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Why can’t I lose weight?

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Food is not the only culprit. You live. You learn.

Nutritional Imbalances

Over 30 percent of American diets fall short in nutrients like magnesium and Vitamins C, E, and A. Over 80 percent of Americans have low Vitamin D levels. 9 out of 10 people are deficient in omega-3 fatty acids which, among other things, help cool inflammation and control blood sugar levels.

Unfortunately we are overfed and undernourished  In fact, most obese children and adults have nutritional deficiencies.  We are consuming more and more empty calories.

Poor nutrition translates into a slow metabolism and hormonal imbalance.

Programs like BOOST can help reset your metabolism by consuming nutritionally dense foods and adding the correct supplementation to restore deficits. Good foods and proper supplementation gives your body the ability to heal.

Gut Microbe Imbalances

We have over 1,000 species of bugs in our gut, and bacteria cells out number our own cells 10 times over. We call this the microbiome – it’s the place where all these beneficial bacteria live and work within us to maintain a healthy gut.

We now know that the bacteria in our gut profoundly affects our weight and the mechanics of our metabolism. Studies have shown that taking the gut bacteria from a thin mouse and putting it into a fat mouse can cause the fat mouse to lose dramatic amounts of weight without changing its diet.

Some bacteria trigger inflammation leading to a leaky gut, while others are anti-inflammatory. Inflammation triggers insulin resistance and diabetes, independent of your caloric intake. So, clearly, it’s important to heal your gut if it is damaged by imbalances Cut down your sugar consumption, Increase the amount of fiber in your diet by consuming fresh vegetables with every meal. Add good fats like olive oil and avocados. Supplement smartly and support healthy flora with good quality omega-3 fatty acids. Take a quality Probiotic supplement as well. Eat Probiotic foods like unsweetened yoghurt, fermented foods  like Sauerkraut, kimchi, tempeh, and miso .

We now know that diabetes and obesity are inflammatory problems, as are heart disease, cancer, depression, autism, and dementia.

Your fat cells produce inflammatory molecules that perpetuate weight gain and disease.

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