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Neurobiology of Eating Category

How Probiotics Helped Reduce my Sugar Cravings

How Probiotics Helped Reduce my Sugar Cravi...

Jul 15, 20146 Comments711 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

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The Physiology of Women’s Weight Loss...

May 13, 20128 Comments542 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

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Neuropeptide Y: Appetite, Macronutrients, a...

May 03, 201211 Comments300 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

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

May 02, 20122 Comments279 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

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Hypocretin Neurons: The Link Between Fastin...

Apr 30, 201222 Comments268 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

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

Apr 30, 20125 Comments92 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