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7 Foods that Increase Leptin Sensitivity

Leptin is a hormone produced by fat cells. They tell the brain if there’s a lack or excess amount of body fat. It enters the bloodstream when the amount of stored fat increases, indicating the body has enough fat to…

What is the Hormone Oxytocin?

What is the hormone oxytocin? Oxytocin is known for inducing labor and intervening in breastfeeding. Overall, it’s made up of 9 amino acids, including cysteine, tyrosine, isoleucine, glycine, proline, and asparagine. It’s located in the posterior pituitary gland and is highly…