Article written by Merle Westcott – Banting Buddies coach in Durban
In 2014 I started my journey as a Banting Buddies coach, and the passion and satisfaction I get from helping others heal their bodies is why I continue to coach.
As Banting coaches we often take flack – many believe we are not necessary because:
- we charge for our services
- the information is all available on the internet
- anyone can lose weight Banting if they just join a support group or follow the instructions in a book
For many people, this may be true. They follow generic guidelines and have incredible success. Well done to them – what then happens is that when people are not losing weight, the same people who have been successful often jump in and give advice. They now consider themselves experts as they have lost weight. They accuse people of cheating, tell them if they stick to the generic rules they will lose weight and the person often loses motivation as they don’t improve and give up. What they fail to realise is that we have to heal the body first, and weight loss will then follow. Read more