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Atkins Diet for your Orexin Cells?

Supporting Publication:  Activation of Central Orexin/Hypocretin Neurons by Dietary Amino Acids The Atkins diet involves limiting your consumption of carbohydrates.  This forces the body to metabolize stored fat for energy instead of metabolizing the abundance of glucose that is made available from high carb diets.  I recently stumbled upon some research that indicates that the … Continue reading

Boosting Your Brain Power

Supporting Publication:  Association between objectively-measured physical activity and sleep, NHANES 2005–2006 The average American lives to be 74 and will spend almost 24 of those years sleeping.  Twenty four years is certainly a long time to spend sleeping, but how many of you take part in the daily ritual of a morning cup of coffee to … Continue reading