FAQs

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Where and How Do I Find a Metabolic Balance Coach?

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By selecting a Metabolic Balance coach trained and certified by the Institute for Metabolic Balance under ‘Coach Search’.

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How Is the Metabolic Balance Programme Prescribed?

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Once you have selected your Metabolic Balance coach, you will be supervised and supported through the 4 phases of the programme. On your 1st consultation your coach will compile your health & medical history and arrange for your blood sample to be taken. Once the blood analysis is completed the results and health information are gathered and analysed at the institute where your individual nutrition plan will be generated.

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How Long Does the Programme Last?

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There are four phases:

  • Phase 1 -  A two day preparation and detoxification process.
  • Phase 2 -  A 14 day strict adjustment phase where you will be required to eat 3 meals daily following 8 simple rules. You will be supported and closely monitored by your Coach.
  • Phase 3 – A more relaxed adjustment phase where you begin to incorporate additional foods into your daily meal plan. You may also choose to join in on special occasions and
  • savour a glass of wine or two!! Your Coach continues to support and monitor your progress.
  • Phase 4 - A maintenance phase where you continue to apply the core principles and enjoy a lifesyle that embraces balance and well-being.

Enyoy your success!

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Can I Also Participate in the Metabolic Balance Programme Without Any Coaching?

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No, you need to participate in this programme with the guidance and support of a certified metabolic balance® Coach. The Coach will fully engage and support you along the way, they have the specialised knowledge and experience to help you overcome any obstacles and will prove to be a vital element in your success.

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I Am on the Move the Whole Day. Can I Still Participate?

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Yes, your meal plan is so versatile that you can plan well ahead and organise every day individually. Your metabolic balance® Coach supports and guides you in ideas to create interesting and tasty dishes. For your information, the first English edition of “metabolic balance®”, the dedicated companion guide to the programme has now been released and is available.

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Why Is It so Important to Observe the 5 Hour Fast Between Meals?

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Your body needs adequate time and rest for the digestion of meals. Snacks, often disturb this metabolic process and bring about the all too familiar cravings and hunger attacks caused by blood-sugar imbalances. Also, snacking interferes with the fat-burning process, so it is vital to consistently observe the 5 hour pauses between meals during this time.

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Do I Have to Continue Eating as I Did in the Strict Adjustment Phase?

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No, after your metabolism has adjusted to your new eating habits and you have reached your goals, you enter phase 4 where you may ease off slightly and maintain the success you have achieved. However, some basic rules still apply that have become familiar to you and like many participants before you, you will notice which foods are good for you and which foods are not. If at any point you find yourself relapsing you simply revert to the strict adjustment phase to get yourself back on track.