1. Testosterone and Obesity

    Clinical research suggests that men with Metabolic Syndrome suffer from lower testosterone levels. Although the main role of stored fat is energy and insulation, fat tissues also produce hormones such as leptin, estrogen, resisten and the cytokine TNFα. There is an inverse relationship between estrogen and testosterone.  Chronically elevated estrogen levels, lead to suppressed testosterone level…Read More

  2. 9 Factors Involved in Obesity

    Energy Overconsumption Contributors & Causes: Humans derive energy from the food that they consume. Food is required to grow, recover, fuel organs, provide energy for bodily functions, gain weight and maintain weight; therefore it is essential to life.   However, humans do not always eat for survival. Often humans are driven to eat based by the taste of food, the pleasure of food, the conven…Read More

  3. Sugar Truths – Is Sugar Addictive?

    Is sugar addictive? If so, is it the glucose or fructose portion? What is the mechanism of addiction? Just about anything is addictive. Whether or not that is positive of negative depends on the context. For example, exercise is just as addictive as Tobacco. Both sugar and exercise produce endorphins like dopamine, which gives us a euphoric bump, that makes us happy.  However, one burns calories …Read More

  4. Secret to Losing Belly fat: 3-Step Plan For Eliminating Stubborn Belly Fat & Keeping It Off For Good

    Here is the secret to losing fat on your stomach and legs.  There is no Secret. That doesn’t mean that it is not frustrating. However, it is impossible to win a game, when you don’t know the rules.  There are a few very simple and important things that prevent us from achieving this goal.  Nutrition (80%) + Exercise/Training (20%) = Results That means that exercising is the easy part. Nutr…Read More

  5. Leptin & Insulin in hunger and satiety

    Leptin & Insulin in hunger and satiety   The hormonal factors involved in weight loss place both physiological and psychological action on the human body to regulate body weight.   Specifically, the two hormones leptin and insulin are crucial modulators of our physiology and our psychology that sometimes make fat loss more challenging to maintain. The relationship between leptin and ins…Read More