Outsmart Your Hunger Hormones

gremlin2Human bodies are amazing machines…when they are functioning properly.

The body functions best when in a state of “homeostasis”….when it is in a state of balance.

When our body weight is normal, our health is good, we are mentally happy and exercising regularly our bodies are in a state of metabolic balance allowing our hormonal systems to function at peak performance which in turn keeps us healthy, our weight stable and disease at bay.

Any disruption such as becoming overweight rattles the hormone balance in the body and ends up perpetuating a vicious cycle of weight loss and gain. [Read more…]

The Role of Insulin in Fat Storage

insulinThere are numerous hormones in the body that are going to impact how you feel and function on a day to day basis. In order to best be able to see successful weight loss and function, you need to learn how to optimize these hormones so that they are working for you rather than against you.

The first hormone you must know about is insulin. Insulin is released from the pancreas whenever you consume carbohydrate rich foods. Its primary job is to enter the blood stream taking up all the excess glucose that’s present and moving it into the tissue cells unless it is utilized immediately as a fuel source. [Read more…]