Weight loss is difficult, but it can feel especially difficult to lose weight after 50.
With that said, over the past 50 plus years, a lot has changed in our understanding of how weight loss works. In order to take advantage of this new understanding of how to achieve weight loss after 50, we must learn some new tricks.
In this post, I’ll share how to look at fat loss in a new light, so you can get the results you want!
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Despite our age and the metabolic disadvantages that come with it, practical strategies and food swaps can make the whole process of losing weight after 50 easy, enjoyable and effective.
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Being a college instructor of the Science of Nutrition and a 49-year-old woman who grew tired of ripping off her winter coat due to the sudden eruption of yet another internal inferno, I set out to determine if women can follow a diet for menopause hot flashes relief.
What I found helped me tweak my already healthy diet, and while it did not completely stop my menopause hot flashes, the easy changes did cool things down considerably.
In this article, I share how you can change your diet for menopause hot flashes relief.
You’ll learn the fundamental food choices that work best as well as a few supplements that have been shown to be beneficial.
And, perhaps the best news of all is that the side effect of these natural, non-hormonal treatments for hot flashes is weight loss.
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Your hormones play a major role in your ability to lose weight, so what do you do if you’re a man or woman with a hormonal imbalance?
The answer might be hiding in plain sight and as close as your kitchen.
In this post, we explore how you can balance hormones by eating more fat.
When you learn how to get the right fats into your diet in the right amounts, you’ll reset your hormones and unlock your body’s fat-burning metabolism.
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Could it be my thyroid?
It’s a thought that’s crossed your mind, right?
After all, you have the classic symptom of hypothyroidism, namely…
Your weight loss is slow or non-existent, even though you’re eating the same, or better than you ever have.
You’ve heard that your thyroid runs your metabolism, but how does that work?
How do you know if your thyroid is underperforming?
And, most importantly, what can you start doing today to help your thyroid fire up your metabolism so that you can get faster weight loss results.
I address all of these questions starting now and share my 4-A Strategy for Charging Your Thyroid (& Metabolism), Naturally.
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Women, what do your ovaries have to do with belly fat?
A lot… if your ovaries have cysts.
PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) is a hormone disorder characterized by:
- Cysts on the ovaries
- Insulin resistance
- Elevated male hormones
As the most common hormonal problem for women of childbearing years, PCOS sets up a hormonal storm that encourages belly fat weight gain.
Fortunately, an improved diet along with a few lifestyle changes can improve hormonal imbalances associated with PCOS to stop and reverse your growing belly.
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It’s not your imagination.
You eat the same foods and move the same way you always have, yet your waistline has disappeared.
If you’re a woman around the age of 50, and you suspect that your body has fallen victim to the hormonal shifts of menopause, then you’re right.
The problem is that your 50ish-year-old body wants more fat than it did when it was 30 because fat cells make the estrogen it’s starving for.
Menopause and belly fat might be two things that go together, but this doesn’t have to be your fate.
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