• What Is Melatonin's Role in Weight Loss?

    1 month ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    Many people struggle to lose weight and there's little doubt that hormones play a role. These include appetite hormones and sex hormone, such as estrogen. One that you hear less about is melatonin, a hormone produced by a tiny gland in your brain that rises when you sleep at night.
    It's the pineal gland, located deep within your brain, that produces melatonin. Melatonin helps control sleep cycles and your body's natural circadian rhythms and has antioxidant properties. Your pineal gland produces melatonin in response to darkness, and when you wake up in the morning the melatonin production...
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