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Stopping Hormonal Triggers That Hinder Weight Loss, Part II

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Stopping Hormonal Triggers That Hinder Weight Loss, Part II

In “Stopping Hormonal Triggers That Hinder Weight Loss, Part I,” we discussed insulin and insulin resistance. Here, you will discover that insulin is not the only hormone involved in triggering overeating episodes. You will also learn the 3 main reasons for the disheartening and unhealthy weight gain-loss-gain yo-yo cycle,1 and how you can overcome it. Leptin and Ghrelin – Appetite Regulating Hormones Leptin is a hormone produced by fat cells. Leptin sends signals to the brain; its main job is to help the body maintain its weight, and to tell you when you’re full (satiated). Leptin is also referred to...

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Stopping Hormonal Triggers That Hinder Weight Loss - Part I

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Stopping Hormonal Triggers That Hinder Weight Loss - Part I

Many people have made the new year's resolution,“to lose weight,” so many times, they've become discouraged, embarrassed, or have stopped making it altogether. First of all, I honor and respect those who remain positive and keep trying, but I also do understand those who have quit trying. We all know that a healthy diet and exercise are key to weight loss, but did you realize there may be stealth hormonal saboteurs working behind the scenes to trigger overeating thus hindering weight loss? Hormonal Changes Can Trigger Overeating There are countless articles discussing stress eating, comfort eating, emotional eating, binge eating,...

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Low Bone Density? Improve Bone Health Naturally!

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Low Bone Density? Improve Bone Health Naturally!

You or a Loved One Has Been Diagnosed with Low Bone Density. Now What? The first thing people think when they hear "low bone density," is "osteoporosis." However, low bone density is actually a condition called osteopenia (low bone mass), which can develop into osteoporosis if bone loss continues.1 What you can do right now: Educate yourself Learn how to stop the loss of bone mass Learn how to build bone density What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis literally means “porous bones.” Osteoporosis is a disease wherein the bones become fragile from losing their bone density resulting in decreased bone strength. The...

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