Can’t lose weight? Are you Leptin Sensitive?

Leptin Sensitivity is a very common reason why so many people have trouble losing weight. Much has been written about it.

What is leptin?

I think Dr. Oz explains it best in his book YOU on a Diet. Dr. Oz calls leptin the “hormone of satisfaction.”

“if leptin is working the way ti should, it gives you a double whammy in the fight against fat. The stimulation of leptin…shuts off your hunger and stimulates you to burn more calories.” But sometimes “our bodies have the ability to override leptin’s message that our tank is full.”

What to do about Leptin Sensitivity

How do we deal with leptin sensitivity?

Here are 3 suggestions:

  • 1. Dr. Oz suggests we “Walk thirty minutes a day and build a little muscle…When you lose some weight, your cells become more sensitive and responsive to leptin.”
  • 2. Start eating White Kidney Beans. These are not only filling since they are high in fiber but they stabilize blood sugar. Great for diabetics. They are full of minerals and nutrients. And they detoxify. A great help to the liver when weight loss is a goal. See The Worlds’ Healthiest Foods. For my recipe for Butternut Squash and White Bean Soup Click Here.
  • 3. If you want to use a natural supplement to help you with leptin sensitivity, get one with white kidney bean extract. The research is encouraging. Again from Dr. Oz’s website:

    Metabolic-Boosting White Kidney Bean Extract
    “This ingredient is a known carb blocker and works great for those “off” eating days. Taken along with a high-carb, high-fat meal, white kidney bean extract will block those unwanted calories from being stored as fat. It will also keep your blood sugar balanced. Aim for 300-500 mg two times a day with meals.”

  • Coaching Tip

    Here is what I would recommend. Do all 3 of the above but keep in mind the most important factor related to all of this!

  • Eat lean and clean, unprocessed, whole foods. No amount of exercise or supplementation will ever take the place of proper nutrition. All 3 go hand in hand.
  • My natural supplement of choice which contains not only white kidney bean extract but also chromium and other helpful ingredients is TLS CORE Fat and Carb Inhibitor. Check out the ingredients, benefits, the science behind the product and the reviews. It might be just what you need to make a difference in your weight loss.
  • If you are leptin sensitive and have had good luck with any of these recommendations fill in a comment here so others struggling with the problem can benefit from your experience.

    Remember The road to wellness isn’t straight, clear or predictable. It’s a path you forge yourself.

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