Diet and exercise are the secret to weight control. But are they really? It only makes sense that the fewer calories you eat and the more you burn, the more weight you'll lose. However, the truth is that weight loss can be governed by other, often invisible forces. Today we’re going to look at some of the other elements that govern weight control. And we'll talk about what you can do to get the … [Read more...] about Beyond Diet & Exercise: The Secret to Weight Control
There’s a very good reason why we refer to is as getting our “beauty sleep”. When we get a great night’s rest, we look and feel fresh and fabulous come morning. We become a picture on a magazine cover, greeting the world with a smile. On the flipside, those sleepless nights we rise to find a completely different person staring back in the bathroom mirror. Bags under the eyes, blotchy skin, … [Read more...] about 4 Surprising Reasons to Sleep for Skin Health
I’ve talked many times about how weight loss comes down to more than just calories. That’s why starving yourself tends to lead to short-term results. Much of your weight loss success comes down to balancing your weight loss hormones. Now, I’m not talking about your reproductive hormones. I’m talking about the hormones that are responsible for storing fat, and controlling your appetite. These … [Read more...] about Your Weight Loss Hormones. How to Make Them Work!
So what is cortisol? It's a hormone that can help save you during life and death situation. It teams up with hormones like adrenaline to play an important role in the “fight or flight response”. Cortisol will help you battle your way through, or conversely, escape life-threatening situations. So thank you, cortisol! When cortisol is doing its job, it makes fighting or running for your life a … [Read more...] about Cortisol, Stress and Weight Gain