I love to cook and I write a great deal about cooking. I want to be the healthiest person I can be and so I write many words about health. What about those folks who do not cook and still want to be healthy?
My older brother falls into that category of being a very active senior, who is divorced and truly does not do much cooking. When his doctor recently said he had a health problem, needed to lose a great deal of weight and definitely needed to add vegetables to his diet – in a big way. I started to cast around for alternatives that might work for him to help him lose weight and eat to health.
My friend Janet is a coach and teacher and I asked her to send me a letter about her work to see if it might be away for me to set up a program and support for my brother at about the same price as he is currently spending for food.
I thought I would share with you her letter. So here in her own words is Janet:
When I was at The Evergreen State College, teaching about health and wellness in all aspects, I knew that one of the biggest issues for many people is around food, eating and weight. No matter what, it’s there. And weight has huge effects on all kinds of health issues, many of which are silent until deadly or, if noted, require medications. And because I had no tools to support people in helping them lose weight, or making it easy to eat six times a day as is best, I studiously avoided speaking in anything but generalities about weight loss issues and eating behaviors. I have now found a tool. And it’s a great one. And the company pays me to coach the behavioral changes that make both weight loss and eating styles permanent. Because this is such a huge issue in our society right now, and I know that every person I know knows someone who has this issue, I am getting the word out in every way possible. And working to partner with every coach, healer, counselor and body worker I know because they hear about these issues a lot.
Here are two sites to check out our program. I’d love it if you would look them over so you have a better sense of what it is and who you might know who could be helped.
This overview of the program, is completely user friendly, and not overwhelming in terms of information and facts. There are some case studies, and some general information. Plus the stories are cool!
This is the company’s site that is my gateway. You can check out products, and lots of information in the “Your Support Center” section under “Tools and Resources.” Anyone interested can get the great majority of information they would need to understand if this is for them or not. But what I always say is, “You’ll know in a week whether it’s for you or not. Doesn’t it make sense to try?”
I hope you are willing to tell others, or willing to try it yourself if you fall into any of the categories below – all I can say is we have an extraordinarily high rate of success for not only losing weight, but keeping it off and going on to create optimum health. Further, a large percentage of our clients on medications get off well over half of them. Here are some clues as to what you might listen for:
- Having weight issues – want to lose it, have tried everything, are morbidly obese or just can’t lose the stubborn 10-20 pounds, etc.
- Heard they are borderline diabetic, and would like to not have to take insulin.
- They are diabetic, and would love to support their health or get off medications.
- They have high blood pressure.
- They have high cholesterol.
- They have arthritis.
- They take a lot of medications.
- They wish they had better quality “fast food” to eat to work with their busy lifestyle.
If you need anything else, please let me know! Thanks again for the support. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate it! I am on a mission to change the health of Americans everywhere. I am losing the 25 pounds that have crept on during my long illness and menopause. I can’t wait to help others lose that stubborn 20, or the 100 pounds their doctors are begging them to lose (I’m working with a dear friend in that condition.) As a physiologist, I have thoroughly checked this program out. It works because it’s high quality and has extraordinary coaching to go along with it. It is not the whole of my coaching practice, but it is becoming the most rewarding. Once people start losing 5 pounds in the first week, and continue to lose consistently, they believe they can do anything!
Thanks for offering to share this with your brother and with your blog audience.
Janet F. Ott, Ph.D.
What do you think? I think maybe an early intervention and some positive healthy results – having the food come to his door – would be a boon to his lifestyle and keep him coming on strong.
Would you do something like this?