Interview with Pia Funfack

With Metabolic Balance, no one is on their own with their nutrition plan. The heart of our program is the intensive support of the participants our certified coaches. Our coaching services are as unique and varied as our nutrition plans themselves. Today we introduce you to one of our colleagues: Pia Funfack is not only the daughter of the company founders, but has been a successful coach for many years.

Metabolic Balance: Hi Pia, especially at the beginning of the year many people want to lose weight, eat better, simply live healthier. What do you recommend?
Pia: The most important thing in order to lose weight safely and permanently, to feel fit and active and to live healthily is food and that in sufficient quantity. So we should not eat too much, but in no case too little, either. In this way, we provide our metabolism and body with all the important building blocks to be able to master all the processes physiologically necessary. Which diet is right for the individual depends, of course, on the person, lifestyle, nutritional goals and much more. People who have a sedentary work and little exercise in their daily lives should be limiting quickly available and short-chain carbohydrates, such as those found in white flour products, sweets, rice or potatoes, and consume long-chain carbohydrates in the form of vegetables and whole-grain rye products. This means simply omitting or reducing the satiating side dish – for example, not eating all the rice at the Asian restaurant, two dumplings or a plate full of mac and cheese at a restaurant, but rather focus on the protein and vegetables first. A meal should always consist of a portion of protein and long-chain carbohydrates such as vegetables and/or salad, as well as be enriched with high-quality oils that contain a lot of omega 3 and omega 6, and thus provide essential fatty acids. If needed, whole-grain rye bread can serve as a filling side dish. Those who don’t want to replace wheat pasta, rice, etc., should at least reduce the amount and consume only little of it. Endurance athletes or people who are a lot on the move are welcome to eat a bit more of the satiating side dish, as they really need the energy from quickly available carbohydrates. It is also important to be mindful and pay attention to personal feelings of hunger and satiety. Often, we eat not because we are physiologically hungry, that is, the body really needs food, but for various other reasons. Often, when we feel hungry, it is enough to drink something instead of eating. We should also ask ourselves where the hunger or appetite comes from. In many cases, one of our senses has been addressed, which then triggers feelings of hunger. Thus, it can happen that only the sight or smell of a food causes a feeling of hunger to arise in us, although we are actually full. In addition to appealing to the senses, various emotions such as stress, loneliness, sadness or boredom can also trigger hunger and cravings. Eating mindfully and paying attention to where hunger comes from can cut down on some unnecessary snacks. The important thing is to consciously decide for or against something and not eat and snack completely without rhyme or reason, just because something is available at that moment. In addition to eating consciously, it is also a good idea to set a goal for your own nutrition. There are various methods of achieving goals, such as the “SMART” principle or, my favorite, the “WOOP” method. If I have a goal in mind, analyzing the way to reach it exactly and setting myself certain milestones, uncovering obstacles on the home stretch and developing strategies to master them, the implementation of a plan usually succeeds best. With all plans and projects, however, one thing should not be forgotten: You should not stress yourself too much and try to treat yourself well. This works especially well with a Metabolic Balance nutrition plan, because you can stop worrying so much about food. You automatically give your body everything it needs by simply sticking to what the plan tells you to do. Healthy eating has never been so easy!

Metabolic Balance: What distinguishes Metabolic Balance from other nutrition
programs?

Pia: Metabolic Balance differs from other nutrition programs in many ways. We are the only nutrition program that creates an individual nutrition plan for each participant based on 36 blood values as well as the participant’s medical history. Another difference is that Metabolic Balance, contrary to the opinion of many people, does not completely exclude any nutrient group from the diet, as it is the case with strict low-carb diets that completely eliminate starchy carbohydrates from the diet. With Metabolic Balance, the macronutrients fat, carbohydrates and proteins are offered at each meal in the optimal proportion for the respective participant. This ensures that everyone receives the appropriate amounts for themselves and can thus achieve the health goal as well as the desired weight loss without renouncing or feeling hungry.
In the long term, Metabolic Balance helps participants leave old unhealthy eating patterns behind and return to their inner signals, to intuitive eating behavior. They know exactly what is good for them, because they can feel the signals of the body again and interpret them correctly. Another success factor in which Metabolic Balance differs from other nutrition programs is, in addition to the individual nutrition plans, the personal and individual coaching. Each participant has his or her own personal Metabolic Balance coach, who provides advice and support and accompanies the participants in a motivating manner until they reach their goal.

