Previously, I discussed the effects of estrogen on your body, including subsequent weight gain. The hormone I will be discussing in this article is cortisol, also known as the stress hormone.
Superfoods are nutrient dense foods that help you fight disease, feel more energetic and lose weight. These “wonderfoods” contain extra-large doses of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can help us ward off diseases and live longer, healthier lives.
Staying healthy and staying in shape does get harder as we age.
There are so many things going against us. We are bombarded with skinny young women on the front of magazines that sit right at the supermarket counters so there is no escaping the media glare.
As we age, our metabolism slows down and weight gain becomes a sensitive issue. No matter what we do nothing seems to shift the weight. Here are some tips to help with nudging that weight a little that do not require deprivation and hunger.
Do you find yourself unable to lose weight like you used to when you were younger?
As another candle is added to the birthday cake, another pound or two is added to our waistlines! Here are the top four pesky hormones that may be sabotaging your weight loss success and how you can tame them.
What would you do if your efforts to feel positive were sabotaged by your husband? What if you had to choose between losing weight during menopause and losing the most important man in your life? Imagine the following situation…
Are you a little nervous about holiday weight gain this year? Do you crave chocolate, pizza, chips or ice-cream? If you answered yes, then you are not alone. In fact, these are the top 95% of most craved foods.
Recently I hosted a 6-day online summit for women in the menopause. This summit explored how 15 women found relief by making simple diet and lifestyle changes.
Menopause is a natural stage of life, albeit sometimes one that shocks women when they reach it.
This can be due to the fact that menopause is rarely discussed and we tend to forget it exists until it actually affects us. Also, many women think that they are still too young to be entering the menopause phase, when in reality they are not.
Cauliflower is the latest vegetable to be considered “hip.” It is a powerful superfood that has been a staple vegetable for a very long time.