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WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAMME
TIPS FOR WEIGHT LOSS
Never miss breakfast. Eating first thing in the morning boosts your metabolism by 20%. Choose porridge, bran cereal or fruit and yoghurt. Include roughage, carbohydrates and protein as a formula for each meal.
An example for breakfast would be a boiled egg, fresh salad and vegetables, pure rye bread or cracker. 1 Fruit.
or you could have......Oat porridge and sprinkle chopped walnuts, or seeds which provide protein and oils to help you feel full. Choose unprocessed Oats. A glass of freshly squeezed juice or a fruit, and if you can to drink a glass of fresh barley grass.
Take your vitamin supplements with breakfast. Many people do not tolerate wheat so opt for rye vita or spelt bread or pure rye bread. (The wheat is not as it used to be grown many years ago).
Wash salads thoroughly and steam vegetables instead of sautéing them in fat. Use organic or fortified rice. Use dry herbs, spices and non-salt seasonings. If you require salt, use Sea Salt.
Be sure to not use any seasonings which include preservatives (the dreaded E numbers).
Eating fresh fruits or raisins, prunes and apricots make great snacks, or simply cut up fresh vegetables to snack on through the day.
If you don’t prepare your food yourself for work then choose what you purchase in restaurants carefully.
If you buy a sandwich, again be sure to choose rye or spelt bread. If all els fails, try only using organic whole-wheat bread. Rye: Salmon, tuna or egg salad makes a good nutritious filling. Eat fresh fruits. Try to limit the amount of pre-packed snack foods and baked goods you eat.
If you have sugar level problems, try eating a few small balanced meals through the day.
Snack on fresh organic vegetables.
Eat slowly –chew your food thoroughly. It takes your brain about 20 minutes to signal to your stomach that you’re full. Try not to talk and eat.
Don’t go any longer than two and a half hours without eating. This is when blood sugar drops and you begin to crave sugary foods.
Try to drink only organic milk or soya milk, rice milk, oat milk. Drink plenty of pure still water. Water is very good for your skin and system.
Do not eat fried foods. Frying creates ‘bad fats’ the kind that causes cancer. Plus they increase the number of calories in your food.
Keep high-calorie, low-nutrient foods, e.g. cakes, sweets and biscuits, out of the house if possible to avoid temptation.
If you can’t, keep your food in a separate area. Don’t snack while watching TV or reading. Limit your alcohol intake – it is high in calories and hampers the absorption of nutrients.
Eat two or more portions of fresh vegetables or salad each day. Stir-fry or steam to retain nutrients. Try to eat some Broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts. Research has shown that their antioxidant content may prevent cancer. Eat two pieces of fruit daily. They contain antioxidants too. Vitamin C, flavonoids and fiber can also be obtained from salads and fruit juices.
Fruit and vegetables are both a good source of pectin, a soluble fiber that binds bile acids in your intestines and prevents you from re-absorbing them and turning them into cholesterol.
Avoid salty foods. Convenience meals contain lashings of salt so must be avoided completely. The World Health Organization says we should eat no more than 5g of salt daily but hidden salt can raise your consumption to 15-20g. Sea salt is best as it contains small amounts of iodine, which can help prevent breast cancer.
Avoid biscuits, cakes and processed sugary foods. They have virtually no nutrient value and can disrupt hormones such as insulin and adrenaline. They also use up precious B vitamins and chromium.
A rich source of protein. Salmon is also rich in omega 3 oils. These have been shown to lower cholesterol levels, improve the immune system and mobilise fat.
The bran found in oatmeal helps eliminate toxins from the digestive tract and assists in the removal of fat by clinging to the particles and pushing them through the intestines unabsorbed.
If you could concoct the perfect food it would be eggs. They are pure high quality protein; they contain mono-and polyunsaturated fats (the ‘good’ fats) and lecithin, which helps emulsify body fat. All this and each one contains only 75 calories!
Soups containing beans and vegetables make a good wholesome meal. Watch out for canned versions, which tend to be loaded with sodium or natural salt.
Bananas are one of the highest sources of potassium, which helps regulate water balance (without sufficient potassium you will hold water).
A tasty source of fiber and beta-carotene, an anti-oxidant that helps destroy free-radicals (toxins that make us age quicker) (pass up on the chips) and pick up some carrot sticks. When it comes time to bask on the beach you will be glad you did.
Not boring if you use your imagination. Best eaten with a meal or as a meal, as long as you include nuts, seeds and various proteins i.e. Tuna, eggs etc. If you are vegetarian then nuts will be sufficient and brown rice.
Cooked in a little olive oil with Tamari Sauce and a little lemon, it is delicious. High in vitamins and sulforaphane, this has been shown to help fight cancer.
At 90% protein it is the staple of every successful slimmers plan to lose fat and stay strong and healthy. You can prepare it in countless ways.
Fish is my favourite or Tofu
TIPS FOR SUCCESS
Learn to compensate. If you eat too much one-day, eat less the following day. Keep your mind off food by taking up activities that are creative or exercise.......e.g. walking, gardening, nature trails, yoga, pilates, etc.
Weigh yourself only once a week and also at the same time of day and if possible, wear the same clothes. Get a printed copy of your weight and pin it up in the kitchen. Combine strength training exercises such as weight lifting, swimming, rowing (machine) etc, will help build lean muscle mass with low-impact, calorie-burning aerobic activities such as walking, stair climbing, cycling etc.
Avoid energy saving devices such as lifts and escalator's – take the stairs instead. Identify exercise activities that you enjoy.
