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What Happens to Your Body During Menopause?

By Barbara St. Louis | Apr 11, 2019 | Comments Off on What Happens to Your Body During Menopause?

Mood swings. Weight gain. Hot flashes.  Night Sweats. Brain Fog For many women, their body is doing things they don’t recognize and they feel it’s all out of their control. Is this normal? Is there anything you can do? In this two part series, I’m going to share what happens to your body during menopause…

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Stress & Belly Fat

By Barbara St. Louis | Aug 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Stress & Belly Fat

The other day a client of mine asked me: “I have all this fat around my middle, but my legs and arms are still in pretty good shape. What does this mean? Why do I store fat this way?” After the age of 40 (actually 35!), your hormones are pretty much in control of how…

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5 Tips to Shed Pounds This Summer

By Barbara St. Louis | Jul 4, 2018 | Comments Off on 5 Tips to Shed Pounds This Summer

So you spent the winter working hard.  You exercised consistently, you were careful to eat healthier foods and you watched your portion sizes. But Summer, in spite of all the fun and relaxation it brings, can be tricky and deal us a cruel blow when it comes to our health and fitness goals. Have you…

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10 Reasons You’re Struggling with Weight Loss After 40

By Barbara St. Louis | Feb 2, 2018 | Comments Off on 10 Reasons You’re Struggling with Weight Loss After 40

Are you feeling challenged with midlife weight gain or a shift in weight to your middle? I talk with women every day that are beyond frustrated, and are wondering what is the best approach for them now in the midlife years. Some of these women have never had a weight problem before, and it is…

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Coffee and Your Hormones

By Barbara St. Louis | Nov 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

Over the years, coffee has endured both praise and opposition. So the question is….Is it good for you, bad for you, or both? Coffee is more popular than ever, which contributes to its contradictory status. In moderation, coffee poses minimal health risks for most people. But many now consume coffee in large quantities, which can…

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