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Do you think you need to exercise more and eat less to lose fat or body weight? What happens when you eat less calories than your body needs, your metabolism slows down. Boo! What you really want is to balance blood sugar. That’s how you regulate insulin, balance your metabolism and lose weight NOT by eating less. 🤓 #bloodsugar #bloodsugarbalance #weightloss #fatloss #fatlosstips #nutritionfacts #nutritiontips #metabolismbooster #metabolicbalance #insulin
Stress is a huge contributor to stubborn weight and it stalls fat loss to a grinding halt. [You can read more about why and how it affects your body in my blog "How Stress Impacts Your Metabolism"] Or grab a FREE copy of my Art of Balance - Stress Management eBook to learn what I think are the most important strategies to manage stress that include: meditations yoga poses supportive foods lifestyle practices breathing techniques so much more! #stressrelief #fatloss #stressrelief
Here are a few tips to combat your change in circadian rhythm this weekend: 1️⃣ Don’t stay up later, thinking you have an extra hour. Keep your sleep wake cycle the same. 2️⃣ Get out into sunlight, especially in the morning after the time change. Dr Samer Hatter (National Institute of Mental Health) says just getting 15-20 minutes of sunlight exposure in the morning can help. And be sure to ditch the shades while you’re out there 😎 #sleep #daylightsaving #sunlight
Sure, reducing calories can help and making sure you have proper macro nutrients is uber important for your metabolism and to get a variety of nutrients. But stressing about not achieving your weight loss goals and pushing yourself hard until you do is actually keeping you stuck in the same loop. Give yourself (and your cortisol levels) a break, sister. It'll help your weight loss goals and metabolism. Sometimes less is more. #stressrelief #weightloss #fatloss #metabolism #hormonehealth
Let's talk about how stress is impacting your metabolism. If you're tired of sugar cravings, being hungry and stubborn weight, you've gotta look at your stress levels. First, it's not you or your motivation that's the problem... it's your biology. 🔬 If you're in a chronic state of stress (hello global pandemic), your metabolism, immunity and sleep quality are all impacted. Learn more in this short blog post #metabolism #stress #cortisol #weightgain #sugarcravings
Food sensitivities are different than food allergies. Often, the body doesn’t react to food sensitivities right away. Symptoms may not appear until several days after you’ve eaten the offending food, which makes it difficult to pinpoint. If you suspect you may have food sensitivities, you can confirm it with a simple self-administered blood test. The simple blood sample you provide will be used to test 200 foods for IgG sensitivities.
If you experience: 🔸poor sleep (quality or quantity, or have a hard time falling asleep or staying sleep) 🔸blood sugar fluctuations 🔸fatigue or exhaustion 🔸mood swings 🔸brain fog, reduced mental clarity 🔸always feel like you're rushing 🔸low level anxiety to fit everything in a day 🔸you feel like a few more hours each day This may be an indication that your adrenal function is reduced or you've been dealing with chronic, low-grade stress for an extended period of time.
Is Metabolic Balance right for you? ✅ if you’re tired of the cookie cutter approach and want something customized for YOU and your unique body, history and concerns ✅ if you want to find out which foods are supportive for you and your body ✅ if you want more energy, optimal metabolism, mental clarity, better sleep ✅ if you want to get to and maintain your ideal weight ✅ if you want a coach by your side to guide you, support, motivate you and keep you accountable #metabolism #hormones