Saturday, December 1, 2007

Reduce Insulin & Desire For Sugar

Most adults need about 2,000 calories a day. Those calories make energy, or glycogen. It doesn't hurt — it might even help the body — to fast or stop eating for short periods of time, say 24 hours once a week, as long as you drink water.

"You re-tune the body, suppress insulin secretion, reduce the taste for sugar, so sugar becomes something you're less fond of taking," says Dr. Naomi Neufeld, an endocrinologist at UCLA.

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