Are Compulsive Eating and Cravings the Same as Food Addiction?

Can you tell the difference between being hydrated and having a craving for food? How about the difference between hunger and habit? How many of us routinely have breakfast because we wake up, and it is something we have done … Continue reading

How To Win the Internal Battle of Hormones to Lose Weight

Ghrelin is a hormone, secreted in your belly and intestines. When your stomach is empty, ghrelin makes you want to eat. And if you ignore the signals, which typically come every half hour or so, then your belly sends out … Continue reading

What Forces Fat into a Fat Cell?

Foods provide nutrients and energy. Carbohydrates are broken down into glucose and sent to the bloodstream. Glucose causes a rise in blood glucose levels. Increased blood glucose levels signal the pancreas to produce insulin. Insulin is the hormone that forces … Continue reading

Eat What to Live Longer & Enjoy Life!

Nutrition is key to good health. Achieving nutritional balance in the foods we eat is not difficult, but counter to the guidance given to us by professional and federal agencies and organizations. A nutritional balance should be maintained throughout our … Continue reading

The Daily Battle in Your Body For Your Appetite

Ir would be nice if we could expect the same result every time we ate food. There are many chemical reactions going on at the same time in our bodies. We can sense some and others we cannot. There are … Continue reading

Quality Sleep is Critical for Great Health

    Most people who are sleep deprived rely on the snooze button.  They must have an alarm to wake up each day.  They have a hard time getting out of bed each day.  They think they need a nap … Continue reading

You Can Eat Your Way to a Long and Healthy Life

Nutrition is key to good health. Achieving nutritional balance in the foods we eat is not difficult, but counter to the guidance given to us by professional and federal agencies and organizations. Nutritional balance should be maintained throughout our lives … Continue reading

Weight Loss – How Grehlin Helps and Hurts You

The Basics: What you need to know to understand and combat ghrelin and lose weight. Ghrelin is a hormone.  It sends signals to your brain telling you it is time to eat.  Once your stomach and intestines have processed the … Continue reading