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The Skinny On Obesity: Part 3

By March 17, 2013 No Comments

This is the third part in a 7 part series on why our world is becoming fat and the science behind it. Click here for Part 1, Click here for Part 2.

Here are my takeaways:

-Calories are NOT created equal

-Leptin is a hormone that tells us when we are full and should stop eating

-Insulin is the key hormone to maintain proper body weight

-Too much insulin actually creates an energy shortage with increases our appetites

-The Western Diet has caused us to create more insulin in our bodies

-Insulin blocks leptin at the brain which makes you always hungry

 What were your takeaways?  Comment Below!