You’re cutting back on the calorific, fatty foods. You’re stepping up your exercise. You’re doing all the right things. So why is the needle on the scales stuck? Why aren’t you losing weight?
We bet that some ‘helpful’ person has told you that it’s all about calories consumed –v- calories burned, but they’re wrong. That’s a tiny piece of the picture. These are the real reasons you might not be losing weight, and here’s the good news – you can fix it, fast!
1. Trust Your Gut
Gut health is complex and fascinating. What’s more, your gut plays a vital role in how you process food and convert it into the vital nutrients and energy that your …
Posted by: Rhona Reid On November 11, 2022 1:54 pm
Want to lose weight in a healthful way without really trying? You need whey protein!
Why Whey Protein is Making Waves
Okay, it isn’t quite that simple, but the weight-loss potential of whey protein has been making waves in the health and fitness world for a while now.
If you’re hoping to drop a few pounds, then you need to know why everyone’s racing to find out how to use whey protein for weight loss!
What is Whey Protein?
First, what is whey protein? Basically, it’s a by-product of the cheese-making industry. To make cheese, cow’s milk is heated and split into curds and whey, using enzymes. The whey is then processed again to remove fats, carbohydrates and some, …
Sugar is everywhere – particularly during the holidays, beginning with Halloween, through Thanksgiving, and long after Christmas, so it is no surprise that people are not feeling their best or feel simply rotten.
Sugar’s effects are very real and there is a reason for this: sugar is inflammatory. With an excessive intake, the body goes on …
Posted by: Rhona Reid On September 15, 2021 11:00 am
As a nutritionist, bestselling author and recognized leading authority on health and weight loss, Dr. Lori Shemek has carved an indelible name for herself on the health and wellness landscape.
The Link Between Inflammation and Weight Gain
With a PhD background in psychology, Dr. Lori is also a Certified Nutritional Consultant and a Certified Life Coach. Combining all these qualifications and professional experiences means that she is perfectly placed to identify the root causes of weight gain, understand her clients’ struggles with maintaining a healthy weight, and ultimately give them the tools they need to succeed.
Making the Switch to Healthful Living
Also known as “The Inflammation Terminator,” no one knows better than Dr. Lori how inflammation …
Posted by: Rhona Reid On October 14, 2020 12:00 pm
Looking to drop a few pounds in time for the holidays? You’ve come to the right place. Drinking hydrogen-rich alkaline water doesn’t just hydrate and energize you – it can also help you to lose weight.
Molecular hydrogen has unique therapeutic qualities that can help to support weight loss. Drinking hydrogen water can – over time – help your body to metabolize fat more efficiently. Hydrogen water promotes good liver health, and the liver is your powerhouse organ when it comes to detoxifying your body and metabolizing fat.
What The Science Tells Us
In several clinical studies, scientists found that molecular hydrogen could be a factor in encouraging weight loss.
“The present results suggest the potential benefit
A new report indicates that enjoying our favorite beverage every morning might help us to lose weight. Well isn’t that some great news?
Brown Fat Facts
It’s all down to how coffee interacts with the fat deposits in the human body known as ‘brown fat.’ This type of fat – unlike other fat in the body – generates heat in response to the cold, by burning sugar and fat. This heat production has a stabilizing effect on blood sugar and burns calories.
The research team, led by Professor Michael Symonds, from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, wanted to see if coffee could have a similar effect.
Using stem cell and human test subjects, the team …
A traditional diet is kind of refreshing these days. It’s what our mothers – possibly our grandmothers – did to lose weight. In fact, it’s so old-school, that the out-of-fashion, traditional diet is starting to look a little… avant-garde.
But does it work as well as newer, shinier weight loss plans? Let’s find out!
Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 27, 2020 12:58 am
Dr. Lori Shemek is BACK AGAIN to discuss her top 5 reasons why drinking water may help you lose weight!
1. Water Helps Metabolize Fat
Without drinking water, the body is challenged to properly metabolize fat and stored glycogen or carbohydrates. This process is called ‘Lipolysis’ and needs water for the first step called ‘Hydrolysis.’ Animal studies have shown that drinking water increases this fat burn process.
2. Drinking Water Helps Suppress Appetite
Drinking water can help stave off those pesky urges to snack and help stop mealtime overeating. In fact, research shows that people who drink two glasses of water immediately before a meal eat 22% less than those who don’t drink any water.