Understanding Weight Loss

Understanding Weight Loss
The Body Reset System - A Better Approach to Permanent Wellness!

  • This system is a total-wellness system targeting the mind (nervous system), and the body (blood sugar, insulin, and body fat).
  • You have a coach (a Mentor) by your side through this life-transforming journey. Doing the same thing and expecting different results, is bad math. You will have to change some daily habits. But together you will win if you both keep your eyes on the prize.
  • The Body Reset formula is a total-wellness system. Meaning the energy, the mental alertness, and the fat loss are all "side-benefits" from its primary intent. The primary intent of the system is to reverse insulin resistance by lowering blood glucose levels.
  • The Body Reset System works well because we address your daily routine (eating, sleeping, and working) and help you develop healthy habits with minimal to no restrictions.

What Is Body Fat? Fat is created by an excess of calories. Calories are your fuel source, providing energy for your body. You get calories from the food and drinks you ingest.

You need calories: Everything your body does requires calories. It even burns calories to help your heart beat and lungs breathe. Your body needs a certain amount of calories to support all of these functions and more.

Too many calories equal fat: When you eat too many calories each day, the excess calories (or energy) have to go somewhere. Your body stores these calories by turning them into body fat.

So do fewer calories equal less fat? Hold on, it's not that simple. Once your body has stored away fat, it won't burn away that fat if you only cut back on calories. You have to give your body a reason to use the stored energy; and that reason is, you have lowered your blood glucose levels to the point where your body is quite happy generating energy from your body fat.

What does it mean to burn fat? When you lose weight, fat goes through a series of metabolic processes. It’s used to fuel all of the moving your body is doing now that you’re exercising. There are two byproducts left when fat is broken down for energy: water and carbon dioxide. All of the other good, energizing molecules from your fat are used up by your body. The water leftover from your fat comes out of your skin as sweat or is eliminated as urine. The carbon dioxide is breathed out from your lungs. Not only does exercise use up the leftover energy stored in your fat, but it also gets rid of the traces left behind. Since exercise makes you breathe more, the lungs make an efficient fat burner.

Before You Get Started… The success of your weight management really starts in the grocery store. If you don't buy unhealthy foods and snacks, you won't be tempted to eat them. For your weight loss success story, we will focus on a very low daily carbohydrate intake, and more healthy fats and protein.
Intermittent Fasting (IF), Physician-Grade Supplements, and maybe a little exercise are the fastest ways to reduce caloric intake. Below are just a few methods of fasting (18/6 being the most popular) that reduce carbohydrate intake and reduce the levels of glucose in the blood.

Common Types of Intermittent Fasting:

  • Alternate-Day Fasting: This entails eating every other day. On fasting days, some eat no food at all, and others eat a very small amount, typically around 500 calories. On non-fasting calorie days, eat normally (but healthfully).
  • The Warrior Diet: This diet involves eating only fruits and vegetables during the day and then eating one large meal at night.
  • 16:8 Fasting: (also often referred to as Time-Restricted Feeding) For this method, you fast for 16 hours every day and limit your eating to eight hours. Most often, a key component of 16/8 intermittent fasting is skipping breakfast. This approach involves not eating anything after dinner and skipping breakfast the next morning.
  • Eat-Stop-Eat: Practice the “Eat Stop Eat” method by picking one or two days out of the week in which you fast for 24 hours, then eat nothing from dinner one day until dinner the next day. On the other days, you should have normal calorie days.
  • 5:2 Diet: For five days of the week, you eat normally. For the remaining two fast days, you should restrict your caloric intake to between 500–600 calories every day.
  • 42-hour: (and beyond) When you combine the 18:6 with a 36-hour fast, you get a 42-hour fasting period. For example, you would eat dinner at 6 pm on day 1. You skip all meals on day 2 and eat your regular ‘break fast’ meal at 12:00. This is a total of 42 hours.
For longer-duration fasts, we often try NOT to calorie restrict during that eating period. Often, as people get used to fasting, we hear very often that their appetite starts to seriously go down. Not up. Down. They should eat to satiation on their eating day.

A crucial part of any fast is to support the body with adequate vitamins & nutrients. This is where Qual Life Body Reset is very important with its 22 essential vitamins and minerals. This formula gives the body everything it needs to maintain homeostasis. This is crucial.

  • Take your 1st serving of Body Reset an hour or so before your first meal of the day.
  • Take the 2nd serving anytime during your fasting window when you feel hungry or tired.

Below is an example of the 18:6 "fat-burning" Intermittent Fast:

  • Stop eating at 8:00 pm (or a time that suits your schedule).
  • Get a good night's sleep.
  • Take your 1st serving of Body Reset 1hr before your first meal of the day.
  • Skip, or delay breakfast until noon (or 16 hours from your last meal)
  • Now it's time to eat healthy food for the next 8 hours.
  • Try to keep your daily Carbohydrate intake to less than 50 grams.
  • Rinse and Repeat...

Your Carbohydrate Intake Goal is 20-50 grams per Day.

