Hunger Hormones – Did you know you have them?

Your Hunger Hormones… Say “Hello” to Ghrelin & Leptin Did you even know you have hunger hormones?  As far as weight control is concerned, they can be your best friend or your worst enemy.  Whether they are friend or foe depends on a number of things.  Let’s talk a bit about what these hunger hormones are and how they are supposed to function. Ghrelin is a hormone that increases your appetite.  It’s released in the stomach, and its job is … Continue reading

Hunger Hormones… did you even know you have them?

Understanding Hunger Hormones Hunger hormones… did you know that we actually have hunger hormones? One hormone’s purpose is to increase our appetite and make us eat, while another hormone primarily works to decrease our appetite. Would you like to be ‘ordering’ a few more of those? Our hunger hormones are Ghrelin and Leptin, and the majority of us have never even heard of these little ‘critters’. What follows is designed to give you a better understanding of your body’s hunger … Continue reading