The Perfect Diet? Is there such a thing?

 

Episode Overview:

Are you in search of the perfect diet?  But confused over which one is right for you?  There are countless people who have tried crash diets or lost weight by drastically restricting their food intake.  But many of the trendy diets that promise quick and easy weight loss really doesn’t work because they are not realistic.  Sure, you can have success.  But plenty of people who lost that weight are likely to regain it, often within six months.  Because they return to their old eating habits.  When it comes down to it, those types of diets are not sustainable for the long haul. According to the World Health Organization, about 1.6 billion people in the world are overweight or obese.  We have to change our thinking.  We need to focus on eating healthy and making it a lifestyle change, as nutritional foods are very beneficial for the body and mind. So today, let’s look at food not as the problem, but as the solution.  To inspire you, you’re going to meet three successful people who’ve lost weight and kept it off.  I’ll discuss the emotional factors that influence some of our food choices and we’ll also be cooking in the kitchen!  

Partha’s RX:

  1. Start by becoming your own expert and find what works for your body.  Then you can say goodbye to fads and enjoy your life and the food you eat.
  2. Don’t skip meals.  Watch portion size. Drink plenty of water and when bored, exercise instead of eating.
  3. When looking at food choices, be objective and think what does this food do for me nutritionally?
  4. To lose weight, you must change your thinking. Weight management is about making a LIFESTYLE CHANGE. To achieve success, you need to become aware of the role eating plays in your life and to learn how to use positive thinking and behavioral coping strategies to manage your eating and your weight.

Guests Including:

Michael Tamez- Lost 105 lbs

Dr. Susan Albers – Psychologist and New York Times Bestselling Author

Kendal Harding – Lost 100 lbs

Ruth Ranks MEd, RD – Registered Dietitian

Stacy Goldberg – Nutritionist, Savorfull

Matthew Baldridge – Executive Chef

Carolyn Anderson – Lost 70 lbs

Gerald Beranek – Founder & CEO, BeraTek Industries

 

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