Understanding Body Fat Analysis

Understanding Body Fat Analysis

UNDERSTANDING BODY FAT ANALYSIS By Gail Sas There is growing evidence that clearly links body composition with health risks and development of certain diseases.  New research indicates that fat loss, not weight loss, can extend human longevity. By measuring body composition rather then relying on the bathroom scale, a person’s health status can be more […]

How Important Is The Body Mass Index Evaluation?

How Important Is The Body Mass Index Evaluation?

Officially known as the Quetelet Index, the Body Mass Index is a widely used clinical assessment to determine the appropriateness of the person’s scale weight. However, this is another theory and just a guideline. Many factors contribute to the overall evaluation of whether a person is actually overweight or obese. Much of that has been […]

Thyroid and Weight Gain

Thyroid and Weight Gain

Thyroid and Weight Gain Whatever causes changes to make thyroid run on low, consequences happen. The pathway to thyroid weight gain involves changes in brain chemistry (brain fog), carb cravings, weight gain, low energy, depressed mood among other symptoms.  Low thyroid hormone levels lead to altered serotonin and beta-endorphin.  GABA and other neurotransmitters that regulate […]