A low-carb diet restricts carbs. For example, on a keto diet, your target is fewer than 20 grams of net carbs each day. While healthy, active, and insulin-sensitive individuals can remain in ketosis at higher levels of carb intake, others must be more strict with their carb intake.

You can eat a lot of vegetables before reaching 20 grams of net carbs, even if you add some colorful peppers and tomatoes. Roughly 20 ounces – more than half a kilo – of vegetables, which are full of other nutrients.

Just one large potato contains 20 grams of net carbs, the daily limit on a keto low-carb diet. As does one half of a large hamburger bun. Or half a cup of rice or pasta.

These foods practically can’t be included at all on a keto low-carb diet, and only in small amounts – if at all – on a more liberal low-carb diet. Rice can be replaced with cauliflower rice and potato mash can be replaced with cauliflower mash. Furthermore, there are tons of other delicious low-carb side dishes that can replace pasta, rice, and potatoes.

Getting to 20 grams of net carbs by just eating spinach (bottom right plate) requires an enormous effort. At 1.4 grams of net carbs per 100 grams, you’d have to eat about three pounds (1.5 kilos) or 42 cups of spinach. Please note that this is much more than what is shown above. This is simply all the spinach we could fit onto the plate!

However, by adding some other low-carb vegetables like peppers and cherry tomatoes, it’s quite easy to get to 20 grams (top left plate). One large yellow bell pepper, half a large zucchini, one cup of cherry tomatoes, and five cups of spinach total up to 20 grams of net carbs.

Nuts and berries are moderately low carb, and you’ll have to be a bit careful with them to stay under 20 grams every day. One cup of raspberries and 3/4 cup of blueberries add up to 20 grams of net carbs. One cup of walnut halves plus 1 1/2 cups of hazelnuts also add up to 20 grams of net carbs.

Remember, your goal is 20 grams of carbs per day. But adding a bit more bread, pasta, rice or potatoes will easily take you above 50 grams of carbs as well – the suggested limit for a more moderate low-carb diet. It does not take much! Be careful, because, with just three large potatoes or three slices of bread, you are over 50 grams for the entire day.

Getting to 50 grams by eating only vegetables, nuts or berries is a challenge, but you could do it:

  • 4 cups of cherry tomatoes, 2 large zucchini, and 3 large red peppers = 50 grams of net carbs
  • 2 1/2 cups of raspberries, 1 1/2 cups of blueberries, and 5 large strawberries = 50 grams of net carbs
  • 1 1/2 cups of walnut halves, 2 cups of hazelnuts, and 1 1/2 cups of almonds = 50 grams of net carbs

Low-carb foods

None of the foods above are extremely low in carbs. How much would you need to eat to get to 20 grams of net carbs when eating other low-carb staples? Get the answers below:

  • Butter – 44 pounds (20 kilos)
  • Eggs – 30 eggs (one egg contains less than 1 gram of carbs)
  • Avocado – 7 avocados (net carbs per avocado: 3)
  • Cheese – 3 pounds (1.5 kilkilos
  • Béarnaise sauce – 2 pounds (1 kilo)
  • Meat – an almost infinite amount (meat is virtually free of carbs)
  • Fish – an almost infinite amount
  • Olive oil – an infinite amount
  • Coconut fat – an infinite amount

This guide may help you at the grocery store & mealtimes:

What you can drink:

What to Avoid:

  • What are your goals?
  • What fasting method best fits your lifestyle.
  • Learn and plan your diet of 20g of carbs daily.
  • Order your ReNurv Body Reset
  • Share 15-second videos of your daily progress on social media.

Testing your Ketone levels to ensure you’re achieving your goals can be helpful.

The three types of ketones — acetone, acetoacetate, and beta-hydroxybutyrate — can be measured in your breath, urine, or blood. Using one or more of these methods to test ketones can help you determine whether you need to make any adjustments to get into ketosis.

Acetone and the breath test

Acetone is found in your breath, and studies have confirmed testing acetone breath levels is a reliable way to monitor ketosis in people following ketogenic diets.

The Ketonix meter measures acetone in your breath. After breathing into the meter, a color flashes to indicate whether you’re in ketosis and how high your levels are.

Acetoacetate and the urine tests

The ketone measured in urine is acetoacetate. Ketone urine strips are dipped into urine and turn various shades of pink or purple depending on the level of ketones present. A darker color reflects higher ketone levels.

Ketone urine strips are easy to use and fairly inexpensive. Although their accuracy in long-term use has been questioned, they should initially confirm that you’re in ketosis.

A 2016 study found that urinary ketones tend to be highest in the early morning and after dinner on a ketogenic diet. Shop for a urine ketone meter and urine test strips online.

Ref: WebMD
Ref: DrAxe
Ref: Healthline
Ref: DietDoctor
Ref: DrEricBerg

*Disclaimer: Dr. Eric Berg and his videos are in no way affiliated with QualLife.com or Qual Life Systems, LLC

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