All posts tagged: weight gain

Issues with your Thyroid?

There are two types of thyroid problems; hyperthyroidism (over active thyroid) and hypothyroidism (under active thyroid). Hyperthyroidism is when your thyroid produces too much thyroid hormones and hypothyroidism is when your thyroid produces too little thyroid hormones. What does this mean exactly? If your body produces too much or too little thyroid hormones it can

The truth about sugar

We’ve all heard how bad processed food is for your health. But what exactly is processed food? Well, processed food is any food that was made or prepared for you in a factory or similar surroundings. So processed food is not only cold meat, soda, snacks like potato chips, candy bars and sweets. It is

Over or Under Active Thyroid: How Ozone Therapy can help

Hypothyroidism (under active thyroid) The ability of Hypothyroidism to mimic a number of medical conditions originates in the vast functions of the thyroid hormones, which are reduced or absent in this case. The functions of thyroid hormones include modulation of carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism, vitamin utilisation, mitochondrial function, digestive process, muscle and nerve activity,

How to beat belly fat and the Freshman-15

Most of us tend to stay skinny throughout school, but when we enter college all hell seems to break loose. In America they call it the Freshman-15, as the theory goes; you will gain 15 pounds in your first year at college. This is a bit far fetched as research has shown that most students

A handy guide to portion control

Portion control has been top of the weight loss charts for many years  now. Professionals claim that by eating the right portions, you can basically enjoy all types of food even the naughty ones. I approve this message! I have been quite skinny for most of my life but there has been times where I

Good carbs vs Bad carbs

In life, there is always good and bad. Good exercise and bad exercise, good cholesterol and bad cholesterol, good food and bad food. This also goes for carbs! So, what is a carb? A carb or carbohydrate is found in starchy foods like potatoes, cereal, rice, bread and pasta. Carbs are a good form of