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Acai Berry: Miracle Diet Product or a Scam? - http://news3.tv/diet/index2.php?sub=360DA01xGN
Acetyl-L-carnitine may boost the conversion of fat into energy in the mitochondria. 2/2006 www.lef.org
Ahmed, Aftab J - www.keats.com - The Health Benefits of Human Growth Hormone - Keats Good Health Guide booklet - If the senior citizen is exercising and consuming an adequate/balanced/nutritional diet daily, then adding supplements may improve one's metabolism and figure.  Glutamine with niacinamide supplementation before exercise
and especially at bedtime may increase the stimulation of one's own growth hormone. 
One can substitute the amino acids ornithine (or arginine with lysine); but this requires higher dosages. 
DANGER This regimen is NOT to be used before menopause/early years/youth.
Appetite suppressants - http://www.scribd.com/doc/12395773/Natural-Appetite-Suppressants
 
Banaba leaf (not banana) may help control carbohydrate and sweet  craving,
plus help keep blood sugar and insulin levels regulated.  www.wellnessadvocate.com
Bladderwrack (seaweed) has been shown to support thyroid function in boosting metabolism contributing to weight loss. 4-17 http://intelegen.com/nutrients/natural_defense_against_lectins.htm
Broer, Dr.Ted  [PDF]  Page 1 of 5 How to Burn Body Fat by Dr. Ted Broer
or PDF/Adobe Acrobat - View as HTML  www.gehlhausen.com/Files/Health/How%20to%20Burn%20Body%20Fat.pdf 
Broer, Dr.Ted  Top Ten Foods To Avoid 
1.Pork/ High Fat Luncheon Meats  2.Shellfish  3.Margarine/Hydrogenated Oils  4.Aspartame/Nutra Sweet  5.Junk Food  6.Olestra Fake Fat 7.Chlorine/Floride  8.High Fat Dairy Products  9.Caffeine  10.Alcohol
Sugar substitute "NutraSweet, Aspartame, Equal. Used in most diet soft drinks, found in chewing gum and other diet products. Lots and lots of studies and experiments have proven this product time and time again to be a brain cancer causing agent. One packet of Equal has 10 TIMES the EPA set limit of Methanol for a child.
10% composition of this product is the same thing as paint thinner."
http://www.merazdesigns.com/jeniper/archives/000318.html
 
Calcium with whey protein from dairy may help reduce body weight, fat, and depression + increase insulin sensitivity. Whey derived from alpha-lact-albumin contains the amino acid tryptophan from which serotonin is derived.  It improves depression and coping 48% better than whey derived from sodium caseinate (casein whey).
(Tryptophan is best taken at bedtime.) 3/2006  www.lef.org
3 g chili sauce added to a meal could raise metabolic rate by 25% per James E O'Brien in mini magazine The Miracle of Nature's Healing Foods published by Globe Communications Corp.  Can also eat chili peppers.
Chitosan (non-Kosher from shellfish) + psyllium husk seeds may increase fecal fat excretion.   PubMed publication  http://oasisofhope.com -
Chitosan (exoskeleton of shellfish) - www.triple-r.com Each gram of Chitosan can bind with 3-12 grams of dietary fat. In the presence of ascorbic acid, the ratio increases.  Chitosan also may "help combat infectious bacteria."
Chitosan - Health News volume2#2 Shellfish Chitosan + Vitamin C captures & disposes
food fat - info@successcenteronline.com ask for ONE newspaper Volume2#2
Chromium to help decrease hunger pangs - Dr Bob's Optimal Health Program - Sugar 2/12/2015
To Binge or Not to Binge? - Overeating and the Addictive Brain. - Blum, Cull & Miller - (Psychiatric Genetic Press)
Chromium increases (helps) insulin secretion and tryptophan penetration into the brain.
Obesity-reversal supplements/foods include:
d-phenylalainine, l-phenylalaine, l-tyrosine, l-glutamine, pyridoal-5-phosphate, chromium nicotinate or picolinate, carnitine, calcium, methionine, l-arginine, l-ornithine, l-lysine, gymnema sylvestre, chickweed, plantain, astragalus, fennel, ephedra in small amounts, choline, garcinia cambogia, essential fatty acids, DHEA, pyuvate, fiber, and gluocomannan.
Cinnamon http://www.thyroid-info.com/articles/cinnamon.htm   In "a small 60 patient study conducted in Pakistan, reporting in the journal Diabetes Care , all the patients had been treated for type 2, adult onset diabetes for several years and were taking anti-diabetic drugs to increase their insulin output. But they were not yet taking insulin
to help process their blood glucose. The subjects were given small doses of cinnamon ranging from as little as a quarter teaspoon to less than 2 teaspoons a day for 40 days.
The results: Not only did the cinnamon reduce their blood sugar levels and increase their natural production of insulin, it lowered their blood cholesterol as wellEven 20 days after the cinnamon treatment had ended, the patients continued to see beneficial effects...
All the patients in the study showed better glucose metabolism and natural insulin production when they took cinnamon capsules that delivered less than 2 teaspoons a day of the spice. Specifically, their blood cholesterol levels were lowered
in the range of 10 to 26%, affecting overall cholesterol levels and reducing the LDL (known as the “bad” cholesterol) but not reducing levels of HDL, the “good” cholesterol...
Millions...suffer from insulin resistance, sometimes known as 'prediabetes,' or the 'Metabolic Syndrome.' Lowering blood sugar levels, and improving cholesterol ratios can help reverse prediabetes and Metabolic Syndrome...
Addressing elevated blood sugar levels and helping to combat insulin resistance may be a successful factor in helping you lose weight. The fat cells in your abdomen are particularly sensitive to high insulin levels, and are very effective at storing energy, far more so that fat cells you’d find in other areas such as the lower body (i.e. hips, rear end, thighs).
Because abdominal fat cells are so close to your digestive organs, and there is an extensive network of blood vessels circulating in the abdominal area, it’s even easier for fat cells to store excess glucose there...
If you are already taking a diabetes medication, you should talk to your physician before trying cinnamon for medicinal uses, because cinnamon may have an impact on your blood sugar" per diabetes.htm
CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) an EFA essential fatty acid contributes to weight loss per David G Williams 1-800-219-8591. 
CLA may increase feelings of fullness and satiety, decrease hunger feelings, reduce fat uptake into adipocytes (fat cells), promote fatty acid movement to to muscle cells, and possibly reduce number of cells that can store fatty cells.  Studies show a reduction in body fat mass, an increase in lean body mass index (BMI), and a reduction in waist circumference in 6 months by consuming 3.2-3.4 grams daily.  "Conjugated linoleic acid consists of paired derivatives of linoleic acid, and unsaturated fatty acid.  It is found in meat and milk products of cows, goats and sheep." 4/2007 www.lef.org
CLA - Life Extension 2005 collector's Edition suggests 3,000-4,000 mg CLA daily, 1,000-3,000 mg viscous fibers (xanthan, alginate, glucomannan + mulberry) before meals with 1-2 cups water, + 600-1,000 mcg daily chromium polynicotinate www.lef.org
Coconut oil for weight loss - http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/
coconut-oil-capsules-benefits/ - Suggested Formula based on body weight:
90-130 lbs, use 1 TBL coconut oil before each meal for a total of 3 TBL per day.
131-180 lbs, use 1.5 TBL coconut oil before each meal for a total of 4.5 TBL per day.
Over 180 lbs, use 2 TBL coconut oil before each meal for a total of 6 TBL per day.
Calculating the amount of coconut oil needed for weight loss into the capsules
equivalent is staggering as you can see below (I used this conversion calculator):
90-130 lbs, use 15 coconut oil capsules (1000 mg/1 gram each) before each meal for a total of 45 capsules per day.
131-180 lbs, use 22 capsules of coconut oil before each meal for a total of 66 coconut oil capsules per day.
Over 180 lbs, use 30 capsules of coconut oil before each meal for a total of 90 coconut oil capsules per day
Coconut Oil - Healthy Living volume 7 #6 Bruce Fife, ND, CN says medium-chain fatty acid
coconut oil
does not harm like the long-chain fatty acids  www.freedompressonline.com
Coconut oil [a saturated fat, from the coconut - milk or copra (white meat)] taken 3-4 tablespoons (preferably as organic, raw or virgin) with each meal will do a metabolism miracle, if one is faithful to do it daily, preferably for a lifetime, because it will also do wonders for one's energy and hormones, especially the thyroid. 
www.gococonuts.com Calbom, Cherie & John - The Coconut Diet -
The Secret Ingredient That Helps You Lose Weight While You Eat Your Favorite Foods
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coconut_oil  "Coconut oil is primarily 44.6% lauric acid,
16.8% myristic acid & 8.2% palmitic acid...It contains 7 different saturated fatty acids...
It's only monounsaturated fatty acid is oleic acid while its only polyunsaturated fatty acid is linoleic acid.[2]...Mary G. Enig suggests that coconut oil contains more complex ingredients including lauric acid that reduce LDL and improves HDL...Coconut oil constitutes 7% of total export income of Philippines, world's largest exporter of product."    
"Coconut oil is also being used by thyroid sufferers to increase body metabolism,
and to lose weight."
http://www.coconut-info.com/ 
Coconut oil http://drhyman.com/blog/2016/02/04/the-secret-fat-that-makes-you-thin/
“MCT stands for medium-chain triglycerides. They are a type of fatty acid that is derived from coconut oil.
 Consider MCT oil as a super fuel for your cells, because it boosts fat burning and increases mental clarity…
Some “studies show MCTs help you burn about 460 extra calories a day for men and about 190 extra calories for women (sorry, ladies!).
  MCTs also beneficially impact your hormones, including appetite-controlling hormones, helping you feel full. They can also improve your cholesterol profile. In one study, consuming MCT oils helped reduce body fat and triglycerides more than omega 6 vegetable oils. After eight weeks, the experiment showed the MCT oil group lost more weight, body fat, and subcutaneous fat, all while experiencing a 15 percent drop in triglycerides and LDL (the bad) cholesterol…(Add a dash of it with each cup of coffee): Enjoy it in your coffee.”
Coconut oil One liquid supplement condiment source (for coffee/salads/smoothies) is www.gardenoflife.com Take by the teaspoon.
Creatine monohydrate + water may help increase lean muscle mass and overall strength + may reduce chance of falls and bone fractures.  The 1st or loading phase (1 week) one can take 5 g each meal (20 g/day).  2nd phase (month 2-3) one can take 1 g/meal (5 g/day).  Then stop.  Dr. David G. Williams' Alternatives 2/1998 newsletter
 
