Are you tired of trying diets that give you a sleazy promise of slim and trim bikini body’s? Or that magic pill from South America that makes you burn off your muscles and suppress your appetite while dehydrating your brain!! Fast forward 4 weeks later you end up starving, grumpy and feel like a failure for not having the will power to keep it up. You are not a failure let it be known that will power is out……Set point weight is in and it has the science to prove it.
We all have a set point, which starts around our 20’s. The set point is controlled by our body’s hunger and full (satiety) hormones. These are managed within our reward centre of the brain. This controls our signals of appetite regulation , food related motivation and the calorie value of foods. Every time we diet the set point becomes higher, which is why most people end up putting on more weight than they started with.
The set point is set higher in overweight and obese individuals and our goals in weight loss...
Are you a little unsure about Naturopathy and need convincing on how to take charge of your health these days? Perhaps you have been everywhere and seen everyone with not much success?
You may have started a diet, hopped on the low carb bandwagon and then an event such as a wedding, party, Christmas oh that was last year, err Easter hot cross buns, came up, and out went the diet and healthy mindset. It doesn’t have to be this way.
It’s all about balance, joy and being able to let things go. If you had a bad day, great, acknowledge it. Write down what made you feel disappointed or frustrated. Once on paper you can see it, and the issue is out of your head and it’s the papers problem now!!
We are so rushed and limited for time, that sometimes our body needs to give us a light nudge, or loud scream if ignored numerous times to really be connected to our mind body and spiritual purpose. Yes, deep I know, but I have spent so many failed times during consults as a Naturopath and just trea...
Ready for the next supercharge your hormones presentation at Wholefood Merchants? I am so excited to be presenting my take on all things hormonal. Find out why they are so important to be balanced in our body.
Could your mood swings be related to Oestrogen Excess or a Progesterone Deficiency or both. You may notice that symptoms of headaches, anger, frustration, tears and sensitivity around the lead up before your period and also mid cycle run havoc. There is help available. But what if your don't have a regular cycle? Then meet another hormone Testosterone who is great when balanced but not so great for acne and fertility. Then what about cortisol, thyroid and weight gain around belly. Find out how they are all connected and what you need to do to keep your hormones well balanced. Nutrients, herbs, Foods, Skin care, Makeup and Herbal Teas will get a feature.
My Top 5 beauty foods are found at Wholefood Merchants in Ferntree Gully. My new addition is Or...