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Carbohydrates for Fertility and Health

May 31, 2012157 Comments1883 Views

I spend a disproportionate amount of my time telling women to eat carbohydrates (read: “safe starches”–see below).  The thing is, a low carbohydrate diet (<50g/day)

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The GABA Neurotransmitter: Another Link Bet...

May 08, 201217 Comments341 Views

Neurotransmitters: Exciting and Inhibiting Gamma-Amino-Butyric-Acid, or GABA, is the chief inhibitory neurotransmitter in the human brain.  Along with serotonin, dopamine, glutamate, glycine, histamine,  and norepinephrine,

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

May 02, 20122 Comments104 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 Comments104 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 Comments40 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

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