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Losing Weight: It’s Not Just About Willpower

Beat Overeating Now! There is not a simple explanation for why some people struggle to lose weight. There is no one-size-fits-all formula to shed extra pounds. Many people gain weight due to hormonal imbalances that make it nearly impossible to slim down without medical help. Other people may be eating the wrong foods, disrupting hormone levels and triggering hunger and, as a result, overeating.
Posted on January 4, 2013 Read More »

Peel Off Pudge With Pepper

A grind of pepper doesn’t just add flavor–it may ward off fat, researchers say. Turns out piperine, a core component of the spice, impedes the body’s process of forming fat. “It makes fat cells less likely to develop, mature, grow, or multiply,” explains Scott Isaacs, MD, an endocrinologist in Atlanta.
Posted on November 27, 2012 Read More »

How Hormones Sabotage Your Weight Loss

We’re not just talking menopause. Sleep deprivation, stress, and a bad diet can cause imbalances in the chemicals that regulate appetite, metabolism, and fat storage.
Posted on September 10, 2012 Read More »

The Secret to a Faster Metabolism

Although genetics and your age both play a role, recent studies suggest you have plenty of say over how well your metabolism functions.
Posted on September 3, 2012 Read More »

Irregular Sleeping and Eating Patterns Slow Metabolism and Boost Appetite

It is well known that when people don’t get enough sleep, they eat more calories than when they're well rested. Poor quality sleep stimulates hunger hormones boosting appetite and increasing cravings for unhealthy comfort foods like ice cream and fast food.
Posted on August 23, 2012 Read More »

9 Easy Ways to Supercharge Your Metabolism

Ah, the M word. If you were lucky enough to hit the genetic jackpot and score a metabolism that burns calories at lightning speed, then hey, good for you! But for the rest of us, here are some easy ways to supercharge your metabolism.
Posted on August 15, 2012 Read More »

Leptin not working?

Leptin resistance means that your brain thinks you are starving when the reality is just the opposite. Dysfunctional leptin drives appetite and especially cravings for high calorie foods and junk foods. The brain is doing anything it can to prevent starvation.
Posted on May 24, 2011 Read More »
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