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Obesity is associated with chronic inflammation, and there is a genetic link to excess fat accumulation. Fear not; thanks to the pioneering work in epigenetics and trailblazers such as Dr Bruce Lipton, your lifestyle choices allow those genes to either express and turn on or stay turned off. Therefore, this puts you back into the driver’s seat of your health, so you can combat inflammation and obesity and prevent disease.

Overeating food with added sugar and refined carbohydrates causes inflammation in your body and leads to obesity. When the immune system is impaired, the body cannot defend itself through acute protective inflammation.

Overeating tends to increase the immune response, which in turn causes the body to generate excessive inflammation. The vicious cycle starts with poor diet, chronic inflammation, and health problems such as type 2 diabetes, heart problems, liver disease, cancer, and other chronic diseases.

To be well and reduce inflammation and body fat, you need to look at your health from our 7 Pillars of Wellness There is no silver bullet with one magic pill; instead, it is a journey to transform all of your critical pillars into a synergistic flow. One of those pillars is supplementation so you can re-set your metabolic function allowing your body quickly burn fat.

After you build your Free Wellness Profile, you’ll know which 3 areas to focus on to get your wellness pillars into balance. Reduce inflammation and obesity by implementing my top 7 tips to help you shift into abundant health, and be lean and strong so you can live a life you love.

7 Tips to Reduce Inflammation & Obesity 

1. Increase Protein, Fibre & Good Fats 

Keep your blood sugar levels in check and allow you to psychologically stay healthy during the week knowing that you will reward yourself on the weekend with a free meal.

  • Consume more low-inflammatory foods (see this blog post).
  • Increase your protein from wild small fish, nuts and seeds.
  • Add more colourful vegetables to boost your fibre intake.
  • Include good fats, such as avocados & olives.
  • Leave treats to weekends.

Since we win the game in our mind, the best is balance over abstinence. Include berries, apples, figs, broccoli, artichokes, Brussel sprouts, squash, onions, garlic, ginger, lots of green veggies, flaxseeds, and pumpkin to support detoxification, and boost your magnesium levels and help you maintain healthy blood sugar levels. 

Healthy fats, like coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil, hemp oil, nuts, seeds and avocados, benefit your blood glucose levels and help reverse pre-diabetes symptoms (source).

2. Cut the Sugar To Reduce Inflammation

Avoid sugar and choose carbohydrates with a low-moderate GI rating opting for more fruit, vegetables and whole grains such as brown rice. Refined sugar spikes blood glucose levels, so sodas, fruit juice and other sugary beverages enter the bloodstream rapidly and may cause extreme blood glucose elevations (even diet drinks cause immense inflammation and are linked to obesity).

Instead of using sugar, use stevia, coconut sugar, monk fruit sugar or Manuka honey in moderation.  I had such a sweet tooth, and to help me heal from eating disorders and binge eating, 

I formulated our Blood Sugar Support Capsules which s a game-changer if you have sugar cravings. If you are craving something sweet, make some of our Rejuv Muffins and leave them in the freezer so you can take one out whenever you need a guilt-free treat.

3. Boost Your Chromium To Regulate Body Fat Levels

Chromium maintains proper carbohydrate and fat metabolism and reduces carb cravings, thus preventing insulin resistance and glucose intolerance and positively regulating body fat levels. Dietary chromium deficiency is also linked to glucose intolerance, insulin resistance, obesity and type 2 diabetes.  

Due to over-farming, the mineral chromium is often too low in our diet, and I have seen such incredible benefits with boosting this mineral over the years for adults and children alike. I’ve put chromium in as a principal player for all of my supplements related to this topic; 

  • Thermo Metabolic Support to boost metabolism & reduce appetite is my most potent formula.
  • Blood Sugar Support; balance blood sugar levels and reduce cravings.
  • Green Coffee Burn boosts metabolism and reduces cravings. I invested in this product once I healed from my eating disorders the Thermo Metabolic Support capsules were too strong, so if I want to drop a few pounds, I use our Green Coffee Burn, which is also safe for teenagers. 

4. Eat More Bitter Foods To Manage Your Appetite

Eat more chilli, cayenne pepper, garlic, ginger, lemon, grapefruit, bitter gourd & green tea for the foods that will turn your appetite down, whereas sweet foods turn your appetite up. 

These foods are also thermogenic, which helps support a healthy metabolism, so a win-win. Bitter foods also cleanse your liver and gallbladder – critical organs if you want a healthy metabolism. Some clients find bitter foods too hard to ingest, so I formulated our Liver Support Capsules – take two capsules daily before food. 

5. Get Your Cinnamon On

Cinnamon is a rich botanical source of polyphenolics that has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine and has been shown to affect blood glucose and insulin signalling. 

Research conveys that cinnamon has the power to help reverse type 2 diabetes naturally. A 2011 study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food found that cinnamon intake, either as whole cinnamon or as a cinnamon extract, resulted in a statistically significant lowering in fasting blood glucose. 

Cinnamon has been shown to reduce gastric emptying rate, improve receptor sensitivity and inhibit enzymes that inactivate insulin receptors, thus keeping you feeling full longer. 

For these reasons, cinnamon is a key ingredient in our Blood Sugar Support Capsules. Cinnamon is also a potent antioxidant that prevents inflammatory conditions that damage cell membranes and insulin receptors.  Cinnamon works well with starchy vegetables, in tea, in our Rejuv Moon Milk or on fruit.

6. Chew Your Food To Support Digestion

Chew your food around 20 times per mouthful to support digestion & reduce stagnation. This will also help you feel full, for it takes about 20 minutes for your gut to speak to your brain to say you are full, and many overeat, not giving their brain time to read how full you are. Limit liquids to 200ml per meal to not dilute your stomach acids.

Take your time, enjoy your meal and adopt mindful eating; it will change your life.

7. Bounce To Reduce Water Retention

Bouncing on a trampoline or mini rebounder is a wonderful way to flush out your lymphatic system and reduce visceral fat (dangerous fat around your organs). 

I recommend doing 200 bounces a day; it is a great way to shake off stress during the day and shift from low to high vibe. If you suffer from water retention, you can also add our Water Flo Capsules to flush out unwanted water that makes you look and feel puffy. I love to take 2 of these at night before dinner, so I wake up feeling lean the next day. They are also great after a flight and around your period. 

A Clear Link Between Inflammation & Obesity

If you don’t address your inflammation, blood sugar levels, resting metabolic rate, liver function and lymphatic flow, you will be prone to stagnation and weight gain. 

This can also lead to a vicious cycle of craving inflammatory foods, increasing stress levels and feeling like you are stuck and unable to break free of habits that no longer serve you.

Fifteen years ago, I started formulating supplements due to my frustration with the vitamin industry, as I couldn’t find synergistic formulas to help me heal. Rejuv supplements were therefore born out of my desire to get well and help others get well too. 

The items in our Metabolism Reset Pack gave me the support I needed to break this vicious cycle, get free, balance my 7 Wellness Pillars and shift into the best version of myself.

I have helped thousands of clients over the years to do the same, so what are you waiting for?

We know your struggle, and we are here to support you every step of the way. 

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