by NOT doing this Simple 5- Minute Daily Activity
When stress hormones rise and stay high for a long time, the research shows they are strongly related to abdominal obesity, “belly fat” and specific mental disorders.
And, in certain people, stress may play a major role in their weight gain and inability to lose weight
Consider that stress does the following:
interferes with cognitive processes, executive function, and self-regulation
can affect behavior by inducing overeating and consumption of foods that are high in calories, fat, or sugar by decreasing physical activity capacity and shortening / interfering with sleep
triggers physiological changes in the adrenal glands; reward processing in the brain; the gut microbiome.
stimulate the production of biochemical hormones and peptides such as
Leptin - helps maintain a normal weight, regulates hunger allowing us to feel full
Ghrelin - the hunger hormone that signals our brain to eat; increases appetite
Neuropeptide Y- elevating - NPY activity increases food intake.
Supporting our body’s ability to handle stress is REALLY important if we want to get in shape, lose weight and be healthier.
Doing this Activity 5 minutes daily could be a game-changer for supporting long-term weight loss…. click below to learn more...
You May Also Like These Articles: