The Biology of Food Addiction

The Biology of Food Addiction

The Biology of Food Addiction The Calorie Hypothesis Current view:  Obesity is just lack of will power …eat less, exercise more The Biology of Food Addiction. This model fails because: Our body’s wise compensatory mechanisms defend against weight loss by decreasing energy expenditure and increasing appetite as we diet High glycemic carbohydrates (like added refined sugars,…

PCOS

PCOS: Are You One of the Thousands of Women Who Suffer?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), the most common metabolic disorder of reproductive-age women in the United States, is generally known as a reproductive disorder but is also associated with life threatening medical illnesses. In the U.S., six million reproductive-age women are affected with the syndrome. PCOS is generally considered a syndrome rather than a disease because it manifests…