DeMaria, Bob -  Optimal Health - Sugar with Dr. Bob DeMaria 5/8/2017
DeMaria, Bob - Optimal Health - Obesity with Dr. Bob DeMaria 5/9/2017
DHEA hormone may reduce abdominal fat per 2/05 Life Extension  
7-Keto DHEA does not evolve into sex hormones but does contribute to weight loss. Take AM to prevent insomnia.
7 Keto DHEA enhances 3 enzymes - fatty acyl CoA oxidase, malic enzyme +
glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase which help lower liver triglycerides plus help reduce obesity. 5/05 Life Extension  www.lef.org
7-Keto DHEA may increase levels of thyroid hormone T3 to increase basic metaboic rate,
which is excellent for those with low thyroid and low metabolism. 
Those with high thyroid may need to consult their doctor before taking. www.enzy.com
DIM or diindolylmethane from cruciferous raw vegetables assists in weight reduction
per All About DIM by Zeligs MD & Scott MD  www.penguinputnam.com
D-Phenylalanine & L-tryptophan  (or 5-HTP taken PM) may help stop cravings. 
Take between meals & bedtime. Phenylalanine is precursor to amino acid tyrosine.
Tryptophan is serotonin precursor. www.lidtke.com 
Also see Erdmann's The Amino Revolution - Carnitine helps to stimulate fat metabolism.
 
Ellagic acid from raspberries and Oregon Muscadine dark-red grapes http://oregonstate.edu/
ua/ncs/archives/2015/feb/another-reason-drink-wine-it-could-help-you-burn-fat
Ellagic acid from pomegranates - https://www.t-nation.com/supplements/tip-burn-fat-better-with-ellagic-acid "You can supplement freeze-dried pomegranate. 1 source is https://biotest.t-nation.com/products/superfood (40% ellagic acid)."
Ellagic acid - 40% ellagic acid tablet - 40% ellagitannins, from raspberry leaves, which the body converts into ellagic acid.
https://www.swansonvitamins.com/source-naturals-ellagic-active-300-mg-60-tabs?
Ellagic acid - 40% ellagic acid tablet from Source Naturals brand (eact tablet 20%)
https://www.swansonvitamins.com/source-naturals-pomegranate-extract-500-mg-240-tabs?
https://www.vitaminlife.com/index/page/product/product_id/41221/product_name/Ellagic+Active+300mg?  
Source Naturals, Inc.raspberry leaf tablet contains 120 mg of ellagi-tannins (or perhaps 60 mg ellagic acid)
Ellagic acid - found in pomegranates  - http://www.alwadi-alakhdar.com/products-intl/pomegranate-essentials/
Ellagic acid http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fs085 a known anti-cancer compound, is found in appreciable amounts in (red) muscadine wine, but not in Cabernet wine.
 
Fennell seed, greens, bulb are all helpful to stimulate metabolism, digestion, swelling, flatulence, constipation, nausea, and lactation. http://www.glenbrookfarm.con/herbs/fennel.html  8/2-7/2007 www.theepochtimes.com 
Fructose (granular) is often made by splitting corn sucrose into simple sugars glucose and fructose and then isolating and purifying the fructose for use as table sugar.  Beware, corn products may be genetically altered due to engineered or accidental cross pollination contamination.  One needs about 60% less corn fructose than cane sugar to sweeten a product. www.bobsredmill.com
One "Chinese" sugar substitute product claims to have the following ingredients: fructose, Lo Han fruit, and FOS from chicory. http://www.renewlife.com/products/sweetlife.aspx 
Hopefully Chinese products will be more trustworthy (safe) in the near future.
Fucoxanthin, a carotenoid from edible seaweed such as Japanese brown Hijikia fusiformis, is able to release/ uncouple energy/non-shivering thermo-genesis in white adipose/fat tissue while body is at rest, resulting in increase in the fat-burning protein UCP1 + loss of white adipose tissue weight. Normally white fat tissue does not readily lose weight, as does brown fat tissue(found mainly in babies, small mammals, and large hibernating mammals).  Addition of omega-3 fatty acids and/or pomegranate seed oil (high in punicic acid) to fucoxanthin can increase white fat metabolism + reduce blood glucose, plasma insulin, and inflammatory markers such as TNF-alpha.  3/2008 www.lef.org
Fucoxanthin, a carotenoid/pigment from young brown seaweed [eg. Japanesse wakame/undaria and laminaria/kombu (not the Kombucha mushroom/fungus japonicus)] increases stored white fat metabolism and is superior to fat blockers (eg. guar gum from Indian cluster beans or chitosan from shellfish).
Rubin
, Jordan   Perfect Weight  www.siloam.com  www.extraordinaryhealth.com - www.perfectweightamerica.com
Jordan and Russian biochemist Zakir Ramazanov (who did much of the American patent research) joined forces to provide a supplement called fucoTHIN.
It includes pomegranate seed oil. 
medicine@frontiernet.net   www.rhodiolarosea.org 
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=17056&zoneid=12 
11/21/2006 -
The supplement "Aralox™ can help promote fat loss by helping to reduce lipid droplets and triglycerides through the natural disruption of perilipins. Lipid droplets represent a storage type of fat-triglycerides in adipose tissue. The lipid droplets are full of triglycerides and cholesterol which are protected from hormone-sensitive lipase
(HSL, an enzyme which hydrolyzes lipid droplets and releases triglycerides) by “a shell of proteins” named perilipins. Hence, these perilipins act as a barrier to the HSL enzyme.
But if the barrier is reduced, it can lead to more effective fat loss...a...dietary supplement...addresses weight loss through action simultaneously of various metabolic pathways: activation of lipolytic processes, stimulation of hormone-sensitive lipase and the reduction of lipid droplets through the disruption of perilipins...
Said Dr. Zakir Ramazanov, 'Our work in...aralosides and dihydro-quercetin 3-rhamnoside is ground breaking'."
Fucoxanthin can also be purchased from www.gardenoflife.com a Jordan Rubin company.
Their single supplement contains 5mg fucoxanthin and suggested serving is 1-3 softgels/meal (3-9/day). 
Begin at loser dosage and slowly increase, as tolerated.
Fuhrman, D Joel - Center for Nutritional Medicine, Flemington, New Jersey - board certified family physician, member of the Board of Directors of the National Health Association; Advisory Panel, The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine; Diplomat, American Academy of Family Physicians; Sports Medicine Committee, Professional Skaters Guild of America; and PwC Health and Performance Advisory Panel, PricewaterhouseCoopers.- http://www.drfuhrman.com/weightloss/default.aspx -
Safe, Effective Weight Loss from  http://www.drfuhrman.com/library/articles.aspx
http://www.drfuhrman.com/library/are-you-a-nutritarian.aspx
- Addictive withdrawal symptoms (toxic hunger) - Toxic hunger results when body is dumping toxins and simultaneously looking for a fix. - http://toyourhealthnutrition.blogspot.com/
2010/02/toxic-hunger-main-cause-of-obesity-by.html - Many food choices are based on emotions rather than on nutrition. http://www.wgbh.org/programs/3-Steps-to-Incredible-Health-with-Joel-Fuhrman-MD-1490
 
