Getting to Know Fat

Let’s talk about fat. We talk about it quite a bit in this program. We look at percentages of our total weight, we look at the number of pounds that equates to, and we know it’s important to see these numbers decrease. This is valuable—but do we really understand fat beyond our own numbers? Our […]

Hormones and Weight Loss

Often times weight loss feels like a battle of the will. We feel that if only we had the willpower to eat less, we would lose weight. In fact, there are many factors beyond willpower involved in weight loss. At this very minute there is an intricate dance of several hormones occurring within each of […]

The link between stress and weight gain

  Do you ever notice your sweet tooth throbbing during times of stress? Or are you more of an I-could-eat-anything-in-a-bread-bowl type of person? It turns out these cravings are a natural by-product of cortisol, our fight-or-flight hormone. When you become stressed your brain signals your adrenal glands to release coritisol. Cortisol prepares your body to […]

Exposure to morning light may help with weight loss

Several recent studies have linked exposure to light in the early morning hours to a lower Body Mass Index (BMI). The BMI is a calculation of weight to height and is often used to assess overweight and obesity. A higher BMI is a risk factor for many diseases including diabetes, heart disease, and metabolic disease. […]

Detoxification

Detoxification the Metabolic Reset Way

Detoxification the Metabolic Reset Way: “Detoxification” is a scary word for many.  It can conjure up images of giant water bottles filled with cayenne pepper and lemon juice. Or, remarks such as, “I haven’t eaten for days…I’m detoxing.” But the truth is that there are many ways to detox, or cleanse the body.  By following […]

How to Maintain Weight Through the Holidays

We recently received an email from one of our clients, Kristi. She has worked very hard, and had much success with maintaining her 60 lb weight loss for a little over a year now. She tells us that although she still has questions, and although it has not been easy, with time and support she […]

Weighing in with Julie-Week 5

Day 22 Pink, oh pink, where did you go? You have been hiding. I kind of thought you would be back by now, but you have been a no show for last few days. I’m trying to be patient but need you to show up soon. So today I went for a staff meeting only […]

Getting to Know Fat

Getting to Know Fat

Let’s talk about fat. We talk about fat quite a bit in this program. We look at percentages of our total weight, we look at the number of pounds that equates to, and we know it’s important to see these numbers decrease. This is valuable—but do we really understand fat beyond our own numbers? Our body fat–how much we have, how we’ve accumulated it, and where we keep it can tell us a lot about our health. Our fat cells have a mind of their own. Releasing factors associated with inflammation, and hormones that dictate hunger and energy levels.

Hormones vs. Calories

Hormones vs. Calories

Raise your hand if you have attempted to lose weight before beginning the Met Reset Program. If your hand is up, you know that losing weight involves making peace with your hormones, rather than fighting them. In his recent article, “Want to Lose Fat? Count Your Hormones, Not Your Calories,” Dr. Jade Teta describes how […]