Fennel & Bulgur Salad with Tuna Steak

This nutri-dense salad is bursting with flavors with the mild, licorice-like sweet flavor of the fennel, the crisp peppery celery, mildly bitter arugula, the heat of the chili peppers and citrusy lemon mint dressing topped with crushed hazelnuts- makes this salad so fragrant and delicious. The star of this dish is the Fennel, Both the … Continue reading Fennel & Bulgur Salad with Tuna Steak

How to make your Hormones work for you?

Can you choose to ignore the smell and cravings of freshly baked pastries? Perhaps for a day or two maybe, but what about 24/7, 365 days a year when a hormone is β€œscreaming” out to you with increasing loudness to take a bite? Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Although the hormonal β€œpush” for you … Continue reading How to make your Hormones work for you?

What is Leptin?

Many people believe that weight gain and loss is all about calories and willpower. However, modern obesity research disagrees and scientists increasingly say that a hormone called leptin is involved.   Leptin is a master hormone in the body that controls hunger and feelings of satiety.  Leptin is a hormone produced by the fat cells … Continue reading What is Leptin?