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Top Two Natural Products to Stop Binge Eating

Top Two Natural Products to Stop Binge Eating

Do you crave sweets after your meals and end up binge eating? Do you keep eating sweets even after you feel full? Are you on a strict diet but have a particular kryptonite that you just can’t seem to resist? Well then, you should keep reading.

In this day and age when just about every product claims to be either “natural” or “non-GMO”, we are left with too many good choices. There’s even a term for it called “overchoice”, also referred to as “choice overload”. Psychologically, making a decision becomes impossibly overwhelming due to the many potential outcomes and risks that may result from making the wrong choice. We’re not going to do that today. Instead, we will look into only two different natural products to help you avoid binge eating.

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Seynani to the rescue to avoid binge eating sweets!

One way to lose weight is to limit your food intake, especially limiting high-calorie sweet foods. Seynani safely and temporarily blocks the ability to taste sweetness. Sugar without sweetness is like sand and chocolate without sugar is bitter.

If you are having a bad day, there is nothing chocolate can’t fix- or so we have been conditioned to believe. If chocolate were really the cure for a bad day then baker’s chocolate should work just as well. The fact that baker’s chocolate is not sold in every checkout lane should tell you that no one enjoys it plain. The reason is because chocolate without the sweetness from sugar is bitter and no one wants to eat bitter chocolate. Seynani’s ability to block sweetness turns addicting sweets into undesirable food.

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Seynani consists of clinically-studied ingredients with two of the main ones being the most powerful Ayurvedic herbs Gymnema and Holy Basil. These herbs are originally from India and have been used as herbal medicine for hundreds of years.

How does it prevent binging on sweets? After your meal, but before dessert, spray Seynani on your tongue and sweets become something you won’t crave. You will have concluded your meal and pushed the plate away. You will be telling yourself, “I’ve had enough”. This YouTube vlogger shares her experiences with Seynani so that you can see how it can be used in your daily life.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdU8Nx07HEI

Glucomannan to the rescue to avoid binge eating food!

Glucomannan is a natural, water-soluble dietary fiber extracted from the Southeast Asian roots of the elephant yam, also known as konjac. Glucomannan/konjac flour or powder is highly absorbent and can absorb tremendous amounts of liquid.

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How does it help with binge eating? Glucomannan helps you feel fuller for longer periods of time. Because it can hold so much water and form a gel, glucomannan helps us to feel more satisfied from eating only regular meals. This means that we can eat less yet remain more satisfied for longer periods of time. A study of people with Type 2 diabetes (Grill 2010) showed that key hunger signals sent by such appetite-stimulating enzymes as ghrelin decreased after taking a meal with glucomannan added to it. Because it expands in your stomach by absorbing liquid, the body gets tricked into thinking that you’re full and feels satisfied. Glucomannan has zero calories and yet is able to make you feel full. Best of all, Dr. Oz recommends it, too!

It is interesting to see how these natural supplements can help us eat less without any artificial ingredients. Imagine going to lunch with your friends and you decide to have a hamburger (approximately 354 calories), french fries (440 calories), and a soda (210 calories). That’s a total of 1,004 calories. With Seynani, you can substitute the soda with water since you have no desire to drink an unsweet soda. With Glucomannan, you’ll be so full that you might not finish the hamburger and you definitely won’t have the fries. If you’re like most Americans, this is your typical lunch five days a week. You will be consuming 3,250 fewer calories in a week. If you use these supplements for three months, that’s a whopping 39,000 calories saved! Just think about it. That’s eleven pounds in three months. This is a great way to lose weight and kickstart a healthy lifestyle. The best part about it is that it’s very easy to do.

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Last Updated on August 13, 2020

12 Benefits of Meditation That Improve Your Body And Mind

12 Benefits of Meditation That Improve Your Body And Mind

As a mediation teacher, I am constantly confronted with these two questions regarding the benefits of meditation:

1. Why can’t I enjoy the benefits of meditation continuously?

I ask back: Is it maybe because you see mediation as a technique, performance, or some exclusive activity? The answer is: yes!

Or, because your mind is constantly evolving on the past negative attachments and traditional habits? After careful thinking they answer: yes, probably!

Although meditation is very simple and challenging at the same time, in the above mentioned case, it’s not easy to benefit from meditation, especially when approached with the idea that it has to be learned, studied, or applied. Meditation is to be seen as a natural, mental cleansing process that happens on a basis of awareness on a moment-to-moment experience. When that takes place, the benefits of meditation are continuous.

2. What is the purpose of meditation?

The purpose of meditation is to accomplish a level of consciousness for mastering the mind and uniting with the finest, deepest, and subtlest part of yourself as a being.

It is a conscious process of observation of the mind—helping the meditator to understand the structure of its mind and the quality of its content. During this process, countless benefits of a physical, mental, and spiritual/philosophical nature arise for the meditator.

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Meditation as a Fixer and Benefactor

In this article we’ll have a look at the primary and the ultimate benefits of mediation, which improve your body and mind at the same time. For the sake of clarity, readability, and tangible experience, I have separated the benefits into three groups.

You can change just about anything you don’t like about yourself (psychologically, as well as physically) through meditation. However, this is only possible with a specific approach, when your brain allows the benefits of meditation to do their work.

This means not to interrupt the benefit with other thoughts, but to let their effect implement itself in your body and mind. This approach is crucial.

The following exercises will make you feel the benefits of meditation instantly, but the continuity of the benefits of meditation on your body and mind depend on the discipline of your brain, how you manage external stimuli and your thoughts.

Less Physical, More Psychological

Even though the practice of meditation is more psychological and less physical, the first benefit we’re going to experience is both physical as well as mental.

