Where do you see yourself and your state of health in five years? Where are you living? Where are you working? What is your energy level like? I want to know the food you are eating, the people you spend your time with, and the thoughts you are thinking.
No doubt, you want your answers to be optimistic. You want to see yourself with mental clarity to stay on top of work schedules, be able to play with your children, vibrant energy to exercise and tackle the demands of daily life.
See, the problem is that our healthcare is focused on sub-specialty care, managing the diseases in their late irreversible stages, instead of the front end of chronic disease. Chronic conditions such as Type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and autoimmune disease are caused by behaviors such as poor nutrition, lack of physical activity, smoking & excessive alcohol use, stress, and lifestyle choices. It is estimated that six in ten adults have a chronic disease in the US!
How can you create...
How Your Hormones Make You Heavy
Spring is upon us and you are wanting more energy and to be further along in your weight-loss goals. You see the summer clothes being advertised and decided that this year, you will wear the tank top or swimsuit with confidence. Despite eating healthy and working out your pant size has not shrunk and the heavy aura of fatigue and tiredness continues to hover over you.
So, what gives?
Your hormones can be the sneaky culprit underlying the fact that your hard work isn't paying off as fast as you hoped. There are plenty of fat-fighting foods and HIIT workouts to burn calories, but did you know that your hormones can be a roadblock to these attempts? Your hormones can either work for you or against you as you attempt to gain energy and lose weight.
Where does this start?
Your endocrine system contains different glands all throughout your body. It acts as the warehouse that employs glands to store and release your hormones in response to...