“Weight loss is easy during menopause!” …. said by no person ever experiencing menopause.
As practitioners, it’s our job to discover the handbrakes and then remove them. One of the most frustrated types of women we see are those currently experiencing menopause. It’s a tricky time for women. The weight just jumps on without permission, even when nothing has changed. Unfair, we know.
The truth is menopause can make weight loss a real struggle. Hormonal changes during this time can lead to a slower metabolism, increase appetite and cravings and even cause changes in the distribution of fat in the body.
But don’t give up hope! With a proper diet, exercise and support, you can still achieve your weight loss goals. But we first need to look at WHY this is all happening.
It’s important to note that these hormonal changes can affect each person differently, and weight gain during menopause is not inevitable for everyone. But, with all that happening in your body, you can see how menopause can wreak havoc on your day-to-day life and impact your ability to lose weight. So, what can you do to keep your cool and make the process a little less disruptive to your body?
If you’re looking for a natural solution to support your weight loss journey, inositol and berberine are natural compounds that have been shown to offer numerous health benefits including supporting weight loss, reducing insulin resistance and improving gut health. How?
Well, inositol and berberine both support weight loss by improving insulin sensitivity. As mentioned above, insulin resistance is a major factor in weight gain as it leads to an increase in blood sugar levels and fat storage.
By improving insulin sensitivity, these natural supplements can help regulate blood sugar levels and reduce the accumulation of fat in the body.
However, it’s important to ensure you consult a qualified health practitioner before you decide to take any supplements, including natural ones, to ensure they are right for your individual circumstances.
In addition to this, it’s also important to ensure you:
Remember, everyone’s journey through menopause is unique and it’s essential to be patient with yourself. Weight loss may take longer or require different strategies during this time, but with persistence and a holistic approach, it is possible to remove the hand brakes and embrace this new chapter of life.