Ghrelin is an important hormone when it comes to health. It’s not “good” or “bad” but is more dependent on the person - Joe Cohen


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Let's Talk Hunger Hormones: Ghrelin!

Wanting a snack a short time after eating dinner, not having an appetite at all, or reaching for anything in sight after coming home from work. These scenarios may sound all too familiar to some of us. But have you ever wondered why exactly these feelings are happening? Hormones my friend, hormones! Hormones like leptin and ghrelin to name just a few play a huge roll in why we feel hunger or not!

Today, I want to focus on the “hunger” hormone, ghrelin!

Ghrelin is a hormone that plays a role in how hungry we feel. Ghrelin increases our appetite and make us feel hungry. Ghrelin is produced by the stomach and is in it’s highest concentrations in the body right before feeding.…

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