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The Gabriel Method

A diet-less program that uncovers your ideal weight.

BACKGROUND Start the Diet Now Advertisement

The call to change your life comes in different voices, some quiet and subtle and some explosive and loud. For Jon Gabriel, author of The Gabriel Method, his call was 9/11. On the day of 9/11, Gabriel topped the scale at 400 pounds. He was scheduled to be on United Airlines flight 93 that was hijacked by terrorists, but fate stepped in and Gabriel, at the last minute, had to change his plans. And then he changed his life.

The Gabriel Method came out of this life-changing situation, which inspired Jon to take control over his health and life and lose 220 pounds.

The Gabriel Method is a diet-less program that taps into your body's own logic to determine how fat or thin you will be at any given time. The way to lose weight is not to struggle or to force yourself to lose weight, but to understand this internal logic and work with it so that your body wants to be thinner.

The Gabriel Method also incorporates Jon's extensive background in biochemistry into this 252-page book, which also comes with a guided imagery CD. It has been highlighted on the television show Entertainment Tonight and it is endorsed by the American Holistic Medicine Association.

PRO
  • Teaches a holisitic and healthy approach to weight loss
  • No calorie-counting or measuring food portions
  • Encourages you to overcome the emotional and mental barriers that get in the way of your health
  • Recognizes the differences in bodies and how our environments play a role in our health
  • Contains a program for long-term weight loss success
CON
  • Does not lay out a specific or detailed diet plan
  • Holistic approach to weight loss may not appeal to some
  • Weight loss is gradual
DIET and NUTRITION

The Gabriel Method is not a diet that will force you to count calories, measure how much protein you are eating or prohibit you from eating carbs. Rather, Gabriel makes the case that what pushes your body into a state of weight gain is eating food that is devoid of essential nutrients, not sleeping enough, allowing stress to overcome you and being overwhelmed by environmental toxins. All of this creates famine in our bodies. Famine articulates itself as weight gain rather weight loss. In an effort to protect itself, the body clings on to fat and forces you to crave and eat the foods that are void of nutritional value.

Therefore, in order to calibrate your body's metabolism and weight to its ideal set point, The Gabriel Method promotes a style of eating that balances leptin and insulin, two key hormones in weight loss. Eating foods that are whole, minimally processed and fresh are the mainstay of the Gabriel Method. In addition, as you go about your day, you are supposed to continually remind yourself to think of yourself as thin and visualize yourself in your ideal body.

EXERCISE

Exercise is gently promoted in the Gabriel Method. You are encouraged to be active and to engage in activities that you enjoy doing.

CONCLUSION

The Gabriel Method is a holistic approach to weight loss that was created by a man who once topped the scales at 400 pounds. Jon Gabriel uses his background in biochemistry and his own experience of years of being obese to create a guide that encourages you to in essence treat yourself with more respect from the foods you eat to the thoughts you entertain to how much sleep you receive each night.

The Gabriel Method may not melt off the pounds over night but it will encourage you to gradually and effectively change how you eat and how you live your life.

Common Mispellings

Gabreil Method, Gabrial Method, Gabrielle Method, Gabriel Diet


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(Page 2 of 2, 34 total comments)

Denise

Last April I ordered the whole program off His website....never got the book in the mail but paid for it. I however downloaded the book, ect. Lets just say I feel like a fool once again for paying my hard earned money for something that is too good to be true.

posted Oct 8th, 2009 3:05 pm


Liz

I find this method very unique and so far it works for me really well. I've also found lots of good info on http://www.gabrielmethodreview.org website, the audios are helpful to listen to.

posted Sep 21st, 2009 8:12 am


Kevin

I like the new approach. Makes sense to me. Haven't lost any weight yet (just finished reading the book), but I'm already feeling healtier and more alive.

posted Jul 30th, 2009 2:59 pm


Fernando

is a really good book I recommend it

posted Jul 18th, 2009 1:14 am


Marie

Yes, it DOES work.

I have lost about 30kgs on the Gabriel Method in a bit over 6 months. I think the book is brilliant and essential reading for everyone.

Most if us are missing the point - your weight is all about what is in your mind, not what you put in your mouth.

His CD is also very good but I prefer the guided audio meditations from nevereverdiet. I don't think you can beat that combination.

I can't help with the book but I am happy to share the meditations.

My hubby and I drop some and then plateau for weeks and then drop more. It is really easy, so it doesn't matter if it is slow at times.

Love
Marie

posted Jul 14th, 2009 5:33 am


kjc

Still working for me, pounds are coming off slow and steady. If I incorporate more exercise it will be even more beneficial.
It's workin".give it a shot. You do adapt to a healthier mindset and the thinking is clearer, things step into place and you don't have to be bothered with the old points and deprevation, restriction system. "Diets" are a thing of the past.

posted Jun 30th, 2009 2:07 pm


kjc

I have only followed the plan for about 1 week. I have lost 2 lbs so far and that is without the supliments. I intend to buy them today. I find the motivational CD to be very beneficial. I want to make this system a lifestyle and ween myself away from the diet mentality. I am very pleased I came across this system. I will be one of Jon Gabriel's sucess stories. I am in 100% favor of this plan.

posted Jun 25th, 2009 2:05 pm


jake

Didn't work for me at all.

posted Jun 23rd, 2009 7:46 pm


Felix

Excellent plan. I feel healthier, have more energy, and am gradually losing weight and reshaping my body. Painless and effective.

posted Jun 22nd, 2009 10:23 pm


bilbobaggins

Works. I know it.

posted Jun 19th, 2009 8:26 pm


muzza

I liked the book and am trying to introduce his methods now. At this stage I am feeling a bit different in my "mind".

A swich has flicked some where in my head and I am on my way to being thin.

I am keeping track of it here

posted Jun 19th, 2009 2:25 am


maria

Eating healthy and taking care of your body is never a waste of time. However, finding excuses is easier to some, than making simple, intuitive changes.

Your body knows exactly what it needs, and will respond when treated properly, as much as it responds when treated poorly.

posted Jun 14th, 2009 9:32 am


bert cody

did it realy work i am i wasting my time and money

posted Jun 3rd, 2009 4:51 pm


Cath

Weightloss being gradual is a CON??? GRADUALLY is the only SAFE AND HEALTHY way to lose weight!!

posted Apr 25th, 2009 10:07 am



 

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