Lose Weight: Four Simple Steps to Easy Weight Loss

Stop Dieting and Discover Four Simple Steps to make your Weight Loss easy
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  • Lectures 34
  • Length 3 hours
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Published 11/2015 English

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In these Four Simple Steps to Easy Weight Loss, you‘ll discover how to ditch the diet and let go of the diet mentality, how listening to your body instead of your head helps you to lose weight, how to make one change that will transform your daily diet and why preparing is such a vitally important step on your weight loss journey. There are also four simple weight loss tips to help you on your journey and four simple non-diet recipes for you to try.

This course is different from any other weight loss course because weight loss, or gain, is never just about the food we eat. This course will help you see that weight loss is more about the way we think about ourselves and the food we eat and how easy it is to change that thinking.

I am a Wellbeing and Weight Loss Coach and have been working in this field for more than a decade. I am also an author and have Diplomas in Diet, Nutrition and Raw Food Nutrition.

Learn how how these simple steps can transform your life

  • you’ll get four simple tips to help you on your weight loss journey
  • you’ll get chapters to help you change the way you think and the way you eat forever
  • you’ll get four simple, tasty non-diet recipes to try at home

About this course

This course is for anyone who has ever been overwhelmed with diet information and would just like some simple steps to follow to lose weight. For anyone who is desperate to change their eating habits and is fed up with a barrage of different, contradictory diet information. This course will make your life, your weight loss journey and your food choices, simple.

My problem in the past was that I loved food and as a consequence ate too much. I have stopped eating diary foods and bread - these have been substituted with soya milk and gluten free bread and I have never felt better. My only regret is that I did not discover Elaine 20 years ago.

It’s been amazing, I’ve lost 2 stone already and know that the rest will gradually go too. I just have a different relationship with food now, it doesn’t rule my life, yet I still enjoy my meals. And some of the suggestions equally to other areas of my life too, so generally I’m feeling more confident and optimistic, and even enjoying exercise too! I really can’t praise this system enough.’

What are the requirements?

  • all you need is an open mind and a willingness to change

What am I going to get from this course?

  • you'll be able to ditch the diet mentality
  • understand why you should listen to your body and not to your mind
  • learn how one small change can make a huge difference
  • understand why planning is a vitally important step in your weight loss journey

Who is the target audience?

  • anyone who is fed up with diets and just wants simple steps to lose weight

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome to this Course
  • In this course you will get four invaluable tips to help you on your weight loss journey 

    You’ll also get chapters explaining: 

    • Why you should Ditch the Diet
    • Why you should listen to your body and not your mind
    • How to make one small change
    • Why planning is a vitally important step

    You’ll also get four simple, tasty recipes you can try 

    There are also exciting bonuses: 

    a chapter from my book, ‘MindFullness: The No-Diet Diet’ book 

    Top Ten Recipes ebook

    40 Top Tips ebook

    Podcast of a live coaching session

Section 2: Tip 1: Sneaky Snack

We all like a snack, don't we?  Find out how this sneaky snack can help you on your weight loss journey.

Section 3: Step 1: Ditch the Diet
  • The first step on this journey is the ditch the diet. You know that diets don’t help you to lose weight. If they did, there would only be one and you would only need to go on it once. But how many diet’s have you been on during your life? How many times have you started a diet on Monday and felt great. But, by Friday, you’re already getting bored and, after all, it is the weekend and we all know that calories don’t count at the weekend, do they?

    Well, you’re probably in the grip of a diet mentality.


When you’re on a diet, you deny yourself the foods you think you want to eat and as soon as you stop the diet you go straight back to eating those foods because you haven’t addressed where the desire comes from. If you stop eating bags of chocolate buttons because you’re on a diet, you still want the buttons but you’re being ‘good’ and not eating them. You’re probably saving them to eat when you’ve reached your ideal weight. Hmmm, let’s think about that one? 

  • You know that eating food that is natural and not made in a laboratory will make you feel good and allow the pounds to drop off. So why would you eat processed food that is full of sugar, salt and fat rather than a choosing a healthy option that probably tastes better? Because we’re surrounded by food type products that contain these ingredients and people that are eating this types of food and it feels normal. Every advert on tv is for processed food and drinks, we never see an advert for an apple on tv do we?

Section 4: Recipe 1: Mushroom Soup

You can have this mushroom soup with or without cream depending on taste and where you are in your weight loss journey.

Section 5: Myth: You Need to be on a Diet to Lose Weight
  • On one level, you know that diets don’t work. How many diets has the average person been on and how often has the weight stayed off after the diet has finished?

    People make changes when they’re on a diet that are temporary and temporary changes don’t lead to permanent weight loss. It’s far better to find a satisfying eating plan that you can live with long term, one that satisfies you and doesn’t make you feel deprived.

Section 6: Tip 2: Spice Up Your Life!
  • We like to grind pepper on our food for the taste without being aware of the health benefits. Black pepper was once called the King of Spices and at one time only the wealthy could afford it. Pepper contains piperine which can be effective in treating cancer, digestive problems, heart disease, high blood pressure and loss of hearing.

Section 7: Step 2: Listen to your Body, Not Your Mind
  • Not only is there a relationship between the way we think and weight control, but often, the way we think, is the determining factor of whether we manage to lose weight or not. The people who don’t change the way they think about food and about themselves are the ones that fall off of the diet and then decide that they have must have chosen the wrong diet and so they search for a new, better diet. These are the people who are on a diet forever and diets will only ever provide a temporary fix.

  • Your mind can be your best friend or your worst enemy. Would you put up with a partner or a friend who told you the destructive, harmful things that you probably tell yourself. No! You’d get rid of them so why are you hanging on to these thoughts?

