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4 things that happen when you stop eating sugar

In Nutrition by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC January 4th, 2019

Thinking about quitting sugar, but wondering if it’s really worth the effort? It can be challenging to stop eating sugar, but doing so can have a positive impact on your overall health as well as your waistline. Check out these science-backed benefits that you can look forward to when you cut sugar out of your diet! 1. It’ll be easier to shed pounds Aside from the obvious extra calories, sugary foods and drinks can sabotage …

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Hormones and weight: imbalances that can cause weight gain

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC October 8th, 2018

The key to losing excess weight isn’t as simple as eating fewer calories or exercising more. If that were true, everyone who tried to lose weight with these measures would be successful. Unfortunately, many people find that their most diligent efforts to shed pounds simply don’t work, and more often than not, they have no idea why. One important factor in weight loss that is often overlooked is hormone levels. Hormones and weight are closely …

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Chronic inflammation and weight gain

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC December 18th, 2018

Medical treatments for chronic disease and even weight loss are focusing more and more on the need to prevent and reduce chronic inflammation. Studies show that inflammation is a common underlying factor in all major degenerative diseases — including heart disease, cancer, hypertension, and diabetes — and that it can also cause weight gain and difficulty losing weight. The good news: inflammation is linked to several diet and lifestyle factors. By making key changes in …

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How your sleep habits could be keeping you from losing weight

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC December 18th, 2018

When it comes to losing weight, most people understand the importance of exercising and eating a healthy diet. But there’s one other key area that many people overlook: sleep. Research shows that most people don’t get enough of it, and while that may sound like nothing an extra cup of coffee can’t fix, being sleep deprived can have a big impact on your health — and your waistline. Unfortunately when we’re busy, adequate sleep is …