Gamma Linolenic Acid - GLA - 4/2016 - http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/
gamma-linolenic-acid-weight-loss-fat-with-anti-inflammatory-benefits/? -
"1st, consume ore organ meats such as liver, as these traditional foods contain preformed D6D to fill the gap where your body isn’t creating this enzyme itself for whatever reason. Organ meats also contain small amounts of GLA. Consumption of D6D metabolites allows your body to synthesize the GLA that you need from the likely plentiful omega-6 fats in your diet.  2nd alternative is to consume gamma linolenic acid directly.  Unfortunately, there are not many foods that contain preformed GLA.  GLA in seed oils by %:
Borage Oil – 27% GLA or Black Currant Oil – 17% GLA or Evening Primrose Oil – 10% GLA (Try raising and harvesting borage blossoms for your summer salads.)
Gittleman, Louise - Eat Fat, Lose Weight:  In the 1980s, researchers at the University of Montreal found that gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) is a safe, natural way to stimulate brown fat activity and burn calories. Even people who had been unable to lose weight with other methods lost on average 1 pound a week with brown-fat burning GLA.
Green coffee bean - http://egreencoffeefatburn.com/?29/701 - A "major anti-oxidant in green (unroasted) coffee bean extract, chloro-genic acid, inhibits the release of the G6P enzyme which has been shown to significantly stabilize blood sugar levels, so diabetics (may) benefit from taking this (as a) supplement."
Green oat extract (wild oat/avena sativa) Green oats help reduce stress/anxiety/tension and inhibit 2 enzymes - monoamine oxidase B (MAO-B) and phosphodiesterase-4 (PDE4).  MAO-B contributes to unwanted breakdown of dopamine. This is known by the medical society who prescribes MAO inhibiting drugs to treat some types of depression.
Inhibiting PDE4 helps to boost levels of cyclic AMP (cAMP) secondary chemical cell messengers to promote positive feelings.  Wild oats seems to disrupt the link between emotional stress and urge to eat ravenously. 4/2007  www.lef.org
Green tea may raise metabolism [thermogenic (fat burning) process] by 4% compared to one fucoxanthin supplement at 6%.   3 fucoxanthin capsules/day raised metabolism 18% and 10 capsules/day raised it 24%.
(Take green tea and/or supplements with meals throughout the day or with food at bed time is suggested.)   
Rubin
, Jordan Perfect Weight  www.perfectweightAmerica.com
Guar gum from Indian cluster beans are sold as fat blockers.  Need efficacy and safety testing. 
Rubin, Jordan Perfect Weight - www.perfectweightAmerica.com
or http://drgundry.com/ or http://silenceyourcravings.com/ - California
Warning: Don't Use Probiotics Before You See This - Use prebiotics with probiotics.
Some f
oods may actually be harming your body: Nightshades (white potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant) food high in protein lectins, including baked beans and whole grains, from which cooking water has not been disposed.  Foods which have natural pesticides (including lectins) are the major problem.  (Artificial pesticides compound this issue.)
https://supplementdoctors.com/gundry-md-prebiothrive/ (vitamin G6) Product Ingredients or Organic Non-GMO Vegetarian Supplement Suggestions:
Acacia Gum, has the most pre-biotic fiber of any food in the world Agave Inulin, which will only impact your blood sugar levels mildly Flaxseed, contains omega-3’s for heart health Galacto-oligosaccharides, helps improve absorption of nutritious minerals into body Guar Gun, a roughage fiber that comes from the guar plant.  Protein Lectin reduction/ avoidance diet: Always choose wild or organic non GMO foods. 2017 rejection review: https://www.dietpillswatchdog.com/prebiothrive/
Lectin - https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/04/the-next-gluten/523686/
Lectins are plant proteins that bind to carbohydrates and function as (anti-nutrients) insect pesticides/repellants (but in the human body can contribute to leaky gut).
The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers of "Healthy" Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain chapter #1 http://gundrymd.com/wp-content/pdf/Plant_Paradox_Sampler.pdf "A lectin is a type of protein (susceptible to various diseases, bacteria, and viruses) that forces carbs (sugars, starches, and fibers) to clump together and even attach to certain cells in your body when you eat them. Often, lectins can get in the way of important cells communicating with one another...Whole wheat flour, cashews (seeds are not nuts), legumes, eggplant, corn, brown rice, tomatoes, and sunflower seeds are just a few examples" (of lectin bombs, especially when raw/undercooked.  Toss cooking water.) quotes https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-30025/is-this-plant-protein-actually-harming-your-gut-sabotaging-your-weight-loss-a.html 4/25/2014
Diet Evolution: Turning Off Genes That Are Killing - https://nook.barnesandnoble.com/
products/9780307409683/sample?sourceEan=9780307352125 chapter preview
Keys that turn genes off and on are circulating hormones, neurotransmitters, (synthetic pesticides and contaminants), and food particles, such as plant proteins, including lectins.
Glycemic Index - Eat Fat Lose Weight by Ann Louise Gittleman says to eat fish, flax, nuts seeds, avocados, plus evening primrose, borage or olive oil. 
Beyond Pritikin by Ann Louise Gittleman warns that a low fat and high carbohydrate diet promotes insulin production.
Fat Flush Foods by Ann Louise Gittleman recommends 50 foods that burn fat + (herbs/spices) ginger, cayenne pepper, mustard, anise, fennel and cinnamon.
Get the Sugar Out by Ann Louise Gittleman explains the glycemic indexwww.annlouise.com
 
