several neuromodulators involved in regulating feeding.   These include classic neurotransmitters such as serotonin, GABA, or dopamine, molecules derived from

night eating syndrome stefani ruper

Night Eating Syndrome: An Effect of HPA axi...

May 02, 20122 Comments6171 Views

Night Eating Syndrome isn’t something that gets talked about very often. But disordered eating researchers are hyper aware of it.  It’s also an enlightening topic

hypocretin neurons stefani ruper

Hypocretin Neurons: The Link Between Fastin...

Apr 30, 201225 Comments13226 Views

There is a hell of a dichotomy occurring in the Paleo blogosphere this month.   99 percent of the time I am pleased as Pooh

sleep obesity stefani ruper

Leptin, Sleep, and Obesity: Is Reduced Slee...

Apr 30, 20125 Comments8869 Views

The literature on sleep and obesity is becoming dense.  Lots of things happen to people when they sleep.   One of them has to do