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The Insulin & Cortisol Factors

Excerpt from Eva Cwynar, M.D.'s new book, "The Fatigue Solution" Two hormones in particular affect our energy levels: insulin and cortisol. The Insulin Factor: Insulin is one of the body's key hormones. It works with a partner, glucagon, ro regulate how the body utilizes food for fuel and therefore energy. Insulin is a storage hormone designed to take excess glucose (sugar) from dietary carbohydrates, excess amino acids from proteins, and other nutrients, and store them as fat. Not only does ... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Monday, September 10, 2012