The Alternate-Day Diet: Turn on Your "Skinny Gene," Shed the Pounds, and Live a Longer and HealthierLife

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The original intermittent fasting plan: easy to follow, effective, and science-basedThe Alternate-Day Diet is based on scientific and clinical studies that show how restricting calories only every other day activates a gene called SIRT1?the ?skinny? gene?which results in reduced inflammation, improved insulin resistance, better cellular energy production, and releasing fat cells from around the organs to promote weight loss.

This easy-to-follow two step plan will enable readers to enjoy these remarkable and measurable benefits:

? Lose fat easily and quickly without deprivation, discomfort, or stress
? Improve fat metabolism and avoid regaining lost fat
? Slow the aging process
? Find relief from symptoms of asthma, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, and menopause-related hot flashes
 

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Awesome way to lose weight
This is the beat way to lose weight. You have one day of 500 calories followed by the next day of eating normal... meaning you are still watching what you eat but you dont pig out. I have lost 10 pounds in one month and when i want that piece of cake i can have it.

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Contents

What It Means and Why You Probably Wont
The AlternateDay Advantage
The Asthma Study
Starting the AlternateDay Diet
Its About Quantity and Quality
Step 1 The Induction Phase
Delicious DownDay Menus and Recipes
Frequently Asked Questions
Index
About the Authors
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

After more than 20 years in private practice, James Johnson, MD, a former assistant professor of otolaryngology and instructor in plastic surgery at Louisiana State University School of Medicine, retired to pursue his long-time interest and do further research in calorie restriction in collaboration with scientists at the Gerontology Research Center of the National Institute on Aging. He has conducted studies on the effect of alternate-day calorie restriction on weight loss and general wellness. He has published articles in peer reviewed journals, including Medical Hypotheses and Free Radical Biology and Medicine. He has been interviewed and/or quoted in the popular press, including the Independent (London) and Woman’s World. 

Donald R. Laub Sr., MD, is a retired plastic surgeon who pioneered reconstructive surgery missions to developing countries and has completed 159 surgical missions. He has dedicated his retirement to healthy living and has developed an alternate-day calorie restriction diet with James Johnson, MD, to help patience achieve weight loss and longer, healthier living. Together with Dr. Johnson, Dr. Laub is the coauthor of The Alternate-Day Diet.

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