Weightloss

Diabesity Challenge: Take a Glycine Supplement

Glycine is an inexpensive, pleasant-tasting amino acid that stimulates fat burning and reduces appetite. It triggers the release of glucagon, a hormone that turns on fat burning in the liver, and generates pyruvate, a substance involved in energy production that enhances endurance and fat burning.…

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Lose Weight With a Mini-Fast Diet

I’m sure many of you would like to drop a few pounds. Perhaps you’re trying to get a handle on diabetes, metabolic syndrome, heart disease or another weight-related health problem—or maybe you just want to look and feel better. I understand that weight loss is not easy. That’s why I’m…

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Commit to Get Fit

It’s a new year and you know what that means—it’s time to make that healthy weight loss resolution a reality. In addition to taking part in my Diabesity Challenge, you should start—and stick with—an exercise regimen. Here are a few tips to help get you going. * Sign a commitment contract.…

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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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The Benefits of HCA Supplements

If you are participating in my Diabesity Challenge, you may be interested in supplements that help suppress appetite and facilitate weight loss. One of my favorites is hydroxycitric acid, or HCA. HCA is an extract from Garcinia cambogia, a fruit native to India. An HCA supplement reduces hunger…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Cream of Broccoli Soup

As the weather turns colder, it’s not uncommon for people to hole up and turn to comfort food. Unfortunately, most of these dishes are full of fats and carbohydrates and not suitable for anyone living with diabetes or trying to lose weight. Luckily, this hearty and delicious recipe for cream of…

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