Lose Weight by Controlling Your Hormones

When we hear the word “hormones,” our first thought is about sex hormones. However, the hormones discussed here are not sex hormones, they are hormones that control or affect our weight. An endocrine hormone is actually any chemical messenger that travels from where it is produced through the bloodstream to another part or parts of the body where it exerts its effect. Our hormones interact with each other to create a fast-acting chemical control system for our entire bodies. For weight control, hormones rule! (more…)

Insulin, Leptin, and Blood Sugar – Why Diabetic Medication Fails

Type 2 diabetes is a difficult metabolic problem. It is a national embarrassment that so many of our young people are becoming type 2 diabetic. It is a national disgrace that millions of type 2 diabetic patients are being injured with commonly used diabetic medications that are known to make their metabolic situation worse.  (more…)

New Research Shows Fat Cells Can Be “Sick” And Cause Massive Metabolic Damage

Not general sickness like the cold and flu.  But we all know we can get sick.  Did you know fat cells can also get “sick”?  It’s true, and fat cells are the last tissue you would think of.

Adipose tissue, or more commonly known as F-A-T, is considered a major organ, and among other fat tissue like visceral and intra-abdominal, are keys in the development of Diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and other inflammatory diseases.   What was once thought of as a storage unit for free fatty acids, new evidence shows fat releases hormones and peptides which are important to maintain proper energy balance.  (more…)

Increase Lung Power and Manage Your Weight With CLA

It’s tough enough to launch a new fitness regimen as it is—they wouldn’t call it a workout if it was easy. And whether you’re self-conscious about your current weight or dreading the next day’s sore muscles, you’ll never be short on excuses to skip that trip to the gym. But factor out-of-balance lung health into the mix, and keeping your resolution to get back in shape only becomes that much harder. The mere thought of wheezing, puffing and panting after five minutes on the treadmill is enough to make most people quit before they even start. (more…)