Category Archives: Cortisol

Vitamin C Suppresses Cortisol

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Zinc as a Cortisol Blocker

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Tea As An Anti-Stress Drink

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Panax Ginseng: Effects in Humans

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How Important Are Hormones to Body Composition?

The mainstream solution to weight gain and obesity is diet and exercise. In particular we are told that limiting the energy intake through an energy restricted diet, in combination with a further deficit of energy created through exercise is the … Continue reading

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L-Tyrosine For Stress

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Dairy and Weight Loss: More Evidence

In animal models high dairy intakes cause weight loss. The reason for this is not known. In addition, high dairy intakes in humans are associated with lower body weight suggesting that dairy contains some factor or factors that may be … Continue reading

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Is Stress Making you Fat?

Obesity is complex and not fully understood. However, recent advances in the nutritional sciences have shown that the ‘eat-too-much, do-too-little’ paradigm of weight gain is erroneous. The new paradigm suggests that abdominal obesity is the result of overloading the liver … Continue reading

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Sleep Deprivation and Obesity

The purpose of sleep in humans and animals is not fully understood. However, during sleep certain restorative processes are thought to occur, and hormonal cascades are hypothesised to be part of this process. Sleep is therefore necessary for normal physiological … Continue reading

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