Leptin Resistance Explained-Trouble Losing Weight & Hunger

Medically reviewed by Dr. George Kosco, DO on August 25, 2020

Video | Leptin & Hunger | Leptin & Your Weight | Definition | Cause | How to Reverse It

I often say that leptin is a hormone we like because it tells our brains to turn off hunger and keep our weight under control. But that only happens if leptin’s message is getting to the brain. In this post, I explain leptin resistance, why it is common, and how it affects your ability to lose weight and control hunger.

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What is Leaky Gut and How to Avoid It

Medically reviewed by Dr. George Kosco, DO on August 25, 2020

Video | Definition | Why is it Bad? | Why Does it Happen | Diet Recommendations

Leaky gut is a condition that can lead to debilitating digestive issues and the spread of inflammation throughout the body that opens you up to a whole host of health problems, but its simple name makes it hard to take seriously. 

In this post, I discuss leaky gut, how it happens, and what you can do to avoid it. 

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Fatty Liver: What Is It? Do You Have It? How Is It Treated?

Medically reviewed by Dr. George Kosco, DO on February 14, 2020

Definition | Video | How It Develops | Tests & Risk Factors | Treatment Options

Fatty liver is a common disease. It is strongly influenced by a poor diet that is high in refined carbs and fructose. These troublesome nutrients are found in fast food meals, soda, and the 3C’s (cookies, cakes, and candies). 

In this article, I’ll explain how to tell if you have a fatty liver and how, if caught early, it is treated.

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Understanding Cholesterol and Low Carb Diet

Medically reviewed by Dr. George Kosco, DO on March 14, 2020

You’ve been told that improving your diet will improve your cholesterol profile, but what do you do if your cholesterol profile doesn’t improve or gets worse after changing your diet?

This is the experience that some people have when they follow a low-carb diet.

In this article and video, I explain what is going on and how you can tell if you are doing your body more harm or good by cutting carbs.

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Could It Be My Thyroid? Speed Up Your Metabolism Using The 4-A Strategy

Medically reviewed by Dr. George Kosco, DO on February 18, 2020

Free Download | How the Thyroid Works| Diagnosis/Testing| 4A Strategy

If you are having trouble losing weight and noticing things such as thinning hair, brittle nails, and cold feet/hands, it might indicate a thyroid issue.

These symptoms tend to point toward hypothyroidism. It’s a good idea to get your thyroid hormone levels checked by your doctor, and you might need to take supplemental thyroid medication, but you can also take action on your own.

In this article, you will learn how to boost your thyroid’s performance, and therefore your metabolism, through my 4-A Strategy.

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Belly Fat due to PCOS – How to Plan a Diet to Lose It All

Medically reviewed by Dr. George Kosco, DO on March 14, 2020

Women, what do your ovaries have to do with belly fat?

A lot… if your ovaries have cysts.

PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) is a hormone disorder characterized by:

  1. Cysts on the ovaries
  2. Insulin resistance
  3. Elevated male hormones

As the most common hormonal problem for women of childbearing years, PCOS sets up a hormonal storm that encourages belly fat weight gain.

Fortunately, an improved diet along with a few lifestyle changes can improve hormonal imbalances associated with PCOS to stop and reverse your growing belly.

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