Health by Design: Unlocking Your Body's Potential to Heal Itself by Scott Hannsen, Lansing, Michigan, USA explains that sugar, especially in the form of manufactured items such as desserts cause insulin to spike and convert the sugar into fat and bad cholesterol.  He recommends an (organic and NON GM) meat and dairy alternative to reverse the process.  www.doctalks.com
Holy Basil herb may reduce blood sugar levels and cravings for sweets plus aid weight loss by reducing cortisol levels per Christine Horner MD surgeon & The Doctors' Prescription for Healthy Living volume 7, #11  www.freedompressonline.com
Hoodia, S African cactus, is NOT thermogenic to speed up metabolism; rather  it is an appetite suppressant.
Rubin, Jordan Perfect Weight  www.perfectweightAmerica.com
Hoodia - S. Africa Botswana Hoodia Gordonii cactus suppresses appetite and quenches thirst.  8/7/03 ABC News report says Hoodia has a molecule P-57 which mimics the effect glucose has on brain nerve cells to curb appetite. Cactus species mass produced grow faster and are more bitter than renown Kalahari Desert variety, per CBS news. 
In USA & Europe Hoodia can be found as a tea per The Doctors' Prescription for Healthy Living volume 8, #2.
www.thesupplenet.com/lip100tab.html - www.blackherbals.com/hoodia_cactus.htm  
www.woaafrica.org/farmmill.htm - www.bijatea.com - www.freedompressonline.com -
www.florahealth.com   www.bijatea.com - www.naturaldatabase.com -
www.life-enhancement.com   www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/11/18/60minutes.html
"Homeopathic drops are from the hormone-like substance called Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG). (Note: This is NOT Human Growth Hormone – hGH.) Human Chorionic Gonadotropin occurs naturally in pregnant women and when
combined with a very low-calorie diet, it causes one to lose fat permanently.  It is not known to have any negative side effects when given as a homeopathic to either men or women." -
http://www.thetree4life.com/Products-and-Articles/featured-storycontinued.html?affid=56
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_chorionic_gonadotropin - "Because of its similarity to LH, hCG can also be used clinically to induce ovulation in the ovaries as well as testosterone production in the testes. As the most abundant biological source is women who are presently pregnant, some organizations collect urine from pregnant women to
extract hCG for use in fertility treatment."
(It basically is or acts like a hormone, and thus needs to be monitored extra closely when one has a family history of hormone related cancers and/or when one has not reached the age/stage of menopause.  Remember that birth control pills are derived, at least originally, from the urine of pregnant mares.)
"HCG is a fascinating substance - a glycoprotein originally (inaccurately as it happens) classified as a sex hormone. HCG is found exclusively in the body of pregnant women.  Every pregnant woman produces it in massive quantities. It is the presence of HCG in her urine that tells a woman she is pregnant when she uses a pregnancy test kit from a pharmacy. Between 400,000 IU and 1,000,000 IU of HCG is daily excreted in her urine. It is the HCG in her body which enables her inessential fat stores to be converted into energy, nourishing her developing baby.  What Simeons discovered is that by injecting a minute quantity of HCG - a mere 125 IU each morning - into the body of an overweight man or woman and while combining this procedure with his clearly defined very low calorie dietary program releases excess fat,
turning it into usable energy at a rate of between 1500  and 4000 calories a day.
This has the marvelous ability to eliminate hunger and induce feelings of well being in the person losing weight. Why? Because your energy needs are being well-supplied from the burning of your inessential fat reserves...
We never give a treatment lasting less than 26 days, even in patients needing to lose only 5 pounds. It seems that even in the mildest cases of obesity the diencephalon requires about three weeks rest from the maximal exertion to which it has been previously subjected in order to regain fully its normal fat banking capacity.  Clinically this expresses itself -in the fact that when in these mild cases treatment is stopped as soon as the weight is normal, which may be achieved in a week, it is much more easily regained than after a full course of 23 injections." http://www.lesliekentonhcg.com/curaromana.html
HCG - http://www.thehcgdiet.com/pdf/pounds-and-inches-by-dr-a-t-w-simeons.pdf
Simeons, Dr. ATW Pounds and Inches online text-book regarding the use of injectable HCG (Now homeopathic rather than injectable is preferred.)  "A substance extracted from the urine of pregnant women, it having been shown that when this substance Was injected into sexually immature rats it made them precociously mature. The amount of substance which  produced this effect in one rat was called one International Unit, and the purified extract was accordingly called 'Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin' whereby chorionic signifies that it is produced in the placenta and gonadotropin that its action is sex gland directed...
Only when the fat which is in transit under the effect of HCG is actually consumed can more fat be withdrawn from tile fixed deposits...when the...blood is continually saturated with food, regardless of whether she eats or not...It seems that HCG brings about this continual saturation of the blood, which is the reason why obese patients under treatment with HCG never feel hungry in spite of their drastically reduced food intake...
HCG is never found in the human body except during pregnancy and in those rare cases in which a residue of placental tissue continues to grow in the womb in what is known as a chorionic epithelioma. It is never found in tile male. The human type of chorionic gonadotrophin is found only during the pregnancy of women and the great apes.
It is produced in enormous quantities, so that during certain phases of her pregnancy a woman may excrete as much as one million International Units per day in her urine - enough to render a million infantile rats precociously mature. Other mammals make use of a different hormone, which can be extracted from their blood serum but not from their
urine. Their placenta differs in this and other respects from that of man and the great apes. This animal choriollic gonadotrophin is much less rapidly broken down in the human body than HCG, and it is also less suitable for the treatment of obesity.
As often happens in medicine, much confusion has been caused by giving HCG its name before its true mode  of action was understood. It has been explained that goncidotrophin literally means a sex-gland directed substance or hormone, and this is quite misleading.
It dates from the early days when it was first found that  HCG is able to render infantile sex glands mature, whereby it was entirely overlooked that it has no stimulating effect whatsoever on normally developed and normally functioning sex-glands. No amount of HCG is ever able to increase a normal sex function it can only improve an abnormal one
and in the young hasten the onset of puberty. However, this is no direct effect.
HCG acts exclusively at a diencephalic level and there brings about a considerable increase in functional capacity of all those centers which are working at maximum capacity.
2 hormones known in the female as follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and corpus luteum stimulating hormone (LSH) are secreted by the anterior lobe of tile pituitary gland. These hormones are real gonadotropilins because they directly govern the function of the ovaries. The anterior pituitary is in turn governed by the diencephalon, and so when there is an ovarian deficiency the diencephalic center concerned is hard put to correct matters by increasing the secretion from the anterior pituitary of FSH or LSH, as the case may be. When sexual deficiency is clinically present, this is a sign that the diencephalic center concerned is unable, in spite of maximal exertion, to cope with the demand for anterior pituitary stimulation. When then the administration of HCG increases the functional capacity of the diencephalon, all demands can be fully satisfied and sex deficiency is corrected.
That this is the true mechanism underlying the presumed gonadotrophic action of HCG is confirmed by the (act that when the pituitary gland of infantile rats is removed before they are given HCG, the latter has no effect on their sex-glands. HCG cannot therefore have a direct sex gland stimulating action like that of the anterior pituitary gonadotrophins, as FSH and LSH are justly called. The latter are entirely different substances from that which can be extracted from pregnancy urine and which, unfortunately, is called chorionic gonadotiophin. It would he no more clumsy, and
certainly far more appropriate, if HCG were henceforth called chorionic dienccphalotrophin.
It cannot he sufficiently emphasized that HCG is not sex-hormone, that its action is identical in men, women, children and in those cases in which the sex-glands no longer function owing to old age or their surgical removal. The only sexual change it can bring about after puberty is an improvement of a preexisting deficiency. But never stimulation beyond the normal in an indirect way via the anterior pituitary HCG regulates menstruation & facilitates conception, but it never virilizes a woman or feminizes a man.
It neither makes men grow breasts nor does it interfere with their virility, though where this was deficient it may improve it. It never makes women grow a beard or develop a gruff voice. I have stressed this point only for the sake of my lay readers, because, it is our daily experience that when patients heat the word hormone they immediately
jump to the conclusion that this must have something to do with the sex-sphere.  They are not accustomed as we are, to think thyroid insulin, cortisone, adrenalin etc, as hormones.
Owing to the fact that HCG has no direct action on any endocrine gland, its enormous importance in pregnancy has been overlooked and its potency underestimated bough a pregnant woman can produce as much as one million units per day, we find that the injection of only 125 units per day is ample to reduce weight at the rate of roughly one pound per day, even in a colossus weighing 400 pounds, when associated with a 500-Calorie diet...
In an obese patient suffering from a fairly advanced case of stable diabetes of many years duration in which the blood sugar may range from 3-400 mg%, it is often possible to stop all anti diabetes medication after the first few days of treatment. The blood sugar continues to drop from day to day & often reaches normal values in 2-3  weeks...
As soon as such patients have lost all their abnormal superfluous fat, they at once begin to feel ravenously hungry in she of continued injections. This is because HCG only puts abnormal fat into circulation and cannot, in the doses used, liberate normal fat deposits; indeed, it seems to prevent their consumption.
As soon as their statistically normal weight is reached, these patients are put on 800-1000 calories for the rest of the treatment. The diet is arranged in such a way that the weight remains perfectly stationary and is thus continued for 3 days after the 23rd injection. Only then are the patients free to eat anything they please except sugar and starches for the next 3 weeks...
During menstruation no injections are given, but the diet is continued & causes no hardship; yet as soon as the menstruation is over, the patients become extremely hungry unless the injections are resumed at once. It is very impressive to see the suffering of a woman who has continued her diet for a day or 2 beyond the end of the period without coming for her injection & then to hear the next day that all hunger ceased within a few hours after the injection and to see her once again content, florid and cheerful.
While on the question of menstruation it must he added that in teenaged girls the period may in some rare cases he delayed and exceptionally stop altogether. If then later this is artificially induced some weight may be regained."
(A "specific" 500 calorie diet is all that is allowed.)
HCG - http://www.rejuvinstitute.com/dr-simeons-pounds-and-inches Brief summary of Simeons protocol
HCG - Pounds and Inches complete transcript http://www.rejuvinstitute.com/files/Handouts/PoundsAndInches.pdf
Gila Monster saliva's exendin-4 gut hormone - Personal Health  MarilynChase @ www.wsj.com  6/17/03
Good fats = mono-unsaturated fat (found in olives, peanuts, avocados), poly-unsaturated fat (found in sunflower, corn and soy - if not genetically altered), omega 3 fatty acids (found in salmon, mackerel, herring + flaxseed oil and walnuts) 12/31/2006 Boston Globe Parade  Hard saturated fat, like Crisco is hydrogenated/processed/unnatural and unhealthy.
 
Whitaker MD, Julian  in No Willpower Weight Loss System recommends replacing high-glycemic index foods (bread, potatoes, rice, corn, juice, cold cereals, junk foods) with low-glycemic index foods (fruit, vegetables, bens, peas, oatmeal, sprouted or whole grain), exercise, supplements: pyruvate, l-carnitine, chromium picolinate, CQ10,
magnesium-potassium aspartate, HCA (from Garcinia cambogia or Malabar tamarind), & perhaps thyroid. If you have (upon rising) a lower temperature than 97.2, you have an under-active thyroid. For menstruating women, test is only accurate 1st 4 days of menstrual cycle.
 
Keto Diet - The Magic Pill Trailer Official Trailer - Healthy Eating Documentary 2017 8/3/2017 post
Ketosis - https://drcolbert.com/how-long-does-it-take-to-get-into-ketosis/ Keto Diet - "When you eat a ketogenic diet very low in carbs (less than 20 grams per day) and high in (healthy mostly plant) fats, you force it to break down fat into an alternative fuel source: ketones. This process is called ketosis...On average, it takes between 2-5 days to enter a state of ketosis."  [Because of uncomfortable side effects, best to titrate SLOWLY into &/or out of this regime, even though one can speed up the process (of shedding toxins &/or burning bad body fat) by adding supplements such as: exogenous ketones , coconut oil or MCT oil powder that increase body ketones. Organic non GM best]
Ketone Diet of Dr Colbert - https://shop.drcolbert.com/keto-zone.html (product)
https://store.jimbakkershow.com/product/keto-zone-diet-starter-kit/ (product)
http://www.kcm.org/watch/tv-broadcast/eating-right-the-keto-zone 2/19/2018 video
http://www.kcm.org/watch/tv-broadcast/why-the-keto-zone-diet 2/20/2018
http://www.kcm.org/watch/tv-broadcast/the-keto-zone-lifestyle 2/21/2018
http://www.kcm.org/watch/tv-broadcast/let-food-be-your-medicine-through-keto 2/22/18
http://www.kcm.org/watch/tv-broadcast/mix-faith-right-eating-the-keto-way 2/23/2018
https://jimbakkershow.com/video/staying-keto-zone/ 2/2018
https://jimbakkershow.com/video/staying-keto-zone-day-2/ 2/2018
Ketone Diet of Dr Colbert - 4/2/2019 https://www.kcm.org/watch/tv-broadcast/be-a-doer-live-divine-health @ Keys to Living in Divine Health  - Our body/DNA is happy when it burns fat rather than carbohydrates.
Korean Pine Nuts provide Pinolenic acid which releases satiety and appetite-control hormones like CCK and GLO-1.  GLP-1 releases in presence of fat or carbohydrate. CCK releases in presence in partially digested food/fiber. 
These hormones also help to reduce high blood pressure and LDL cholesterol. 7/2006  4/2007 www.lef.org
Korean pine nuts (pinus koraiensis) often used in pesto, are actually seeds, not nuts &/or Korean pine nut oil (triglyceride containing pinolenic acid) can initiate the release of an appetite-suppressing hormone called cholecystokinin (CCK) and GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide) in one's GI tract for up to 4 hours.
http://www.webmd.com/content/Article/120/113791.htm?PRINTING=TRUE   
 
