Are you an Apple or a Pear?
Where you carry your weight may gives us practitioners clues as to how to approach your diet and lifestyle programs. Those people who tend to carry weight around their mid section have a increased waist circumference, may have insulin resistance, raised blood pressue, raised cholesterol, raised triglyceride cholesterol and blood glucose issue.
Those of you who carry their weight in the hip and thigh region tend to have more hormonal imbalances, thyroid issues, water retention, intestinal distress and possible food intolerance. Different dietary approaches are required for different shapes!