Stress and Weight Gain

Jun 06, 2024

Episode 343

In this solo episode Colette covers a subject which comes up a lot in her online consultations and that’s the relationship between stress and weight gain.  When it comes to weight gain we often focus on our food, but stress plays a major role in weight gain also and particularly weight gain around the midsection of the body.

She discusses the following in this episode:

  • The 2 types of stress.
  • What happens in the body/mind when we perceive stress.
  • The connection between the stress hormone Cortisol and weight gain.
  • The effect of intense exercise on elevated cortisol levels.
  • A holistic strategy to manage stress levels.


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