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You Been Given the Wrong Reason for Being Overweight?
heard it on TV, read it in books and have been told
all sorts of reasons for having gained weight. Iíve
been told that eating food had something to do with my
emotional state. Iíve
been told that it is my will power that is the
been told I eat the wrong foods. Iím been told that
Iím allergic to certain foods. Iíve been told it
is just part of aging.
Iíve been told many many more theories.
of these reasons for weight gain didnít help me to
really lose weight. Thus, they were obviously the
diets put me on so many restrictions of all different
types of foods that I started to get confused.
What could I eat, what couldnít I eat?
Why did I have this problem?
I tried to follow each given reason and weight loss
program and each diet and
sometimes I lost weight.
But then I gained the weight back.
I decided I had to find out for myself.
I looked at what worked and what didnít work.
remembered that my
best diet was high protein, low carbs Ė started with
Dr. Atkins Diet Ė and when I tried some other low
carb diets, I lost weight. But
then, of course, low carb also meant non-processed
foods and if I ate less than 70 carbs a day and
didnít eat milk & wheat, I lost weight.
Actually, I lost weight if I didnít eat milk
following this line of thought, I figured there was
some reason that this worked on me, for a while
anyway, until I got tired of the food.
also knew that while some diets worked for some
people, no diet worked for everyone.
I kept searching.
realized finally that overweight wasnít a medical
was a symptom of something wrong in the body.
Just like high blood pressure is a symptom, or
high cholesterol is a symptom, overweight is also a
symptom of non-optimum health.
kept searching. Then
I read ďYou donít lose weight to be healthy, you
get healthy to lose weightĒ.
That made sense.
He talked about stubborn weight
issues. That made sense.
found Dr. Bergís book ďThe Seven Principles of Fat
had lots of information. You can follow the
clues and locate the correct reason for weight gain
and do something about it. It leads to good health.
And when you build good health, you lose weight.
It worked for me.
can read our article on Dr.
Bergís Book and see what you think.
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