LaLanne, Jack is in 2006 aged 91 and is called the "Godfather of Fitness" 
who advocates exercise and nutrition. www.jacklalanne.com
Lectin proteins can be beneficial such as in/from prebiotic acacia fiber. 
https://www.realnatural.org/debunking-lectin-free-diet-fad/ A rebuttal to both Keto and low lectin diets, both of which have had wonderful effects in some individuals.
"
Lectins are proteins that exist throughout nature. They are present in practically every animal, practically every unicellular creature, & in most, if not practically all plants. Lectins are parts of plant roots, plant leaves, stems & flowers...Lectins also exist in all animals. In animals, including humans, lectins have many metabolic functions. Lectins help the body’s cells in their DNA production & replication. They assist the immune system by fighting inflammation, infections by viruses & bacteria, & protecting organs from outside invaders & toxins...
Lectins are responsible for making sure our blood coagulates so we won’t bleed to death. Lectins are responsible for killing cancer cells, which the body produces on a regular basis. Lectins help maintain our blood vessel health and help them expand and contract. 
Lectins help the liver function properly in the face of various toxins. Lectins help us process carbohydrates to convert them into energy. Lectins help our immune systems recognize invading viruses, bacteria & other entities that are not healthy."
Lectin avoidance- Prebiotic challenge - http://silenceyourcravings.com/?n=db excellent for some individuals
Lectin avoidance - 2nd Opinion - https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/08/14/reduce-lectins-in-your-diet.aspx good - "One way by which lectins causes harm is through molecular mimicry. By mimicking proteins in your thyroid gland or joint spaces, for example, lectins can cause your body to attack your thyroid and contribute to rheumatoid arthritis. Part of these disease processes is the penetration of the gut wall by lectins and their co-travelers, lipopoly-saccharides (LPSs), also known as endotoxins, which tend to elicit very strong immune responses...
By sprouting, fermenting, soaking and cooking high-lectin foods, lectin content is dramatically reduced...
T
he lectin content in potatoes (a member of the nightshade family) will also be reduced by cooking, although these lectins tend to be more resistant to heat than those in beans. In the case of potatoes, cooking will reduce the lectin content by 50-60%. You can also boost the nutritional value of potatoes by chilling them after cooking.  This increases the digestive-resistant starch in the potatoes, fibers that resist digestion in the small intestine and slowly ferment in your large  intestine, where they act as prebiotics that feed healthy bacteria18...
Avocados [contain high amounts of lectins,25 (but) are safe and healthy. Research26 shows that the specific type of lectin found in avocado, persea Americana agglutinin,27 is devoid of specificity for carbs; it interacts with proteins & polyamino acids instead]."
Leptin hormone may help reduce weight per Channel 7 TV  12/01/2005 - Weight loss hormone - 4/4/2006 www.wsj.com - aches@wsj.com - Leptin hormone made by fat cells sends a signal to brain to stop eating. 
Avoid monosodium glutamete (MSG) which damages leptin brain messages.
Leptin resistance may be caused by inflammation.  Try inflammation-reducing foods (blueberry juice, green tea, grapefruit, arugula, bassid, cardamon), fish 3x a week, 9 servings of fruits/vegetables a day, + 25 grams fiber a day. 
The Fat Resistance Diet
by internist Leo Galland.
Leptin - Essential revision notes in medicine for students - Google
Leptin - http://life.nthu.edu.tw/~b861662/leptin.pdf - 7/3/1998 - "The cloning of the obese gene and identification of its protein product leptin4 has provided fundamental insight into the hypothalamic regulation of body weight5,6. Circulating levels of this adipocyte derived hormone are proportional to fat mass6,7 but may be lowered rapidly by fasting8,9 or
increased by inflammatory mediators10,11...
Administration of leptin to mice reversed the immunosuppressive effects of acute starvation. Our findings suggest a new role for leptin in linking nutritional status to cognate cellular immune function, & provide a molecular mechanism to account for the immune dysfunction observed in starvation."
L-glutamine, an amino acid, supplement may stop cravings for sweets or carbohydrates. 
In emergency Julia Ross suggests opening 500 mg capsule and pouring contents under tongue to act as a sublingual.  Alternative Cures  www.amazon.com
L-glutamine, an amino acid, supplement like arginine (or ornithine)
taken at bedtime may help increase growth hormone (GH) levels. 
Glutamine like melatonin and L-tryptophan can aid in REM sleep. 3/2009 www.lef.org
L- the-anine as a supplement or in/as a tea may reduce the damage of strokes by 40%. 
It may also decrease depression and weight, plus help with sleep if taken at bedtime. Jan 2006 www.lef.org
L-the-anine "is an amino acid...Researchers have found that it changes brain waves as
measured on EEG, promoting the relaxed & alert state associated with alpha waves.4
That makes it unusual because it can sharpen mental focus & calm anxiety at the same time.  L-theanine is one of my most common treatments for anxiety & may help any of the 7 types of anxiety. It is usually taken in doses from 50-200 mg once or twice daily. For severe anxiety, it may be taken three or four times per day. It is not habit-
forming like so many anti-anxiety medications. There are no known drug interactions
. http://www.lifeextension.com/magazine/2011/3/the-chemistry-of-calm/Page-02
 
Magic fruit/berry or synsepalum dulcificum berry, W Africa is sometimes freeze dried, canned or made into tablets for weight loss.  Too perishable as fresh; cannot store/save.
Maximum Fat Loss + Workbook by Ted Broer recommends low carbohydrate diet and daily water up to 50% of weight  www.paulawhite.org 1-800-992-8892

Medicinal mushrooms. http://www.innateresponse.com/uploads/MaitakeRationale.pdf  
"Maitake can significantly lower blood pressure, decrease low density lipid proteins (LDL's) and help regulate cholerterol.
 Maitake also assisted in lowering fatty-tissue weight and generally helped in the prevention of hypertension. 
Maitake,  as 20% of a high cholesterol diet inhibited increases in body ad liver weight and body fat."
Mulberry Leaf or 500 mg metformin taken before meals may help reduce obesity, especially in diabetic families. 
Add chromium polynicotinate and CLA. 9/04  www.lef.org
 
New Zealand Manuka tree honey is renown for helping heal throats, ulcers, skin burns & battlefield wounds.  http://www.beehealthy.co.nz/Home 
 
Obesity is believed to be remediated by the growth hormone.  Support for the body's GH can be obtained by taking the amino acid arginine &/or ornithine 1 hour before exercise or 1 hr before sleep (which helps weight loss)  1 note of warning.  If you have herpes, ornithine must exceed arginine in %/mg/milligrams.  www.purecaps.com 
 
Ph Miracle - Robert O Young MD microbiologist says body fat is reduced by increasing alkaline (sour) food/liquid intake.  Take 1 litre sour water/30 pounds body weight.  150 lb person would take 5 litres water per  www.phmiracleliving.com day.
Pre-biotics - https://draxe.com/prebiotics/ - "Prebiotics are a type of non-digestible fiber compound. Just like other high-fiber foods, prebiotic compounds (including the kind found in foods like garlic, Jerusalem artichokes, jicama, dandelion greens and onions) pass through the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract and remain undigested, since the human body can’t fully break them down. Once they pass through the small intestine, they reach the colon, where they’re fermented by the gut microflora.  Prebiotics are best known as a type of fiber called 'oligosaccharides.'
Today, when researchers refer to 'fiber,' they’re speaking about not just one substance, but a whole group of different chemical compounds found in foods, including fructo-oligosaccharides, other oligosaccharides (prebiotics), inulin & polysaccharides. 
Originally, prebiotics weren’t classified as fiber compounds, but recently research has shown us that these compounds behave the same way as other forms of fiber. Today, prebiotic carbohydrates that have been evaluated in humans largely consist of fructans or galactans, both of which are fermented by anaerobic bacteria in the large intestine...
P
reserve health by maintaining balance and diversity of intestinal bacteria, especially by increasing the presence of “good bacteria” called lactobacilli and bifidobacteria...
"
The best natural sources of prebiotics include: acacia gum (or gum arabic) and RAW: chicory root, Jerusalem artichoke, dandelion, greens, garlic, leeks, onions (or cooked), jicama, asparagus + under-ripe bananas."
Pro-biotics - increasing the presence of “good bacteria” called lactobacilli and bifidobacteria...
"prebiotic foods can increase numerous probiotic microorganisms, including Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, L. reuteri, bifidobacteria, and certain strains of L. casei or the L. acidophilus-group...
Our gut contains both beneficial and harmful bacteria. Digestive experts agree that the balance of gut flora should be approximately 85% good bacteria and 15% bad bacteria.  If this ratio gets out of balance, the condition is known as dysbiosis, which means there’s an imbalance of too much of a certain type of fungus, yeast or bacteria that affects the body in a negative way. By consuming certain types of probiotics foods and supplements, you can help bring these ratios back into balance."
Increase
fermented +Sour Foods: https://draxe.com/probiotics-benefits-foods-supplements/

