Three Keys to Successfully Losing Weight-Part III

Three Keys to Successfully Losing Weight-Part III

• What you think influences your feelings, emotions, behavior and thus the state of your body. Your mind is a powerful tool for weight loss.
• Losing weight needs to be done for yourself, not for others.
• On the other hand, studies show that dieters who enlist help from a friend or counselor are the most successful.
• Setting small goals is a great tool for consistent weight loss. Here are two examples:
• Cut out refined sugar.
• Decide to lose ½ pound a week. This gives time to succeed but also leads to patience and consistency.
• It is important to know yourself—why and when you eat. Develop strategies to change the patterns.
• Learn to enjoy your food. Eat slowly and savor the taste. This helps you feel satisfied and less deprived.
• Learn to ask: “Am I hungry?” rather than “What’s for dinner?”
• In summary let’s look at how the three keys work together:
• Good nutrition from whole food, whole food supplements, plenty of pure water and exercise, as well as how you handle stress all work together to help you heal your body and achieve—and maintain—consistent weight loss.