At last it seems that health professionals are warning us against how addictive sugar can be. Sugar appears in many foods we purchase at supermarkets. You may be surprised to know that Heinz tomato soup contains 4 teaspoons of sugar and some zero fat yoghurts have been found to contain up to 8 teaspoons of sugar.
It could be said that sugar is the number one enemy in today’s diet. It can have damaging results on one’s ability to burn fat, it can affect one's mood and is a factor in illnesses.
Skipping meals, eating on the run, living on fast foods, drinking excess alcohol, crash dieting, leaving too long a gap in between meals, can as you well know have disastrous effects on your weight! The last thing you would do is put the wrong fuel or oil in your car. Yet on a daily basis it’s all too easy to do exactly that to your body!
Alcohol is basically a sugar, upsetting or slowing down metabolism by anywhere up to 30%. We tend to metabolise fat more easily when we are hydrated. Alcohol tends to dehydrate us which makes it harder to burn fat.
You may well be feeling frustrated having to make yet another New Year’s resolution to lose weight. If you find yourself going from one diet to another, totally confused, you are not the only one!
There is no doubt that carrying extra weight can be a major cause of infertility. Being overweight may also cause problems with conception, pregnancy and labour.
Alongside hot flushes, mood swings and forgetfulness (just to name a few symptoms), it is more than likely that the hormonal changes of menopause have brought with them an increase in your weight and body shape.
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