Beneficial Probiotic Strains

  • Bifidobacterium bifidum — the most dominant probiotic in infants and in the large intestine, supports production of vitamins in gut, inhibits harmful bacteria, supports immune system response and prevents diarrhea. (6)
  • Bifidobacterium longum supports liver function, reduces inflammation, removes lead and heavy metals. (7)
  • Bifidobacterium breve helps colonize healthy gut community & crowd out bad bacteria. (8)
  • Bifidobacterium infantis alleviates IBS symptoms, diarrhea & constipation. (9)
  • Lactobacillus casei supports immunity, inhibits h. pylori & helps fight infections. (10)
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus — relieves gas, bloating, improves lactose intolerance. Shown to help with a 61 percent reduction in E. coli, lower cholesterol levels & creation of vitamin K. (11) Also, important in GALT immune strength.
  • Lactobacillus bulgaricusa powerful probiotic strain that has been shown to fight harmful bacteria that invades your digestive system & is stable enough to withstand the acidic digestive juices of the stomach.
    It also neutralizes toxins and naturally produces its own antibiotics.
  • Lactobacillus brevis — shown to survive the GI tract, boost cellular immunity, enhanced natural T-killer cells & kill h. pylori bacteria. (12)
  • Lactobacillus rhamnosus — supports bacterial balance and supports healthy skin, helps fight urinary tract infections, respiratory infections, and reduce anxiety by reducing stress hormones & GABA neurotransmitter receptors. (13) It survives GI tract.
  • Bacillus subtilis — an endospore probiotic that’s heat-resistant. Elicits a potent immune response & supports GALT. (14, 15) Suppresses growth of bad bacteria like salmonella & other pathogens.
  • Bacillus coagulans — an endospore probiotic that’s heat-resistant & improves nutrient absorption. It has been shown to reduce inflammation & symptoms of arthritis. (16)
  • Saccharomyces boulardii — a yeast probiotic strain that restores natural flora in the large and small intestine & improves intestinal cell growth. It’s proved effective in treating inflammatory bowel disease like Crohn’s disease. (17) It’s been shown to have anti-toxin effects, be antimicrobial & reduce inflammation. (18, 19)

    5 specific things you want to consider when buying a probiotic supplement:
    1. Brand quality Look for reputable brands: Garden of Life, MegaFood, Axe Naturals.
    2. High CFU count — Purchase a probiotic brand that has a higher number of probiotics, from 15-100 billion.
    3. Strain diversity — Search for 10–30 different strains.
    4. Survivability — Look for strains like bacillus coagulans, saccharomyces boulardii, bacillus subtilis, lactobacillus rhamnosus, and other cultures or formulas that ensure probiotics make it to the gut and are able to colonize.
    5. Research — Look for brands that have strains that support your specific needs.

    Stay away from general health claims.  Consider how much information is really on a label.

    • Stability: Probiotics need to be kept cold in order to preserve their potency.
      This applies to their production, transport, storage & sales.
    • Date: The fresher the better when you’re talking about living organisms.
    • Sugar is not a good food source for probiotics.
      Prebiotics are the food source meant to keep (beneficial) probiotics alive.
      A synbiotic is a supplement that contains both prebiotics and probiotics.
      The best synbiotics contain healthy plant starches & fiber.
    • Living vs. dead: “Live and active cultures” is a better bet than “made with active cultures.” After fermentation, the product may be heat-treated, which kills off both good & bad bacteria (extending shelf life).
    • Bacteria type: “Live and active cultures” does not necessarily mean that the kinds of bacteria the product holds have been proven as beneficial. The bacteria strain should consist of 2 names & 2 letters: the genus, species and strain. If the label lists 2 names, it could be any 1 of hundreds of bacteria without research or proven health benefits behind it.
    • Potency: This is where it gets tricky. Most probiotic products don’t list the amount of bacteria their products contain, and the amount that’s effective depends upon many qualifiers. Health benefits can occur with 50 million CFUs for certain conditions and may take as many as 1 trillion CFU for others.
      The higher the number the better. The Food Standards Code claims that at least one million live bacteria per gram are necessary in yogurt & other fermented drinks to provide the 10 billion CFU needed for health effect.
 
Replacing unhealthy oils with healthy oils may help reduce obesity. 
Try grape seed and coconut oil http://www.shirleys-wellness-cafe.com/flaxoil.htm  
R Erdmann in The Amino Revolution says amino acid tyrosine combines with iodine in thyroid gland to produce thyroxin hormone which controls rate of cellular metabolism.  DL-phenylalanine is the precursor of tyrosine. One can take tyrosine with phenylalanine as free-form supplements. Erdmann also notes that aminos ornithine, lysine, tyrosine, tryptophan help release (growth hormone release) GHR, help burn fat & reduce cravings. Take PM. - www.amazon.com     
 
Saffron can help target the appetite to deregulate it at the neurotransmitter level. 8/2012 magazine www.lef.org
Schwartz, Dr. Erika - http://www.drerika.com/content/hcg-diet - Control your hormones, control your weight.
Sesame seed lignans may stimulate fatty acid oxidation, a key process in weight control per 2/05 Life Extension  www.lef.org
Smith, Dr. Your Health, Your Life, Your Choices #3-4
http://www.bennyhinn.org/media/2009-12-16.asx - http://www.bennyhinn.org/media/2009-12-17.asx
Stevia (rebaudania) leaf & twigs, Naturaae Gustusus (Dimorphandra Gardneriana Officinalis) & Fava bean leaves are natural herbs used in powder form for sweeteners.   Stevia has no calories, increases glucose tolerance & may block fat absorption.  
1 teaspoon = 1 cup cane sugar.   Naturaae Gustusus has 0 sodium, protein and carbohydrates + taste = to cane sugar. - www.organicseasons.com/healthy-tips.htm   www.amazon-treasures.com/fdembe.html
Stevia - https://draxe.com/health/stevia-kills-lyme-disease/ 7/10/2017 @ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4681354/ by contradicted by Dr Rawls who says stevia has no enzyme to allow it to be absorbed by human intestines.
Enzyme amylase seems to be needed enzyme.  Like bananas, mangos contain amylase, making it easier for our body to break down starches into smaller carb molecules & absorb them. @ https://www.cookinglight.com/eating-smart/nutrition-101/foods-high-in-digestive-enzymes
Stevia (organic raw green leaf) 1 source @ https://www.starwest-botanicals.com/category/stevia-leaf/ 
Sugar choices - http://www.madhavasweeteners.com/
media/1739/madhava_natural_sweeteners_press_kit_expo_east_2011_final.pdf
Minimally refined, "organic 'Coconut' Sugar has a nutritional content that is richer than sugar beets or cane sugar, and has naturally occurring nutrients, including magnesium, potassium, zinc, iron, B vitamins and amino acids (including glutamine)...
Honey comes from flower nectar. Maple syrup comes from maple tree sap.  Agave nectar comes from the agave plant.
Coconut sugar comes from the nectar of the coconut palm tree blossom, or bud...
Madhava 'Organic' Coconut Sugar is also vegan and kosher certified & is GMO-free...
One serving of coconut sugar is 1 teaspoon (4 grams).  The calorie level is 15 kcals per serving, which is also similar to table sugar."  (Majority of products are NOT organic. Read label.)
 
Testosterone hormone (gel/patch) may reduce subcutaneous abdominal fat and give more muscle mass in women. 5/2005 www.lef.org
(In US by prescription only.  Monitor/beware of male hormone results such excess facial hair. 
Frequent lab tests are recommended.)
2 hormones may help regulate appetite.  Leptin is tied to fat metabolism. 
Ghrelin triggers hunger & lowers energy, especially if one is sleep deprived, according to 2004 PLOS Medicine report.  12/4/2005 www.boston.com/magazine
 
