Whenever I have considered going vegetarian or vegan, I have always decided against it for one simple reason: I enjoy meat, from roasted chicken to the occasional steak to fresh salmon. I already avoid many animal products like dairy and eggs, and much of my diet already is plant-based, but
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“Why am I always hungry?” Is that a question you often ask yourself, even after meals? Feeling hungry after eating could be due to leptin resistance. Leptin, a hormone produced by body fat, controls whether or not you feel full after eating.
Someone with normal leptin function will not feel hunger
Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is used pervasively in Chinese foods, fast foods, frozen meals, canned soups, and potato chips. Breaking the addiction to low quality foods can help to prevent devastating MSG side effects that include obesity, diabetes, liver damage, and more.
What do antibiotics do to your body? Learn about the serious risks associated with antibiotic use.
Do you have a fussy eater in your family? If you want to know how to get kids to eat vegetables, you’ll want to know these three easy steps.
If you want to know how to prevent gestational diabetes or excessive weight gain, don’t skip out on exercise during pregnancy.
Soda consumption, TV time, and poor eating habits are contributing to a growing number of overweight and obese children. Learn the major causes of
Insulin resistance, a pre-diabetic condition in which insulin becomes less effective at lowering blood sugar, has been shown to increase the risk of Alzheimer’s. Insulin resistance is most well known for its links to…