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  • STSS 6: Leptin — The Satiety Hormone

      Leptin is a neat little hormone that tells us when we’ve had enough to eat. If there’s a hormone for this, why do we often tend to overeat? Note: While this…

  • STSS 5: Macronutrients & The Role of Glucose

      Carbs, fats, and proteins. Mmmm!   How does your body use the food you consume? How does it take what you eat and turn that into running, jumping, swimming, and thinking?

  • Have You Ever Been Hangry?

    I certainly have. If I don’t get food when I need it, it can be a rough time for the people around me! Food and nutrition are so interesting to me —…