“When you start eating food without labels, you no longer need to count calories.  – Amanda Kraft

Have you ever struggled with weight loss? Here’s how we lost 175lbs on a plant based diet.

We have too. When Chris and I first met over 14 years ago, one of the first conversations we had was about how we both felt overweight and needed help to achieve a healthy lifestyle.

Together we embarked on a journey to a healthy, plant-based lifestyle, and have lost a combined 175 pounds.

On this episode of The Elevated Life®, we’re sharing the hidden ways we’ve discovered to get control of our weight and health that go way beyond counting calories and macros.

Tune in to learn:

🥦 How weight is tied in with childhood and past traumas. All of the diets we tried out – and why none of them worked for longer than 6 weeks.

🥦 Why a plant-based diet helped us sustain our weight loss long-term.

🥦 The steps you can take to work towards a healthier lifestyle and loving your body.

Here are some highlights from this episode:

02:26 – Like money, our weight is tied to our identity.

03:04 – Chris shares his struggles with weight loss when he was younger.

04:21 – The moment when Chris realized he wanted to conquer his health and fitness.

06:07 – How events of our childhood imprint on our psyche and affect our beliefs

07:22 – How Brit’s mindset affected her weight

08:41 – Looking at exercise as enjoyment rather than punishment

09:50 – How images in media affects our perception of ourselves

10:51 – Why the things we do to trick our body don’t work

13:04 – “You saw my soul, not my physical vessel.”

14:06 – We tried all the diets – keto, South Beach, paleo, etc.

15:50 – Why most diets don’t make you feel full

17:00 – How we took our cheat meals to the limit

18:24 – The difference between dieting and nutrition

19:00 – Our friend at Crossfit inspires us to look deeper at nutrition

22:05 – Looking at where our food comes from and how that shapes our decisions

23:40 – On January 1, 2013 we adopted an alkaline-based diet

26:55 – After a month of raw vegetables, our energy levels skyrocketed.

28:34 – “This is the first time in my life I don’t hate my body.”

31:27 – “Everything we do evolves.”

32:17 – Chris realizes how much he’d missed out on by not eating vegetables.

35:03 – An important moment: we threw out our scale.

35:42 – Brit talks about intuitive eating and muscle testing.

38:25 – Chris shares his desire to bulk up after high school.

42:47 – Why empaths are prone to weight gain

45:22 – Ask yourself: what do my habits need to be to sustain my body for the rest of my life?

47:26 – “Food is fuel. It’s energy for this vehicle that your soul is rolling around in.”

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Intuitively, we all know this. Health is the foundation for everything else.

Just think about the last time you were sick. Did you feel like doing anything else?

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In another TEL masterclass, we shared the ins and outs of Whole Food Plant-Based Dieting and how to deal with some of the setback and speed bumps along that transition.

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