So, this week we are focusing on weight loss within Tai Chi & Qigong practise. We have, so far, focused on the mind body connection and improving your mental & emotional wellbeing, but seeing as your mind and body are interconnected, we thought it’s time we address the body.
Quite a few facebook posts this week for you regarding weight loss, giving up alcohol, how stress is making you ill and some lovely, simple ideas on how to change your life without making a big thing out of it all! The great thing is that Tai Chi can, and does, support you mind and body in so many ways to make changes simple, easy and takes the fuss out of it all too!
So, weight loss. Again. Imperial College, London and the University of Glasgow have developed a powdered food supplement, based on a molecule produced by bacteria in the gut, reduces cravings for high-calorie foods by signals the brain to reduce appetite. Studies have shown bacteria in the gut release a compound called propionate when they digest the fibre insulin, this is what signals the brain. Good news if you are a little on the we