Your liver plays a central role in the metabolism of any type of calorie. During weight gain your liver is being punched in the nose by inflammatory metabolic flu signals coming from your white adipose tissue (stored fat) and your digestive tract (bacterial imbalance, LPS, Candida, etc.). At the same time, your white adipose tissue is unable to store fat fast enough, turning to the primary backup location for fat storage – your liver. Now your liver gets clogged with excess fat, metabolism becomes even more strained, your waistline expands, and you are at risk for developing far more serious health problems.Read More...
The metabolic flu weakens your host defenses. This enables germ gangs to take up unwanted residence. Your immune system can’t get rid of them and struggles to keep them in their existing neighborhoods. Some of these germ gangs live within your digestive tract, lungs, or sinuses. Some even live in your white adipose tissue. The net result is increased tissue damage, higher levels of inflammation, higher levels of toxic exposure, food sensitivities, greater risk for immune system malfunction, and significantly more trouble engaging weight loss or sustaining a weight loss program.Read More...
Once individuals begin to gain weight, their cardiovascular systems are placed into a situation of ongoing inflammatory distress that eventually results in blood pressure elevating. A new study makes it clear that an increase in dietary protein can have a huge benefit on reversing this trend, helping to lower blood pressure.Read More...
I am entering a new term into the lexicon of the weight loss world – metabolic flu. The primary symptom of this problem is abnormal fatigue. This includes feeling like you did not sleep well, easy power outages by mid-afternoon, and erratic energy at night that is a bizarre combination of fatigue and wired energy that often results in sleep problems. This type of fatigue is also associated with difficulty getting energy from a reasonable amount of food and an inability to sustain energy between meals without snacking.Read More...
A new study measures the brain activity of healthy, normal weight adults aged 22-26 to determine the effects of a lack of sleep on appetite signaling in their brains. The study showed that a lack of sleep causes brain signaling to significantly increase in areas associated with food acquisition. In other words, if you don’t sleep enough you are much more likely to eat too much food and gain weight.Read More...
Gymnema sylvestre is an herb used traditionally in Asia to treat type 2 diabetes, arthritis, and help with weight management. It has a blood sugar lowering effect, partly because it helps your pancreas make insulin. This rejuvenating effect on the pancreas is one reason why this herb is in widespread use. A new animal study now supports the traditional weight loss use, showing that it can powerfully influence multiple aspects of the obesity issue.Read More...
Your body’s ability to process trash, including toxic trash, is a pervasive factor in your ability to lose weight and reach a healthy goal weight. Struggling with this issue activates backup strategies for dealing with toxic overload, which include expanding the number of fat cells and stuffing them with toxins as well as fat. This is likely done to get the toxic trash out of your circulation and away from key organs. It causes easy weight gain and complicates weight loss because your body does not easily give up the toxic fat it has stored.Read More...
Faltering energy production is the common issue involved with faulty metabolism leading to weight gain as well as cognitive decline and memory loss. Central to this issue is the ability of your cellular engines (mitochondria) to produce energy from food, an ability that declines with age. Acetyl-l-carnitine (ALC) is proving to be a remarkable nutrient for rejuvenating the ability of a cell to make energy, with direct implications for better metabolism and brain function.Read More...
Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health have determined that two or more servings per week of blueberries significantly reduced the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.Read More...
Many potential monkey wrenches wreak havoc with your metabolism and impede your ability to lose weight. New science indicates that damage to your digestive tract heads the list of priorities for debugging stubborn weight issues. This applies to almost everyone who is overweight and not able to lose weight easily by cutting back on excess calories, following the Five Rules of the Leptin Diet, ensuring your basic nutrient needs are met, and exercising more. This is likely true whether you think you have digestive problems or not.Read More...
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- Malfunctioning Immunity Causes Weight Gain – The Leptin Diet Weight Loss Challenge #4
- Lack of Sleep Causes Overeating
- Gymnema Has Potent Weight Loss Properties
- Why Toxins and Waste Products Impede Weight Loss - The Leptin Diet Weight Loss Challenge #3
- Acetyl-L-Carnitine Helps Anti-Age Your Metabolism & Brain
- Blueberries Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
- How Digestive Problems Prevent Weight Loss – The Leptin Diet Weight Loss Challenge #2
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