Andrea Wien

Andrea Wien | Writer

Andrea Wien is a nutritional therapist and writer. Having been diagnosed with celiac disease over 20 years ago, she was gluten-free before it was cool. Now, she helps people kick their sugar habits, boost their fertility and integrate whole, nutrient-dense foods into their lives. She’s mildly obsessed with all fermented things, detoxification, nose-to-tail butcher shops, and prenatal nutrition.

How Stress Could Be Making You Fat, Tired, And Sick

How Stress Could Be Making You Fat, Tired, And Sick

When your body thinks it’s in a state of emergency, it’s cortisol’s job to make sure you don’t starve to death in the process. To do that, cortisol prompts the body to divert resources away from functions like metabolism and weight loss.