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Obesity is at an all-time high in the US, and is still growing! Real, sustainable weight loss IS possible with a combination of probiotics AND prebiotics. Learn how these Body Ecology staples actually get rid of your cravings and restore balance in your gut.
In recent years, the US government and other agencies have pledged to battle our country’s obesity epidemic. But instead of getting healthier, we’re actually getting fatter.
One recent report claims obesity rates have increased in 23 states over the past year and have decreased in none.1
What’s gone so terribly wrong?
Yes, there’s been a resurgence of locally grown, whole produce and an attack on high-fructose corn syrup. But processed food, chemicals and additives are more prevalent than ever.
Cravings and emotional eating make the destructive cycle hard to break.
So while the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has said that it aims to reduce obesity rates to 15 percent in every state before 2010, the food industry is still in the business of making us eat more, and more often.
It’s troubling to see how badly America’s obesity rate is ballooning. Obviously, fad diets don’t work. But what does?
Here are some interesting facts:
How do you “re-train” yourself and jump-start weight loss? The Body Ecology solution promotes lasting, natural weight loss because it genuinely nourishes your body at the cellular level. When your body is truly nourished, you will find that you don’t even feel like eating as much. Your body will no longer cry out for nutrients because it will be so satisfied.
Begin by eliminating energy-zapping sugar and processed foods from your diet. Then, learn how to introduce new sources of nutrients.
But know this: To get to the “core” of weight loss, you must balance your inner ecosystem. When your inner ecosystem (in your intestines) is balanced, you have plenty of good bacteria and good yeast to protect you from pathogens and disease. An out of balance inner ecosystem means that pathogenic bacteria and yeast have taken over. One of the symptoms is cravings. The easiest and best way to restore you inner ecosystem and nix cravings is by incorporating probiotics) into your diet with fermented food and drinks.
Here’s why probiotic-rich fermented foods and drinks are so effective for weight loss:
Probiotic-rich fermented foods and drinks multiply the nutrition in your food hundreds of times, nourishing you more with less food.
If you’re trying to build the population of fat-fighting good bacteria in your gut, you need to know aboutprebiotics, too.
In fact, a new study concluded that daily consumption of oligofructose – a prebiotic– may lead to weight loss by suppressing levels of hormones linked to hunger.3
Here are some important things to know about prebiotics:
The easiest and most versatile way to add prebiotics to your diet is with EcoBloom, a 100% natural powder chicory extract FrutaFit, Inulin (often called FOS). FOS is fructooligosaccharides, which serves as food for beneficial microflora. EcoBloom can be added to everything from tea to salad dressings to fermented foods! In addition to adding probiotics and prebiotics, our third solution is to eliminate sugar and processed foods. If this seems too difficult, here’s an easy first step: replace your sugar with all-natural sugar substitutes Lakanto or Stevia.
Here are some important reasons to eliminate sugar and still satisfy your sweet tooth with Lakanto or Stevia:
Eating sugar creates the perfect storm for weight gain.Sugar contributes to acidic blood and candida, leading to cravings for more sugar and more food. And sugar zaps your energy, making it difficult to exercise. Instead, use all-natural, zero calorie, zero-glycemic index Lakanto. Lakanto satisfies your sweet tooth because it looks, tastes and bakes like sugar without raising your blood sugar levels, feeding candida or contributing to acidic blood. With Lakanto, you can enjoy the sweet taste without the dangers of sugar. Learn more about Lakanto and try some today!
While Stevia is an old favorite brought into the US by Body Ecology founder Donna Gates, Lakanto is new in the US (but used for years in Japan. Donna Gates brought Lakanto into the US as a way to provide an all-natural sweetener that does not feed candida and even better, that tastes and bakes just like sugar. Since the sweet taste is one of the important tastes we all need to satisfy, you can still enjoy sweets with calorie-free, all-natural Lakanto and Stevia. Neither Lakanto nor Stevia raise your blood sugar levels or feed candida, making them ideal for diabetics or anyone with blood sugar or weight issues.
In fact, the Japanese Ministry of Health doesn't just approve Lakanto, but actually recommends Lakanto for weight loss, obesity and blood sugar problems like diabetes So if you thought being healthy required a “tastes like cardboard diet,” think again!
These changes may not be easy to stick with in the beginning, but hang in there! If you stick to your healthy Body Ecology lifestyle for 4 – 5 days, you give your body a chance to heal from unwanted cellular memories of food you used to crave. Your gut lining turns over, your body sheds toxins and you start to get in touch with the kinds of foods that will truly nourish you.
It’s not just about exercising more and eating less – although those factors are certainly important to weight loss.
With Body Ecology, you won’t need to starve yourself, eat diet foods or go on an exercise binge. Instead, you will find that your focus is feeling good AND you may be surprised at how delicious Body Ecology food is!
In fact, you’ll find that you no longer crave sugar or processed foods because you are so satisfied and well nourished.
With fermented foods and drinks, prebiotics, all-natural sugar substitutes like Lakanto -- along with an exercise routine you love and plenty of water -- you’ll have all the tools you need for making lasting weight loss a part of your healthy lifestyle.
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