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Health · 20. January 2021
How your body and mind understand the states of "emergency" Stress and weight gain are related to each other, like "cousins". In the first part of this series, we explored a very common psychological reaction to stress – emotional eating. Now, we dive into a physical response, triggered by the hormone cortisol.
The relationship between stress and Weight Gain
Health · 10. January 2021
How your mind and body interpret your states of "emergency" Stress and weight gain often go hand in hand, so understanding your behavioural patterns in stressful situations can do wonders for your waistline, as well as your general health and wellbeing. We live in a stress-full culture, so it is understandable if the efforts necessary to maintain or obtain the “perfect” weight and body shape just seem impossible sometimes. We should also reject all the body-shaming we “normal” people...

How Salt Intake Contributes to Weight Gain
Health · 07. December 2020
Salt is arguably the most common seasoning in America and is used in a variety of foods. It is so prevalent that it is not at all uncommon for any given recipe to call for at least a pinch of salt. But while everyone knows that excessive salt intake can increase blood pressure, do people know how salt contributes to weight gain? The most minor form of weight gain comes from water absorption since salt naturally has high water retention. It can show up on the weight scale as a few extra pounds,...
How To Do Intermittent Fasting While Weight Training
Weight loss · 28. May 2020
Fasting has been around for ages, though more people have become aware of its benefits in recent times. In the past, it was associated mostly with monks and religions. It is seen as a cleansing process because of the many sacrifices and discipline that is involved in it. Although the decision to fast should be personal, intermittent fasting has become a popular means of weight training. This is because fasting leads to a series of metabolic changes that can help monitor and control a person’s...