Weight loss is not simply about energy in/energy out, this works for some people but not for the vast majority who either don’t achieve their weight loss goals or put it all back on plus more.

Did you know that your food can be causing you to gain weight or stopping you from losing weight, even if you have a healthy diet and do not overeat? You might often feel tired or moody after a meal or be suffering tummy troubles but not sure what the culprit is.

It may be food sensitivities which over time; damage your digestive system causing inflammation and an inability to absorb essential vitamins and minerals leading to weight gain, fatigue, depression, anxiety, stress, hormonal issues, more allergies, thyroid problems and much more.

It also can lead to a reduction the hormones and neurotransmitters in your brain such as serotonin, dopamine and melatonin. These are required to make you happy, motivated and help you to sleep well. If you are low in any of these, it will make it very tough for you to lose weight. It is not your fault, you are not lazy, and it is not about “will power”!

If you are eating right foods for you in the right balance and you have a healthy functioning digestive system. Your body will easily able to make these important hormones and neurotransmitters so that you are naturally energised, motivated and happy! If you are having trouble losing weight, investigate food sensitivities; as identifying these; will lead you on the path to long term successful weight loss and good health, rather than just jumping back on the will power merry go round!

For help with food sensitivities – give us a call at the Informed Health Nutritional Wellbeing Centre on (02) 47 222 111 or go here for more information or to book online.