Why high levels of cortisol matter

Why high levels of cortisol matter

High levels of cortisol can lead to weight gain… Cortisol is our stress hormone and our cortisol levels can have a big impact on our weight. When the level is within the optimum amount for our body, cortisol is great according to Dr Libby Weaver in her book ‘Accidentally Over-Weight’. Cortisol converts into cortisone and […]

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Are you at risk of diabetes?

Are you at risk of diabetes?

The British Medical Journal is carrying a report telling us that there has been an ‘extremely rapid’ rise in pre-diabetes since 2003 and therefore a ‘surge’ in type 2 diabetes is expected in the coming years. The NHS already spends 10% of its budget on this condition. What does ‘on the cusp’ mean? It means […]

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