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7 Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

…fasting, I was overweight and had no hormones. I was heading down a bad road. Whitaker Wellness put me on the right track with a sustainable diet, mini-fast, bioidentical hormones and a day off to enjoy the foods I wanted. Within six months, my blood sugar was in the low hundreds, and I had hormones. I…

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Results of My Mini-Fast Weight Loss Challenge

When my latest book The Mini-Fast Diet launched a few months ago, I decided to challenge the employees at Healthy Directions—the company that I partner with to sell my nutritional supplements and publish my monthly newsletter—to participate in a weight-loss contest based on the program outlined in…

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Lose Weight With a Mini-Fast Diet

…That’s why I’m going to tell you about the simplest, most logical and effective weight loss program I’ve ever come across. It’s called the mini-fast diet with exercise. This program produces results that many diet plans don’t deliver, because it selectively burns fat. Merely cutting calories…

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10 Tips for Healthy Weight Loss

…* Try the mini-fast with exercise, which, I believe, is the best way to lose weight. Now it’s your turn: Do you have a healthy weight loss tip to share? You May Also Be Interested In: * Benefits of Fiber: Protection Against Heart Disease, Diabetes, & More * Lose Weight With a Mini-Fast Diet

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How to Beat Metabolic Syndrome

…beat insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome Treatment #1: Get a handle on your weight. The best way to do this is with the mini-fast with exercise (morning exercise, no food before noon, and sensible eating the rest of the day), which turns on fat burning like there’s no tomorrow…

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Treating Hot Flashes With Weight Loss

…weight loss may be a great option. One of the best programs for weight loss I’ve come across in my more than 30 years of practicing medicine is the mini-fast with exercise. Hormone replacement and herbs such as black cohosh, and dong quai have also proven beneficial for treating hot flashes. Natural hormones…

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Higher Blood Sugar Levels Linked With Cognitive Impairment

…levels in the low-normal range. I agree with their assessment. 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…

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The Obesity Epidemic Linked to Higher Pain

…If you need to lose some weight, here are five healthy weight loss tips to help you shed those extra pounds, practically effortlessly: 1. Try the mini-fast with exercise (sometimes called the intermittent fasting diet.) 2. Incorporate 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days of the week. 3. Drink at…

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New Study Shows Psoriasis Doubles Your Diabetes Risk

…, and maintaining a healthy weight. If you already have diabetes, you can help to reverse it with lifestyle changes and targeted supplements. My Mini-Fast with Exercise is another good place to start. As far as managing psoriasis, there are two natural therapies I recommend: * The first is Olivenol,…

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How to Stick With an Exercise Program

…what else may end up happening during the day. Plus, starting your day with 30–45 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise is a cornerstone of the mini-fast with exercise weight loss program that I recommend. * Make it social. Sticking with an exercise program is much easier when you make it social. So…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Surround Yourself With Support

…surround yourself with people who support you in your weight loss efforts. If they need to lose weight as well, encourage them to participate in the mini-fast with exercise protocol with you.. That way, you can share diet tips and exercise strategies and have someone to discuss your struggles and celebrate…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Make a Commitment to Health

…greater than the pain of actually changing. Make a Public Commitment First, don’t commit to losing X number of pounds. Pledge instead to follow the mini-fast, to eat low-glycemic foods, and to take a 30-minute morning walk at least five days a week for the next three weeks. Of course you’ll be aiming…

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Why Americans are Supersized

…box to save for lunch or dinner the next day. * Consider sharing an entrée. * Skip dessert. You may also be interested in: * Lose weight with the mini-fast diet * Not all fat is bad

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Thank You and Keep Up the Great Work

…with diabetes and obesity does not. If you know someone who has problems with weight or blood sugar control, please encourage them to follow my mini-fast with exercise program. Tell them about this blog, my monthly newsletter, and my free e-letter. All of these resources are chock-full of detailed advice…

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