How Inflammation is Effecting your Weight

Now that You have a basic understanding of the hormones that are effecting your body and health, let’s focus on how those hormones are causing inflammation.  Understanding inflammation is important because it effects your ability to lose weight and your ability to prevent other diseases.  More and more research is coming out that shows inflammation…

Hormones That Regulate Your Hunger

  Hormones have been shown to have a huge effect on our ability to gain and lose weight.  Unfortunately, there are plenty of factors that can affect our hormones: environment, diet, lifestyle, sleep, stress, physical activity and many more.  There is also the fact that everyone reacts differently to these factors and everyone’s hormones fluctuate…

Products to help with meal prepping!

There are always ways that we can make any daily task easier or more efficient!  I have gathered together some items I have found helpful over the years.  These products either help cut down on prep time or make transportation easier! I hope you find them as useful as I do. 1.) Tupperware Buy glass…

Ketosis Q&A

The ketogenic diet has been a hot topic in the news lately. But what does ketosis really mean? Nutritional ketosis is a dietary approach where the focus is on high fat, very low carbohydrate, and moderate protein. With a very low carbohydrate intake, your body will burn fat for fuel, the byproduct of which is…

How Stress Can Impact Your Weight

We all have some amount of stress in our daily lives. The stress in our lives can be as small as what outfit will I wear tonight to the dinner party? Or as big as having a flat tire on your way to work this morning. Since stress will always be a part of our…

“Why can’t I lose weight?!?”

This is a phrase we often hear from our patients. Usually, by the time they come to us, they have tried everything and are very frustrated. Maybe they were able to lose weight in the past but have gained it back and then some, or their weight has cycled their entire life. Sometimes they have…