Diet free eating AND losing weight? Is this possible?
If I don't do diets, what do I do?
How do I eat for weight loss without a diet? I am afraid I will just binge all the time and gain weight.
If I am not dieting - am I eating everything?
Can you experience Diet Free Eating AND still lose weight? At first the idea of not being on a diet may seem like a contradiction to the best way to lose weight.
But frankly, it is the ONLY way to experience weight loss and keep it off.
Remember it is the diet,the feeling of deprivation, and the lack of connection to your own inner wisdom, that causes eventual weight gain following a weight loss period. Remember the
Causes of Obesity
The Yo-Yo Diet Cycle.
The first step is to recognize that we as a species of "animals" inherently don't need to overeat. We are not facing a period of hibernation or starvation (unless we are starting a weight loss "diet"). Just like the little fat squirrel to the right, our bodies switch to a metabolic state of protective fat storage in preparation for the next time of starvation (or in human terms a restrictive diet of depravation).
So we can prevent the
from happening in our bodies by changing how we think and eat by staying fully connected to the inner belly wisdom, and undoing or translating
The Lies We Believe.
The great news is that you have a constant wise and truthful guide with you all the time, moment by moment, giving you information to utilize,to learn from, and calm you down regarding "what and how much" to eat. That is why you can experience Diet Free Eating AND losing weight at the same time.
There is abundant food for most of us(even if your money is limited). We must first convince the primitive brain of that, because after dieting and weight loss, the mind and body now know they must defend against future starvation.
We overeat or eat when we are not hungry for many reasons and most often it originates from many beliefs we hold that are not the TRUTH, but have been running our behavior for years.
Causes Of Overeating
The Lies We Believe
that run our behavior begins to unlock the chains that bind us regarding food, eating and losing weight.You will learn to distinguish mouth/mind hunger from belly hunger by using the
Eating Flow Chart
Food Logs and Evaluation.
guidelines you will discover the vast array of
you have and begin to discover how to really meet those needs that have nothing to do with belly hunger.
Those Other Hungers are the "MORE" you long for that make you eat many times every day, which adds up to lots of unnecessary calories and fatty weight gain. Use the
Universal Needs List
to assist you in planning to take care of these needs daily or as soon as possible.
While practicing Diet Free Eating using the Responsive Eating guidelines after you have Legalized and Normalized all foods in your belief system and altered the Lies You Believe about food and eating, you will be on the path to the best way to lose weight. If you need further guidelines regarding WHAT to eat use the Balanced Eating Plan but remember, it is a guideline and reminder for variety, but the inner belly wisdom is the BOSS!
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