Episode 51: Your Sleep and Your Eating

Episode Summary

In this episode of OVERCOMING Emotional Overeating podcast, Wendi talks about the relationship between sleep and your eating.

Episode Notes

Leptin  

  • is a hormone that’s produced by the body’s fat cells
  • it tells our brain when we have enough fat stored and that we don’t need to eat

a hormone predominantly made by adipose cells and enterocytes in the small intestine that helps to regulate energy balance by inhibiting hunger, which in turn diminishes fat storage in adipocytes.

Solutions to help with Leptin levels.

  • Avoid processed food
  • Eat soluble fiber
  • Eating protein

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