Causes of Weight Loss, The role of Toxicity, Inflammation and the Psyche
GIVE YOUR PATIENTS A METABOLIC ADVANTAGE
The two key dogmas of weight loss are “calorie in, calorie out” and “a calorie from any source is still a calorie”. Any Practitioner with some experience of weight loss patients will know that both of these statements are false. Some patients genuinely follow a program to the letter, only to have disappointingly slow results, even though they should be in calorie deficit. Other people consume substantially more food without gaining any weight at all. Science is showing that there are in fact many factors that can enhance or limit the capacity of a patient to lose weight effectively.The main contributing causative factors which contribute to weight gain are:Insulin resistance, anxiety, depression, poor digestion, gut toxicity, liver toxicity, inflammation, hypothyroidism, hormonal imbalance (males and females), and appetite imbalance. No wonder so many people have trouble losing weight regardless of a hghly motivated exercise regime and a diet one could not fault!
IT’S THE TERROIR THAT MAKES THE DIFFERENCE
Winemakers know that the particular climate, geography, soil type and many other factors substantially influence the wine that ends up in the bottle, even before there is any human intervention. Likewise, the success in weight loss does not occur independently of other factors which impact on their health. To achieve optimal results requires a focus on the whole environment.Toxicity is a key issue, including the emerging understanding of the role of gut flora in driving visceral obesity. Low lean muscle mass, insulin resistance and inflammation are physical issues that need to be addressed, while stress, mood disorders and negative self-talk are key psychological factors or ‘subconscious saboteurs’ that will limit success. When these factors are addressed, many patients find they achieve a healthy weight effortlessly, rather than the previous slow painful battle they have experienced.
WHERE ARE YOUR PATIENTS GETTING THEIR WEIGHT LOSS ADVICE FROM?
The rise of direct marketing, online and retail weight loss programs means that there is an overwhelming amount of inaccurate, conflicting and superficial information bombarding you. Many will have tried these programs with little success, and will be suspicious of other approaches. Study after study shows that the quality of the relationship with the Practitioner and the frequency of contact are key determinants in the success of a patient in their weight loss endeavors.To learn more about the weight loss and to discover more detailed protocols for the treatment of this condition, please contact our professional Naturopathic Practitioner at:
A Natural Self
A Naturopathy Clinic
244 South Tce
South Fremantle, 6162
At this natural clinic, you will find all the latest technology, such as Toxicity and Heavy Metal Testing, Live Blood Analysis (Hemaview), and Iridology. We also treat with all forms of Natural Medicine with the nutritional supplementation of Homeopathy, Western Herbs, Chinese medicine, Vitamins, Minerals, Amino acids and Enzyme Therapy.