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AboutRosa Smith-Montanaro is a Virtual Wellness and Weight Loss Coach, and the award-winning creator of the Mind Over Platter program. She also wrote a book of the same name. Her background is in Hypnotherapy, Neuro Linguistics Programming (NLP), Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Success Coaching.
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NOTE: Today's blog was written by my friend, mentor and nutritionist, Valerie Greguire. She is a Natural Health Consultant and owner of Herbal Answers for Health. She has given me permission to share this valuable report in it's entirety with you. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. --Rosa
The Dangers of Midsection Weight Gain
When we think in terms of being healthy, one of the areas we gauge ourselves on is whether or not we have any diagnosed medical conditions. High blood pressure, high cholesterol and arthritis are all indicators in our mind of our overall health.
Another factor in our minds is our overall symptoms; whether or not we have good energy, are able to sleep through the night or get frequent headaches all indicate to us a sense of how healthy we feel. Symptoms are a sign that something is wrong in the body, an indicator that the body is having trouble with a particular function they are not the underlying problem.
As a Natural Health Consultant, I work with my clients to discover the underlying causes for their symptoms and help to assist their body in correcting them. There is one area that is gaining a lot of attention in regard to health; it is the symptom of being overweight.
For years people have fought the scales, battled the bulge and gotten frustrated with extra pounds. All in all, it has only been recently that people have begun to truly recognize that these extra pounds are a symptom of much bigger health problems on the rise.
It is time to look at the fat building up on your waistline for what it is, dangerous unhealthy fat, and a precursor to disease.
An often overlooked culprit in heart disease and diabetes is the connection between the growing fat stores around your abdomen and these diseases.
When your waist circumference reaches over 35 inches for women and 40 inches for men, there is a very good likelihood that you are climbing ... Continue
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