Whilst there is no doubt your body shape is influenced by your genetic make up it can also be influenced by your hormones and there are some simple steps you can take to effect change.
If you tend to hold weight around your hips and bum your body could be reading your oestrogen levels as being too high (and by the way guys this applies to you too). Raised levels of oestrogen can stop or slow down the release of fat from the cells to be used as energy, particularly from around the hips and bum area.
There is growing evidence that part of the problem comes from chemical compounds that mimic oestrogen. These compounds can be found in the pesticides used in our food chain and the chemicals that leak from plastic containers and bottles into our food and drink. For some people coffee can also have the same effect.
To help your body read your oestrogen levels correctly:
These are just a few of the ways that you can take control of your hormones, your weight and your body shape.
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Hello there, my name's Julie Dennis and I'm a fitness coach specialising in weight loss and body transformation results.
After 20 years behind a desk in London employed in a variety of roles in the management...