Food Intolerances and Weight

Suzanne Somer’s new book, Sexy Forever, outlines the secrets she believes are the key to successful weight loss after age 40. She says that hormone balancing, toxic burden on our bodies, leaky gut syndrome and food allergies are all triggers that can affect weight loss.

Most of us are familiar with Suzanne Somer’s cancer survival story and how she chose a more “alternative” approach, foregoing the conventional Western approach of chemotherapy and radiation. In this new book, she shares her personal story of her struggles with weight loss. After balancing hormones, eating organic foods and exercising, she still found that she had fat around her middle that she could not get rid of. Seeing in herself the same symptoms that her gluten-intolerant husband had, she took a food allergy test and discovered that she was allergic to eggs, a staple in her diet. By eliminating eggs she lost 10 pounds.

So how can food allergies affect weight loss? Continue reading “Food Intolerances and Weight”

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February 2011