Establish consistency – training aerobically at least 2 days per week and strength training at least one day per week. Exercise at a pace of intensity that reflects your level of fitness; don’t rush to increase it too soon. Make exercise progressive. Gradually increase the difficulty of your exercise
program for continued improvements. Perform your aerobic activities for at least 15 minutes but no longer than 40 minutes. Always warm up and cool down properly. After a successful period on your program, reward yourself. For example, for every five pound you lose buy a new CD,
book or ticket to some special event.
In modern times, to reach and maintain optimum health and fitness at any age you need a regular and consistent intake of high quality vitamins
and minerals. This is for a variety of reasons but fundamentally to keep your immune system at full competence in order to keep colds and illness
In treating disease there is no substitute for sound medical advice but prevention is better than cure. Vitamins and minerals are not
drugs. They can though, often do the same job as medicine or drugs but without the harmful side effects, and help you stay healthy.
Common Vitamins come in tablet form and so are sometimes confused by some people with drugs or medicine but they are neither.
They are natural, unprocessed substances necessary for life. They are essential to all our normal functions and apart from the odd exception, they cannot be manufactured by our own body. They are vital for so many aspects of health, growth and cellular reconstruction alongside multiple levels of bodily safeguarding and preservation of nerve function. These micronutrients are usually found in minute quantities in organic food but modern soils and farming methods along with storage and transportation greatly compromise vitamin content.
The Sunday Times on February 8th 2004 reports that over the past 60 years levels of iron, magnesium and other minerals important for the body’s biochemical balance have declined by between a quarter and three-quarters in fruit and vegetables. The report adds that on average, vegetables had lost about half of their sodium and calcium content and 76% of their copper content. So without laboring the point further we can comfortably conclude that supplements are irreplaceable, literally. They are of course not a replacement for food but a healthy and wise insurance for life and health. Key, vulnerable individuals such as the elderly, the young and regularly exercising individuals, in particular, may not be able to cope with the supply of these life-sustaining substances from diet alone. In exercising individuals for example, regular perspiration and exertion means their needs are so much greater than normal.
Many health problems can be a result of nutrient imbalances and deficiencies. The body has remarkable healing properties if we just provide it with the raw ingredients needed to heal itself. There are six key nutrient categories vital for our health. They are: proteins, fats, carbohydrates, water, vitamins and minerals.
What doctors refer to as symptoms and diseases are more often in fact a deficiency in one of these key categories. In treating these ailments, avoiding toxic pharmaceutical medications on even a short-term basis, should be our prerogative.
Pharmaceutical medications, block, alter, inhibit or stimulate a physiological response. The price for that is a side effect. Good nutrition on the other hand allows our body to heal, repair, defend and regulate itself naturally. Medications only treat symptoms. Good nutrition enables us to
avoid acquiring these symptoms completely. It makes perfect sense then, that as natural creatures ourselves we need natural, organic products to enable us to prosper. Changing the way you view food then, and raising your expectations of your future life quality is your aim.
When you first change from eating sugary and fatty ‘junk’ foods, the recommended diet plan can taste fairly bland. This is because your body is in what we call an acidic state. At any one time our bodies are working to maintain its chemical balance between an acid and alkaline composition.
We constantly make acid in our stomach for digestion and this should be balanced by our body’s ability to make alkaline. If we habitually eat incorrectly this becomes an uphill struggle.
This void in the food pyramid brings a plague all of its own. Many people have heard of acid rain but not as many have heard of the human condition acidosis. The more processed, spicy foods we consume the more acid our system becomes. Consuming large quantities of processed foods has become a way of life for so many people so it’s little wonder they feel physically and mentally below par.
This is because the cells of their bodies are more acid than alkaline. We don’t always realize this because our bodies are constantly adapting to the situation, fighting an endless battle on our behalf.
How many of your family and friends are constantly unwell, with upset stomachs, colds, headaches, stress, overweight, constantly tired or just not sleeping well. All these ailments are indicative of an immune system under stress because your bodily fluids are more acid than slightly alkaline.
On an acid to alkaline scale, pure acid would be zero and pure alkaline would be fourteen. Your body is designed to function at peak performance when it is slightly alkaline. In contrast, if your body is in an acid state it struggles much harder to perform all its daily functions.
Aches and pains, morning stiffness and fatigue are your body’s way of telling you it’s under stress because there is too acid. Just like anything else under constant stress, it will break down and you will become ill.
To remain in optimum health, your body needs several different nutrients each and every day. It needs the building blocks of life such as amino acids, fatty acids, minerals and vitamins constantly, because eating the acid forming foods of modern western society has an ongoing detrimental effect. Consumption of processed food leaves a residue in our system called acid ash. Red Ningxia, Omega Blue, Power Meal, True Source, Longevity Sofgels, Multigreens, Megacal, Grape Extract, Tiens Cell Rejuvenate, Tiens Calcium Powder, Spirulina and Tianshi Digest Natural, Banting Vegetable Essence all are products that can help your body function optimally.
For people who want to loose weight, Antilipid Management Tea, and the Slimming Tea, not only helps maintains ones health, due to the amazing properties in both teas, but, they also aid in the slimming process in a healthy wise way. The Slimming Belt with its vibrating magnets also aid in weight loss, and the added benifits, the belt can be used to decrease pain in various parts of the body too. The Circulative Massager also aids in weight loss and also maintains the blood circulation, brings oxygen to the blood and 15 minutes on the machine gives the same benefits as exercising for an hour.
If you would like aid in working out your own personal diet plan, please send an email and we will respond within a few working days.
For people with serious health problems, always consult with your medical practitioner.
We do offer a free service with our specialist medical practitioner who can advice you on the correct course to take with our products.