Weight Loss

  1. Kaufmann diet attacks cancer at its root

    Destroy cancer with this groundbreaking at-home therapy

    It's the cancer-fighting secret that EVERYONE will be talking about in the near future.

    But today, I'm going to put you ahead of the curve.

    I've got tomorrow's news today -- because I've got the scoop on the groundbreaking research behind a proven technique that attacks the hidden cause of many cancers.

    This simple, easy-to-follow program will FIGHT the tumor at its root and CRUSH it.

    This cutting-edge cancer cure isn't a drug with side effects.

    It's not even a vitamin or supplement.

    The secret is a natural diet designed to specifically SEEK and DESTORY the pathogenic fungal infections we now know are often the cause of so many cancers.

    It's called the Kaufmann diet, and it was developed by researcher and mycotoxin expert Doug Kaufmann. It's specially designed to starve these infections so that the cancer cells die off -- and it's proven to work if you HAVE cancer, if you're at RISK for cancer, or if you're just concerned and want to make sure that you NEVER get this disease.

    Kaufmann's diet came about after he discovered striking similarities between cancer and fungi, including how they both thrive on sugars.

    More importantly, they both DIE without those same sugars.

    Of course, sugar isn't just the white stuff in a porcelain bowl in your cupboard.

    In addition to that sugar itself, carbs such as grains -- including whole grains -- are converted into sugars inside your body.

    As a result, the first phase of the Kaufmann diet severely restricts sugars and carbs.

    Alcohol is also forbidden. Not only is booze a top cause of the disease, but the sugars in alcohol can help feed the fungal infections at the root of these cancers.

    You also need to avoid yeast, which will be less of a problem without bread and beer (but watch ingredients carefully -- you'd be surprised how often they sneak it in), as well as fungi and mushrooms (for obvious reasons) and peanuts, which can contain fungal mycotoxins.

    Patients are also given anti-fungal medications and/or supplements in this phase.

    Without the sugars, the fungi behind many cancers in the body choke and die, killing tumors at the same time.

    And that's not all.

    This phase also works in three other ways:

    1. It boosts your immune system so that your body is better equipped to fight cancer.
    2. It slashes your levels of the damaging inflammation that helps tumors to thrive.
    3. It protects your DNA from the damage of the fungal infection.

    Once this phase is complete -- and you're feeling better than you have in years -- dieters can slowly restore low levels of healthy carbohydrates.

    For more on this powerful cancer-fighting regimen, visit Doug Kaufmann's website, knowthecause.com.

    And for another way to kill off cancer cells with dietary changes, you can read about another approach to eating, the ketogenic diet, in the forthcoming April issue of my Health Revelations newsletter.

    Keep an eye on your inbox.

  2. Excess belly fat linked to death risk in women

    A deadly case of... muffin top?!?

    Ladies, you KNOW that the muffin top that turned up after menopause is unsightly, so I'm sure that you want it GONE.

    But that's not the only important reason to make that muffin crumble, as new research shows how that extra layer of fat around the middle isn't just a nuisance.

    It could also be DEADLY!

    I'll help you melt away that excess belly fat in a minute, but first, here's what the latest scientific findings have to say.

    The new study confirms how too much fat anywhere on the body is, of course, a risk factor for heart problems... but it ALSO reveals how SOME types of fat are WORSE than others.

    If it's building up around the middle... if you develop the "apple" shape that so many women get after menopause... you could face a higher risk of a deadly heart problem.

    Compared to just BMI alone, a higher waist-to-hip ratio -- a sign of too much fat building up right in the muffin zone -- will increase your risk of a heart attack by 18 percent.

    Guys don't quite have that same risk. A higher hip-to-waist ratio "only" boosts the risk of a heart attack by 6 percent.

    And when you put men and women in head-to-head -- or hip-to-hip -- competition, women with muffin tops are 15 percent more likely to suffer a heart attack than the guys.

    Even going by waist circumference alone -- another sign of fat building up in the wrong places -- the Journal of the American Heart Association study says that women are 7 percent more likely to have a heart attack than men.

    So, what can you do about it?

    The American Heart Association responded to the new study by saying that women should cut the carbs, sugar, and booze.

    No arguments here. That's certainly a good start.

    But you can quit all three of those things and find that stubborn muffin still won't go away.

    There's a simple reason for it, and that's the hormonal changes that hit you after menopause.

    You could have had the perfect shape all your life, but once the estrogen and progesterone levels drop, the fat in your body starts to shift around and hug your hips.

    Eventually, you end up with an "apple" shape -- a.k.a. the dreaded muffin top.

    If you're on the other side of menopause... and have struggled to lose weight even on a sensible diet... speak with a holistic doctor who can test your hormone levels and treat you if necessary.

    There are natural therapies that can get your body to produce hormones again on its own, or in some cases, you may need natural bioidentical replacement therapy.

    If you're in the San Diego area, I run one of the nation's most complete hormone testing and treatment programs at the Stengler Center for Integrative Medicine.

    Not in Southern California? I'm also available for advice by phone. Call 855-DOC-MARK to schedule a consultation.

    And don't forget to connect with me on Facebook!

