Scientific References

“Leptin Receptors”, study available at:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4360333/

“Leptin Signaling in Brain: A Link Between Nutrition and Cognition?”, study available at:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2670357/

“Overproducing Leptin Receptors in the Brain May Be Key to Halting Weight Gain”, study available at:
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2005-12/usmc-olr113005.php

“Leptin Secretion and Leptin Receptors in the Human Stomach”, study available at:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10896907

“The Leptin Receptor Complex: Heavier than Expected?”, study available at:
https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fendo.2017.00030/full

“Leptin and Leptin Resistance: Everything You Need to Know”, study available at:
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/leptin-101#reversing-resistance

“Body Weight is Regulated by the brain”, study available at:
https://www.nature.com/articles/4001638

“Leptin Receptors and the Brain: a Tale of Body Weight Regulation”, study available at:
https://journals.lww.com/co-endocrinology/Abstract/2000/10000/Leptin_receptor_and_the_brain__a_tale_of_body.3.aspx

“Weight Loss Increases Soluble Receptor Levels and the Soluble Receptor Bound Fraction of Leptin”, study available at:
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1038/oby.2002.81

“The Facts on Leptin”, study available at:
https://www.webmd.com/diet/obesity/features/the-facts-on-leptin-faq#1

“Why You Shouldn’t Exercise to Lose Weight, Explained with 60+ Studies”, article available at:
https://www.lboro.ac.uk/media-centre/press-releases/2019/april/people-who-exercise-increase-their-meal-size/

“Most of Us Misunderstand Metabolism. Here are 9 Fact to Clear that Up”, article available at:
https://www.vox.com/2016/5/18/11685254/metabolism-definition-booster-weight-loss

“20 Ways to Burn 500 Calories”, article available at:
https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/20-ways-to-burn-500-calories

“People Who Exercise Increase Their Meal Size with a Quarter”, article available at:
https://www.lboro.ac.uk/media-centre/press-releases/2019/april/people-who-exercise-increase-their-meal-size/

“Maitake D-fraction”, study available at:
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/d3ef/d82b6ce0aaebc2c46c65cf756bf90e1a1e88.pdf

“Dietary Shiitake Mushroom (Lentinus edodes) Prevents Fat Deposition and Lowers Triglyceride in Rats Fed a High-Fat Diet”, study available at:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3199106/

“Reishi Mushroom Prevent Obesity in Mice”, article available at:
https://www.lifeextension.com/magazine/2016/7/reishi-mushrooms-prevent-obesity-in-mice

“A randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled study of a Ganoderma lucidum polysaccharide extract in neurasthenia”, study available at:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15857210

“Effects of Ganoderma Lucidum on Memory and Learning in Mice”, study available at:
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40816-019-0101-7

“What is Graviola and how is it used?”, article available at:
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/319720#potential-health-benefits

“Antioxidant Defense of the Brain”, article available at:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9431439

“Plant sterols lower LDL-cholesterol and triglycerides in dyslipidemic individuals with or at risk of developing type 2 diabetes; a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study”, study available at:
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41387-018-0039-8

“Neuroprotective potential of phytochemicals”, study available at:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3459459/

“What Are Phytochemicals?”, article available at:
https://www.livescience.com/52541-phytonutrients.html

“Phytochemicals in Obesity Control”, study available at:
https://www.ijcmas.com/vol-4-4/Apurba%20Mukherjee,%20et%20al.pdf

“An active ingredient of Cat’s Claw water extracts: Identification and efficacy of quinic acid”, study available at:
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0378874104005094

“5 Promising Benefits and Uses of Saw Palmetto”, article available at:
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/saw-palmetto-benefits

“Neuroprotection and antioxidants”, study available at:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4962567/

“Leptin receptor action and mechanisms of leptin resistance”, study available at:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15770417

“Leptin signaling and obesity”, study available at:
https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/full/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.107.156596

“Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Vitamin B6” , article available at:
https://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/ss/slideshow-vitamins-vitamin-b6-deficiency

“Selenium: What it does and how much you need”, article available at:
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/287842

“Ten benefits of vitamin E Oil”, article available at:
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318168#Risks-and-considerations

“Ten proven benefits of Green Tea”, article available at:
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/top-10-evidence-based-health-benefits-of-green-tea#section11

“Microelements for bone boost: the last but not the least”, study available at:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5318168/

“Leptin secretory burst mass correlates with body mass index and insulin in normal women but not in women with polycystic ovary syndrome”, study available at:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17950108

Ganoderma lucidum reduces obesity in mice by modulating the composition of the gut microbiota – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4557287/

Anti-Obesity Effects of Medicinal and Edible Mushrooms – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6278646/

Dietary Shiitake Mushroom (Lentinus edodes) Prevents Fat Deposition and Lowers Triglyceride in Rats Fed a High-Fat Diet – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3199106/

Revisiting leptin’s role in obesity and weight loss – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2430504/

Effects of weight loss on leptin, sex hormones, and measures of adiposity in obese children – https://link.springer.com/article/10.1385/ENDO:14:3:429

Leptin, Obesity, and Leptin Resistance: Where Are We 25 Years Later? – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6893721/

Edible mushrooms: Potential role in weight regulation – https://www.researchgate.net/publication/287267300_Edible_mushrooms_Potential_role_in_weight_regulation

Anti-Obesity Effects of Medicinal and Edible Mushrooms – https://www.researchgate.net/publication/328753953_Anti-Obesity_Effects_of_Medicinal_and_Edible_Mushrooms

Vitamin B6 status improves in overweight/obese women following a hypocaloric diet rich in breakfast cereals, and may help in maintaining fat-free mass – https://www.nature.com/articles/ijo2008131

Significant Beneficial Association of High Dietary Selenium Intake with Reduced Body Fat in the CODING Study – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4728638/

Dietary Selenium Intake Modulates Thyroid Hormone and Energy Metabolism in Men – https://academic.oup.com/jn/article/133/11/3443/4817951

The effects of green tea on weight loss and weight maintenance: a meta-analysis – https://www.nature.com/articles/ijo2009135

Green tea cuts obesity, health risks in mice – https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190314075804.htm

Vitamin B6 – https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminB6-HealthProfessional/

Obese people need more vitamin E, but actually get less – https://lpi.oregonstate.edu/feature-story/obese-people-need-more-vitamin-e-actually-get-less

Vitamin E – https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/vitamin-e/

Effects of zinc supplementation on obesity: study protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5097376/

Zinc supplementation improves body weight management, inflammatory biomarkers and insulin resistance in individuals with obesity: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial – https://dmsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13098-019-0497-8

Copper is key in burning fat – https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160606200439.htm

Copper is a key ingredient in fat metabolism – https://www.healthandscience.eu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=967:copper-is-a-key-ingredient-in-fat-metabolism&catid=20&lang=en&Itemid=198

Anti-obese action of raspberry ketone – https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0024320505001281?via%3Dihub

Effect of green tea on plasma leptin and ghrelin levels: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials – https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0899900717301338?via%3Dihub

Green Tea Extract Protects Leptin-Deficient, Spontaneously Obese Mice – https://academic.oup.com/jn/article/138/2/323/4665018

Leptin resistance: underlying mechanisms and diagnosis – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6354688/

Role of leptin resistance in the development of obesity in older patients – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3706252/

Updated: Further Research