Two Hormones That Cause Menopause Belly

Don’t blame menopause for mid-life weight gain. Yes, menopause can complicate things, but, there are things you CAN control to help. For example, you can balance two hormones: insulin & cortisol. BTW, if anyone tries to help you balance estrogen with food, RUN! Exercise, food choices & timing, along with stress reduction & an increase … Continued

Stressed? Don’t Workout…

Feeling stressed?… Sometimes a hard workout is actually COUNTERPRODUCTIVE if you’re looking to lose your menopause belly. The body can perceive hard exercise as stress so this may contribute to elevated cortisol levels. Cortisol is the belly fat storing ‘fight or flight’ hormone that the body releases during stressful times. You may benefit more from … Continued