6 Non-Diet Strategies for Healthy Weight Loss

Source: http://www.sonima.com/food/healthy-weight-loss/

You might be wondering why a neurologist wrote a weight loss book. It’s a valid question—one that Kulreet Chaudhary, M.D., might have asked some years ago, back in medical school, before she had completely changed her approach to healthcare, which eventually led her to pen this new book, The Prime: Prepare and Repair Your Body for Spontaneous Weight Loss, released earlier this month. Like many of us, Chaudhary had to learn through personal trial and error how tweaking her diet and lifestyle could vastly improve her overall health. Slimming down was never her intention, as she openly admits, but healthy weight loss became a beautiful byproduct of her plan and, ultimately, the driving force behind this book.

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It all started about a decade ago when Chaudhary’s migraine headaches had worsened around the time she took on her own medical practice in San Diego. She quickly learned that taking prescription medication to solve one problem led to many others, including weight gain, terrible neck pain, exhaustion, and grogginess. While looking for an alternative solution to her ailments, she turned to Ayurvedic medicine—a 3,000-year-old healthcare system that originated from Chaudhary’s native India—and began combining its ancient practices with her knowledge of Western medicine to stop bandaging her symptoms (as well as those of her patients) and fix …

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