Weight Loss Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy
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Old and New Scams in the Weight Loss Industry
At first I included this page for some humor. Some of these old
weight loss ads are hilarious. They blatantly ripped people off,
and people fell for it!
Then I started to see how the same thing is happening today.
The outrageous claims and scams have just been re-worded
and adjusted to sound more credible. I believe that people still
fall for the scams because they are desperate.
Sadly, it is not just a few obvious scams that are fooling people.
Some of the more popular and respectable diet centers, clinics
and fad merchants are knowingly doing the same thing.
The facts speak for themselves: Even though $30+ billion are
being spent on fat farms and diet clinics every year, only about
5% of people keep the weight off more than two years. And
only 3% for five years. That means a 97% failure rate! Countless
billions of dollars flushed down the toilet for decades have proven
one truth: DIETS DON'T WORK!
I cannot think of a popular diet method that doesn't cause the
body to lower metabolism and hold onto fat. There are methods
that minimize these negative side effects of dieting, but I don't
see any popular diet center using them.
I believe there is a reason for this: Profit! Yes, it's true. Nearly all diet centers and products depend on repeat business. You may have had success with a center and then got a mail
solicitation from them several months later inviting
you to try their new special offer. They knew you
would put the weight back on. This is unethical and
monstrous, but what shocks me is that people keep
on going back to programs they have proven don't work!
LESSON: AVOID DIET CENTERS THAT
RELY ON REPEAT BUSINESS!
(To avoid legal battles with powerful corporations, I won't
mention the names of the centers that I believe are
deliberately misleading people.)
You get the picture. Unless you are heavily into self-
sabotage, or believe you deserve to fail, I strongly,
strongly, strongly, strongly, recommend that you avoid
these centers and products. Did I say strongly?
Investigate further if you don't believe me.
In my opinion you should also be very wary of some of the surgical
'solutions' available. In severe situations where health is at risk, they
might be the lesser of two evils, but please study all the facts first - not
just the ones from the people making money with he procedure. I have
personally seen nightmares too scary for this page - especially with
stomach stapling etc. Also, many people foolishly think that liposuction
might solve their weight problem. No! No! No! If a doctor tells you
otherwise, report them.
While we are on the subject of methods that fail,
I want to talk about diet pills. Everything from
those disgusting, parasitic, 'tape-worm eggs in a
capsule' from yesteryear (yes, the ad is real!), to
the amphetamines and hunger suppressing
'miracles' of more modern times. Miracles indeed!
Let's look at the facts. There has never been a
diet pill that has not been exposed as having
addictive properties and/or health risks. Even
though they were FDA approved. And the
offending companies get away with it again and
again. Many people are desperate, and they let
themselves be misled by incomplete facts and
biased, questionable studies.
Several clients have asked me for an opinion
regarding the new over-the-counter fat absorbing
pills (which are simply a weaker version of the
prescription ones). In theory, they prevent digestion
of up to 25% of the fat you eat. The manufacturer
recommends eating less than 45 grams of fat a
day. This is about 400 calories. So the maximum
calorie reduction is about 100 calories. This is a
best case scenario.
And they Recently Tried to Re-create This Slimming Gum!
For most people we can realistically reduce that to a measly 75 calories.
Assuming the body burned stored fat to match this (which will only partially
happen) it would take about seven weeks to burn one pound of fat. I think 12
would be more realistic for most people. And during that time there
are those troublesome side-effects to worry about.
So, is it worth it? You'll have to decide for yourself. I believe it is
smarter to use safe, natural, rational ways of losing weight, and
keeping it off.
Another subject worthy of consideration is the price of a diet. Does
it make sense to have to spend a fortune for products that have at
least a 95% failure rate, and that turn the body against you? Many
diets cost thousands of extra dollars a year. You don't always notice
because you pay a little at a time. But do the math.
When surveyed before their program started, most of our clients have
spent between $1500 and $2000 in the last year on weight loss. And
the programs involved special foods and products that can hardly be
included in a normal lifestyle.
There is a lot of money being wasted. With our program you should
be established in a healthy, happy lifestyle and should not have to
spend more for food. In fact, most of our clients save money on food.
Many save so much so that their hypnosis programs pay for
themselves before long.
The other vital consideration to take into account is your state of
mind. This is so conveniently glossed over at diet centers. It is
important to take into account any emotional factors involved. While
losing weight and starting a new, healthy lifestyle many of our clients
want or need additional support with these other factors. They include
boosting confidence, self-esteem, positive thought patterns, and eliminating stress. Many are so used to being embarrassed and worrying about the judgment of others that they avoid life. This becomes another pattern that often causes self-sabotage, even after any excess fat has
been lost. It is vital not to let those old, negative
recordings keep playing in the mind.
Ask yourself these questions about being overweight:
· Has it affected your confidence at all?
· Do you care what others think about you?
· How does it affect your life? Social? Work?
· How do you feel about yourself when you look
in the mirror?
· Does fat embarrass you?
One major advantage of our hypnosis weight loss
programs is that we address these issues. It is
essential to remove self doubt and failure habits.
In the past you may have found the light at the end
of the tunnel to be an oncoming train. So what?
Forget past failures. If you expect to fail then you
Past failures have a new role now. They are positive
learning experiences that have brought you to this
DOORWAY TO SUCCESS. Make no mistake - our
program IS different. It is superior. It gets results - if
you've been to our office you have seen our many
testimonials. You can also see them all over this
site. Please don't pollute our proven system by
associating it with past junk that hasn't worked. In
our office we only accept people into this program
who we are confident will succeed.
You can learn more about how our programs work
by clicking here.
The point of all this is to think, and do your research
before paying for a weight loss method. Most people
don't, and end up regretting it.
So What's Next?
It's simple. If you are serious
about losing weight and want
to end the failure cycle, then
call us for a FREE, no
obligation, no pressure,
Hypnosis Screening. Then
breathe a sigh of relief and
prepare for success!
Hurry to take advantage of our savings offers while they last!
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