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If you want to reduce heart disease, you need an LPP® test from Spectracell

If you want to reduce heart disease, you need an LPP® from Spectracell     Heart disease is still the number one cause of death in America, despite the fact that most Americans are very familiar with cholesterol testing.  You commonly hear “I had my cholesterol checked” and it’s normal.  Or, “My cholesterol is high so my doctor put me on a statin.”   Then, most Americans will (falsely) believe your risk for a heart attack is low... Read More
Posted by Nichole Herms at Thursday, September 15, 2022

Leptin Resistance: Everything You Need to Know

Leptin, often called the “satiety hormone,” is an adipokine (signaling molecule produced by fat cells) whose main function is to regulate energy and fat stores. In a metabolically healthy person, a temporary increase in caloric intake (such as after a big meal) corresponds to an increase in leptin production. This prompts the hypothalamus to send signals that promote satiety, which cues one to stop eating. Leptin was the first adipokine to be discovered (in 1994) and changed how scientis... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, August 9, 2017