#1 Reason Why Most Diets Fail
ever wonder why every diet you try fails?
It's because they target the wrong problem.
Diets focus on treating a symptom (weight
gain) rather than providing what your body
needs to naturally maintain its weight.
What happens next? Yep! You lose weight
temporarily only to gain it back again later.
Is it lack of will power? No!
Have you heard the phrase "it's all
in your head?". Well, there's much
truth to that. Overeating is a result of
a lack of neurotransmitters in the brain.
When the neurotransmitters are missing (when
there is an imbalance), your body tries
to replace them with something else...food.
Usually the problem is that we don't eat
the right foods to bring up the levels of
neurotransmitters to the point where we
don't end up overeating.
Most people trying to lose weight go on
some type of diet program but very often
DO NOT stay with a diet because the stress
they experience trying to stay on the diet,
is too much for them to handle. Why is that?
The body gets most of the nutrients the
manufacturing cells need to keep the opiod
(neurotransmitter) levels normal in foods
such as milk, cheese and other dairy products.
Since we often eliminate these types of
food when we diet, so we can lose weight,
we are also eliminating the very foods our
bodies MUST HAVE to keep the stress cycle
What you have is a viscious cycle of your
body craving certain foods and you depriving
your body of those foods.
Certain amino acids provide nutrients,
lost by depriving yourself of those foods,
that aid in restoring normal nutritional
balances in the brain. Which in turn can
prevent you from overeating in the first
place. Without getting too "scientific",
here are a few of the essential amino acids
that aid in losing weight.
l-phenylalanine is an amino acid used by
the body to synthesize dopamine and norepinephrine.
d-phenylalanine increases the levels of
endorphins and enkephalins.
l-tyrosine and l-glutamine are amino acids
used by the body to synthesize dopamine
and Gamma Amino Butyric Acid (GABA), respectively.
l-arginine and l-ornithine facilitate production
of muscle, not fat.
l-carnitine helps mobilize surface fats.
Chromium helps to lessen the competition
of these specific amino acids to cross the
blood brain barrier and is also thought
to enhance the action of insulin which facilitates
glucose (blood sugar) and amino acids into
These, along with other vitamins and minerals,
conveniently deal with the deficiencies
resulting from poor eating habits or inadequate
diet. By giving your brain what it needs,
you will NOT need to go on some insane diet
that may do more harm than good.
Therefore...Stuff your brain, not your
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