  3. ‘Mindful’ diet won’t help you lose weight

    Chew on this crazy new diet advice Sometimes, I just can't believe the nonsense I read. A new report in The Washington Post, of all places, claims that your diet isn't about WHAT you eat. It's about HOW you eat it and how you FEEL about your food. Now I understand where the "fake news" label comes from! This bit...
  4. Researchers’ ‘best’ diets are both duds

    Why the two 'best' diets DON'T work It's the battle of the diets, and we have a winner. A new study put two of the most popular diets up in a head-to-head match over one-year clinical trial. Some of the dieters went low-fat. The rest went low-carb. And the results are surprising a lot of people. There were almost no...
  5. Weight-loss plans can backfire, and here’s why

    Why is it so easy to gain weight back? (It's not what you think!) Losing weight is a battle for every pound. When you've fought hard to burn a little off, the last thing in the world you want is to give any of it back. Not even an ounce. Yet as any dieter knows... it happens. It happens so...
  6. Pain eased with a little weight loss

    Ease ANY pain with this ONE little change Here's one from the Department of No Kidding: Lose a little weight, and you can expect to have less pain. Not just certain types of aches, mind you. Name that pain, and it'll disappear down the drain! From common joint and back problems... to aches in your arms and chest... shedding a...
  7. Weight loss slashes breast cancer risk

    Cut your breast cancer risk by 42 percent Ladies, it's being billed as the easy way to slash your risk of some of today's leading killer cancers. One quick procedure, and you can wipe out cancer before ever has a chance to take hold. I bet you're thinking there's a catch. Of course there is... and it's a doozy! The...
  8. Burn fat with berberine – not drugs!

    Turbo-charge weight loss with this potent herbal secret It's the supposed breakthrough that the clueless media claim will lead to a powerful new weight-loss drug. Pop this magic pill, and your dangerous and unsightly layer of fat will transform into a calorie-burning machine. And you'll have a slimmer, trimmer you in no time at all. But don't get your hopes...
  9. Weight loss accelerated with olive oil

    Speed weight loss with this simple salad topping It's the simple secret to weight loss: Just sprinkle this stuff onto your food, and you can watch your waistline practically shrink before your eyes. It tastes great... and it's available at every supermarket in the nation. The secret? Plain old olive oil! For years, researchers have been baffled by why the...
  10. Disability linked to being sedentary

    How to hold onto your independence as you get older MOVE it... or LOSE it! When it comes down to it, that's the most important piece of advice I could ever give you -- especially if you're a little older. Sure, you need to eat right and watch your nutrition. Those are important parts of the "big" picture, including protection...
  11. Simple trick to fitness can stop deadly disease

    Get fit in just 21 minutes a day Change your health... and change your LIFE... in just 21 minutes? I know that sounds too good to be true, but new research reveals the effortless 21-minute secret to better health, stronger muscle, and a lower risk of chronic disease. It's so easy that anyone can do it. It won't cost you...
  12. Testosterone levels sink due to common chemical

    This 'hidden' chemical can sap your manhood Guys, you know what "right" feels like... and right now, it feels like everything has gone wrong at once. You've got less energy than a high schooler during exams week. You're gaining weight like a bear heading into hibernation. And your libido seems to have clocked out for a break -- years ago...
  13. Weight-loss devices linked to deadly risk

    WARNING: Weight-loss treatment linked to death risk There's an urgent new warning for anyone considering the "latest and greatest" weight-loss method. This one's getting plenty of attention because it has a sales pitch that's tough to beat. You DON'T have to follow any restrictive diet... and you DON'T need any real surgery. But you DO lose weight -- and lots...
  14. How soda messes up your metabolism

    Just ONE soda can do this to your body It's 2017, and no one's under any illusions anymore. Soda's bad, right? We all know that, yet I bet you've had a soda at some point recently. Don't be too hard on yourself over it -- soda's a multi-billion-dollar industry, so you're hardly alone. The reason it remains popular is simple...
  15. Dust chemicals linked to weight gain

    You won't believe what else could be making you fat You know how all the wrong foods and drinks can make you fat. But most folks don't realize that you could stick to a perfect diet and STILL struggle to lose weight. In some cases, you might even gain it. One reason for it isn't in something you're eating. It's...
  16. Weight loss protects against heart failure

    Spot your heart risk with this one easy step You can't get a heart scan any old time you feel like it. But you CAN get a glimpse of the health of your heart easily enough -- and it's with something that's probably sitting in the bathroom right now. It's your scale. Some folks step on it every morning. Others...
  17. Curcumin wipes out liver fat

    Melt away the most DANGEROUS type of fat... effortlessly A little extra belly fat is easy enough to cover up. Loose clothes and a tighter belt might not be comfortable, but no one will know you've gained a couple of pounds. Except you. You'll be painfully aware of it -- literally, if the belt is so tight you can hardly...
  18. Metabolic syndrome risks can rise quickly

    How two weeks can wreck your health It can happen in a hurry. One day, you're enjoying the gentle warmth of May, spending as much time as you can outdoors. But then June hits -- and with it those nasty, sticky heat waves, all you want to do is shut the windows, seal the doors, and crank up the A/C...
  19. Cinnamon can fight damage of fatty foods

    Boost your metabolism with this spicy secret Autumn might be four long and steamy months away, but there's one part of the season we should keep around all year long. Cinnamon isn't just for pumpkin pie, sweet potatoes, and hot drinks on cool nights. It also packs a powerful punch when it comes to your health. Studies show it can...
  20. Waistline is more important than weight

    This one measurement tells you everything Forget the scale... and break out the measuring tape. We all like to associate our weight with our health, but let's face it: It's not because it's the BEST measurement. It's the EASIEST! We can step on the scale and get an instant answer (even if it's one that makes you want to hide...

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