A condition known as leptin resistance can occur when the brain stops receiving the signals leptin is sending, and we continue to feel hungry unnecessarily. This leads to weight gain and ultimately obesity. To reset leptin signalling we need to make some dietary changes and increase our exercise. At The Health Lodge we recommend a Pesca-Paleo diet, which is essentially a paleo diet that contains a high intake of fish and seafood.Read More
If you’re concerned about your weight and considering dieting as an option, the bleak reality is that most people who diet and lose weight end up regaining the weight within 12 months. From a scientific perspective, there is a much more informed and effective way to approach weight loss while maintaining a focus on health. Perhaps you have heard of a hormone called Leptin. Leptin is the hormone that tells us we’re full after eating and therefore inhibits our hunger. Leptin is opposed by the actions of the hormone Ghrelin, the 'hunger hormone’.