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What is bulletproof coffee?

QUOTE #1 Just because a little bit of something is healthy, it doesn’t mean that a whole ton of it is healthier, or even safe. This brings us to the topic at hand… a huge trend called Bulletproof coffee. If you don’t … Continue reading

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What breaks a fast? 10-30.09

QUOTE from Dr. Fung: [You] Can fast with “training wheels,” which are essentially anything that will help you adhere to the fast. Best training wheel options include bone broth, tea, and black coffee (without milk, cream, sweeteners).The role of training … Continue reading

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Benefits of cider vinegar with mother? 10-30.08

QUOTE from Dr. Fung: Vinegar is also a protective factor. Used in many traditional foods, it may help reduce insulin spikes. Italians often eat bread dipped in oil and vinegar—a prime example of eating a high-carb food with protective factors. … Continue reading

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If I fast, what supplements are recommended? When do I need them? 10-30.07

QUOTE from Dr. Fung: Electrolytes MANY PEOPLE WORRY that fasting may cause malnutrition, but this concern is misplaced. The body’s fat stores are, for most of us, quite ample for our bodies’ needs. Even studies of prolonged fasting have found … Continue reading

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Is exercise recommended with fasting? 10-30.06

QUOTE from Dr Fung:  CONVENTIONALLY, DIET AND exercise have been prescribed as treatments for obesity as if they are equally important. But diet and exercise are not fifty-fifty partners like macaroni and cheese. Diet is Batman and exercise is Robin. … Continue reading

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What is “allowed” to be consumed during a fast? 10-30.05

QUOTE from Dr Fung: “What can I take on fasting days? ALL CALORIE-CONTAINING FOODS and beverages are withheld during fasting. However, you must stay well hydrated throughout your fast. Water, both still and sparkling, is always a good choice. Aim to drink … Continue reading

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Intermittent fasting tips 10-30.04

QUOTE from Dr Fung:  Intermittent fasting tips 1. Drink water: Start each morning with a full eight-ounce glass of water. 2. Stay busy: It’ll keep your mind off food. It often helps to choose a busy day at work for … Continue reading

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What if I have diabetes? 10-30.03

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphases mine): What if I have diabetes? SPECIAL CARE MUST be taken if you are diabetic or are taking diabetic medications. (Certain diabetic medications, such as metformin, are used for other conditions such as polycystic ovarian … Continue reading

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What are the warning signs to watch out for during a fast? 10-30.02

QUOTE from Dr Fung: The Rules1. If you don’t feel well, stop immediately.Listen to your body and break your fast if you need to. 2. You’re welcome to use all or none of our fasting training wheels! If you can … Continue reading

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START HERE How long should I fast at a time? 10-30.01

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine): FASTING IS DEFINED as the voluntary act of withholding food for a specific period of time. Non-caloric drinks such as water and tea are permitted. An absolute fast refers to the withholding of both … Continue reading

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