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SPECIAL REPORT
BECOMING A "LEAN MEAN MACHINE"

How to End the Dreaded Weight Loss Plateau

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By: Eileen Silva, Ph.D., N.D., CTN
Metabolic Weight and Body Balancing Specialist

Eileen Silva, Ph.D., N.D., C.T.N., is a doctor of Natural Health & Naturopathy, in Southlake, Texas with a
practice in metabolic health, weight, and body balancing. Eileen has appeared on TV and radio talk shows
coast-to-coast, lectured extensively, and has developed a breakthrough-technology, computerized, body analysis program. Her innovative wellness techniques have been used to help thousands of individuals achieve weight loss and better fitness. Her latest book, A Healthier You, joins her best-selling, Fat Chance at Last! --- How to go Beyond Willpower, in offering lifestyle changes for better health results. __________________________________________________________________________________________

"Are You A Debbie?"

People throughout the ages have been disappointed---even totally disillusioned --- about their ability to lose weight whenever they  hit a weight level that was difficult to go below. Here is a typical weight loss scenario:

Phase One:

"Debbie" starts on a program touted to create weight and inch loss. She follows the program faithfully and loses 9 pounds rather effortlessly over a 6-week period of time.

Phase Two:

"Debbie" hits a standstill with weight loss but she continues to adhere to the protocol just like before. Her weight stays the same for the next two weeks. Her at-first-exciting weight drop is now being overshadowed by unmistakable discouragement. She is ready to quit. She begins to slack off being as faithful to the program as before. A few pounds creep back.

Phase Three:

"Debbie" quits the program and says it didn't work. Eventually, she winds up a little bigger and a little heavier than she was when she started. Another failure. Unfortunately if "Debbie" had only had the proper orientation to her weight changes, she would have realized that she had simply reached a normal weight-loss plateau.

Plateaus

Plateaus show us that our bodies are adjusting to a new "lower level" weight set point. Plateaus do not selectively occur with a particular program. Regardless of how the weight is lost, plateaus are a natural occurrence and should be expected.

You want to welcome a reasonable plateau and respond with gratitude that your body is learning to like a new more desirable size and weight level. You need to keep positive thoughts about how great it is that you have stabilized. While you are at a set point weight, eating abuses tend to go unnoticed. On the other hand, before, when you were not at a set point weight, one adventurous weekend could be reflected in a five pound or greater "weight" gain.

Additional Approaches

It is always vitally important to drink your 8+ glasses of pure water a day, but it is especially critical when weight loss ceases. Often, a build-up of toxins causes sluggishness in major body areas, like the liver and colon. Exercise has proven to be helpful to many who have been at a slowdown, because exercise stimulates toxin removal and lean tissue ratio improvement. Many reluctant weight losers have also found a daily hot bath to be stress relieving, which can help greatly in a weight loss regimen. Stress as you undoubtedly know, can be a major factor in preventing weight loss.

It is never too late for you to get committed to a fat-burning routine that will help you look pounds and sizes smaller. By maintaining confidence and a commitment to your weight management, which requires staying faithful to its regimen, you can join thousands of others who were able to appreciate a plateau for two or more weeks, and then sneak off it to some gratifying new successes.

You too can discover that there is life after dieting.

If you feel you could benefit from some all-natural, botanical help in kicking back into a weight loss mode contact our Weight Management Center for a customized report to obtain even faster results

 

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