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Are you tired of feeling frustrated with fad diets and extreme exercise routines, only to see little to no results? Do you often find yourself stressed and turning to overeating as a coping mechanism?
If so, it may be time to consider a more holistic approach to weight loss and balance. By addressing the underlying causes of your weight gain and focusing on creating a healthy, balanced lifestyle, you can achieve sustainable weight loss and improve your overall well-being.
In this post, we’ll explore the Ayurvedic approach to weight loss.  We also provide Ayurvedic weight loss tips for incorporating holistic principles into your weight loss plan.




Understanding Ayurvedic Weight Loss

Ayurveda views weight loss as a holistic process that involves balancing the body and mind. According to Ayurveda, excess weight is caused by an imbalance in the doshas.  The doshas are our three energies that govern the body. To achieve weight loss, Ayurveda focuses on balancing the doshas through diet, lifestyle changes, stress management, and food that aligns with your dosha type (body type). 



Balancing the Doshas for Weight Loss

To balance the doshas for weight loss, Ayurveda recommends eating a diet that is tailored to your individual dosha type. For example, if you have a Kapha dosha, which is associated with heaviness and sluggishness, you may benefit from a diet that is low in fat and carbohydrates. On the other hand, if you have a Vata dosha, which is associated with digestive issues, anxiety and restlessness, you may benefit from a diet that is high in grounding foods.

Accountability and Stress Management

Stress management is also an important factor in balancing the doshas/body types. Certain body types may turn to overeating or binge eating as a coping mechanism. This can lead to weight gain and further imbalances in the dosha-system.
To prevent chronic overeating and binge eating, effective stress management is crucial. Additionally, seeking support through a holistic accountability program (scroll down page in the link to see what the accountability program involves) can provide further guidance and encouragement towards achieving balance and breaking free from overeating and binge eating.


Incorporating Ayurvedic Principles into Your Weight Loss Plan

Ayurveda recommends making lifestyle changes that support weight loss. This may include practicing yoga or meditation to reduce stress, getting enough sleep to balance the doshas, and engaging in regular exercise to boost metabolism.




Perfect meal plans for healthy weight Loss

Ayurveda also offers meal plans, and a variety of healthy sweet treat recipes for weight loss. For example, cinnamon, a nourishing spice, is often used to balance blood sugar and promote weight loss.
Turmeric, is also commonly used to support weight loss by reducing inflammation and boosting metabolism. Cocoa for delicious chocolate flavour in healthy baking.
It’s not about depriving yourself of food and delicious sweet treats, but rather finding a balance where you can eat well and still enjoy satisfying sweet treats without overeating.



Improve your health

If you’re looking for a natural and sustainable approach to weight loss, Ayurveda may be worth exploring.

By balancing the doshas through diet, lifestyle changes, and stress management, you can achieve long-term weight loss and improve your overall health and well-being.

As a nutritionist, I can help you create a personalised weight loss plan based on Ayurvedic principles for optimal results.
Contact me today to learn more.


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