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How to control your appetite

Why we cannot control our appetite. Science says It is our hormones!

Why we cannot control our appetite. Science says It is our hormones!

How to control your appetite is based on “hormones”, for many people the foods that they are eating can also cause them to develop a problem controlling food portions. Food addiction is a real condition that effects millions of people, the consequences can lead to obesity, diabetes or other health complications. Medical science is starting to understanding food addictions in ways that were not previously known just 10 years ago. If you are wondering how to control your appetite, the most important thing to understand is that hormones are powerful and they are responsible for how much you eat.

 

Food portions controlled by various hormones

 

There are various hormones such as leptin, Insulin and cortisol which controls how much you eat, many things can affect this mechanism and cause you to eat more food than you really want to eat. Stress and emotions play a crucial role in how these hormones work and ultimately how much you eat, the delicate balance of hormones work with the brain in signaling when you “feel full”

 

Hormone study

 

Most people are unaware that Insulin is the number one hormone for weight and appetite control, this is why the Spirit Happy Diet was shown to cause rapid weight loss in people with or weight diabetes. See here Spirit Happy Diet

 

Insulin dampens appetite by inhibiting NPY/AgRP-secreting neurons and by activating POMC-releasing neurons. Insulin appears to have both short-term and long-term actions and is essential in regulation of body weight. Resistance to insulin is very often associated with obesity and the loss of insulin’s regulation of metabolism as seen in diabetes type 2.

 

 

Working with these hormones is how to control the appetite, as we can see appetite is largely controlled by hormones which determine how much we will want to eat. There are people who simply keep eating because this releases “feel good hormones” that improve the mood. Will power does not work to halt a food addiction. Those who are under stress may “trigger” hormones that will cause you want to eat even if you are not particularly hungry. In addition, those who have suffered from childhood abuses(stresses) often develop eating disorders. Food addictions are greatly related to present and prior stresses.

 

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Losing weight then gaining it back: A solution

Losing weight and gaining it back: This problem which effects millions of dieters is caused by Insulin Resistance

Losing weight and gaining it back…this problem which effects millions of dieter is caused by Insulin Resistance

 

Losing weight and then gaining it back is a very common problem amongst those who diet, there is a very good reason why this happens and there is also a way to stop this cycle of putting on the pounds and then only having it return. The numbers of people who are overweight in the United States now stands at over 80 million, the consequences are serious, major health problems are related to excess body-weight. Help for those who are losing weight only to gain it back resides in the blood sugar.

 

Science has shown all returning weight is caused by insulin resistance

 

Insulin resistance is the cause of belly fat, obesity and diabetes, this is something that is effecting over 100 million in the United States today. The association of obesity with type 2 diabetes has been recognized for decades, and the major basis for this link is the ability of obesity to engender insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is a fundamental aspect of type 2 diabetes, obesity and all stomach fat. It is also linked to a wide array of other health problems including hypertension,heart attack and poly-cystic ovarian disease. We have more children today living with obesity and type 2 diabetes than at any other time in U.S history, millions of children are all insulin resistant, our modern processed foods have made us all insulin resistant. The cycle of losing weight then gaining it back will finally end when you address the insulin resistance.

 

Insulin resistance means that your body’s muscle, fat and liver cells don’t react normally to insulin, causing your pancreas to produce more insulin to help blood glucose enter cells so it can be used as energy. All that excess glucose builds up in your bloodstream and can lead to diabetes and other diseases. This is the reason the pounds comes back after dieting, this is the cause of the losing weight then gaining it back cycle. Please understand that normal dieting will not stop the pounds from returning, wee are largely all insulin resistance today. What can help? numerous diets were tested in Switzerland and only the Spirit Happy Diet reversed insulin resistance and stopped the cycle of losing weight then gaining it back. See here Stop losing weight then gaining it back

 

I am addicted to Soda(Coke Coca Cola)…Here’s why

How the Food makers hook you on Soda

How the Food makers hook you on Soda

I am addicted to soda (Coke) is something that millions of people battle with everyday, there is a very good scientific reason for this addiction which creates billions of dollars for the soft drink makers. We speak of Coke(coca cola) but in reality this applies to all sodas that are consumed today. The key word is “drug”, food can be used as a drug in the body and this can create addictions. “I am addicted to soda” If you are wondering why the answer is in the can.

