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What is Sugar Really Doing to Your Body?: Series 1 of 3

Sugar, in its many forms, does not hold a place in our bodies. White refined or table sugar, is a chemical that comes from a plant source and can cause detrimental effects to our organs and systems. Sugars is more readily available than ever before, as it is used in canned foods, processed foods, and […]

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Ghrelin: Turning Off the “I’m Hungry” Hormone

What is Ghrelin? Ghrelin, also known as the hunger hormone, turns on when the stomach is hungry or thinks it is hungry. The secretion of too much ghrelin gives an individual the craving to eat constantly. Other Hormones that Influence Ghrelin Ghrelin secretion can be influenced by three other hormones: melatonin, insulin, and leptin. Melatonin- […]