Healthy Weight Management
Are you committed to losing weight but are confused about which approach to take?
Weight loss occurs when there is a deficit between the amount of energy you take in (food + drink) verses the amount of energy you expend. Although this sounds simple enough, many would agree that it is not as easy as this and even if food intake is reduced (quite drastically in some cases) weight loss is next to non existent, or not sustainable (sigh…)
A naturopathic approach to successful weight management takes the focus away from calorie counting and restrictive eating and focus’s on quality, nutrient dense healthy foods which are delicious and satisfying.
Providing your body with quality protein, healthy fats and the right type and quantities of carbohydrate foods will help support safe and long term weight loss.
Specific nutrients and herbs are used to support a healthy metabolism, stabilise blood sugar levels (imperative for successful weight loss), increase energy levels and increased satiety (feelings of fullness). However for some there may be underlying issues which can hinder successful weight loss including;