 

 

While you were asleep the soda changed

 

Those who wonder how soda suddenly became a bad guy after 100 years on the market must understand how the food manufacturers change their ingredients without alerting the public, often these changes are based on money. In the food industry it is a known trade secret that certain ingredients have an addictive effects if consumed in large enough quantities, these hidden addictive chemicals will have you coming back for more of the product. Please put nothing pass the big food makers when it comes to making money. “I am addicted to soda” It was a phrase hardly heard in the 1950’s but it is common today, the addiction stems from something called high fructose corn syrup (HFCS)

 

HFCS: The way to keep them coming back

 

High fructose corn syrup is a drug like ingredients and it is included in every can or bottle of soda (and Snapple) today. This chemical is very sweet and is used sometimes with sugar. Here are the facts of this chemical, it changes the brain so you eat more food and want more soda.

 

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), scientists used magnetic resonance imaging to reveal that HFCS (in all Sodas) cause more hunger and more thirst, the more you drink the more you need. The brain was literally changed!

 

According to Dr. Robert Sherwin, chief of endocrinology at Yale University School of Medicine“As a result( of consuming HFCS), the desire to eat continues — it isn’t turned off.”

 

I am addicted to Soda(Coke)

 

The researchers saw these changes in the hypothalamus, insula, and striatum, which are regions of the brain that regulate appetite, motivation, and reward processing, in addition to increasing connections in certain brain pathways linked to feeling full.

The breaking of these addictions is not cured by switch to Splenda, Equal or Sweet and low, these are also poisons that cause cancers and other health problems.

The ending of Soda and all food addictions can only be solved with a diet created to stop these addictions. See here  Food and Soda addiction stopper in 10 countries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To stop overeating takes more than will power

Why you cannot stop overeating

Why you cannot stop overeating

Science and brain scans have shown us that to stop overeating takes much more than willpower, in fact willpower will probably cause you to eat more food says researchers. The dieting cycle is something that so many millions are caught up in and studies show that most of us will fail. There is a little lose of weight (mainly water weight) when we start a diet but this does not last. To stop overeating researchers now show takes more than simply trying to eat less, the brain does not give up that easily.

 

Why you overeat

 

The reason we overeat has to do with a delicate balance of hormones, ghrelin ,insulin and leptin all play a role in how much that we eat, these hormones are often out of quack when we are dieting, the more severe the diet the more the hormones go out of quack, this also can lead to very strong hunger pain signals from the brain. To stop overeating is not conquered by will power because the brain chemicals are powerful and tell us to eat. There are many factors that cause the hunger hormones to keep firing but stress is a major culprit

 

The pleasure response

 

Doctor Pittman of University of Calgary’s Hotchkiss Brain Institute showed that stress causes a mix of hormones that cause you to eat even when not hungry but when we try willpower to curb food things go horrible wrong.

 

For example, if we elect to pass over a meal, the brain appears to simply increase the drive in pathways leading to increased appetite,” said Dr. Pittman

 

Furthermore, the fact that the lack of food causes activation of the stress response might help explain the relationship between stress and obesity.” To stop overeating only a diet created for overeating will work.

 

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What to do about Antidepressant weight gain

The link between Depression Drugs and Weight gain

The link between Depression Drugs and Weight gain

Those who suffer from Depression are usually prescribed anti depressants, weight gain is one of the unfortunate side effects of taking medication for a depressed mental condition. The numbers of people in the United States on medications for depression are over 30 million, one of the major set backs from taking these pills is weight gain, anti depressants are known to cause a tremendous amount of increased body weight.

