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62 Add more, Instead, focus on a tried-and-true ancient healing tradition.

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  “FASTING: AN ANCIENT REMEDY INSTEAD OF SEARCHING for some exotic, never-seen-before diet miracle to help us break insulin resistance, let’s instead focus on a tried-and-true ancient healing tradition. Fasting is one of the oldest … Continue reading

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61 Add more. To break the insulin-resistance cycle, we must have recurrent periods of very low insulin levels.

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  “The body’s knee-jerk reaction to insulin resistance is to increase insulin levels, which, in turn, creates even more resistance. To break the insulin-resistance cycle, we must have recurrent periods of very low insulin levels. … Continue reading

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58 N+S STEP 5: INCREASE YOUR CONSUMPTION OF PROTECTIVE FACTORS: Vinegar.

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  “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 … Continue reading

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57 N+S STEP 5: INCREASE YOUR CONSUMPTION OF PROTECTIVE FACTORS: Fiber

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  “STEP 5: INCREASE YOUR CONSUMPTION OF PROTECTIVE FACTORS  FIBER CAN REDUCE the insulin-stimulating effects of carbohydrates, making it one of the main protective factors against obesity, but the average North American diet falls far … Continue reading

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48 STEP 2: REDUCE YOUR CONSUMPTION OF REFINED GRAINS

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  REFINED GRAINS SUCH as white flour stimulate insulin to a greater degree than virtually any other food. If you reduce your consumption of flour and refined grains, you will substantially improve your weight-loss potential. … Continue reading

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41 N+S But the bottom line comes to this…

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  “If you are taking prescription medications, you should seek the advice of a physician. But the bottom line comes to this. If you don’t eat, will your blood sugars come down? Of course. If … Continue reading

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40 N+S Avoid eating excessive protein as this, too only adds sugar to the body.

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  Dietary protein is digested into amino acids. Excess amino acids cannot be stored so they are converted into glucose by the liver. Therefore, avoid eating excessive protein as this, too only adds sugar to … Continue reading

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39 N+S The body develops resistance to protect us from too much insulin.

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  “What is Insulin Resistance protecting us from? The very name reveals the answer. Insulin Resistance. It’s a reaction against excessive insulin. The body develops resistance to protect us from the too much insulin. Said … Continue reading

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38 N+S “You can’t use drugs to cure a dietary disease.

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  “You can’t use drugs to cure a dietary disease. How to Reverse Diabetes If we understand that T2DM is simply too much sugar, then the solution becomes pretty bloody obvious. Get rid of it. … Continue reading

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37 N+S Insulin transports sugar from the blood into the body

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  “Insulin has moved sugar from the blood (where you could see it) into the body (where you couldn’t see it). The underlying problem is unchanged. So, the very next time you eat, the exact … Continue reading

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