Tag Archives: #hormones

Bye Bye, Sleeping Through the Night

Fitfree40/ July 15, 2019/ Health, Weight loss/ 0 comments

Have night sweats and monkey brain made you say “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing. Sleep is this daily thing that we all do and

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Why Your Waistline Matters 100X More Than Weight

Fitfree40/ July 10, 2019/ Health, Weight loss/ 2 comments

Do you weigh yourself everyday?  Do you want to ditch your scale? Or, do you have this “number” that is your ideal weight? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”.    Does any of this sound familiar? You see your weight as your worth. If you are not this “ideal weight” you are a failure. You

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Does Metabolism Affect Hormonal Weight Gain?

Fitfree40/ July 1, 2019/ Health, Weight loss/ 0 comments

What is Metabolism? This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days. You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight. But what exactly does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word used to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body. It’s how you take in nutrients and oxygen and use them

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Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Fitfree40/ June 10, 2019/ Lifestyle, Weight loss/ 0 comments

Warmer weather, more time spent outside, backyard potluck bbq, a few cold drinks, (you get the idea).  And if you are like me, eating to keep my hormones balanced at these gatherings/parties/barbecues/picnics can be tricky and usually leads to overeating. And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the conversations, the decorations, and the ambiance

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Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating May Be Wrong and it Could Be Making You Fat and Tired

Fitfree40/ June 2, 2019/ Health, Weight loss/ 2 comments

It’s true – nutrition and diet info IS everywhere!  But how many of them talk about healthy eating and how it affects your hormones?  Or how over-processed food can negatively affect your hormones. Each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to help you. Right? Well, maybe… and

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Signs you have a hormonal imbalance

Fitfree40/ January 27, 2019/ Health/ 0 comments

Every person has hormones.  These hormones control everything from hair loss/growth to inflammation to weight loss, not to mention the potential health risks such as insulin resistance, PCOS (Polysystic Ovary Syndrome), estrogen dominance, and cancers of the breast, ovaries and prostate. What happens is that the gut and the brain talk to each other and tell each other what hormones

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