Hormones are chemical messengers that control almost everything that happens in your body, including how you feel! It’s your hormones that orchestrate fat loss, fat gain, muscle growth, energy, cravings, hunger, mood and much more!

Every time we eat we are creating a hormonal response in the body. One of the most powerful & immediate ways we can influence our hormones is by optimizing what we eat, how much & when.

Though there are dozens of hormone related episodes of this podcast on topics ranging from menopause to PCOS and sleep disturbances, here are a few to get you started! 

453: Change THIS For Fat Loss & Longevity

Two of the biggest threats to your metabolism & overall health are chronic stress and overeating. Interestingly, chronic stress drives overeating and overeating creates additional stress. It's what's known as a "feed forward" cycle. In today's episode we're talking...

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181: Sleep, Hormones and Fat Loss

We aren't getting enough sleep. We wear our fatigue (and talk about it) like it is a badge of honor. It's not. You're not tough. You're not hardcore. You're damaging your long-term health and dramatically impeding your fat loss. If you haven't guessed, we're talking...

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179: 3 Fat Loss Hormones – Meet The Players

If you've listened to much of the Primal Potential podcast, you understand that fat loss is very much about hormones. There are 3 hormones in particular that we can consider "the fat loss hormones". If we understand how they work and what specific choices we can make...

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Check out the most current posts on hormones below:

Why You Need to Be Carb Smart

Why You Need to Be Carb Smart

People think that calories are king when it comes to fat loss and if they can just eat fewer calories and burn as many as possible that they’ll lose weight. Unfortunately, that is NOT true and abiding by that model can leave you hungry, tired, fat and frustrated. I...

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How To Turn ON Fat Burning Via What You Eat

How To Turn ON Fat Burning Via What You Eat

We have the power to turn on fat burning via our food choices. That's pretty powerful stuff. What's more powerful, in my opinion, is understanding how we're constantly turning fat burning OFF via our food choices without even knowing it! There is one particular...

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Hormones and Fat Loss: Ghrelin 101

If you want to lose weight you have GOT to start paying attention to the link between hormones and fat loss. If you haven't heard, the calories in/calories out model is DATED. It might make you lose some weight but you'll be hungry, tired and doing damage to your...

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Leptin & Weight Loss: What You Need to Know

Leptin & Weight Loss: What You Need to Know

Leptin is at the top of the hormonal hierarchy. Leptin & weight loss are very, very closely linked. Leptin might as well lumped in with insulin (in terms of its paramount importance) because, like insulin, its influence on fat loss is overwhelming. Here’s the thing...

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