Overweight means that your insulin doesn't work as well to control glucose levels. When you are insulin resistant ( and normal people can be insulin resistant at times) your body converts every calorie it can into fat, even if you’re dieting. It won't let you burn fat when you exercise....even if you exercise like wild! Too much salt boosts insulin, the hormone that tells the body to store fat. The more insulin, the more fat is stored and the more you gain. When blood sugar drops cravings begin.
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Dr. Oz mentioned egg whites and hot sauce for breakfast. I thought, "Gross!" but a few months later I tried it because I needed something to jump start my weightloss after a plateau.
Dr. Ann Louise Gittleman who wrote "The Fat Flush Plan" allows people to eat the whole egg. I will sometimes have a whole egg, too, with the egg whites. She says, "Harvard medical school sanctions up to seven eggs per week for optimal health."
This helped me bump my metabolism and decrease cravings. I started losing weight again!
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