Most of us associate too much cortisol with the loss of muscle and gain of more belly fat, something that I am pretty confident that most of us are actively trying to avoid ! But too little cortisol leaves us feeling “chronically fatigued.” Neither of which are very appealing, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Let’s talk about some cortisol basics and then briefly discuss what can go wrong when our levels aren't optimal.
How do we define ‘metabolism’? Your metabolism is the amount of energy or calories your body burns to maintain its vital functions. We know that most over-processed foods actually interfere with, and slow down metabolism, owing to their refined sugars and grains and additives which all interfere with your body’s natural insulin-regulation.
Your guide to living whole and well. Emma Olliff is a Registered Nutritional Therapist, wellness expert, food lover, and advocate for healthy living!