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51 STEP 4: INCREASE YOUR CONSUMPTION OF NATURAL FATS

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  OF THE THREE major macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins and fats), dietary fat is the least likely to stimulate insulin. Thus, dietary fat is not inherently fattening, but potentially protective. (For more about fat as a … Continue reading

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50 STEP 3: MODERATE YOUR PROTEIN CONSUMPTION

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  IN CONTRAST TO refined grains, protein cannot and should not be eliminated from your diet. (For more on protein, see chapter 17.) Instead, moderate the amount of protein in your diet to fall within … Continue reading

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49 Carbohydrates should be enjoyed in their natural, whole, unprocessed form.

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  “Carbohydrates should be enjoyed in their natural, whole, unprocessed form. Many traditional diets built around carbohydrates cause neither poor health nor obesity. Remember: the toxicity in much Western food lies in the processing, rather … Continue reading

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47 Permanent weight loss is actually a two-step process.

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  “So all diets fail. The question is why. Permanent weight loss is actually a two-step process. There is a short-term and a long-term (or time-dependent) problem. The hypothalamic region of the brain determines the … Continue reading

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46 We need multiple targets and treatments. We don’t need to choose sides.

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  “The same approach is necessary to address the multidimensional problem of obesity. Instead of targeting a single point in the obesity cascade, we need multiple targets and treatments. We don’t need to choose sides. … Continue reading

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45 Coffee: more than caffeine

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  “DUE TO ITS high caffeine content, coffee is sometimes considered unhealthy. However, recent research has come to the opposite conclusion, perhaps due to the fact that coffee is a major source of antioxidants, magnesium, … Continue reading

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44 If you are not hungry, don’t eat anything at all.

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  Make breakfast optional. And thinking about what to eat for breakfast considered this: If you are not hungry, don’t eat anything at all. NOTE (my commentary): Fasting is time restricted eating. If you are not … Continue reading

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43 “Just don’t snack”

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  THE HEALTHY SNACK is one of the greatest weight-loss deceptions. The myth that “grazing is healthy” has attained legendary status. If we were meant to “graze,” we would be cows. Grazing is the direct … Continue reading

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42 STEP 1: REDUCE YOUR CONSUMPTION OF ADDED SUGARS

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  “STEP 1: REDUCE YOUR CONSUMPTION OF ADDED SUGARS SUGAR STIMULATES INSULIN secretion, but it is far more sinister than that. Sugar is particularly fattening because it increases insulin both immediately and over the long … Continue reading

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26 FASTING INCREASES ADRENALIN levels, starting at around twenty-four hours.

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine):  “FASTING INCREASES ADRENALIN levels, starting at around twenty-four hours. Forty-eight hours of fasting produces a 3.6 percent increase in metabolic rate, not the dreaded metabolic shutdown so often seen in caloric-reduction strategies. In response … Continue reading

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