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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 provides the most energy to the body?

What type of food provides the most energy to the body?

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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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Hello Dr., I am 23 years old. My weight is 58 kgs. And my height is 5 feet. What type of food I should eat to get flat abs, stomach and body?

Hello Dr.,  I am 23 years old. My weight is 58 kgs. And my height is 5 feet. What type of food I should eat to get flat abs, stomach and body?

Longer discussion: Hi Great question! Changing the proportion of your body composition from less fat and more "lean" mass is definitely possible. But it takes careful planning and some trial/error to see what plan works for you. The important thing is making sure that you are still eating the right nutrients - remember this isn't a diet and it's not just about cutting calories. Hope this helps. ...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

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How can the leptin diet work?

How can the leptin diet work?

Fat controlling: Hormone , or some times called 'starvation hormone ' controls its deposition , depletion , ( putting fat on or taking it off ) . There is no convincing scientific proof by exogenous intake , ( food or pills ) it will do the same , only one who gets benefit is the one who makes and sells.. Only proven way to loose weight , limiting intake , spending more time in gym , no time on couch ...Read more

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How can the leptin diet work?

How can  the leptin diet work?

It probably doesn't: All diets are the same , low calorie, low carb and some supplements that should suppress appetite, like leptin. The problem is these experiments are conducted in mice and humans do not respond the same way to these meds. Very hard to lose weight but cutting calories and moving more can help. ...Read more

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Does leptin affect your bra size?

Does leptin affect your bra size?

Breast size: There are studies regarding leptin & obesity, breast cancer etc. I don't believe that there is any hard data that leptin will specifically increase your breast size. Maybe one of the breast specialist physicians will weigh in on this. ...Read more

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What happens when leptin levels rise?

What happens when leptin levels rise?

Hunger decreases: Leptin is a neuro-transmitter produced by fat cells that tell the brains that you need calories (starvation indicator), When it falls you get the sensation of hunger. When it rises you become satiated. This may help: http://www.webmd.com/diet/obesity/the-facts-on-leptin-faq ...Read more

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How can I find out if I have a normal leptin level?

How can I find out if I have a normal leptin level?

Biochemical markers: There is no known standardized test at this time. Leptin levels are . The following findings correlate with leptin resistance: morning blood sugar > 95; hbac1n >5.6; positive microalbumin test; elevated LDL and triglycerides with a low hdl; low testosterone levels in men; non alcohollic fatty liver disease (ultrasound test); polycystic ovarian syndrome in women; central obesity pattern. ...Read more

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What "activates " your leptin to lose weight?

What "activates " your leptin to lose weight?

Not so simple: Leptin does help regulate weight by curbing appetite and the amount of leptin you make is directly related to how much fat you have stored, However, overweight people seem to become resistant to the appetite effects of leptin and continue to eat more than they need even with high leptin levels. There is no way to activate your leptin - it is there but not working to help you lose weight ...Read more

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What effect does dieting have on leptin levels?

Lowers level: If dieting is intended to lower fat content, then there should be expected drop in leptin levels as this hormone (cytokine) is produced by the fat cells (adipocytes). ...Read more

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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