Insulin or Calories: What’s Behind Weight Loss?

If you want to lose weight, it seems logical to eat less food. But, is it that simple or do hormones control fat loss?

Your body wants balance, so when you eat too few calories for too long, your body adapts by slowing your metabolism.

Fortunately, we no longer have to be slaves to the Calorie-In-Calorie-Out philosophy of weight loss.

We now know that hormones, like insulin, determine how our bodies utilize the nutrients we eat.

So, does this mean we can eat as much as we want and still lose weight? Not exactly…I explain in the video.

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Dr. Becky Gillaspy graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1991. After the birth of her daughter, she left private practice and accepted her first teaching position at a career college, and then went on to teach online courses for Ashford University and The University of Phoenix. Through the years, she has taught a variety of health-related courses, including anatomy, physiology, and nutrition.

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