95% of people who lose weight via diet and exercise will gain it back within a year. This is a depressing and accurate stat but need not be.
Programs such as Jenny Craig, SlimFast, NutriSystem and Weight Watchers are making millions but not delivering their promise. Metabolism is connected to balanced energy and nutrient requirements with food intake via the centers in the brain which control hunger. More than 2/3’s of people are overweight due to issues with this natural regulation. That is one of the major reasons why these “big 4” do not work.
A review of the literature from researchers in Chile found that “tasty foods are similar to street drugs.” They increase dopamine levels in the brain, which acts like a stimulant and triggers cravings and obsessive thinking. Chronic stimulation upsets the balance mentioned above which leads to overeating.
There are specific ways of dealing with this but each is unique to the individual. In other words, there is no “one size fits all.” Call our office at 888-776-6101 to set up a phone consultation with Dr. Orman. He is an expert in this area and will help design a unique, powerful and effective program just for you.