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HCG Weight Loss Case Study

goddess body program Mar 11, 2022
 
 
 
HCG Weight Loss Case Study: Shedding 11.1lbs in 17 days is not uncommon with this protocol.
That is because you are relying on approximately 500-800 food calories per day, and approximately 1000-1200 calories from body fat.
This creates EXPEDITED results.
We have a special way of transitioning women into relying on this much body fat,
And a special way of transitioning them OUT and back onto food. It is very carefully done so as not to cause weight gain and to preserve how much they've shed.
At no point is the woman consuming LESS than say 2000 calories, it's just that we alter the SOURCE. So when she transitions back to mostly food for calories, she doesn't PUT ON weight, unlike other programs.
In fact we have a signature way of ensuring she stays within 2lbs of her loss, for as long as possible (only thrown off by things like pregnancy, serious stress / serious life changes, surgery, etc).
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Food Waste Vs The Human Garbage Can

goddess body program Jan 08, 2022

Food Waste Vs. The Human Garbage Can

 

Often times the first step of starting to eat better, or in particular to do a weight shedding program like my Goddess Body program,

 

We look at getting rid of the foods that rob our health so we have fewer distractions / opportunities to fall off our goals.

 

However one common thing I see in every day people (not so much in clients) is this idea that 'I have to eat all the bad food up first.'

 

Which ends up with them spending weeks eating a plethora of terrible food in order to 'not waste money.' Again with the money angle and the food waste.

 

I have a few things to say here.

 

1) You can give your unopened food away to the nearest food donation centre

 

2) You may have neighbours, friends or family members who want your frozen foods.

 

3) You can compost food or throw it in your organics bin so that it is returning to the earth and nourishing it in the process

 

4) When all else fails,...

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The Lean Tax

goddess body program Jan 07, 2022

 

The Lean Tax

 

Sometimes if I'm choosing to eat a treat food, I buy a single version of it as opposed to an entire box.

 

For example one time during pregnancy, I was really craving an Ah! Caramel cake. So I bought one from the convenience store for $1.99 for a single package of two.

 

My Man goes, 'For that price, you can buy an entire box of 6 at the grocery store!"

 

It's true, you can! But I call this the Lean Tax.

 

You end up paying more money (not really). You pay the same overall price, but you only get 2 cakes instead of 12. You pay a higher 'per cake' price, yes.

 

But you actually save a lot in something else: Your HEALTH.

 

People have a really contorted view of money and food, and I am not promoting wasting food whatsoever. Rather why not make appropriate choices in line with our goals?

 

If I bought the entire package of 12 cakes, I would probably eat them all and feel like a human garbage can.

 

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ADRB2: Do You Have This Gene That Leads To Larger Fat Cells?

 

𝗔𝗗𝗥𝗕: 𝗗𝗼 𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝗛𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗚𝗲𝗻𝗲 𝗧𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗱𝘀 𝗧𝗼 𝗟𝗮𝗿𝗴𝗲𝗿 𝗙𝗮𝘁 𝗖𝗲𝗹𝗹𝘀!?

This is the 'Beta Adrenal Receptor 2' gene and mutations here lead to LARGER fat cells and higher fat mass - oh joy!

It is involved in carb digestion, appetite & energy expenditure.

Some more FUN Facts about this gene mutation:

▪️ Fat is less likely to be burned by high intensity exercise
▪️ Leads to high insulin levels, insulin resistance and associated body fat
▪️ More likely to gain weight from eating carbs than ‘normal’ people
▪️ Slower movement of food through GI tract therefore more calories absorbed and more weight gained {told you calorie equations aren't fitting!}
▪️ Having this mutation also leads to poorer stress response, increased negative emotions, and increased risk of PTSD from trauma

➡️ I have this mutation myself and it may explain why I never noticed results from working out with a personal trainer 3X a week for over a year!

➡️ 20.43% of population have this mutation

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Do You Have Signs of the FABP2 Obesity Gene?

 

𝗗𝗼 𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝗛𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗦𝗶𝗴𝗻𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗙𝗔𝗕𝗣 𝗢𝗯𝗲𝘀𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗚𝗲𝗻𝗲?

 

This is the 'Fatty Acid Binding Protein 2."

 

FABP2 is known to increase fat absorption in the intestine,

 

So if you have a mutation here, you absorb more fat from each meal than a ‘normal’ person does!!!! How lucky!?

 

{See - I told you - those stupid calories in vs. calories out models of weight loss don't apply to everyone equally!}

 

 

 Mutation leads to increased rate of transportation and absorption of fat

 

 

 25.34% of population has this mutation

 

𝗦𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝘁𝗼𝗽 𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻𝘀 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗺𝗮𝘆 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗮𝗻 𝗙𝗔𝗕𝗣 𝗠𝘂𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻:

 

 

Overweight

 

More abdominal fat

 

High insulin levels on labs

 

High LDL / low HDL cholesterol

 

Liver inflammation and other liver issues; fatty liver / hepatic steatosis

 

Higher fasting glucose

 

Higher cholesterol and triglycerides

 

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Top Signs You May Have the MC4R Obesity Gene

 

𝗠𝗖𝗥: 𝗦𝗶𝗴𝗻𝘀 𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝗠𝗮𝘆 𝗛𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗢𝗯𝗲𝘀𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗚𝗲𝗻𝗲

 

This is the 'Melanocortin 4 Receptor' gene and it regulates appetite and metabolism,

 

So a mutation here leads to slow metabolism, increased appetite / hunger, increased insulin, and a desire to snack often.

