• Higher fasting ‘hunger hormone' levels from healthy diet may improve heart health and metabolism

    11 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Fasting levels of the 'hunger hormone' ghrelin rebound after weight loss and can help reduce belly fat and improve the body's sensitivity to insulin, according to a new study.
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  • ‘Green' Mediterranean diet may boost fasting ghrelin, cardiometabolic health

    ‘Green' Mediterranean diet may boost fasting ghrelin, cardiometabolic health

    11 days ago - By Healio

    Men assigned a “green” Mediterranean diet saw a twofold increase in fasting ghrelin level compared with a traditional Mediterranean diet, as well as an improvement in insulin sensitivity and visceral adipose tissue regression, data show.
    Ghrelin, known as the “hunger hormone,” increases during fasting and decreases shortly after eating; lower fasting ghrelin levels are associated with obesity and metabolic syndrome, Gal Tsaban, MD, MPH, a researcher and cardiologist at Ben-Gurion University and Negev and Soroka University Medical Center in Beer-Sheva, Israel, and
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