Must know Tips about Cortisol for Weight Loss Success

The adrenal glands, which are located on top of the kidneys, secrete hormones in response to stress.  Most notably, cortisol and adrenaline which help mobilize quick energy for a ‘fight or flight’ response.  Cortisol initially helps break down fat for energy, increases blood sugar and blood pressure.    Adrenaline production increases alertness, energy level, and...

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Part 2: Hormones That Take You from Fat to Fabulous

Part 2 Insulin

During perimenopause and menopause, some women notice it becomes more difficult to lose weight and easier to gain it.   In addition, weight is not distributed the in the body as it was in younger years.  Body shape can change subtly or drastically, with love handles, abdominal, breast and arm weight appearing.  Fat...

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No One Is Talking About Male Menopause

Do men go through menopause like women do?

When you hear someone talking about unexplained emotional outbursts, depression, fatigue, forgetfulness, weight gain and low sex drive, you expect it to be a 45- to 50-year-old woman, right? That’s the normal age range for women entering menopause. What very few people realize and even fewer discuss,...

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Hormones That Take You from Fat to Fabulous

Part 1    Estrogen

Why is it so difficult to lose weight around and during menopause?   At these times, weight gain becomes more common and feels different than weight gain at other times of life.   Pounds are easier to gain, harder to lose and show up as love handles, belly fat and/or cellulite. In...

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