Million dollar question: “Is stress making me fat?” Well, believe it or not, stress can contribute to your weight gain, slow your metabolism, sabotage your weight loss efforts and contribute to disease! I know right! Just thinking about it makes me feel like I need a little massage therapy to relax me! While obvious stressors can certainly lead to weight gain, real-life, genuine stress, not necessarily that’ s apparent to everyone else, can also play a major role in not only our weight, but our overall health.
When talking with other women over age forty, two of the most common complaints I hear are no energy and weight gain. And while yes, hormones can contribute to weight gain, excess fat storage and energy loss, we can’t sit around and do nothing waiting to feel better. The good news is there are ways to battle the bulge and become healthy after turning forty.
Regardless of how well we try to eat, our food source and soil is just not the same as it was fifty years ago when our great grandparents were growing their own food. If you’re new to supplementation, trying to decide which vitamins and supplements to take can be extremely overwhelming and confusing. In this post I talk about why I think you should be taking a vitamin supplement and a few of my favorite vitamins I take everyday.
You’ve made the decision to get healthy and now you need to know the first steps to take to jumpstart your success! Create a healthier you and a healthier kitchen with these simple healthy kitchen basics.
Let’s talk about fat for a bit, shall we? No I’m not talking about the jiggly kind that sits atop those favorite pair of jeans or swishes back and forth when we wave goodbye…eh hem, but I’m talking about the good kind…the kind of fat we actually neeeeed. I know when we mention the word […]
Avoid holiday weight gain this year by following these simple tips. There’s no need to stress through the holiday season. Follow these simple tips, enjoy time with your family and friends, eat good food in moderation and do some sort of exercise everyday and you’ll beat the Holiday Weight Gain for sure!
I am a runner, personal trainer, coffee drinking, hot flashing 40 something year old. I blog about nutrition, health & fitness, recipes, quirky stories about my family and more. If you're interested, grab your own cup of coffee and stay a while, but consider yourself warned.