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Hormones and Food Cravings

Do you ever feel like you can’t get enough snacks in the day or that you’re never full? Did you know that your hormones can be the culprit? Many of us think of hormones as substances in the body which are uncontrolled. The definition of “hormone” in the book, Lick the Sugar Habit, by Nancy Appleton, Ph.D. is as follows: “a chemical produced by a gland and secreted into the blood that affects the function of distant cells or organs.” Our endocrine system is largely responsible for our hormone production. Did you know that endocrine glands and their hormones do …

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