Why is good gut health so important?

Where is your gut? The mouth is actually the first part of the gut. When we eat food, it passes down the gullet into the stomach and then into the small intestine. The small intestine is where food is digested and absorbed by the bloodstream. After that it proceeds into the large intestine, also known…

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Why is Belly Fat Linked to Hormones?

What is belly fat? The stomach muscle covers the entire midsection of the body, and connects to the pelvis. If you have a pad of excess fat covering the muscle, it is known as belly fat, and is called visceral fat. Visceral fat, or belly fat, extends deep into your abdomen, and is close to…

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Tips for Permanent Weight Loss

When trying to lose weight and maintain it, oftentimes the hardest part is working through binge eating, emotional eating and food cravings. Your relationship with food is a lifelong one, and one that can’t be avoided, so it’s important to maintain a healthy one. Not one that causes you stress, frustration and weight gain. At…

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