Combat Menopausal Weight Gain by Resetting Your Hormones

For some time, nutrition experts have debated the hormonal effects of food verses the importance of counting calories. The truth is that both hormones and calories matter.  However, to sustain longer-term metabolic changes for losing fat, you cannot just reduce calories, you must balance your hormones — specifically, two hormones that are critical to appetite control.

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The Right Way to Eat Starchy Carbohydrates

If you are anything like me, you love food and love to eat, especially during PMS week. I literally write in my calendar that on or near days 19-21 of my cycle, I am going to crave starchy carbohydrates and more food, in general. The complication I have now is that I’m over 40 and am becoming more insulin resistant (which leads to higher circulating blood sugar levels and potentially more fat storage). Thus, I have to keep my starchy carb...

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