October 13, 2011 — From Your Weight Matters magazine, Fall, 2011: Ghrelin, "the hunger hormone," stimulates a desire to eat in humans. Leptin, ghrelin’s "partner" hormone, stimulates a sense of satiety or being full. So, it’s easy to portray ghrelin and leptin as the bad and good guy in the never-ending battle for control of your weight. But is […]
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October 13, 2011 — From Your Weight Matters magazine, Fall, 2011: Caffeine is an effective and relatively safe stimulant, but does it follow that caffeine can help you lose weight? Studies have shown caffeine can increase physical performance, which could possibly lead to short-term calorie deficits.