Metabolic Balance: Can you tell us more about the importance of coaching?
Pia: Coaching is very important for many reasons. First of all, of course, to familiarize the participants with the process and background of the Metabolic Balance program. In the course of the coaching sessions, participants are shown what really matters in a balanced and healthy diet, so that they can achieve and maintain their feel-good weight and health goals in the long term, even without food plans. Of course, it is also important to motivate the participants during the dietary change. In addition to nutritional knowledge, mental issues are also addressed in coaching. Participants are thus helped to identify their very personal “stumbling blocks” on the home stretch to their desired weight or increased well-being and to develop solutions to avoid them in the future. The fun of healthy eating is always in the foreground.

Metabolic Balance: Thank you, dear Pia, for this first insight into our nutrition concept. We look forward to many more participants, whom you and your team will successfully accompany to their goal.

Meet Dr. Noel Aldrich

One of the great aspects of Metabolic Balance is that we have many wonderful practitioners and coaches that help guide clients on their journey to optimal health! Today we are featuring Dr. Noel Aldrich, a licensed nutritionist from Nutrition Proportion in Minnesota. To meet Dr. Aldrich and to learn about Metabolic Balance, check out this great video.

To connect with Dr. Aldrich visit his website: https://www.nutritionproportion.net/?fbclid=IwAR0Dk0_-WS0zHEtpnPjfumynukZoklVVX7RYT4Rk25XsP5GGBSIFHyHX8wM

Metabolic Balance Certification

Are you Quarantined at Home?

Well then this is the perfect opportunity to become a certified Metabolic Balance® Coach!

Our two-step certification process can be fully completed online!

It includes:
1. Online Course via Metabolic Balance Training Institute (15-16 hrs).
2. Five Live Webinar Workshops.

Online training modules will give you an in depth knowledge about topics including energy and protein metabolism, blood sugar regulation, and diabetes. Live webinars will connect you with experienced coaches from our team that will help give you the tools and tips you need to start working with clients.

To learn more visit: https://www.metabolic-balance.us/
or e-mail us at us@metabolic-balance.com
or call us at 619.894.7893.

30 Reasons for Healthy Nutrition

Healthy Eaters Don’t Need Diets

Excess weight disappears permanently and on its own. The weight regulates itself as a desired side effect. Body forming also just happens. Diet frustration and the dreaded yo-yo effect are finally a thing of the past. The times where your thoughts go round in circles how to finally reduce weight come to a rest. Your focus will shift to essential questions and dreams in your life.

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Find your certified Metabolic Balance Coach to assist you on your journey right HERE

Welcome our new metabolic balance® Coaches!

On Saturday, January 28 we graduated new metabolic balance® coaches from Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Texas and Wisconsin. Great minds and women, which grow our metabolic balance® family! Welcome!

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If you are interested being certified as a metabolic balance® coach, go t0 metabolic-balance.us/Become-a-Coach for more information.

Thank You for Being metabolic balancers!

Thanksgiving is next week and we want to thank you for supporting metabolic balance and each other on your metabolic balance journeys.  Following the metabolic balance way will take you down the road to good health and a balanced life which is both an amazing journey and one full of changes.

Metabolic balance coaches help with these changes and with your transformation into a metabolic balancer.  This month, 10 new metabolic balance coaches attended the San Francisco certification course which means there are ten more metabolic balance coaches waiting to help you reach your goals.

Here are the new coaches from our November certification program in San Francisco.

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SF metabolic balance certification class November 2016. Congrats new coaches!!

Under the 2016 metabolic balance® motto,Restart Your Metabolism, coaches learn how the metabolic balance method achieves a re-balancing of the metabolism, which results in a significant weight reduction and leads to a measurable improvement in the quality of life.

Our metabolic balance® coaches assist clients, who are ready to change their life. Make sure to connect with a metabolic balance® coach – this will be one of the best decisions you’ve ever made!

If you are interested in joining as a coach our coach certification will happen January 2017 in Florida. 

If you want to be a metabolic balancer, you can attend an online information event for more information.

 

Metabolic Balance® Welcomes Our Newly Certified Coaches in SF

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Welcome new Metabolic balance coaches!

We are happy to have you join Metabolic Balance® and look forward to working with you helping spread the word about living a Metabolic Balance®d life.