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Counting Calories Does Not Lead to Long-Term Weight Loss―But This Will

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Calories that up insulin levels are the ones that cause weight gain

Counting calories is not the way to lose weight says this health expert who strongly believes that the reason why you haven’t been able to lose the weight is because you’ve followed the wrong advice. Here is a thought-provoking video that could make you a weight loss success.


On a recent Fox News health report, kidney specialist Dr. Jason Fung―author of “The Obesity Code” and the forthcoming book “The Complete Guide to Fasting”―is telling the public that eating less and exercising more is outdated dieting advice that is proven to be wrong.

Here’s a video where he explains that obesity is a hormonal, not a caloric imbalance, and that by adjusting our diet to balance our hormones, we can then begin to lose weight—and keep it off forever.

Video: Why Outdated Information is to Blame for Weight Gain

Key Points on the Real Way to Lose Weight

• Understand that the reason why you gain fat is not simply because of excess calories, but where those calories come from and how it affects your insulin levels.

• Reduce dietary sugars and refined carbohydrates to reduce your insulin levels.

• Add fiber, vinegar and fermented foods to your diet to further reduce insulin levels.

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• Stick to three meals per day.

• Eliminate snacking.

• Increase your nighttime fasting period.

Fasting-related Articles

Because fasting is so important to help maintain a balance between our “Fed state” and our “Fast state” of hormonal control and keeping those insulin levels down, here are some selected fasting-related articles to help you follow Dr. Fung’s advice:

The Latest News on the Fasting Diet That You Will Want to Hear About

Intermittent Fasting Diet Tips You Need to Know for Long Term Weight Loss

Does Intermittent Fasting Really Work for Weight Loss?

Reference: Fox News Health Talk “Why outdated information is to blame for weight gain

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