Hello, I'm Dr. Leona, founder of Freedom Health Systems and author of A Journey to Healing: 5 Stages to Achieving More Freedom in Your Health and Your Life, and I am dedicated to helping you get your health and your life back.
Cutting calories doesn’t work! Have you been told that in order to lose weight you need to eat less and exercise more? In the late 90’s I remember carrying a small calorie book, keeping track of everything I ate. It was full of low-fat, low-calorie foods that did not nourish my body. I exercised excessively,
Stop counting your steps. Stop counting your calories! With successful weight loss, it is important to understand what caused it in the first place. The question I get almost all the time is, “I am trying to lose weight, what should I eat?” That leads me to conclude that you believe you have gained weight
What is missing in most weight loss programs? Despite all of the weight loss programs out there on the market, some of you have been struggling with weight for most of your life. Some of you have been attempting to lose weight naturally. Some of you may have already had weight loss surgery or considering
In simple terms, the digestive system works as follows: we eat (good diet or bad diet), digest (complete or incomplete), then we eliminate (good evacuation or bad evacuation) or assimilate (good absorption or poor absorption). The gut is commonly referred to as the “Second Brain” because the enteric nervous system is a collection of neurons
You may have been lead to believe the high cholesterol causes heart disease. You may have probably been told to stay away from foods rich in fat and cholesterol by literally everyone from your doctor to the media. What you may not know is that there is little evidence that proves that high cholesterol can
Are you feeling discouraged with your weight loss and healing journey? Do you believe you have done your best to make all the right decisions up to your point of setback? And as everything started to spiral downward, did you quickly began to focus on your failures and not your successes? In Chapter 7 of
Check out this LiveChat with Dr. Leona Allen! Here we’re discussing the HealthMeans talk, The Psychology of Weight Loss from Jonny Bowden and Elizabeth Lombardo. Dr. Leona outlines her 5 Stages to Freedom – her map of the journey to true and lasting weight loss. This LiveChat is great for all but especially for moms…we