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Root Cause Weight Loss

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LOSING WEIGHT IS HARD WHEN YOU ARE TRYING TO GET AT THE 'EFFECT' (extra body fat), WITHOUT PULLING THE CAUSE OUT AT THE ROOT.

If you can't lose weight, you are probably focused on your fat, which leads to a whole bunch of inner talk that commands your body to stay fat.

Conventional diets based on eating less and moving more are designed for short term results. In the long term they deprive you of nutrition and slow down your metabolism.
If you don’t plan to do your current str…

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Time Starved in the Kitchen (it's really an issue of energy)

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I think it's fair to say that most of us feel like we are short on time - and at the same time, we all have the same 24 hours in a day.

What differentiates us, is our personal responsibilities and priorities.

To get at the root of this time problem, we have to go beyond "time management" to overcome the feeling of being time starved - and instead do the deeper work of dropping what drains our energy and gets in the way of our basic need for nutrition and self care.

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The downside of quick weight loss.

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Everyone wants to lose weight fast because quick results gives us the motivation to keep going, right?!! That's all well and good and everything, but there are at least 4 downsides to fast weight loss.

Here's why fast weight loss is not a great idea:

  1. Most people's experience with fast weight loss, is ONLY based on excessive exercise and being in a calorie deficit - just eating 'whatever'. These 'whatever' foods can wreak havoc on hormones.

  2. The approach is not based in nutrient dense WHOLE f…

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You haven't been able to lose weight before, so why would THIS be any different?

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I totally get it. 

I once thought that I was already doing everything right and it didn't work.

I also was not about to count calories or live at the gym, because honestly there are more interesting and enjoyable ways to spend my life.

I mean if it took doing THAT to maintain a normal weight, well then I would have rather been fat.

But here's the thing. 

I wasn't doing everything right - despite having been a health nut since I was 20 years old, even though I worked in the natural health fi…

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When Being Skinny is Not A Big Motivator

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What do you focus on when you know you need to lose weight, but ‘being skinny’ is not a big motivator?

We help women lose weight without dieting, by putting their health first.

No counting calories or macros, no deprivation, bars, shakes or diet pills - and without giving up the rich, sweet creamy comfort foods they love - exercise is optional.

Might sound too good to be true, but this IS how it works.

If you HAD to do all ‘the things’ normally associated with losing weight to lose weight, y…

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What WE do & what YOU do to lose weight.

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WHAT WE DO:

We help people let go of the weight without dieting or giving up the rich, sweet creamy comfort foods they love.

While that sounds like the antithesis to weight loss, it’s not.

The truth is, virtually any food one desires can be made in a way that supports their intention to improve their health and lose weight simultaneously.

It all begins with simply converting crappy ingredients into their natural whole food counterparts.

We help you lose weight without dieting by putting opt…

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How to create your own "diet"

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The problem with 'diets'. besides the fact that they are designed for temporary results, is that they are:

  1. one size fits all
  2. they don't address the root causes of being overweight in the first place 
  3. they lead to rebound weight gain (most often, more weight than you started the diet with)

Yes, you want to lose weight permanently, but you think you have to deprive yourself of delicious food and push yourself to exercise - and neither of those things is really that inspiring. You think to …

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What to do if you are done w/dieting BUT, you still want to lose weight?

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There are plenty of people who are done with dieting and have simply embraced being fat.

There is even a whole movement around it called the 'fat acceptance' movement.

It's understandable to me that this movements exists.

I don't agree with it, but I do for certain empathize.

Diet culture is terribly superficial and fat shaming people is completely unacceptable (not to mention ignorant and gross).

But what do you do if you don't align with diet culture, but you STILL do want to lose weight?…

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Losing weight is not as simple as counting calories.

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Losing weight is simple, but not necessarily easy.

It's not all about calories, but it's actually pretty doable when you know what you are doing and you have the right facts in front of you.

The trouble is, that when it comes to weight loss, most people believe so called "facts" that are actually based on out of context 'half truths' and concepts that don't translate into real world, real life lasting results.

One such simplistic concept is that the answer to being overweight can be summed up…

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