Tag Archive: Weight loss

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.

3 Weight-Loss Rules to Rethink

3 Weight-Loss Rules to Rethink

Every day new patients arrive at my office with a variety of health issues that need to be addressed — and weight problems are close to the top of the list. One of the things that always surprises me is the durability of the weight-loss myths that so many of us were raised on. Here are three of the most common weight-loss myths out there — and why they’re wrong!