I don’t know about you, but I hate these kinds of advertisements…and for a few reason…
Too many people believe that if a given protocol works for them – whether they devised it or bought it – it should work for everyone. I can’t believe that people are that limited in their thinking.
There are soooo many variables to take into consideration for a given body…to think that the “one size fits all” approach is actually valid is nonsense.
Even in Ayurvedic medicine – over 5000 years old – they realized that there were many types of metabolism and other issues that impacted on how a given body functioned. The basic three issues they took into considerations were your base constitution: Vata (movement), Pitta (transition) and Kapha (structure). Each of these had a multitude of characteristics and you could have any combination in dominance.
Today we know there are a number of variables from:
- enzyme production & secretion
- adrenal issues
- liver issues
- thyroid issues
- gut issues
- dental issues
- blood health
- hormonal imbalances
- mineral deficiencies
- phytonutrient deficiencies (anti-inflammatories, anti-oxidants, vitamins, omega 3s, bioflavonoids, and the list goes on)
- heavy metal toxicities
and the list goes on.
And let’s not forget the basics:
- food intake (quality and quantity)
- underlying life themes
To be effective, you need to understand what is going on in your body – otherwise – you will be doing the hit and miss game. You may hit the target on the first, 10th or 50th try – and then think – this is the diet that everyone should be on – it is the one that finally worked for me. No, you are not that limited in your thinking….you are smarter than that. But you can read my book Managing Your Weight: why your body may be working against you. and find out more.
Be responsible, do your homework, find a good health practitioner, not a symptom manager.
Here’s to your health!
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