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Lose Weight, Lose Diabetes

…found a fasting blood sugar of 160, and I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Fortunately for me, my doctor gave me an ultimatum: I could either lose weight or I would have to go on medication for the rest of my life. My wife was determined that I would not take any drugs. We checked out your book, Reversing…

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Lose Weight With a Mini-Fast Diet

…selectively burns fat. Merely cutting calories here and there during the day will not promote vigorous fat burning—just ask anyone who’s tried to lose weight and keep it off that way. Exercising while you’re fasting, however, most certainly will. In a 12-week clinical trial, overweight participants who…

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Weight Loss and the Yo-Yo Phenomenon

lose weight and easier to gain it back. By repeatedly losing and regaining weight, or “yo-yoing,” you’ve encouraged your body to become very efficient at making and storing fat. Because of this, damage done by crash diets can be difficult to reverse. Fortunately, it is possible to lose weight

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10 Tips for Healthy Weight Loss

I recognize that weight loss can be difficult. But following these 10 tips for healthy weight loss is the best way to lose weight. * Avoid bread, pasta, rice, potatoes, and other starches. * Eliminate desserts and other sugars. * Eat protein with every meal and snack. * Select lean protein sources such…

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More Weight Loss Secrets the Diet Industry Won't Reveal

…celery, thyme, broccoli, and kale. * Eggs can accelerate weight loss. Wheaties may be the “breakfast of champions,” but if you’re trying to lose weight, you’re better off eating eggs. Researchers instructed overweight people who were on a reduced-calorie diet to eat either two eggs or a bagel with…

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Burning Energy and Losing Weight

…decreases insulin production. This is of particular importance to people dealing with diabetes. Burning up those fat stores is essential if you want to lose weight and keep it off. To really kick things into high gear, consider taking my Diabesity Challenge.

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Three Great Supplements For Weight Loss

Nutritional supplements can enhance your ability to lose weight and balance blood sugar levels. The following are three of my favorites. Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA). Hydroxycitric acid comes from the dried rind of the fruit of Garcinia cambogia, a tree indigenous to southern India known as the Malabar tamarind…

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Food Diaries Improve Weight Loss Outcomes

…entire tub of ice cream or indulge in snacks all day is often incentive enough to keep you from repeating similar indiscretions. If you need to lose weight in order to manage diabetes, try this simple tip—and let me know how it works for you.

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How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

…per week. Clearly, exercising before breakfast means you can feast and party with less guilt—and if you don’t overindulge, you’ll likely lose weight! Even better, if you stick with this healthy habit beyond the holiday season, you’ll be well on your way to achieving serious weight loss in the…

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Debunking the Myth About Daily Weigh-Ins

…practice—daily weigh-ins work. Health & Healing subscriber Arthur Cayford of British Columbia is a prime example. Arthur wrote, “I needed to lose weight, and in addition to the usual—cutting down on fattening foods and exercise—I have done something I have not seen recommended everywhere: weigh…

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Snack Your Way to Thin

…It’s called diet-induced thermogenesis and it’s one of the reasons why smart snacking throughout the day can actually help you burn fat and lose weight. Notice I said “smart” snacking. The types of foods you chose can make or break your diet. To help take the guesswork out of healthy snacking…

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The Obesity Epidemic: Habits That Will Pack on the Pounds

…obesity epidemic is to skimp on your protein intake. 3. Load up your plate, and go back for seconds. One of the best ways to ensure you won’t lose weight, and will likely gain it, is to eat more calories than you burn. That’s why portion control is more important than ever. If you load up your plate…

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7 Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

…health and well-being. Common Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism * Fatigue, despite getting adequate sleep * Weight gain and an inability to lose weight * High cholesterol or triglycerides * Depression that won’t go away * Chronic constipation * Dry skin or thinning hair * Cold hands and feet If…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Create a Support System

…system. Choose a friend or family member that you can regularly check in with regarding your diet and exercise plan. If this person is trying to lose weight too, that’s even better. You can share tips and recipes, keep each other motivated, and turn to one another for support if you find yourself slipping…

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Chocolate Reduces Stroke Risk in Women

…chocolate. Other studies have shown that chocolate can reduce your heart disease risk by one-third. Another study showed that cocoa can help you lose weight. That chocolate reduces stroke risk in women adds to all of the good health news about the health benefits of chocolate that you’ve heard me talk…

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The Scary Truth About Halloween--and 5 Guilt-Free Treats

…holiday indulgences you can enjoy, guilt-free… 1. Dark chocolate, eaten in moderation, reduces your stroke and heart disease risk, helps you lose weight, and improves cognitive function, mood, blood pressure, and insulin sensitivity. The biggest health benefits are found in chocolate bars that are…

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Are Beverages Busting Your Diet?

If you’re making proper food choices and exercising in an effort to lose weight but still aren’t seeing results, it might be time to take a serious look at what you’re drinking. Research suggests that what you suck through that straw may be sabotaging your weight loss efforts. One particular study…

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Could You Have Diabetes and Not Know It?

Many people dealing with diabetes admit that the disease sneaked up on them. They didn’t see it coming. These men and women didn’t suddenly lose weight or become excessively hungry and thirsty (as those with type 1 diabetes often experience), nor did they feel sick in any way. In fact, there are…

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Help for Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

…recommend is a binding “commitment contract.” Here’s how you do it. * Decide on the specific behaviors you want to change. If you want to lose weight, don’t commit to losing X number of pounds. Pledge instead to not eat breads and desserts and to take a 30-minute walk four days a week for the…

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Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms

Many people dealing with diabetes admit that the disease snuck up on them. They didn’t see it coming. These men and women didn’t suddenly lose weight or become excessively hungry and thirsty (as those with type 1 diabetes often experience), nor did they feel sick in any way. In fact, there are few…

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Higher Blood Sugar Levels Linked With Cognitive Impairment

…One of the best, and easiest, ways to keep your blood sugar on an even keel is the mini-fast with exercise protocol (even if you don’t need to lose weight). I also recommend taking targeted nutritional supplements for extra support. Now it’s your turn: How do you watch your blood sugar and/or keep…

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