We all know when we are carrying an excess of body fat. We can tell by the way our clothes fit and how we feel overall. But a couple of extra pounds is different from 20 or more. Any excess weight a person carries has a harmful effect on the body, ultimately raises the risk of several serious health complications.
Excess body fat puts a severe strain on the bones and organs of the body. This condition also causes some complex changes in hormones and metabolism and ultimately increases inflammation in the body, which is a direct precursor to serious disease.
Being overweight not only impacts your physical health, but it can also have a dramatic effect on your mental health as well. It’s important to understand that taking steps now to manage your weight can have a dramatic impact on your body and prevent you from health complications in the future. Being overweight is considered a health risk for numerous diseases and increases your chances of developing one or more of them. The ten most serious health risks associated with are:
- Type 2 diabetes
- Heart disease
- Sleep apnea
- High blood pressure
- Liver disease
- Gallbladder disease
- Certain cancers
- Pregnancy complications
Healthy Habits that Contribute to Weight Loss
The good news is that losing even as little as 5 percent of your body weight can drastically lower your risk for these health conditions. The time-proven combination of consistent diet and exercise can help you lose weight in the most healthful way, which is slowly over time. The truth is it’s not necessary to make drastic changes to your lifestyle. Small choices made consistently, over time will have the best and longest-lasting effect.
Digging Into the Important Details About Healthy Weight Loss
I’ve included articles, research, best practices, and more to help you manage a healthy weight loss routine.
The Huge Benefit of Supplements for Weight Loss
Because our bodies produce a matrix of hormones, neurotransmitters, as well as numerous body processes throughout that day, restorative sleep is best achieved when all of these factors remain in good balance with one another. Certain food supplements in addition to your diet can help encourage the body to balance these factors which can indirectly lead to a better, more restful night’s sleep. With changes in our dietary intake in the last few centuries, many necessary nutrients are easily left out of our food intake which is where supplements can help ‘take up the slack’.
Despite the advancements in dietary supplements in the last few years, unfortunately, there are still many less than reputable companies bottling up supplements that are less than effective and some that can even be counterproductive. The most important factors are that your supplements are pure, with no binders or fillers, and are produced in a fashion that allows the body to easily assimilate them for the best effect.
Yoga for Weight Loss
Though yoga is one of the best overall exercises for the mind and body helping with core strength, flexibility, and stress reduction, it has a directly beneficial effect on your sleep as well. In numerous studies, those suffering from different levels of insomnia found that even a small amount of yoga helped them get to sleep faster and get back to sleep if they woke up during the night.
Our yoga routines are prepared by our senior Yoga therapist who is a 200 ERYT USA Lead Yoga Teacher Trainer in his Yoga Center located in India.
Meditation Routines that Work
Mindful meditation has been directly linked to better sleep and longer sleep in those who suffer from insomnia. With the directed mindful meditation routines custom prepared for you by our meditation expert (and former Buddhist monk) you will be able to find deeper, more restorative sleep becoming a regular part of your daily routine.
Recipes Designed to Support Weight Loss
Our award-winning on-staff chef and nutritionist has perfected numerous recipes that are not only tasty but incorporate key nutrients needed to support overall good health and restorative sleep. Our hundreds of recipes cover any and all diet protocols including vegan, vegetarian, keto, juicing, as well as numerous dessert recipes.
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FULL HEALTH AND WELLNESS PROTOCOLS
Do you find all of these important health factors hard to balance and incorporate into a daily routine? Believe me, you are not the only one. That is why here at Jīvānām Nutrition our certified health professionals can take all of your specific health concerns and goals and create a customized 30-day health protocol designed to maximize your health goals and make sure each important health factor is taken into account.
Our 30-day protocol is created by a certified Ayurvedic Doctor and incorporates yoga, meditation, massage, supplementation, diet, and every other important health factor into a simple to use daily routine that works.
One on One Health Coaching
To absolutely ensure your complete success with your health regimen we also offer one on one health and wellness coaching. Our roster of professionally trained and certified health coaches are on standby to help you with guidance, support, and accountability in achieving your unique health and wellness goals. These can span the gamut from making better nutrition choices to managing stress and anxiety. A health coach can be absolutely instrumental in helping you implement and sustain long-term healthful habits.
Your individual health coach will curate a positive and safe space for you to explore all areas of your well-being through meal plans, specific supplementation, exercise selection, meditation practices, and more all based on your health goals. Their job is to build a custom-tailored plan for you and help you follow through with it to guarantee you maximize your goals.