Ghrelin

Ghrelin

Does this sound familiar? You come home after a hectic day and can’t resist snacking on something quick before dinner… Dinner’s ready and you eat enough for 2 people… You’re full from dinner but have an uncontrollable craving for something sweet.  You give in and...
Insulin Vs Recovery Hormones

Insulin Vs Recovery Hormones

Do you crave sweet things later in the evening? Does the ice-cream and chocolate in the fridge call your name? Just a few mouthfuls won’t hurt right? How bad can it really be? You deserve it after a tough day, yeah?  If you’re keen to know exactly what happens to your...
Should You Skip Breakfast?

Should You Skip Breakfast?

It can be easy to assume that skipping breakfast will lead to better fat-loss results. But the science is showing us otherwise. Compared to their breakfast-eating counterparts, those who skip breakfast tend to be overweight, eat more calories in total later in the day...
Laurie’s Rant: Temporary Pleasure or Long Term Reliability

Laurie’s Rant: Temporary Pleasure or Long Term Reliability

Let’s imagine that you wanted to buy a new car and you had $50,000 to spend. For this amount of money you could get a very reliable family car that wasn’t too flashy but got you from A to B each and every time. Or, you could buy yourself a Ferrari… with no...