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Four Reasons You're Not Losing Weight - Daily Mail

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When it comes to weight loss one factor which often goes under the radar is hormone balance and in particular our stress hormone, Cortisol. This hormone is in control of our fight or flight response and is released when our body is under physical and psychological stress.

I recently spoke with the Daily Mail about 4 possible reasons you might not be losing weight. The article discusses the following areas which might be inhibiting your weight loss attempt:

  • Your cortisol levels are too high
  • You're not getting enough sleep
  • You're depriving yourself
  • You're overtraining

 To read more on this topic click here to gain access to the full article.

 

How to Eat Right For Your Age - Huffington Post and Daily Mail

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While the overarching framework on how to eat well will always include plenty of fruit, vegetables, lean proteins, healthy fats and whole grains, specific macro and micronutrient requirements do change across age groups. This is due to a number of factors which change as we age including metabolism, muscle mass and hormone levels. 

Eating a balanced diet as well as exercising regularly plays a big part in how well (or not so well) we age, which includes adjusting our overall energy intake to match energy output as our lifestyles become a little less active and as our metabolism organically decline. 

Click on the two links below If you want to read more about what the key nutritional considerations are during;

  • Childhood and Adolescence
  • 20's and 30's
  • 40's and 50's
  • 60's and over

Huffington Post - How to Eat Right for Your Age

Daily Mail - What to eat in every decade