How Does Stress Sabotage Your Weight Loss Efforts?

Every day when talking to customers in our health food stores, I realize that stress is such an issue with women in today’s world and such a deterrent to weight loss….but how does stress affect your weight loss efforts?   Aside from weight loss, let it be known that 70% of all doctor’s visits are stress […]

Very Low Calorie Diets Do Not Work In The Long Run

Have you heard of the new hCG diet?  The hormone hCG is actually the hormone that the body makes during pregnancy.  The hCG diet is an extremely low calorie diet (500 calories per day for 8 weeks) while taking hCG, either by getting a shot or by taking a homeopathic product, such as oral drops, […]

Exercise – That 4-Letter Word

Exercise…the four letter word! How come exercise isn’t a four letter word??? Most of us hate to exercise but we know it is an important factor if you want to lose weight. Working out stimulates the growth of metabolic tissues, meaning that it increases your metabolism. Losing weight with exercise means you will burn more […]

What to look for in a weight loss supplement

In order to lose weight, there are a few factors to consider that a good weight loss supplement will address: Stress: You need to address stress. When you are stressed (mentally or physically) your body goes into the ‘fight or flight’ response.  When this happens your body immediately stores fat.  It is our coping mechanism.  […]

Garcenia Cambogia for Weight Loss?

What Is Garcenia Cambogia and How Will It Help Me Lose Weight? Garcenia Cambogia is a tropical fruit also known as Malabar Tamarind.  It has been a popular weight loss supplement and for good reason…it works for a lot of people!  I have had so many people come into our stores raving about this supplement […]

How Does Stress Affect Weight Loss and Health?

Firstly, let it be known that 70% of all doctor’s visits are stress related.  Stress contributes to 7 of the top 10 killers in North America.  These would include heart disease, cancer and diabetes just to name a few.  Additionally, stress causes poor sleep which in turn is a major stress on your body.   Cortisol […]