It is often assumed that weight problems only come from overeating, however there are actually a variety of factors that can contribute to obesity such as heredity, a hormone deficiency such as hypothyroidism, insulin imbalance, toxic load, lack of exercise, stress or depression, the negative effects of yo yo dieting and emotional eating. The affects of excess weight have been linked to a number of health problems including high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, gall bladders disease, respiratory conditions, as well as some cancers.
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Nutrition, Connection, Balance, LLC, Valerie Early, RD | Profile
Consuming more calories than your body uses, not being active enough, poor habits and lack of planning and biochemical or hormonal imbalances can all cause weight and body fat concerns. Keep a paper or electronic food and activity journal and be sure to record any other symptoms such as fatigue, moods, feelings, hunger level, stomach discomfort or any skin or respiratory issues
Analyze the food, activity and symptom journal, make individualized recommendations and a plan and suggest specific types of testing if there is a string bio-chemical, food sensitivity or hormonal componen.
Martha H. Howard, M.D. Medical Director, Wellness Associates of Chicago | Profile
Weight can be affected by “hidden triggers” such as unresolved anger, abuse issues, old beliefs, and lack of feeling of safety. Fad diets are far from the answer.
By dealing with physical, emotional, mental and spiritual causes of weight, and creating a sustainable way of healthy eating for each person, weight issues can be resolved.
A Timeless Wellness and Healing Spa, Jody Buckle, Thermojet| Profile
Drink a glass of water whenever you’re hungry and just prior to each meal. Take a 15-minute walk everyday. Speak positive affirmations to yourself throughout the day.
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Zrii Nutritional Products, Candice Kwiecinski, Zrii Independent Executive| Profile
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