The ABCs of Cortisol Control... It's A Health Revolution!

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The Cortisol Connection

Why Stress Makes You Fat and Ruins Your Health - And What You Can Do About It

Explains how cortisol, the major stress hormone, contributes to weight gain, depression, osteoporosis and hypertension.

Includes new research on the connections between cortisol and HSD (the body's fat-storage enzyme), and cortisol and testosterone.

Describes the author's effective (yet easy-to-follow) SENSE cortisol-reduction plan: Stress management--Exercise--Nutrition--Supplementation--Evaluation.

Table of Contents

  1. Stress and Your Health: The Type C Personality
  2. The Science of Stress
  3. All About Cortisol, the Master Stress Hormone
  4. HSD: The Body's "Fat Storage" Enzyme
  5. Testosterone: Cortisol's Alter Ego
  6. The Relationship Between Stress and Disease
  7. Counteracting the Effects of Chronic Stress
  8. Dietary Supplements for Stress Adaptation
  9. Putting It All Together: The SENSE Lifestyle Porgram
  10. Appendix: Putting the SENSE Lifestyle Program to the Test


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