About LoretaLoreta is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner (CNP), having received her certification from The Institute of Holistic Nutrition. She has had a lifelong interest in holistic nutrition, and continues to study and further her education. For consultations, whether in person in Toronto, or over the phone, Loreta will tailor an individual healing strategy to suit your needs. Loreta will help guide you, allowing you to bring your focus back to your whole health.
Category Archives: Weight Loss
Weight loss is a never-ending debated topic. Without assessing the whole health of the individual it is like putting the “cart before the horse”. Generally there are other factors at play in life; it is not just a matter of an individual simply overeating. Stress, as mentioned in other blog posts, can lead to too much cortisol production which impedes thyroid function and will aggravate weight gain. And often stress means less quality and quantity of sleep which also impairs glucose metabolism thereby altering blood sugar as well as decreasing the secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone and again increasing blood levels of cortisol. Everyone is a different metabolic type; some individuals are slow oxidizers and some are fast oxidizers; there [Continue reading…]