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Which direction is your scale tipping?

BY: Andrea Nakayama

DATE: 2017-09-25

Whoa! Steady girl…

Have you had this experience: You’re eating beautifully, exercising regularly, taking care of yourself in all the ways you know how and yet still the number on the scale is tipping higher and higher each time you step on its platform?

Maybe you’ve tried several cleanses and detoxes and if you’re not starving yourself, you watch or listen to every single person around you boasting their weight loss successes and while, yes, you feel more clean and clear and maybe even a little less bloated, not a pound has been shed from your body?

Perhaps you hold strict rules for yourself. You’re committed to your health and to aging gracefully and indeed, you are! And yet, if you go to a party and even look at a piece of cake, it seems your waist thickens.
These are some telltale signs!

Signs of what?

Signs that it’s not just your weight that’s tipping the scale, but something deep inside your body’s chemistry as well.
It’s your hormones.

It could be any number of hormones, yet there are a few that immediately come to mind.

Whenever I’m leading a group through a program and I encounter a participant that has hit this plateau – no matter what their age or weight—I know (at least if they’re working within the dietary and lifestyle parameters that I’ve constructed), that their hormones have shifted out of balance, tipped the scale, and are creating an internal environment that makes weight management an uphill battle.

The worst.

And, unfortunately, hormone havoc doesn’t just affect your metabolism…
Think about your skin, your hair, your mood, your energy, your immune system, your sleep and more.

Those hormones are powerful chemical messengers in your body, sending all sorts of signals!

Remember puberty? (Either your own or your kids. I’m watching hormone development happen before my eyes in my house!)

There’s a lot going on inside the body that’s resulting in all sorts of unusual changes and behaviors. It literally comes down to a cacophony of shifting hormones (and reverberates from there). And these hormonal changes aren’t just isolated to those preteen and teen years.

But I’m not here to leave you hanging on hormonal harmony hopelessness.

Time and again I’m committed to offering you understanding and solutions—the type of solutions that you can literally take into your own hands. And this time it’s just in time to help you usher in the colder months with the balance you may already be craving. And I get it…you may be full-on jonesing for this opportunity with that Halloween candy calling your name at the grocery store (or perhaps from your own pantry).

That’s why I’ve prepared this 3-part video series for you—with key details about your everyday care that you may be overlooking as you try to find balance (in your life, in your mood and on the scale)…

Tipping the Scale: How Estrogen Dominance is Influencing your Health, Happiness & Weight LossGoals and What to Do About It

In this free 3-part video series, we’ll explore what I like to call the symphony of hormones and which ones you may have bypassed in your journey to renewed health, no matter your age, your weight, your health challenges or your gender.

I love the stuff of hormones and I can’t wait to share what I’ve learned through my research, my professional experience and my personal challenges learning to keep my own symphony of hormones in tune.

I’ll be releasing the first of the three videos this Wednesday.

Register now (it’s FREE), and I’ll deliver that first video (and the two to follow) right to your inbox so that you can watch them in your own time.

Andrea Nakayama

By: Andrea Nakayama, FxNA Founder & Functional Medicine Nutritionist

Functional Nutrition Alliance provides the comprehensive online Functional Nutrition training in the Science & Art of the Functional Nutrition practice. Learn to address the roots of your clients’ suffering with client education, diet & lifestyle modifications.


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