WHAT IS THE #1 BLOCK TO FAT LOSS?
What would be your guess?
There are many things that slow down your weight loss. Stress, hormones, cookies, etc.,
But the real reason you are not losing like you want to is that a perfect nutrition program for fat loss is not all that perfect if you end up craving and then eating all the wrong things later.
I’m sure you know exactly what I am talking about. If you are told you can’t eat carbs ever again what will you eventually want, crave and binge on? Yep, carbs.
The most perfect, healthy diet in the world is neither perfect nor healthy if no one will actually follow it. In order for someone to follow a diet it must be two things above all else.
1. It must reduce or eliminate hunger and cravings.
2. It must be a diet you actually like and fits into your life.
Science helps us with the first part. We know that foods rich in protein, fiber, and water help with hunger. These factors are far more critical than any concerns about antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, organic or non-organic, and goods fats or bad.
If you can stay full and eat foods you actually like to eat in the process, you will eliminate cravings. The metabolism will respond, fat will be lost and health will be regained. It really is that simple.
The second part is that is must be an individualized plan that works with YOUR life, not the other way around. Trying to fit a plan from a book or something you saw on Dr. Oz into your life may not be realistic and could be impossible to follow.
It really is that simple – or is it?
The fact is we have ingrained habits that pull us in a direction we don’t necessarily want to follow. Drinks out with friends, watching TV, stress – food habits are ingrained to coincide with certain times of our lives, and not always in a good way.
It is important to understand the individual psychological behaviors food plays in your life and more importantly WHY you have these behaviors.
Each individual person’s metabolism also plays a huge rule, which is why your friend can lose 10 pounds on a diet and you gain two. The ratios of protein, fat, and carbohydrates is a significant factor in a program that’s designed specifically for your metabolic system.
Now you are starting to get an idea of the psychological behaviors and sensitivities you must understand. Perhaps most importantly, you must appreciate personal preferences and learn how they can fit in to YOUR lifestyle.
I have developed the Reset Your Metabolism (RYM) program to provide you with the keys to understand how food affects your body and why you make the decisions to eat certain foods even when you know they won’t serve your purpose.
If you are frustrated and tired of programs that get you initial results but don’t last, feel free to contact me to find out more about the RYM program and how it can work for you