This benefit happens literally immediately, right at the moment of meditation. It is the essence of mediation basically.

The First Benefit of Meditation

The first benefit of meditation is twofold:

  1. Improving inward attention (sharpening the mind)
  2. Relaxation of the body

Let’s do it right now. This benefit consists of only one step, and it is very simple to perform. It goes like this:

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Sit still and pay attention to your exhalation.

That’s it! Technically, the whole journey into the world of mediation begins here and nowhere else. And right here, you benefit from this step in the following way:

When you pay attention to the flow of your exhalation (gentle, deep, effortless exhalation), your body begins with the process of relaxation instantly (your heart rate slows down, your nervous system calms, and tension in your muscles is relieved).

When the nervous system calms, your mind calms down, and, more specifically, less thoughts are produced by your mind. How, exactly? By applying one of the most valuable mental skills—attention—the mind follows the breathing and has no space and time to generate any other thoughts. Only when the attention goes off the breath, other thoughts are constructed, and the mind is accelerating with thought production again.

Keeping the First Benefit Effective and Ongoing

Here you apply the approach of not letting the relaxation and attention process get interrupted; rather let the effects of these benefits implant in your body and mind as deeply as possible.

This is to say, the instant relaxation and inward attention happen at the same time when you follow the flow of your breath. Repeating this process—creating a constant rhythm out of the breathing and the attention—you create a process of meditation.

Keep your attention on the flow of your breath and see how the calmness of body and mind begin to rule your present moment. The longer you stay connected to your breathing, the stronger you’ll feel the benefit. Start with 3-5 minutes at a time without doing anything else, and increase to 10-20 minutes and onwards.

Can you think of a better, simpler and quicker exercise that can relax the body and improve attention in this way, at this speed?

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This benefit takes you to the second one.

The Second Benefit of Meditation

While still working with the first benefit of mediation, you slowly start to see the second benefit of mediation, which is fourfold. I call it the major value of mediation:

  1. Energy (physical and mental strength)
  2. Observance
  3. Peacefulness (stillness, and space of mind for deeper observation)
  4. Patience

Peacefulness is the source of a blissful life. The energy is the fuel to express that blissfulness. Whatever we want to accomplish in life we need: 1) Physical and mental strength, 2) Observance of that energy, 3) Peacefulness—the calmness and stillness that creates space for freedom of being and creative thinking, and 4) Patience for the process of accomplishment.

You can only get creative in thinking and boosted with physical and mental energy when you get in touch with the deepest levels of yourself—when you harmonize your mental and physiological activities. How do you do that? Let’s try it right now:

This step involves the observation of the two separate movements of your breath. After paying attention on your exhalation, you have prepared your body and mind to really see and feel what true peacefulness and true energy means.

1. Energy

Keep your attention on your inhalation (inhaling gently, deeply and lightly) and feel the new energy (new oxygen) flowing in your body. The inhalation is the symbol for aliveness and vitality. It is the the primary act that connects the baby’s body with the outside world after coming out of the womb[1]. Each inhalation is a new opportunity for your body to revive, regenerate, and renew itself.

2. Observance

The observance comes during the process of meditation, enabling you to see the physiological benefits of introducing new energy to your body. Use that benefit by utilizing its effects, and create deeper observation into yourself. With every single inhalation, this observation will enable you to generate even more energy, mentally and physically.

3. Peacefulness

Keep your attention on your exhalation, and feel how, out of the relaxation, peacefulness is spreading throughout your whole body. The exhalation is the symbol for relaxation and peacefulness. Only through meditation can you realize what absolute peacefulness means.

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4. Patience

The meditation delivers the previous benefits to you immediately and opens up the possibility for many other benefits and great virtues. A specific one to mention, which is essential for reaching the ultimate benefits of meditation, is patience. If you have experienced the aforementioned benefits, it means that you have invested a certain amount of patience into mastering yourself and your mind.

The Ultimate Benefits of Meditation

Patience is a key quality when it comes to the ultimate benefits of meditation.

Since the mind is the tool that reveals everything, mediation is the method for the proper utility of the tool.

The above mentioned benefits of mediation lead to the ultimate benefits of mediation—qualities that depict what makes a human being human. As you dwell in a meditative state of being, the following benefits begin to emanate:

  • Diligence: the persistence for righteous effort to reach an intrinsic value; inner strength.
  • Temperance: to express self-control and show excellence in managing the physio-biological and mental necessities
  • Courage: using righteous effort and braveness to look into the weaknesses of yourself and at the hardship of your life, endure it and patiently overcome the obstacles
  • Loving kindness and Compassion – a capacity to care, understand, and tolerate other people’s state of being, wishing them freedom from suffering.
  • Wisdom: the moment when you feel that mediation gives you the feeling and the knowledge that what you do relating to life and practical affairs is just.
  • Equanimity: that puts you in a state of composure, and you experience an ongoing blissful state of being.

These are the 6 ultimate benefits of meditation that put your body and mind in a state of health and balance.

Final Thoughts

Mediation exists to put order in your mind and awaken the best of you, to reconnect you to your goodness and your inborn intelligent capabilities.

Meditation is the window to your true Self. It gives you a panoramic view of your heart’s greatness. It shows you the true meaning of love, freeing you from the dungeons of ignorance and despair. The power of meditation dismantles the evil that’s trying to cloud the beauty of your heart.

Your heart, body, and soul are the bridge over which the challenges of life frequently carry their heavy load. Meditation is the support of that bridge. Make use of that support.

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Reference

[1] Medline Plus: Changes in the newborn at birth

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