 

 

24% of population have this mutation

 

 

Mutation here is responsible for 6 - 8% of severe obesity

 

𝗦𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝘁𝗼𝗽 𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻𝘀 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗺𝗮𝘆 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗮𝗻 𝗠𝗖𝗥 𝗠𝘂𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻:

 

 

Craving calorie dense high fat foods

 

Snack often

 

Overweight or obese

 

High insulin on lab testing

 

 

To find out if you have these or other obesity genes check out @kashilabs "Weight Management Panel" available as a cheek swab test through your provider.

 

𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗱𝗼 𝗮𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗶𝘁:

 

 

Eating 5 or more small meals a day with more fibre for satiety

 

 Reducing simple carbs and refined carbs

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FTO: Do You Have This Common Obesity Gene?

𝗙𝗧𝗢: 𝗗𝗼 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 "𝗢𝗯𝗲𝘀𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗚𝗲𝗻𝗲"?

 

In yesterday's post I mentioned the top 5 gene mutations that can contribute to increased risk of obesity / overweight.

 

Luckily none of them are set in stone.

 

Each have signs that you may have them; ways they can increase our weight; and exactly what we can do about them to prevent their effects.

 

As I said I have 3 out of 5 and FTO is one of them!

 

 

 In fact 34.01% (more than 1/3) of the population has this gene mutation.

 

If you want to find out EXACTLY which 'obesity genes' you have, you can do a simple cheek swab test through @kashilabs for their 'Weight Management Panel," available through your holistic provider.

 

I have run this lab on myself and clients. They are the ones generously providing the statistics and info here. Not sponsored, just awesome.

 

𝗦𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝘁𝗼𝗽 𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻𝘀 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗺𝗮𝘆 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗮𝗻 𝗙𝗧𝗢 𝗠𝘂𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻:

 

 

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Do You Have One of the Five Overweight Genes?

 

𝗗𝗼 𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝗛𝗮𝘃𝗲  𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲  𝗢𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘄𝗲𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗚𝗲𝗻𝗲𝘀?

 

There are 5 genetic mutations associated with obesity and weight gain and making both of them much more likely to happen -

 

IF we aren't taking care of these genes in the right way!

 

Fun Fact: I have THREE of them! And I have one (LEAN!) friend that has all 5!! However although obesity runs in her family, she ensures to stay extremely active and eating healthy and has no issues.

 

Why? Because these genes are not 'destiny,' as majority of the time, genes never are.

 

It's knowing how to interact with, deal with & SUPPORT them that creates our destinies.

 

More Fun Facts:

 

𝗣𝗲𝗿𝗰𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗣𝗼𝗽𝘂𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗵𝗮𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗺𝗮𝗻𝘆 '𝗼𝗯𝗲𝘀𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗴𝗲𝗻𝗲𝘀':

 

 

 1 gene - 4.5%

 

 2 genes - 22.7%

 

 3 genes - 43.9% !!!!

 

 4 genes - 22.7%

 

 5 yes all 5 genes - 4.5%

 

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Is Your Life Even Structured to Maintain Weight Loss?

 

𝐈𝐬 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐋𝐢𝐟𝐞 𝐄𝐯𝐞𝐧 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐌𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐖𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐋𝐨𝐬𝐬?

 

My clients go through an entire module on the STRUCTURES needed to both create weight loss and sustain a new weight, including:

 

- Your schedule is structured to protect your time (and weight!)

 

- Your commitments in said schedule are a F*ck yes! Level commitments you resonate with, in line with your values (vs. doing a lot of stuff you hate / just trying to people please / feel like you 'have to') your schedule has ROOM for wt loss

 

- You have decluttered your environment so your mind isn't filled with clutter blocking your success

 

- You have the right TOOLS at your disposal, and easy to access - like the proper footwear for workouts, the proper attire, the proper food prep and food storage tools, the proper supplements, the right exercise equipment etc

 

- You have well-designed systems in place like a gym bag always prepped and ready to go,...

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Why The Right (Masculine) Container Is Everything for Weight Loss

𝐖𝐡𝐲 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐑𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 (𝐌𝐚𝐬𝐜𝐮𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞) 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐫 𝐢𝐬 𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐑𝐘𝐓𝐇𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐅𝐨𝐫 𝐖𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐋𝐨𝐬𝐬

 

Just over a month ago, my wonderfully sexy handsome Man & I bought our first home together.

 

And I have to say, the right container, the right STRUCTURE - is. EVERY. Damn. Thing.

 

I did not realize how my life still felt so messy and chaotic and disorganized in certain ways and places, simply because we had no freaking space. No domains. No appropriate STRUCTURE for things.

 

Like I had all my jewellery in a giant freaking pile in my old closet, and now it's hanging in this beautiful jewellery organizer that I *actually* have room for in a house. It's super easy to grab and see and use and keep clean and tidy.

 

Weight loss is NO different.

 

Taking a convoluted, messy approach becomes chaotic, frustrating and ineffective.

 

Taking an over-complicated approach is ineffective.

 

Taking a NON STRUCTURED approach is ineffective.

 

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