As we age, estrogen levels decline which causes inflammation to increase. As inflammation increases, so does unwanted excess belly fat. The more belly fat we have, the more inflammation.
So, what exactly is inflammation?
Inflammation is the immune system's way of responding to injury or irritants. Chronic inflammation, what we are talking about here, means that your body is responding to problems in your system. This can lead to symptoms that last for months or even years.
When your body is dealing with inflammation it will not release fat readily. So, what can you do?
Let's start with arguably the hardest part, what you put into your body....
What you eat plays a significant role in how your body is able to respond to the changing hormones of peri menopause and menopause. And inflammation is a huge contributor to frustrating stubborn weight and the potential for chronic diseases.
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#1 - BRAIN FOG
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If you are tired all the time, you may have inflammation in your body. Sleep is one factor that can lead to inflammation: getting too little sleep (below 7-9 hours) or too much sleep (more than 9 hours) every night can lead to inflammation and make you tired throughout the...
If you asked doctors what one thing everyone could do right now to improve their health, many of them would say hydrate properly and many would say cut out crappy foods and help the body eliminate toxins. My favorite, cheap and easy way to feel better fast is something that tackles elements of both!
Warm lemon water can be a game changer for health. In addition to helping meet the recommendation for daily water consumption (eight glasses of water a day), warm lemon water has some added benefits.
While plain water is critical for hydrating at a cellular level, lemon adds traces of vitamin C and live enzymes that aid in stopping inflammation and help push toxins out of the liver.
First thing in the morning, a mug of warm lemon water is a wonderful way to stimulate bowel function and trigger your morning bowel movement. Believe it or not, 2-3 well-formed bowel movements every day is...