Stress and belly fat

How Stress can lead to Belly Fat

Cortisol can be your best friend or your sworn enemy. The steroid hormone, which is produced by your adrenal glands, plays a role in the fight-or-flight response – the physiological loop that gears your body up to fight against danger or run for your life. This is vital when faced with immediate danger, but increases…

Male Mood Swings

Mood Swings in Men

Hormonal changes occur in men overtime, just as they do in women. Therefore as men age, they are more prone to mood swings due to hormone changes. However, extreme mood swings accompanied with severe depression are likely associated with another ailment. If your mood swings are out-of-control, or if you experience severe bouts of depression,…

Push Past a Weight Loss Plateau

How to Push Past a Weight Loss Plateau

Overview You are trying to lose weight and, actually, you were doing just fine until recently. You were eating better and working out, and all of the sudden what had been working for you, stopped. It doesn’t quite make sense, does it? Weight loss plateaus are frustrating because they seem to come out of nowhere.…