“During isolation, our fridges got tired of seeing our faces”!
With retail stores opening back up and our favourite brunch spots letting us in for a long-awaited coffee and smashed avo, there’s no denying that it would be fabulous to enter back into society both looking and feeling our best.
In saying that, there’s also no denying that a majority of us didn’t use this social distancing time to shred, sculpt and tone our figures…
Wine, cheese, and more wine… Our fridges got tired of seeing our faces, our recycle bins have never been so full with bottles, and our activewear has never felt so neglected. So, how can we get back into the swing of ‘normal life’ if this absolute indulgence has become our norm for the past 4 months?
gcVIP chats with Slim By Nature CEO and Nutritionist, Zhanna Gee
Slim by Nature is a holistic health and well-being company that was established on the Gold Coast in 2012 by qualified nutritionist Zhanna Gee. Since then the company has drastically grown and accumulated a reputation for being experts in the field of detoxing and empowering women.
What prompted you all those years ago to start your own well-bring company and detox program?
After being in a car accident and injuring my back, my daily ritual of exercising was taken from me. I used to lovebootcamps and HIIT workouts – but being unable to move, along with developing thyroid problems – made me gain unwanted weight. I felt bloated, uncomfortable, and most importantly, I lost confidence in myself.
Spending long nights researching, becoming a qualified nutritionist, and collaborating with countless naturopaths, I lost the weight and created a program for others to use too. I thought to myself, it shouldn’t be made to be so difficult. There shouldn’t be a vacuum of misleading information that simply overwhelms you. Women should be able to take ownership of their bodies without feeling completely lost. This is where it all started!
On top of the lack of simplicity when it came to weight-loss, there was also so much shame in going on a ‘diet’. With the growing ‘no fat shaming’ movement, many women were actually being shamed for wanting to transform their health and lose excess weight. Women attempt diets without education or support and end up failing – simply because they are scared to reach out and be judged. It became my mission to help these women with Slim By Nature. Nobody should feel embarrassed for wanting to better their health.
What should women consider before selecting a Detox Program that is right for them?
Before selecting which Detox program is right for them, women should make sure they are ready for change. We have so many programs that suit a variety of goals and if you’re struggling to determine which is best for you, you can take our SBN Detox Quiz HERE.
We have 26-day, 43-day and 60-day programs available in both drop and patch formulas to suit your lifestyle, which will help you to lose up to 7kg, 15kg and 20kg respectively. The most important thing before purchasing, is making sure you are committed to your own growth, change and development as a person.
How do Slim By Nature’s Detox Programs work?
The detoxes work in three simple phases: Loading, Detox & Fat Burning, and Maintenance.
The first two days of the program are called the Loading Phase, and you can eat to your heart’s content whilst preparing your body for the detox to come.
The second phase is the Detox & Fat Burning Phase that lasts depending on which program you select and how much weight you’re looking to lose. The transformation in this phase comes from a combination of following the program and using our detox products. Our detox products (drops or patches), work by making the hypothalamus in the brain trigger a release of abnormal fat stores. These fat cells are then used by the body for energy, thus creating a rapid weight loss.
The third phase is called the Maintenance Phase, and adds 21 days to your detox journey. This phase is what we consider to be the most important, as it’s what locks in your weight and your incredible results. During this phase you slowly introduce new foods to your diet and set in stone the lessons you have learnt and results you have achieved.
What type of tools and products do you use?
The basic tools to use on our programs are the Detox Drops/Patches alongside our Detox Guide. These are the essentials, as without the detox products, your weight-loss will not be as rapid, effective and sustainable.
If you have a look at our site you will see that these are the basics, but we also have a wide array of products and tools to help propel our SBN Family throughout their journey. These include Menogoodness – a natural menopausal supplement, Formula Z – a metabolism booster, CraveLess – a craving suppressant – and so much more.
We love creating a safe space for our clients and we want to support you in every aspect of your life – so our products range to suit a huge variety of needs.
Aside from weight-loss what other great side effects can women expect to experience?
Aside from weight-loss, one of the most talked about successes our ladies attain is knowledge. The amount of incredible feedback we have about women learning what foods work for their bodies, what foods bloat them, what makes them feel energised and what doesn’t – is absolutely incredible.
On top of the knowledge gained, our ladies find that they start to glow, feel energetic, start seeing life through a more rose-coloured lens, and find friends for life. We are a community of women constantly striving to improve ourselves, and that is exactly what we gain from the SBN programs – not just weightloss!
Discover more at slimbynature.com.au
For your chance to WIN a SBN 26 Day Premium Detox Kit valued at $466 see HERE.