  • Our cells respond to our thoughts and our emotions, our mind’s perception of the world changes the biology and chemistry of our body which changes the cells in our body.

    How amazing is that?


We forget that the thoughts we have, the voice in our head is made up! We don’t follow every thought that we have, do we?

  • Your body wants to work properly, it’s a machine designed to work properly. Your body is designed to be healthy.

    One of the ways that our body tells us that we have had enough to eat is that the food doesn’t taste as good as it did when we first started to eat. So many people tell me that they want to continue to eat their meal or cake/chocolate bar because it tastes so good and this is one area where we are definitely listening to our head and not to our body.


There is not one function in the human body that is not already present in every single cell. For example, you have various systems: digestive, respiratory, excretory, musculoskeletal, endocrine, reproductive, a nervous system and an immune system but every one of those functions exists in every one of your cells. In fact we are made in the image of a cell.

You can influence your cells with the way you think and the way you eat. How amazing is that?

Section 8: Recipe 2: Garlic Pasta with Marinated Tomatoes

Make this simple garlic pasta with marinated tomatoes

Section 9: Myth: Obesity is Genetic
  • You can blame your genes for your eye colour but can you blame your genes for the size of your jeans?

    Well, no. Sadly not. While there are some rare genetic conditions that can cause obesity, such as Prader-Willi syndrome, there is no reason why most people cannot lose weight.

    Only 1% of obese people can blame their parents and researchers believe that obesity is behavioural rather than genetic and that the government policy on obesity should be re thought.

Section 10: Tip 3: Benefits of Banana
  • I have heard people say that we should avoid bananas becausebut you’ll never look at a banana in the same way after this tip!

Section 11: Step 3: Make One Small Change
  • If you have a lot of weight to lose, the prospect can feel overwhelming. You might look at the stones you’d like to shift as a huge mountain to climb and you can’t imagine how you would ever manage it. So you don’t bother.


How about starting with breakfast?

What do you have for breakfast every day? Do you grab a couple of slices of toast as you run out of the door or a eat quick bowl of cereal? Have you thought about what’s in the breakfast that you’re having?

  • Or how about making yourself a healthy bowl of muesli? I’m not talking about the packets you buy in the supermarkets that are full of sugar and additives. I’m talking about the original Bircher Muesli. Bircher Muesli (muesli is the Swiss word for mush) originated in the late Nineteenth Century when Dr Maximilian Bircher, who was head of the Life-Force Sanatorium in Switzerland recognised the amazing powers of raw food for his patients and came up with a fruit/nut/grain mixture.

Section 12: Rcipe 3: Asparagus, Pea and Mint Risotto

Learn how to make this simple, tasty risotto

Section 13: Myth: Drinking Coffee can help you to Lose Weight
  • We’ve all heard of supermodels drinking coffee instead of eating haven’t we? But using coffee as an appetite suppressant is never going to help you lose weight. And what are you putting in to your coffee? If you’re adding milk, cream or sugar to your coffee you have to take those calories in to account. Yes, you’re probably groaning, I know all that. But have you considered that a medium Starbucks Cafe Mocha can contain 330 calories! And a sachet of instant coffee can contain anywhere up to 110 calories! What’s more, you’re still going to be hungry quicker than if you’d had something solid to eat.

Section 14: Tip 4: Avocado

What can't you do with an Avocado?

Section 15: Step 4: Plan and Prepare

As life gets busier, it’s become easier to pick up a packet of something from the supermarket, take something from the freezer to microwave, or order a takeaway rather than cook a meal with fresh ingredients.


Make sure that these meals are easy, effortless and don’t take long to make. There isn’t anything worse than planning something in the morning that seems like far too much trouble to bother with in the evening.

  • Without planning and preparing you aren’t really choosing your food. Of course I choose my food you might say, no one else puts it in my mouth.


Find out what to add to your store cupboard?

Section 16: Recipe 4: Chocolate Brownie with Chocolate Ganache Sauce

Make this tasty, simple raw brownie

Section 17: Myth: A Calorie is a Calorie
  • The idea that a calorie is just a calorie is misleading and is potentially damaging if you think think that counting calories will cause weight loss - regardless of where the calories come from.

    It’s true that all calories have the same amount of energy (4184 Joules of energy), so in that sense a calorie is a calorie. But if you have 150 calories from an apple and a 150 calories from a packet of M & M’s, are they the same?

Section 18: Four Simple Myths ebook
Read all four myths in one book
14 pages
Section 19: Four Simple Steps to Easy Weight Loss ebook
Read all four chapters here
17 pages
Section 20: Bonus Ebook: Are you a Cheeseburger away from a Heart Attack?
Chapter from, 'MindFullness: The No-Diet Diet' Book
15 pages
Section 21: Bonus Ebook: Ten Top Tips and Recipes
24 pages

Enjoy this ebook containing Ten Top Tips and Recipes. Find more tips and recipes in my 'Love Food and Lose Weight without Dieting'. 

Section 22: Bonus Pocast

Click here to listen to a recording of a live coaching session with a client: http://www.bornhappy.co/effortless-weight-loss-coaching-session-elaine-hilides-podcast/

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Instructor Biography

Elaine Hilides, Wellbeing and Weight Loss Coach

I have worked in the wellbeing and weight loss field for over a decade and enjoyed helping hundreds of clients get the life and body that they want. I have also got a no. 1 weight loss book without dieting on Kindle, 'MindFullness:The No-Diet Diet Book'.

I am a Three Principles Trainer, a Diet and Nutrition Advisor and Raw Food Coach and I love sharing everything I have learned with my clients.

MA, BA(Hons), MSNLP, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Diploma as Raw Food coach, TT3P

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