Thursday, June 10, 2010

Yet Another Reason to Avoid Sugar

Leptin is the hormone that tells us that we're full and to stop eating. Sugar (in any form) has an adverse effect on leptin levels. Basically, sugar turns off the mechanism that tells you when to stop eating. Also, cancer cells feed on sugar, so by cutting out the sugar, you're decreasing your chances of getting cancer.
Here's an article that explains leptin in more detail.

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