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The science behind the success of the Wholistic Weight Loss program

 

With years of clinical experience I've developed easy to follow natural methods that get results. Best of all, our programs are based on robust medical and scientific research.

Tons of scientific evidence supports why these programs work....but your average doctor probably still has it wrong!

A scientific discovery enabling thousands of overweight patients to lose their weight for life...

A low carbohydrate diet, when combined with appropriate exercise, forms the basis of the Wholistic Therapy Centre's programs.

The success of thousands of our patients on our diets demonstrates the effectiveness of the low carbohydrate approach to weight loss.

The latest scientific research also shows that -

1) Low carbohydrate diets are more effective for weight/fat reduction than calorie matched high carbohydrate diets.

Due to the popularity of the Low Carbohydrate Diets in recent years, several clinical studies have been conducted to determine their safety and efficacy. All studies concluded that no matter what population was tested (men, woman, obese, etc) the Low Carbohydrate Diets produced approximately twice the level of fat loss than the conventional high carbohydrate / low fat diets.

2) Low carbohydrate diets improve cardiovascular risk profiles.  They have been shown to reduce triglycerides and LDL (the bad) cholesterol, while increasing HDL (the good) cholesterol.

3) The ketones produced from one of our diets, the thermogenic diet, result in a high level of satiety or fullness thereby reducing cravings and improving patient outcomes.

How Restricting Carbohydrates Stimulates Fat Loss

By restricting carbohydrates the body is forced to burn fat as its primary fuel source.  Exercise further promotes fat loss and muscle gain.  When the body burns fat, ketones are produced in the body.  This fat loss can be measured as ketones in the urine (ketosis). 

Ketosis is a perfectly natural event that occurs in every body, every day, as we are all burning some level of fat all the time.  For people trying to lose fat, a lower carbohydrate intake promotes fat loss, increasing levels of ketones in the urine until they can be measured. 

If carbohydrates are not reduced, the body will continually burn carbohydrates and limit fat burning.

Restricting Carbohydrates Improves Cardiovascular Risk

One of the best dietary changes which reduces triglycerides, and increases beneficial HDL cholesterol is achieved by restricting carbohydrates.

Many studies have found that consumption of a low carbohydrate diet results in significant reductions in  total cholesterol, LDL ('bad') cholesterol, and total triglycerides, when compared to a high carbohydrate diet.  HDL ('good') cholesterol also significantly improves.

Protein for muscle preservation and a shapely body

Our diets are not  high protein diets like some on the market. They are "protein adequate" diets providing about 1.5g of protein per kilo of body weight.  The protein is essential to ensure that valuable muscle tissue is not sacrificed during fat loss. 

Other low calorie/low protein diets sacrifice muscle tissue, which reduces the Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR).  This leads to future weight gain seen commonly in other weight loss programs.

Preserving muscle mass is very important for long term health.  Muscle is critically involved in insulin sensitivity and glucose handling.  It provides a reserve for immune and organ tissues, consumes most of our kilojoules and is essential for a trim, shapely body.

Safety of Ketosis (our thermogenic diet)

In the 1930's numerous children with epilepsy were put on the low carbohydrate Ketogenic Diet for 10 years without adverse effects. 

Numerous studies have since confirmed the Ketogenic Diet to be safe for the treatment of obesity.

It is also important to consider what happens to individuals who are overweight.  These people are at greatly increased risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, stroke, and many other serious pathologies which are exacerbated by having excess fat mass.

 Severely obese individuals often face the choice of fat loss, or potentially fatal cardiovascular events.  It is even safer to smoke than be obese.

Low carbohydrate eating for Kidney health

Because our programs are not a high protein diet, there is no need for concern regarding kidney stress. The only exception to this are people with active renal disease.

In contrast, low protein diets cause atrophy and breakdown of kidney tissue.

Strong Bones for a healthy life

Low carbohydrate diets do not adversely affect bone integrity.

 It has been suggested that amounts of phosphate in the protein may leach calcium from bones.  Studies however show that a higher protein intake, does not adversely affect bone mineralisation.  In fact, lower protein diets are linked to osteoporosis.

What is man's natural diet?

For several million years, humans existed on a diet of animals and vegetation. It was only with the advent of agriculture a mere 10,000 years ago - a fraction of a second in evolutionary time - that humans began ingesting large amounts of sugar and starch in the form of grains into their diets.

Indeed, 99.99% of our genes were formed before the advent of agriculture; in biological terms, our bodies are still those of hunter-gatherers. Contemporary humans have not suddenly evolved mechanisms to incorporate the high carbohydrates from starch and sugar-rich foods into their diet.

Simply said - the low carbohydrate diet is our natural way of eating and our bodies are well equipped to cope with it.

 

I invite you to try our program and if you are not totally satisfied, you are welcome to a full money back refund. You have nothing to lose and a lot to gain.

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Recommended reading

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Alexander, P. The Phil Alexander Program For Treating Overweight and Fluid Retention. Ethicare Pty Ltd, Sydney,1997.
Atkins, R. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution. Avon Books, New York, 1999.
D'Adamo, P. The Eat Right Diet. Century Books Limited, London, 1998.
Evans, W. Biomarkers The 10 Keys To Prolonging Vitality. Simon and Schuster, New York, 1991.
Glenville, Marilyn. Natural Alternatives to Dieting. Kyle Cathie, London,1999.
Heller, R and Heller, R. The Carbohydrate Addict's Diet. Penguin Books, 2000.
McFadden, J. Diet No More. Penguin Books, 1995.
Nelson M with Wernick S. Strong Women Stay Slim. Aurum Press, 1998.
Sears, B. The Zone. HarperCollins, New York, 1995.
WellBeing magazine. Published quarterly by The Wellspring Publishers, Sydney.

Further References

Samaha FF et al.  A low-carbohydrate as compared with a low-fat diet in severe obesity. N Engl J Med. 2003 May 22;348(21):2074-81.
Baba NH et al.  High protein vs high carbohydrate hypoenergetic diet for the treatment of obese hyperinsulinemic subjects. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 1999 Nov;23(11):1202-6.
Brehm BJ et al. A randomized trial comparing a very low carbohydrate diet and a calorie-restricted low fat diet on body weight and cardiovascular risk factors in healthy women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Apr;88(4):1617-23.
Acheson KJ. Carbohydrate and weight control: where do we stand? Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2004 Jul;7(4):485-92.
Johnston CS, et al. Postprandial thermogenesis is increased 100% on a high-protein, low-fat diet versus a high-carbohydrate, low-fat diet in healthy, young women. J Am Coll Nutr. 2002 Feb;21(1):55-61.
Van Gaal LF et al. Anthropometric and calorimetric evidence for the protein sparing effects of a new protein supplemented low calorie preparation. Am J Clin Nutr. 1985 Mar;41(3):540-4.
Ko GT et al. Combined use of a fasting plasma glucose concentration and HbA1c or fructosamine predicts the likelihood of having diabetes in high-risk subjects. Diabetes Care. 1998 Aug;21(8):1221-5.

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