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Category Archives for Hormones

Hormones – Glucagon

Glucagon Glucagon is a hormone that’s widely overlooked. It helps regulate glucose levels in the blood as it is released when blood glucose is low. Its main objective to is oppose Insulin. If

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Hormones – Leptin

There is a lot of talk about Leptin nowadays and few actually know how the body works in relation to leptin and the mechanisms behind it. What is Leptin? Leptin is an adipokine which is produced by adipocytes;

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Hormones – Cortisol

Cortisol is a hormone that is released due to stress. Whether it’s physically or mentally, cortisols primary function is to deal with anti-stress and anti-inflammatory. Your body needs cortisol to maintain

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Hormones – Insulin

What is Insulin The main “Job” of insulin is to regulate how much glucose is in the blood. The amount of insulin released is related to the amount of glucose in your blood essentially meaning,

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