Minifast Diet

Lose Weight With a Mini-Fast Diet

…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 here and there during the day will not…

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7 Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

…over 500 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…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Surround Yourself With Support

…Specifically, researchers found that obesity rate is affected by three factors: * Personal contact through social networks * Lifestyle choices such as diet and exercise * The rate/speed of weight loss On the personal contact front, the research shows that the average person has a two percent chance of becoming…

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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…

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4 Natural Type 2 Diabetes Treatments

…must do to get a handle on the situation. Lifestyle Changes Are the Best Type 2 Diabetes Treatments * Eat a low-glycemic diet. Studies have shown time and again that the best diet for people with diabetes is one that is centered on healthy, low-glycemic foods. Examples include green vegetables, beans…

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Reversing Type 2 Diabetes--It Can Be Done

…-calorie diet (about 600 calories) for two months. The study—funded by Diabetes UK—involved 11 diabetic participants, seven of whom were able to reverse type 2 diabetes with a diet consisting of liquid drinks and non-starchy vegetables. The researchers stated that this very low-calorie diet reduced…

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How to Beat Metabolic Syndrome

…presence of glucose (sugar) prompts the pancreas to secrete insulin, which signals the cells to let nutrients inside. Unfortunately, inactivity, poor diet, and particularly excess weight reduce the cells’ sensitivity to these signals, so the pancreas is forced to churn out more and more insulin in order…

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Safe and Effective Weight Loss Supplements

…in the coming months. For starters, by now, I hope you realize that there’s no such thing as a magic diet pill. Healthy weight loss requires making changes to your lifestyle, including your diet and activity level. You’re probably familiar with the weight loss program I recommend and use at my clinic…

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Long-Term High Cholesterol Linked to Greater Heart Disease Risk

…because of the uncertainty of the long-term effects of taking them. Instead, people in that age group should first try lowering cholesterol through diet and exercise. Unfortunately, many physicians and Big Pharma will likely take these findings as an opportunity to promote statin drugs and petition for…

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Treating Hot Flashes With Weight Loss

…instructed on healthy weight loss options and given meal plans and coupons for diet foods; they were also asked to log their daily exercise in a journal. The other third received minimal instructions regarding weight loss and dieting. After six months, the ladies in the intensive weight loss program had dropped…

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The Obesity Epidemic Linked to Higher Pain

…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 least eight glasses of filtered water each day. 4. Up your fiber…

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Why Americans are Supersized

…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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New Study Shows Psoriasis Doubles Your Diabetes Risk

…population, and those with severe psoriasis have twice the risk. What does this mean for you? If you have psoriasis, you need to be extra diligent about diet, exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight. If you already have diabetes, you can help to reverse it with lifestyle changes and targeted supplements…

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Higher Blood Sugar Levels Linked With Cognitive Impairment

…Blood Sugar The overall results of the study led the researchers to conclude that it’s never too early to take steps—such as eating a healthy diet and engaging in regular exercise—to keep your blood sugar levels in the low-normal range. I agree with their assessment. One of the best, and easiest…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Get Back on Track After the Holidays

…daily routine. Unlike 12-week programs, fad diets, and the like, the mini-fast with exercise is a lifestyle change that you adopt and follow indefinitely. This regimen helps you to avoid the vicious cycle of weight loss and weight gain known as yo-yo dieting. Here’s a refresher for following my program…

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