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Appetite Control

Breakfast: Not Really the Most Important Meal of the Day

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

In the mainstream nutrition world there's one thing you can always count on: If you're told a food -- or nutrition practice -- is good for you today, you'll be told it's bad for you tomorrow. The one exception: breakfast.

Those Thanksgiving Calories: Of Hollow Leg, And Hypothalamus

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

There is a particular "Thanksgiving moment" that occurs as the meal is winding down. I set down my fork -- groan -- and say something like: "My goodness, I couldn't eat another bite..." This, of course, is promptly followed by: "What's for dessert?"

Appetite Control: Understanding Your Hunger Hormones

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

Even though you are not physically hungry, your body gave you the signal to eat. That's the work of three hormones in your body that control hunger -- insulin, ghrelin and leptin.