Dr. Steele Ever wondered what my secrets are to unlocking sustainable weight loss for my patients. I’m here to tell you. My name is Dr. Erica steele. I’m a holistic doctor in family practice. I hold six degrees in my field and they’re all in the natural health care space. And I have helped thousands of people to be able to achieve their weight loss goals.
If you’ve tried every single fad diet out there, every quick fix solution leaves you feeling deprived and unsatisfied. You are definitely in the right place. Holistic weight loss is really about creating a healthy lifestyle of balancing your body, your mind, your spirit, to help you to achieve sustainable results.
It’s looking at every single aspect that could potentially be affecting and hindering your weight loss goals. In this video, we’re going to explore the benefits of the holistic approach to weight loss and how. You can incorporate these principles into your daily life. All right. Number one, mindset. The secret to sustainable holistic weight loss is truly your mindset. A lot of times people don’t realize that and they just want to jump into all the doing. It’s important to begin with a positive and motivated mindset in order to achieve your health goals.
This means setting realistic as well as achievable results that keep you focused and committed and being kind and gentle with yourself with the process about a pound to a pound and a half a week of weight loss is considered healthy any more than that is drastic. And you do run some other risks. Second nutrition, not a surprise. The second nutrition to sustainable healthy weight loss is your nutrition. Eating a balanced and nutritious diet is essential. You cannot overwork or work out past an unhealthy diet. It just won’t work. So you must really focus on whole unprocessed foods, drinking plenty of water, limiting your sugar intake, and also keeping your fats at a reasonable level.
Even your healthy fats. We look at macronutrients, I’ll have a video about that to really educate you because we’re really out of the diet phenomenon that doesn’t work exercise. The third secret to sustainable holistic weight loss is movement. Now regular physical activity is important to burning calories and building muscle, but you don’t have to kill yourself. Really. You can do a mix of some cardio that you enjoy such as walking, dancing, or bike riding along with some, let’s say yoga or Pilates or body weight training, anything that helps build muscle.
That can really help you to lose weight and improve your overall health and wellbeing. You truly want to find an exercise that you love and you enjoy that way. You’ll make it part of your daily routine. The fourth secret is sustainable. Holistic weight loss is sleep. Getting adequate amounts of sleep is essential for your weight loss, as it helps to regulate your hormones, as well as your neuro-transmitters, which can help improve your metabolism. Aim for six to nine hours of sleep each night and try to maintain a consistent sleep schedule.
Even if it can’t be tricky, prioritize your sleep. The next one. My fifth secret is to maintain a sustainable weight. Loss is stress management. Uh, Chronic stress, even good stress can lead to overeating weight, gain, and health problems. So find ways to manage your stress, your thoughts, as well as your emotions, stress tends to be generated from your emotional responses. So learning some emotional coping skills can really be very helpful.
We have 30 days to emotional healing. Course online course where I give you every single day I give you one. A new, emotional technique that you can use to help. So if you want that, please check the link below. Mindful eating the six secrets to sustainable holistic weight loss is mindful eating. That means really being conscious and present to what you’re eating as well as your drinking. You would be astonished. How many people don’t know how many ounces of water they’re drinking? How many grams of protein, how many grams of fat, how many grams of carbs?
And if that’s you’re not practicing mindful eating choices. So we want to make sure that we’re really present to what we’re consuming and not assuming. This can help you to eat less and make healthier food choices. Your seventh secret to sustainable holistic weight loss is having a support system. Having supportive people around you, such as friends and family can also help you to motivate and help you to keep on track of your weight loss goals, ensuring that your environment is conducive for your achieving.
Your goals are really important. Kick out the naysayers, even if their family, if they don’t have anything nice to say, don’t pick up the phone, find a workout, buddy, or even join a support group to help keep you accountable. We. Offer a lot of accountability and support in our practice as well. The eighth secret to sustainable holistic weight loss is patients. I know growing up is a slow and steady process. It’s not going to happen overnight and it’s consistent deliberate action over an extended period of time. It’s important to be patient, not get discouraged by the setbacks. Celebrate your progress along the way.
And focus, focus, Those positive changes you’re making are going to show up eventually. Number nine, the ninth and final secret that I have to share with you about sustainable holistic weight loss is you guessed it sustainability. It’s important to focus on making those lasting changes that create a healthy lifestyle, rather than relying on fad diets or quick fix solutions. Even if you choose one of those and you lose weight really fast, the odds of gaining the weight back are really high.
So try to avoid those quick fix solutions because they can create some long-term issues that you’ll have to deal with later. Making healthy lifestyle choices is really the way to maintain your health over a long period of time. And so these are my 10 secrets of sustainable holistic weight loss. By incorporating these principles into your daily life, you can not only achieve your healthy weight loss goals, but you can also improve your overall health. Wellbeing will add to a happier, more fulfilled life.
So start your holistic weight loss journey today and see the results for yourself.