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Which type of food unleashes leptin in the body?

Which type of  food unleashes  leptin in the body?

Oral glutamine: Digestive tract cannot absorb leptin, so even if you could find a food rich in leptin it wouldn't help - forget about finding foods rich in leptin. The body has to create it's own leptin. You want is for your body to respond to leptin more efficiently (ultimately resulting in lower leptin levels!). As you lose weight, leptin levels drop, because fat itself causes the body to produce more leptin. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Cabay
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Leptin (Definition)

Leptin is a hormone (a chemical made in one part of the body that is carried by the blood to other parts of the body) made by fat cells, and may have effects on appetite and the way ...Read more


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Which type of food decreases leptin?

Which type of food decreases leptin?

Supplement glutamine: Instead of focusing on leptin diet if you take l-glutamine supplements 1000mg at night and any time you have cravings you can turn on the satiation response in brain and naturally start the weight loss. ...Read more

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Can leptin hormone of fat cells treat type 1 diabetes?

Can leptin hormone of fat cells treat type 1 diabetes?

No: High leptin levels signify leptin insensitivity - becomes inflammatory marker. Instead if you have diabetes taking chromium supplements 6000mcg per day -as 2000mcg three times a day helps with weight loss fish rich food helps body respond to leptin again. ...Read more

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Plese tell what type of food I have to take to control fat in my body in detail?

Plese tell what type of food I have to take to control fat in my body in detail?

Less food: To control fat you need to reduce caloric intake and exercise to burn fat. A mixed diet of fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts and legumes; low in saturated fats; and no more than one drink a day. Exercise at least 30 minutes each day. Control and reduce the amount of food you eat to reduce weight. Consult this site for more info. http://www.choosemyplate.gov/. ...Read more

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What type of food i take for athletic body?

Genetics, exercise: And diet. Athletic body is a result of the genetic make up of the person, exercise and diet. Having a mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, legumes, lean meats, nuts; low in saturated fats; no tobacco and no more then one drink a day, may help. ...Read more

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What type of food should I eat to have a lean body? I am a muscular guy.

What type of food should I eat to have  a lean body? I am a muscular guy.

Healthy diet.: There are almost too many internet sources for info like this. Try using one of the most reliable and reasonable. http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/index.html. ...Read more

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Which type of food and drugs can I take to add weight or for my body to develop? Am a gastritis and acid reflux patient?

Which type of food and drugs can I take to add weight or for my body to develop? Am a gastritis and acid reflux patient?

Tough question: I presume that you are taking medicine for your acid reflux and gastritis. For the body to properly develop weight, it needs to have balanced diet with focus on the 3 major macronutrients - protein, carbohydrate, and fat. Ask your primary care doctor to refer you to a dietician. ...Read more

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What is leptin?

What is leptin?

A hormone: Hi. Leptin is a hormone made by adipose tissue (fat cells) that has the effect on the satiety center in the hypothalamus in the brain to tell you you're full, it's OK to stop eating. Obese people are leptin resistant, not leptin deficient. A leptin receptor agonist, metreleptin, was recently approved for treatment of people with little/no adipose tissue (generalized lipodystrophy). ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more