Minifast With Exercise

Lose Weight With a Mini-Fast Diet

…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 promote vigorous fat burning—just ask anyone who’s tried to lose weight and keep it off that way. Exercising while…

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Reversing Type 2 Diabetes--It Can Be Done

…diabetes with a diet consisting of liquid drinks and non-starchy vegetables. The researchers stated that this very low-calorie diet reduced the amount of fat in the pancreas, which interferes with insulin production. After the eight-week diet ended, these people returned to eating a normal diet, with smaller…

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Treating Hot Flashes With Weight Loss

…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 require…

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Results of My Mini-Fast Weight Loss Challenge

…0.5 percent. Jen in the editorial department came in third place, with a loss of 6.6 percent on the intermittent fasting diet plan. I encourage anyone who wants to lose weight to give the intermittent fasting diet plan with exercise a try. As you can see, this scientifically-proven program really works…

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How to Stick With an Exercise Program

…structured program, or join a club. Bottom line: With an exercise partner counting on you, you’ll be more motivated to show up. WATCH: Exercising with friends will hold you accountable and keep you committed * Sign up for a specific event. Similar to making exercise social, if you sign up for a specific event—for…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Surround Yourself With Support

…-away message here is to 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…

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Higher Blood Sugar Levels Linked With Cognitive Impairment

…regular exercise—to keep your blood sugar 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…

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Health Benefits of L-Carnitine

…Health & Healing in August 1991. Back then all we really knew about this supplement was that it improved angina, heart function, and exercise tolerance in patients with coronary artery disease and heart failure. As further research emerged over the years, I have added it to a handful of other treatment…

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4 Natural Type 2 Diabetes Treatments

…greatest risk factors for type 2 diabetes is a sedentary lifestyle. But regular exercise is equally important for treating type 2 diabetes. In fact, some researchers found that overweight and obese diabetic patients who exercised and ate a low-glycemic diet for three weeks reduced their diabetic medication…

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Long-Term High Cholesterol Linked to Greater Heart Disease Risk

…disease—no matter what your age—here are some of the safe, natural therapies I recommend. Start with lifestyle changes. I’ve written before about the mini-fast with exercise (morning exercise, no breakfast, and eating normally but sensibly after noon) for weight loss, but this program can also…

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How to Beat Metabolic Syndrome

…of the primary therapies I use with my patients at Whitaker Wellness to help them 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…

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Safe and Effective Weight Loss Supplements

…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: the mini-fast with exercise. It not only will help you reach your weight loss goals, but improve many other aspects of health. Beyond…

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New Study Shows Psoriasis Doubles Your Diabetes Risk

…found that people with mild psoriasis are one-and-a-half times more likely to develop diabetes than the general 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…

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10 Tips for Healthy Weight Loss

…other sugars. * Eat protein with every meal and snack. * Select lean protein sources such as chicken, turkey, fish, and tofu. * Focus on fiber-rich, colorful vegetables and fruits. * Eat a large salad with lunch and dinner. * Incorporate 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days of the week. * Drink…

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The Obesity Epidemic Linked to Higher Pain

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

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Make a Commitment to Health

…and co-workers about your commitment and its consequences, and keep them abreast of your progress. I believe that any human behavior can be changed with this system, because it makes you accountable. Accountability is your responsibility to someone for some action. You’re accountable for many things…

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

…you’ve have terrific success! As the challenge ends, our battle 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…

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Weight Loss is About Burning Fat

…kick things into high gear, try adding morning exercise. Getting active while you are fasting ratchets up fat burning and helps curb appetite. True weight loss simply cannot be achieved without burning up stored fat. We’ve been using this “mini-fast with exercise” protocol at the clinic for almost…

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