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5 steps for fast and easy weight loss and wellness

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Here are 5 simple and easy steps to lose weight. Understanding why you may be gaining weight is the key to lose weight. For most people, the cause of weight gain is not overeating but metabolic …

Here are 5 simple and easy steps to lose weight. Understanding why you may be gaining weight is the key to lose weight. For most people, the cause of weight gain is not overeating but metabolic factors such as insulin resistance.


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  • Five rules of weight loss and wellness
  • What really causes our weight gain?
  • Confusing choices for weight loss
  • Poor diet, nutrition, metabolic factors such as insulin resistance along with sedentary physical habits
  • So there are the rules.
  • The first rule is: Treat your audience as king.
  • The second rule is: Spread ideas and move people.
  • The next rule is: Help them see what you are saying.
  • Rule number 4: Practice design, not decoration.
  • …five simple rules for creating world-changing presentations.
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    • 1. W8MD’s weight loss and wellness As the United States and the rest of world fight an epidemic of obesity, let us look at what causes our weight gain and how to fight it. Introducing W8MD’S… FIVE STEPS FOR EASY WEIGHT LOSS & WELLNESS
    • 2. INTRODUCTION Eating and physical activity habits that are focused on good nutrition, making informed, healthy food choices, and being physically active can help people attain and maintain a healthy weight, reduce their risk of chronic diseases, and promote overall health! PRAB R TUMPATI, MD OBESITY MEDICINE, SLEEP AND INTERNAL MEDICINE FOUNDER, W8MD MEDICAL WEIGHT LOSS CENTERS
    • 3. How did we get here?
    • 4. How did we get here? Poor diet and physical inactivity are the most important factors contributing to an epidemic of overweight and obesity affecting men, women, and children in all segments of our society. Even in the absence of overweight, poor diet and physical inactivity are associated with major causes of morbidity and mortality
    • 5. Alarming statistics According to the CDC, about 35.4 percent of the population are obese and another 34 percent are in the obese category – a staggering 70 percent overweight or obese!
    • 6. Many Americans consume less than optimal intake of certain nutrients even though they have adequate resources for a healthy diet.
    • 7. To curb the obesity epidemic and improve their health, many Americans must decrease the calories they consume and increase the calories they expend through physical activity
    • 8. Understand Nutrition A healthy eating pattern limits intake of sodium, solid fats, added sugars, and refined grains (check glycemic index) and emphasizes nutrient-dense foods and beverages—vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, seafood, lean meats and poultry, eggs, beans and peas, and nuts and seeds!
    • 9. 5 WHERE TO START?
    • 10. CHECK BMI Body mass index (BMI) Underweight = <18.5 Normal weight = 18.5–24.9 Overweight = 25–29.9 Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater
    • 11. 1 Understand Your Body and Food
    • 12. Causes of weight gain Understand the complex metabolic, nutritional, sleep, environmental, genetic factors for weight gain, the most important of which is insulin resistance that causes tummy fat and increased inflammation!
    • 13. Are you insulin resistant? Up to 71 percent of the population in the United States gain weight, especially in the upper part of the body due to insulin resistance.
    • 14. 2 CHANGE ANDMOVE
    • 15. Change eating habits Select a healthy eating pattern that includes nutrient-dense, low glycemic load foods and beverages that meets nutrient requirements
    • 16. Start moving Increase physical activity and reduce time spent in sedentary behaviors Understand that exercise alone is not very useful for weight loss but in combination with a low calorie diet, it does help!
    • 17. 3 TIME TO PROFESSIONAL
    • 18. When to seek help? If you have belly or upper body weight, or have trouble losing weight, you may want to seek help from trained obesity medicine physicians that can help you lose weight, reverse insulin resistance, correct nutritional, hormonal, and other factors causing weight gain!
    • 19. 4 SET A GOAL TO FAST & SAFE!
    • 20. What is a reasonable weight loss goal? Set a goal for losing 10 percent of your body weight initially!
    • 21. Proven measures for weight loss! 1. A low or very low calorie diet (VLCD or LCD) 2. Correction of metabolic and other factors causing weight gain such as insulin resistance, food cravings, nutritional deficiencies etc. 3. Regular physical activity 4. Appetite suppressant medications when appropriate 5. Weight loss surgery in select patients
    • 22. 5 CULTIVATE
    • 23. > Closing
    • 24. Questions? If you have any questions, you can email us at Info at w8md dot com
    • 25. A W8MD PRESENTATION EAT WELL, LOSE WEIGHT, LIVE LONGER If you have metabolic weight in the tummy or upper part of the body, or insulin resistant, prediabetic or have diabetes, you may want to consult with a physician trained in metabolic or obesity medicine such as the W8MD physicians.
    • 26. Credits and references Nutrition and dietary guiidelines 2010 from US depart of health Nutrition and physical degeneration by Weston Price Cereal grains, humanities double edged sword by Loraine Cordan
    • 27. A presentation of Follow w8md medical weight loss centers on social media! W8MD medical weight loss centers 28