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the stress, cortisol, and weight gain connection

The Stress, Cortisol and Weight Gain Connection (& How to Stop it)

Can too much stress increase cortisol and lead to weight gain? The answer is a definite yes.  Stress influences multiple systems in the body and may lead to the dysregulation of one of the most important hormones in your body – cortisol.  Learn more about the influence stress has on cortisol and other hormones in …

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Does CLA Really Help with Weight Loss? 5 Proven Benefits

CLA is an extremely well-studied supplement that has been shown to help with weight loss and metabolic function.  CLA works by modulating your appetite, increasing the amount of energy that you consume and by preventing your fat cells from getting bigger.  Learn more about how to use this fatty acid safely and correctly for weight loss in …

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The Best Natural & Prescription Appetite Suppressants

Suppressing your appetite is actually quite easy, but does that mean you should do it? Most people want to manage their appetite to help with weight loss, but did you know that too much caloric restriction can actually damage your metabolism? In this post, I discuss how to use the best natural and prescription appetite suppressants, how …

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How to use wellbutrin for weight loss

How to Use Wellbutrin For Weight Loss & Who Should Use it

No doubt most of you have at least heard about Wellbutrin.  Most of you are probably familiar with its use as an anti-depressant, but did you know that it can also help with weight loss? Or that it is actually compounded with another medication (naltrexone) and is part of one of the most popular weight …

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Does metformin help with weight loss

Does Metformin Help with Weight Loss? (Yes & Here’s Why)

Metformin may be one of the cheapest and most underused weight loss medications out there.  Metformin is traditionally reserved for those with diabetes or insulin resistance, but many studies show that it can be effective in overweight or obese patients without diabetes.  The only problem? You wouldn’t know about it unless you do the research yourself! Use this post …

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The benefits of guggul extract

The Benefits of Guggul Extract on Thyroid Function, Weight Loss & More

Guggul extract is well known for its positive benefits and ability to treat various diseases in eastern medicine.  Having said that, it doesn’t get the attention that it deserves over in western medicine.  Guggul has been proven to provide powerful effects through clinical studies to promote weight loss, balance thyroid function, and much more.  Does …

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symptoms of not eating enough calories

7 Symptoms of Not Eating Enough Calories & 4 Step Treatment Guide

Did you know that not eating enough calories may be limiting your ability to lose weight? Caloric restriction causes a cascade of hormone imbalances that lead to a condition known as weight loss resistance. Contrary to conventional wisdom you must eat ENOUGH calories if you want to lose weight. Luckily, there are several signs and symptoms to help …

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debunking the thyroid obesity myth

Debunking the Thyroid Obesity Myth + 6 Weight Loss Tips & Tricks

Let’s debunk this myth once and for all.  No doubt you’ve heard people claim that their weight gain is due to having thyroid problems. The reply is always something along the lines: “Blaming your thyroid is an excuse for not having self-control or for being lazy”.  But is this really true? Not really, in fact, …

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is hypothalamic obesity disorder causing your thyroid problems?

Is Hypothalamic Obesity Disorder Causing your Thyroid Symptoms?

Are you undergoing thyroid treatment but not getting better? Do you have ALL of the symptoms of hypothyroidism but normal “thyroid labs”?  Is T4 making your symptoms WORSE or are you gaining weight while taking this medication? If so, hypothalamic obesity disorder may be the underlying cause of your symptoms.  This condition mimics hypothyroid like symptoms but the …

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