Hormonal Belly Fat: How to Control Estrogen, Cortisol and Insulin

Hormonal Belly Fat: How to Control Estrogen, Cortisol and Insulin

We are a bundle of hormones - the little chemical messengers that tell our body what to do from the inside out, including regulating body temperature, mood and where our body stores fat. In a perfect world, all of our hormones sit in perfect harmony...something called...
Inflammatory Foods to Avoid to Keep Your Weight In Check

Inflammatory Foods to Avoid to Keep Your Weight In Check

I've written a lot about the connection between inflammation and weight gain. The two generally go hand-in-hand. Given that everything we learn about weight gain has more to do with calories and a lack of exercise, it's harder to make the connection between the...
The Full Body Detox: Feel Like Yourself Again After Just One Day

The Full Body Detox: Feel Like Yourself Again After Just One Day

Have you ever woken up the morning after a day or night of overindulgence and felt bloated, sluggish, puffy, or just not yourself. Sometimes it doesn't take much at all to tip the scales from feeling great to feeling like junk. I'll explain later why feeling like...
The 2 Causes of a Stubborn Weight Loss Plateau

The 2 Causes of a Stubborn Weight Loss Plateau

The mysterious weight loss plateau has been the thorn in the side of anyone who’s made progress losing weight, only to be stalled (or reversed) weeks, months or even a year down the road. Not only is it frustrating to see that your hard work simply isn’t doing the...
3 Reasons Your Workouts Might Make You Gain Weight

3 Reasons Your Workouts Might Make You Gain Weight

More often than not, exercise is synonymous with weight loss. In fact, I create customized workouts for my clients each and every week because they’re that important. But the promise of weight loss as a result of vigorous exercise has been significantly overstated. In...