L-Tryosine "Capsaicin (found in red pepper and paprika) when taken along with tyrosine, catechines and caffeine, contributed to minor weight loss and a slight increase of metabolism (13). When capsaicin was given in capsule form in a separate clinical trail to both men and women, it helped increase satiety or the feeling of fullness along with increasing metabolic rate (14). In yet another clinical trial, a red pepper extract (CH19-Sweet), slightly decreased body fat and promoted weight loss after 2 weeks (15). These trials, however, did not look at red pepper consumed as part of the diet." http://www.mccormickscienceinstitute.com/content.cfm?id=10453
L-Tryptophan before meals may help metabolism and satiety, especially if diet is overloaded with carbohydrates. 
Add more protein, especially poultry.  Exercise daily (walk/rock/swim/lift weights). L-Tryptophan produces serotonin which also helps mood. Titrate slowly (as needed) from 500 - 3,000 mg 1 hr before meals.
(Can be especially helpful with bedtime snack.) 3/2008 www.lef.org 
L-tryptophan - https://neuronalresearch.com/store/product_detail/2 - For those who benefit from tryptophan, an amino acid or protein ingredient, include tryptophan foods (oats, bananas, dried dates, dairy products, fish, many nuts, and poultry, brown rice, soy) or take tryptophan supplements with (ginger root, fish oil, borage oil, curcumin, hops, or rosemary) supplements/herbs that suppress/reduce pro-inflammatory cytokines/enzymes that degrade tryptophan before it gets to be utilized by body.
60 mg of tryptophan creates approximately 1 mg of vitamin B3 (niacin), leaving little for other uses when there is a B3 deficiency (so the addition of B3/niacin-amide/niacin will help or approximately 50% of tryptophan dosage). 
L-tryptophan - https://neuronalresearch.com/store/product_detail/2 - Tryptophan may help to offset "cravings" and "sugar/carbohydrate binging," eg helping to eliminate snacking. Carbohydrate binging often occurs when there is insufficient brain serotonin; "when the brain is flooded with serotonin, satiety normally occurs."
"One reason that people eat too many high-glycemic carbohydrates is the brain’s need to achieve 'feel good' levels of serotonin. While serotonin is made from the amino acid trytophan, eating protein-rich foods does little good since other amino acids in the food compete for absorption into the brain. When carbohydrates are ingested, the resulting insulin surge causes a depletion of these competing amino acids in the blood, thus enabling tryptophan to more readily transport into the brain for conversion to serotonin."
L-tryptophan - http://www.lef.org/newshop/items/item01202.html - Danger. "Serotonin syndrome is characterized by high levels of serotonin and symptoms like confusion, sweating, agitation, nausea, involuntary muscle contractions, and racing heartbeat.
Do not take L-tryptophan if you experience these symptoms. Do not take L-tryptophan in combination with other agents that increase serotonin levels in the central nervous system. Agents that increase serotonin levels can include psychiatric medications (e.g. antidepressants, lithium), migraine medications (e.g. sumatriptan), Parkinson's disease medication (e.g. carbidopa), and dextromethorphan, an over-the-counter cough suppressant. Do not use before driving or operating heavy machinery." 
If L-tryptophan is competing with meds for the increase of serotonin, one may want to consider reducing meds rather than L tryptophan.  Do your research and discuss with your medical providers and pharmacists.
 
Virgin, JJ - The Virgin Diet- Why Food Intolerance is the Real Cause of Weight Gain - www.thevirgindiet.com  http://jjvirgin.com/ - Appearances link shares editorials, radio & TV
 
Vitamin B5 (panothetic acid) helps metabolize fats and convert fat into energy. 
Dr. Lit-Hung Leung of Hong  Kong added 3 grams B5 to each meal with much success.  Maintenance diet of 1 gram B5 each meal. 2/1998 Alternatives for the Health Conscious Individual Dr. David G. Williams newsletter.
9/4/03 Wall St Journal implicates hormones PYY (signals the brain that the stomach is full) & leptin (regulates body fat levels) in obesity  www.wsj.com
1,000 mg 2x day white bean extract supplement may speed weight loss if you have low HDL and small LDL pattern. 
It blocks intestinal carbohydrate absorption by 66%. 
2,500 mg 2x day calcium pyruvate may speed weight loss and make exercise easier. 2005 collector's edition Life Extension  www.lef.org
 
Xylitol, a natural sweetener (occurring in strawberries, pears, plums, or birch-wood trees) contains 2.4 calories per gram, does not spike insulin, has no unpleasant after-taste + seems to increase bone and teeth density by sensitizing vitamin D receptors, according to David G Williams MD and others. (Beware, many USA strawberries are radiated to preserve them!) 1-800-843-8408   www.nowfoods.com  Pure Birch Sugar - The Ultimate sweetener 1-800-843-6325
 

Spiritual

 
Lisa Bevere: How I Supernaturally Lost Weight With No Diet, Supplements 7/23/2018
 
Copeland, Kenneth - God's Health and Wellness Plan - 8/30-9/1/2010 - excellent - week http://www.kcm.org/media/webcast/kenneth-copeland-dr-don-colbert-and-kyle-colbert/100901-gods-health-and-wellness-plan# Reminds us that our waist line is to be under half of height formula:
If one is 5' then goal is 12"x5' or 60"/2=30" circumference of waist.  One can both SPEAK (prophesy) and WRITE (declare) positive healthy things, in Jesus name, following the pattern God teaches us in Scripture, to get the same FUTURE results.  (We are NOT to say, "I will be", but rather, "I am" 140 pounds, in Jesus name. Remember, God said, I AM.)
 
Herzog, David - http://www.amazon.com/Jumpstart-Superfoods-Weight-Loss-Discoveries-Techniques/
dp/1621365956/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1388081053&sr=8-1&keywords=jumpstart+david+herzog#reader_1621365956
Holtz, Steve - Operation Ironman Germany – Exercising Control In All Things (Part 1) - 
http://flashfloodsmedia.com/WP1/?p=118 - Self discipline is a lifestyle.
 
Hormann, Dr. Aiko aikohormann.org - Q&A - http://www.healingroomsaz.com/AikoQA2/ - 5/7/2012 -
"Each person is different. Just like the distribution of 'mitochondria' - the fat burning furnace of cells is different.
Some people are born with more mitochondria to burn fat faster. Some people have a fewer distribution...

I prayed for a person who was not eating badly but was still consistently overweight. 
I told her (in Jesus' name) to 'command the mitochondria especially in tummy and hip area,
etc. to be multiplied and be activated'. She lost weight much easier without changing the diet. So this is supernatural.
Mitochondria are many millions on the cell surface - the mitochondria are in every cell. But in some part genetically you may be born with fewer numbers or maybe depending on the lifestyle, some mitochondria maybe sluggish and not active. So (in Jesus' name) you can
command mitochondria to be activated...
If you think genetically if you have fewer mitochondria, you can say (in Jesus' name),
I command the mitochondria to be multiplied.
I am talking about both supernatural and the natural."
 
Hunter, Charles & Frances -
Chapter
13
The APPESTAT @ https://gillministries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Hunter-Handbook-for-Healing.pdf -
"The appestat is the appetite control center in the hypothalmus gland in the brain. It is regulated by the blood sugar level. Compare it to the thermostat in your house. When the air cools off, the furnace comes on until the temperature cuts off the thermostat...When praying for people, put one hand on their forehead. God will become their nutrition teacher and will show them what to eat and not to eat. Lay your other hand on their appestat at the base of their brain. God will reset their 'out-of-control' appestats...SUGGESTED PRAYER: In the name of Jesus,
I speak to my body and command my thoughts about food to line up with good nutrition.
I bind any spirit of lust for sugar, fat, pork, blood, too much meat, junk foods, and all other unhealthful foods.
I speak to my body and command my metabolism to become perfectly normal.
Digestive organs, I command you to work as they were meant to work, in the name of Jesus.
I speak to my 'appestat' and command it to be healed at the upper limits, in the name of Jesus.
I will no longer experience a ferocious appetite or be tempted to go on eating binges.
I say, appetite...learn to love pleasant bread...willingly, without murmuring, for the glory of God and the sake of the kingdom, in the name of Jesus. Amen." 7.18.2020
God You are at work within me, helping me want to obey and then helping me do what You want. (Philippians 2:13 TLB).
 
Johnson, Beni - http://sidroth.org/television/tv-archives/beni-johnson?src=banner_tv
http://d3tnb2mam8l2qt.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IS837Transcript_Johnson.pdf

I woke up one morning and God spoke to me. He said, “I want you well for the long haul”...
I said, “Okay Holy Spirit, what are you going to do”...He’s the one who told me, and that’s the great thing about it is partnering with Holy Spirit.  He said, “I want you to get off of...refined sugar”...(After a later experience at church)
I said, “Holy Spirit, what happened last night?” I still get really emotional about that experience. 
He said, “I was shaking out of you the lies that you believed about yourself”...
When I was a little girl I was told that I was shy, not by my parents, but by other people. I had a hard, and that became a label on me. That actually became a stronghold to where I couldn’t talk to people normally...
He reached in and shook the daylights out of me and took that lie out...
PRAYER: [Holy Spirit, we invite You to come right now...reveal any lies that we have in our life that we believed about ourselves...right now in Jesus’ name." 
(Whether we’re not worth it, whatever it is, it’s so subtle and so awful.)
(
Now just tell Him) "I will no longer live this lie. I will believe what You have for me, Holy Spirit. Now Holy Spirit...come and...give me revelation on the way You see me, in Jesus’ name. Thank you, Father, for Your restoration power. Amen]...
I believe that we’re in a season for this, that there is a grace. People are hopeless; they’ve tried everything and nothing has worked. But grace comes along, that supernatural grace that can empower people to walk in. (Wife of Bill Johnson)
 
Kerr, Kat - According to the Bible, because 2 people become one during sexual intercourse, Kat reminds us that, after repenting, and in Jesus' name and resurrection power, we need to sever and send back to sender any soul piece of any past (date/mate) and to sever and take back our own soul piece from any (date/mate).
 

