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More people than ever change their diet and are trying to lose weight and get slender and healthy. We are dedicated to your health and vitality. We partnered with Ocean Robbins from the Food Revolution Network and Bright Line Eating to provide amazing new information about this problem.
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How People from 103 Countries Lost and Kept Off Over 300,000 Pounds
by Ocean Robbins
The statistics are grim. Billions of people, including more than 2/3 of Americans, are overweight or obese. More than 108 million people in the United States are on a diet alone. The average dieter makes three or four attempts each year. But fewer than 1% of these attempts lead to sustained and successful weight loss.
Is there any other domain in which so many people are trying so hard, with such miserable results?
Imagine sending your kid off to college – and then learning that the graduation rate at the college is less than 1%. Would you blame your kid? Or would you blame the college?
The weight loss industry is raking in tens of billions of dollars, feeding off of people’s misery. But, despite all the slick sales pages and fancy marketing, when you look at the actual results it’s generating, the scientific fact is that it’s been an abject failure so far.
So what’s going on? Why is it so hard for most people to lose weight and keep it off?
Many people believe that a lack of willpower is why people can’t achieve the weight loss they want. But that is simply a total misunderstanding of what willpower is and how it functions in the brain.
New York Times bestselling author Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D., a brain and cognitive scientist, and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Rochester, spent two decades studying the root causes of the obesity epidemic. She came to the conclusion that the diet industry and the dominant obesity prevention programs of our times are fundamentally flawed because they tell people what to do in the short term but put nothing in place for people to maintain their loss long-term other than relying on willpower. That will always fail because none of us have more than about fifteen minutes of willpower at a time to draw from. The average person makes over 200 food-related choices a day. If you’re relying on willpower to navigate all of them successfully, you are being set up for failure.
Perhaps you can relate. Have you ever picked a diet, committed to it with every fiber of your being, celebrated as you achieved some initial weight loss, only to cave in the face of some reasonable-seeming temptation to eat off your plan, and then watch all the weight come back on, ten times faster than you lost it? If so, you’re not alone.
Dr. Thompson explains that, while many of life’s problems can be solved by ambition, motivation, and perseverance, sustainable weight loss is a different story.
Why? Because the brain blocks weight loss.
Think about this. Every year in the U.S., eighty thousand diabetic people have limbs amputated because they’re literally unable to change their diets. Obviously, this is a lot bigger than willpower.
Dr. Thompson spent 17 years applying her neuroscience background to understanding how the brain interacts with food. She discovered that the modern global diet rapidly rewires the brain to block weight loss, leaving people working so hard for solutions, only to feel stymied over and over again. This happens because their weight loss strategy is working against their brains, not with them—and the brain always finds a way to win.
But Dr. Susan Peirce Thompson didn’t just stop with diagnosing the problem. She synthesized food recommendations from addiction groups and combined them with cognitive and behavioral science to create a program that works sustainably. Once she discovered a solution that had kept her thin for over ten years, she started offering it to people within her community. When they started to implement what they were learning, they saw stunning results.
So in 2014, Susan started Bright Line Eating (with the modest goal of changing the face of weight loss forever).
Ever the scientist, Susan set up a research department from the get-go, so that results could be tracked in the short, middle, and long-term.
Long-term data will take decades to come in, but Susan’s program is generating results that have never been seen before in any documented weight-loss program.
In the last 3 years, Susan’s 8-week “Boot Camps” have helped 20,000 people to lose more than 300,000 pounds.
But, most remarkable, 87% of Susan’s program participants are experiencing sustained and continued weight loss even after completing the 8-week Boot-Camp. Within one year, 28% have made it to the goal weight, and many more are still losing.
Thousands also report losing weight, getting off diabetes and blood pressure medication, lowering their LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels, and feeling more energetic than they have in years.
What’s different about Bright Line Eating? Why does it work?
Bright Line Eating teaches people a simple process — grounded in psychology and neuroscience — that allows people to get their brains back on board for weight loss.
Its principles go against almost every commonly accepted weight-loss strategy. And as the numbers show, it’s working.
It’s not a quick fix or a gimmick. There’s no exercise regime. There are no special pills or powders. In fact, it doesn’t incorporate any supplements or manufactured diet foods at all. And while people are precise about their eating, they eat a lot of whole, real food. But there are some foods that aren’t eaten at all.
It all starts with a quiz to find out how susceptible you are to the pull of refined foods. Susan’s research has found that people with brains that are high on the Susceptibility Scale can’t have “some” sugar or “some” flour. Popular diets with cheat days and points will always backfire in those brains. These people are advised to draw a “bright line” and eliminate all sugar and flour from their diet. Once they do, the brain heals and gets back on board with a whole new way of operating.
The program also incorporates community support, personalized action plans, and a host of other resources to maintain the Bright Lines and achieve weight-loss long-term.
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And if you know someone who’s been struggling and searching for answers, consider sharing this article with them, too.
What do you think? Is the weight loss industry working? Have you ever gone on a diet that succeeded? Do you ever crave foods that you don’t believe are in your best interests? Could you imagine giving up all flour and sugar? Post and comment below!
Author bio: Ocean Robbins is co-founder and CEO of the 450,000+ member Food Revolution Network. He’s co-author of Voices of the Food Revolution and Choices For Our Future, founder of Youth for Environmental Sanity (YES), and serves as an adjunct professor for Chapman University. He was so inspired by the work of Dr. Susan Peirce Thompson that he brought the Food Revolution Network into a partnership with her organization, Bright Line Eating.
Join the new knock-your-socks-off membership of Bright Line Eating® Click here.
The Bright Line Eating program can support and accompany you. It is a program based on cutting-edge psychology and neuroscience. Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D., created this program using the experiences and knowledge of her weight loss journey. The program focuses not on willpower but on establishing healthier eating habits. This unique approach is helping people every day to lose weight by changing their lifestyle and eating habits.
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