Women, Weight and Hormones
Do you suspect your hormones are making you fat?
Are you gaining weight around your middle?
Are you taking birth control pills?
Are you worried about weight gain with Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)?
Have you gained weight since a pregnancy, tubal ligation, or hysterectomy?
Do you wonder how to reliably check your hormones?
Do you know which hormones make you feel fatter?
Do you know which hormones rev up your metabolism?
Do you crave carbohydrates?
Do you cave into chocolate urges?
Do your cravings get worse before your period?
Is your PMS getting worse?
Have you tried previous diets and failed?
Do you suspect your metabolism is stuck in first gear?
Do you run out of energy by lunch and drag through the rest of the day?
Do you exercise regularly, eat low-fat foods, and still can’t lose the
Are you taking antidepressants or “mood-stabilizers”?
Finally, a book by a woman physician and hormone specialist answers all these
questions and more with reliable, up-to-date, science-based information. In
Women, Weight, and Hormones, Dr. Vliet explains why women have to struggle three
times as hard as a man to lose half the weight, and shows how the hormone imbalances
that lead to weight gain can actually be exacerbated by the wrong food choices.
Women, Weight, and Hormones clarifies the hormone “myths and misunderstandings”
that may have sabotaged your previous weight-loss efforts, and presents a sound,
integrated approach to weight loss (featured in Dr. Vliet’s unique "Your Hormone
If you are a woman in midlife, Women, Weight, and Hormones may be your answer
to the vicious cycle of hormone-related weight gain, and your way out the
hormone pitfalls that block successful weight loss.
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