Tag Archives | Weight Loss

Weight Loss: Fact and Fiction – What Works and What Doesn’t

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Does sex really count as exercise?  Should you set conservative weight loss goals of 5-10 pounds instead of 50?  Does adding a little bit of exercise regularly over a long period of time really add up to significant weight loss? A recent analysis of weight loss research by The New England Journal of Medicine, entitled Myths, Presumptions, and […]

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Stick

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How many reasons do you have for loving or hating this time of year?  For me, the holiday season is a time to be present with myself and my loved ones. I take pleasure in slowing down for a brief intermission from the daily grind to give some thought as to how I want to […]

The Secret Ingredient to Stubborn Weight Loss

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One of the perks of writing a book about sound medical solutions to common health complaints is that I have an opportunity to reach so many people from so many places on the globe.  In the release of my latest book, The Blood Sugar Solution, I have been inspired by countless tales of the human […]

Can Social Networks Cure Disease? Part II

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Click here to read Part I of the story. Part II of my TEDMED 2012 conference… One day I found Pastor Rick Warren from Saddleback Church in Southern CA in my office wanting to get religion about health.   After his appointment we went to dinner and over a bowl of cabbage and beet soup, I asked […]

How Hidden Food Sensitivities Make You Fat

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Think food allergy and you might conjure the worst-case scenario, like a child going into anaphylactic shock after exposure to peanuts. No doubt, a severe food allergy is scary. But it’s also relatively rare. A much more common scenario is an adult with a low-grade food allergy to, say, gluten who never pinpoints the cause […]

How Toxins Make You Fat: 4 Steps to Get Rid of Toxic Weight

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Scientists recently uncovered a surprising and disturbing fact: environmental toxins make you fat and cause diabetes(1). Inside the body, these chemicals monkey with our ability to balance blood sugar and metabolize cholesterol. Over time, the changes can lead to insulin resistance. This discovery should be headline news but no one is talking about it. Why? […]

The Online Community Has Been So Beneficial

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I started the BBS program, and lost 7 pounds, 2 inches off my waist, and lost many unwanted aches and pains! I am a 63 year old woman, with many health issues. I have gone to doctors who prescribed drugs for many things, so now I am working to correct problems with healthy eating. Over […]

Fantastic! I Feel More Energetic, Alert, and Focused

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In 8 weeks, A1C reduced by .7%, total cholesterol reduced by 35 points, triglycerides reduced by over 200 points, fasting blood sugar reduced by 65 points! Fantastic! I feel more energetic, alert, focused. I do not have any cravings like I used to, don’t even crave carbs or sugar. No more headaches, no more heart […]

Dropping 25 Pounds and 6 Inches Off the Waist in Six Weeks

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Dropping 25 pounds and 6 inches off the waist in six weeks is something to brag about. This program exceeded all expectations. I found it very easy to follow after the first week after getting all those cravings out of my system. I have realized that food is medicine and right eating makes aches/pains, allergies, […]

I Went From About 164 Down to 155 in 6 Weeks!

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I went from about 164 down to 155 in 6 weeks. Within the first 2 weeks my blood pressure dropped significantly, my knees did not ache anymore, my hands were not swollen anymore and my self esteem was thru the roof. I had lost hope of dropping any weight as I was getting older. It […]

Lost 12 Pounds in 6 Weeks, Which Seemed Easy!

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I still lost 12 pounds in 6 weeks, which seemed easy! So not only did I lose weight, but I feel better and sleep better, too. I needed to drop a few pounds that had crept up on middle aged body, when I was asked to participate in the beta study. I am also a […]

The Pounds Will Continue to Fall Away and Leave Good Health As They Do

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I’ve lost 19 pounds of weight, 8 inches from my waist alone. I am no longer taking any medications and it all happened within a few short weeks which included the biggest eating holiday we have. I am so grateful to have participated in the study. I’ve lost 19 pounds of weight, 8 inches from […]