While Sakamoto said her diet had always been pretty good, one habit she had was to eat one or two bowls of cereal before going to bed. Such late-night dietary mistake sent Sakamoto to sleep with elevated insulin levels, interfering with what otherwise may have been peak levels of the natural release of human growth hormone from the pituitary gland.
Jeremy Rifkin is president of the Foundation on Economic Trends and the author of nineteen bestselling books on the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment.
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