 

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Sarah was prescribed the anti depressant Zoloft and gained over 30 pounds in less than one year, the majority of drugs for depression are called serotonin up lifters. These drugs are necessary for people who live with depression. The drugs can be the difference between functioning on a daily basis or not, there are many who cannot get through the day without these pills. Clinical depression is a very serious illness, many are not able to work or do very ordinary tasks. The question is what to do about the weight gain from anti depressants, is there a way to address the illness of depression without the negative effects of the pills? Medications for depression work on the brain and they cause the body to hold fat.

 

A review published in 2003 in the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine stated that while weight gain is a possible side effect with SSRI antidepressant drugs, it may be more likely to occur after six months or more of use

 

There are many theories as to why the pills cause weight gain, this occurs even in those who are not eating more. Science has no direct answer as to why this side effect occurs but one thing is sure and that is it is not good. The use of anti depressants and weight gain is something you should be very concerned about. The Food addiction diet was shown to cause weight loss in people on depression medication

 

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I can’t control my appetite: Here’s why

A typical diet does not stop the brain signal  that makes you keep eating

A typical diet does not stop the brain signal that makes you keep eating

Susan says “ I can’t control my appetite”, she is one of the millions of people who have tried diet and exercise but still cannot limit how much they eat. There are many reasons for this condition but science shows that the brain is most responsible for the problem of overeating, The deep root causes of eating too much can be explained. I can’t control my appetite, it is is a growing National problem that has many seeking a solution.

 

Turning off the brain response

 

The brain is responsible for how much you eat, it signals you to feel full and stop eating. Obesity is a national dilemma and the problem is showing no signs of slowing down, the Center of Disease (CDC) stated last week t that more people are dieting but they are seeing less results. People are eating less calories but the weight is still not coming off. This is something we have addressed on this site for a long time, calorie counting will not lead to more weight loss. Only a diet created for people who have a problem controlling how much they eat will work. “I can’t control my appetite”, what this means is the brain hippocampus is not working properly and you will continue to over eat. This is why dieting fails, it does not address the root causes of overeating.

 

Emotional triggers

 

Divorce, break up and a loss of a loved one can all alter brain hippocampus function and cause uncontrolled appetite. Childhood events and stress also set the brain up for food addiction. The failure of the popular diets can be attributed to the fact that they have adopted a cookie cutter style to dieting, one size fits all and this does not work. “ I can’t control mu appetite” this statement alone should tell us that a typical diet will not work for an over-eater, a diet for overeating must be based on real brain research to reverse the problem

 

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I Hate my Body: 7 year old’s and the media

I hate my body is a common complaint from women but what is more scary is that there are girls as young as 7 are expression growing dissatisfaction with their bodies. What this tells us is that the media has a growing influence on female body image. As the obesity crisis continues it is causing more depression among women trying to meet a certain body image. “I hate my body” can mean a future eating disorder is near.

Marilyn Fat? Today's teen boys find  her overweight

Marilyn Fat? Today’s teen boys find her overweight

 

 

Girls and how they few their bodies

 

A Swedish study by Birgitta Edlund, Klara Halvarsson, Per-Olow Sjödén found that girls as young as 7 were dieting and were extremely concerned with body image. Although these girls were found to be average weight almost 30% of them were “dieting to lose weight” Being healthy is fine but when 7 year old’s are already getting a distorted image of themselves we have a problem. Many of these little girls are on the road to overeating, the stress from trying to maintain an unrealistic body image leads to brain changes that create overeating. “I hate my body” is becoming a common response when women are asked to describe their bodies.

 

Fat ?

 

A Study conducted amongst teen boys age 15-18 in 2008 found that Marilyn Monroe was described as “Fat” by the boys. The picture in the study was every teens boy’s dream in the 1950’s but was not acceptable today. When asked why they thought she was fat most compared her to waif like models of today. Unrealistic body images create food addictions, emotional stresses cause overeating and when women cannot meet the image that is being pumped in their heads from media on a daily, overeating can occur.

 

I hate my body

 

Men contribute to low self esteem in women by reinforcing the preference of the childlike girl over the grown woman. Increasingly men are being influenced to prefer the thin teen body over the grown woman. It is important for women to understand that most overeating is caused by emotional stress which are not controlled by will power.

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