Leptin & Ghrelin

Leptin & Ghrelin

The Gut Brain Link

Leptin and Ghrelin, what do these words mean?

Leptin and Ghrelin are hormones in the body that we all have but we each have different levels of them. These hormones can be a contributing factor as to why you see ‘the incredibly skinny person’ eating
mountains of food and not gaining any weight and a very large person, eating like a mouse but still gaining weight!

These hormones are related to weight loss and are connected to our sleep patterns and the link between our internal urges to sleep and to eat. (more…)