In testing women who are overweight, we often find hormonal imbalances. Not coincidentally, we find it is the thyroid that is most often in disrepair. To say this in a different way, women with thyroid issues are often overweight. When we treat the thyroid, the patient begins to function normally again. As the hormones are regulated, food cravings decrease, and …
Once people’s conscious desire, which is, “I want to lose weight” is aligned with the ‘I must survive’ needs of the unconscious mind, the conflicting viewpoints recede and people tend to keep the weight off.
The brain takes 20 minutes to receive the message that you are full—regardless of how much you’ve eaten in that time. So an ideal strategy for dieters is to begin with water-rich food, such as melon. By the time you move on to the main meal, you’re already starting to feel full. And that’s a good thing.
Chronic Junk Food eaters often have an immune challenge going on in their liver that’s undiscovered. The reason they crave junk food isn’t some sort innate emotional weakness; it’s that they can’t digest food properly.
people often abuse food to suppress boredom, anxiety, sadness, anger or other unwanted emotions. In integrative medicine, we use hypnosis, acupuncture and whole food supplements to address almost any issues, as needed. And while there may be more than one factor involved with cravings, when emotionally based eating issues come to the fore, we choose hypnosis to curb overeating.
Environmental toxins (heavy metals, chemicals, viruses, etc.) and overworked, even exhausted organs, can keep your body from getting the nutrients it requires. In an attempt to feed your system these essential vitamins and minerals, you’ll eat–almost anything (even as your mind is telling you it’s junk!). This well-meaning response won’t correct an intrinsic nutritional deficiency or a metabolic imbalance.
It’s a common belief that we are who we are, and our ‘cravings’ as such, are a part of our essential fabric. But many of us have a strong, and correct, sense that we can release many of our unhealthy urges, and for good. It’s simply a matter of finding the key that unlocks that door, opening the door, and walking through it.
It’s a given that post-menopausal women have a harder time losing weight due to the spare estrogen they store in their ‘tire’. Here are some ways they can help themselves in that arena.
Extra abdominal girth can often be attributed to Intestinal buildup. Remedy: Drink soaked whole raw flax seeds and consume green smoothies)
Weight loss is truly weight management. Your first goal is to lose weight in a healthy way; your second is to maintain that target weight. In my weight-management work I often use one, two or three components: acupuncture, light hypnotic trance and supplement therapy. How does each one work?
Small miracles can take place when our body/mind starts getting the appropriate nutrition it was made to receive. I’ve seen it over and over again. Food cravings diminish radically, weight is lost, energy regained. As I said, the solution is relatively simple.