The Hidden Fire: How Chronic Inflammation Sabotages Weight Loss & Hormones

We’re all familiar with inflammation – that swelling and redness that appears after an injury or illness. But did you know that there’s a stealthier form of inflammation, called chronic inflammation, that can silently wreak havoc on your body, including your weight and hormones? The Hormonal Domino Effect Hormones are the body’s chemical messengers, regulating numerous bodily functions, including appetite,…

It’s all about the hormones – PCOS

It’s all about the hormones – PCOS

1 in 10 of us may be affected by Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). This hormonal disorder can cause a variety of symptoms such as irregular periods, acne, excess hair growth, and difficulty getting pregnant. Click to learn more about PCOS and how to manage its symptoms through lifestyle changes.

Why Going Gluten-Free May Not Be Necessary

In recent years, going gluten-free has become a popular trend among many people. However, for the majority of individuals, a gluten-free diet is not necessary and can even be harmful. In this blog, we will explore the reasons why you may not need to go gluten-free and how it can impact your health. What is Gluten? Gluten is a protein…

Genetics? or Lifestyle?

(Pant et al. 2021) Obesity is NOT only genetics I have set an essay question for my students with the title: “It’s in my genes! Or is it? – Genetics vs epigenetics in obesity” It was very interesting reading their take on this, and also seeing the biases come through. I do love checking out references my students used for…

How To Lose Weight And Keep Fat Off Without Strict Diet

Losing weight and keeping it off is a common goal for many people, but it can be particularly challenging for those living with chronic conditions. Traditional weight loss methods such as strict diets can be difficult to adhere to and may not be sustainable in the long term. However, there are several effective and evidence-based strategies that can help individuals…