Bill Ligon - Patriarchs - 3/2-6/2012 - Friday is especially good.
Sid Roth Messianic Vision radio mentor regarding family estrangement & self-blessing when obese.

 

Parker, Teresa Shields - 10 Keys to Hearing God's Voice by Teresa Shields Parker - www.teresashieldsparker.com -
Go here to read more by Teresa Shields Parker. or Weight Loss, Sin and the Metal Lawn Chair by Teresa Shields Parker

Partow, Donna - http://www.womensempowermentuniversity.com/2014/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/2014-Your-Ultimate-Year.pdf esp. pg 4-38 -
 
http://www.realhealthhope.com/2013/03/becoming-offended-can-shock-your-body.html regarding weight gain
 
Rogers, Bob - www.bobrogersministry.org - How to Lose Weight Permanently booklet
 
Scott - THE COMEBACK - 6/10/2013 -"It is not easy at times and great suffering occurs mentally when the carnal nature wants to return back to its slothful comfortable ways of self indulgence!  Hence, this is what I call the Battle of The Bulge.  When victory is on the way after several months of self denial and fitness levels increasing positively, suddenly there is a surprise counter attack from the enemy (i.e. Panzer divisions of Nazi's in Ardennes in 1944 WWII), that is so fierce that many become MIA or POW's to the enemies warfare traps.  Why is this mental attack so fierce that even your physical body seems to rebel against any form of manual labor and exercise?  Is it due to mental burnout or poor nutrition that saps energy levels to new lows of despondency?  No dear warriors.  It is usually a mysterious counter-attack of the lower carnal nature that is throwing up a smoke screen of final desperation to not change.  Your lower nature has decided to ambush your mind with a smokescreen of despair and hopelessness that you will never turn the corner to Holy Ghost ordained elite levels of physical fitness and endurance!  It is always the darkest before the dawn (LOL)." - Of help may be following link: Spirit Filled Fitness Pages - Spirit-Filled Fitness -
 

Katie Souza - Offenses - 9/2012 - transcript  -
KATIE: "Let's just think about how often we get offended everyday. Let's just come in with the Lord right now.
Just ask Him to begin to wash away that sin with His blood. So Lord, right now, I decree that for everybody watching...that You (Lord) are coming with Your blood, Your powerful, powerful blood from Your cross...
You
, Lord are going to every single time we've been offended all the way back, systematically taking away every sin.
We are offended...at our spouses, our children, our friends and family, bosses, pastors; right now we repent. We repent, Lord.  We repent for being offended at strangers.  We repent for being offended at situations. We ask, Lord, that You would come so powerfully with your blood to wash away the sin of offense, because we don't want to be sick, Lord, and we don't want to make anybody else sick with our words. So right now, Lord, atone for and wash our sins with Your mighty blood, in the name of Jesus.
KATIE: Let's everybody say, in the name of Jesus with Your blood. 
SID:
In the name of Jesus (
with Your blood).
KATIE: In the name of Jesus. Now normally we would stop right there. We would just say, 'The blood' (part). That's what our problem has been, because we stop at the blood. We need everything Jesus did. If Jesus was not resurrected then He would still be a dead man in a tomb. You have to have the cross AND the resurrection. They go together.
We have to have everything Christ did for us. So now let's partake of the 2nd decree Jesus did for us; that is the power called dunamis that comes through the resurrection.
Now I want you to direct your attention on your soul doing this.
Lord, we command that our souls be filled with dunamis.
We command right now in the name of Jesus that our souls would become excellent.
KATIE: Everybody say 'excellent of soul.'  SID: Excellent of soul.
KATIE: Say, I am excellent of soul.  SID: I am excellent of soul.
KATIE: Say, I'm filled with dunamisSID: I'm filled with dunamis.
KATIE: Say, my wounds.  SID: My wounds.
KATIE: Are being healed.  SID: Are being healed.
KATIE: Right now.  SID: Right now.
KATIE: Every time I've sinned.  SID: Every time I've sinned.
KATIE: By being offended.  SID: By being offended.
KATIE: It made a wound.  
SID: It made a wound.
KATIE:
But Your power.  SID: But your power.
KATIE: That comes.  SID: That comes.
KATIE: From the resurrection.  SID: From the resurrection.
KATIE: Is filling me now.  SID: Is filling me now.
KATIE: It's going right to my soul.  SID: It's going right to my soul.
KATIE: And it's healing every wound inside my soul. 
SID: It's healing every wound inside my soul.
KATIE: I am excellent of soul.  SID: I am excellent of soul.
KATIE: I am excellent of soul. 
SID: I am excellent of soul.
SID: Well thank God that you're excellent (audience). I'm excellent of soul...
You can shout.  Come on, stand up.  Thank you Jesus! Thank you Lord!"

Souza, Katie - 2/2015 Newsletter shares that bitterness due to offenses can trigger obesity/bloating/weight gain.  She refers to Numbers 5:22-25:
The remedy is recognizing and repenting for EACH incident, (nailing it to Jesus' cross), consistently contending, applying Jesus' resurrection power, with "hands on...stomach, commanding my soul to be healed and for the fat to dissolve and drain away."
http://biblehub.com/numbers/5-22.htm -
The Adultery Test - 21(then the priest shall have the woman swear with the oath of the curse, and the priest shall say to the woman), "the LORD make you a curse and an oath among your people by the LORD'S making your thigh waste away and your abdomen swell; 22 this water that brings a curse shall go into your stomach, make your abdomen swell and make your thigh waste away."  The woman shall say, "Amen. Amen." 23'The priest shall then write these curses on a scroll, and he shall wash them off into the water of bitterness.…
http://biblehub.com/numbers/5-24.htm -

24Then he shall make the woman drink the water of bitterness that brings a curse, so that the water which brings a curse will go into her and cause bitterness.
25
'The priest shall take the grain offering of jealousy from the woman's hand; he shall wave the grain offering before the LORD and bring it to the altar. 
Souza, Katie - articles https://www.expectedendministries.com/blog/
Souza, Katie - Ep. 61 - Bitterness Causes Weight Gain (Pt. video @ https://www.expectedendministries.org/tv-episodes/
http://d3tnb2mam8l2qt.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IS669Transcript_Souza.pdf
KATIE: We are. It's the soul. You got to understand that our spirit man became instantly perfect when it received the Messiah into our hearts, but our soul man did not become instantly perfected.  Throughout our lifetimes stuff has happened to our soul. We had traumas that have happened to us that have wounded our soul and we have done sin that has wounded our soul. The Bible talks about that how sin literally moves us. Isaiah talks about it. It says, "God binds by the hurts of His people and heals their wound inflicted by their son." That word "wound" isn't talking about physical wounds, Sid. It's talking about the wound in your inner man, in your soul.  It's talking about the pains and sorrows we feel in our soul is wounded.  What happens when our soul gets wounded by sin is every thing goes awry.
I mean, our relationships go wrong. Marriages, ministries, businesses, our finances go wrong. Our physical health, we start getting sick when our soul is wounded.  The Bible says, 3 John 1: "Beloved, I pray you prosper and be in health even as your soul prospers."

KATIE:
The Holy Spirit gave me a revelation about the cross, but also about the resurrection. See, really there's 2 simple basic steps to getting your soul healed of these wounds, and that is the blood of Jesus (the Messiah that comes from the cross) and a power called dunamis (...resurrection). So let's break it down.
We all know about step one. Whenever we sin, I think almost every single believer understands that we need to (1st) repent, and we need to forgive and we need to apply the blood that comes from the cross to our sin, because that's what the blood does.  It takes care of (removes/erases) the (
penalty/consequence) of the confessed and forgiven) sin. But I think what we've missed is we didn't understand that our sin literally created a wound in our soul, and that's what's making us sick many times.  See, the power that gets rid of (heals/reverses) that wound is a power called dunamis that comes through the resurrection of Jesus...
We need both the cross and the resurrection.
You see, I really believe that this is the missing link that the church has not comprehended for centuries...
I had to really be fierce and do (apply 1st) the blood of the cross (to the repented sin), and then (apply 2nd) the dunamis power from the resurrection to my soul (wound), and (3rd) then command the fat to melt (and never return)...
Proverbs 26
says that, "The words of a slander are like deadly wounds going down to the inner most part of the belly...The scripture actually says that those words are like deadly wounds that go down to the inner most part of the belly, meaning that that animus part of the belly is the soul. So it's saying that when we say slanderous words about people because we're offended, it not only wounds that person's soul, but it wounds our soul.  Remember, we'll be prospered by health even as our souls prosper."
 
Joyce Tilney - http://www.whydiets.com/category/articles/  Why Diets Don't Work = God Hunger
Joyce Tilney - https://www.charismamag.com/life/women/37675-your-colossians-3-2-secret-for-breaking-your-addiction-to-food - 7/13/2018 - "The Lord spoke to my heart, 'The real woman grows roses from the thorns of life'...I first became free in my soul."
 
Leaf, Dr. Caroline -
Dr. Caroline Leaf: Switch on Your Brain (Part 1) - April 25, 2016
Dr. Caroline Leaf: Switch on Your Brain (Part 2) - April 26, 2016
Dr. Caroline Leaf: Switch on Your Brain (Part 3) - April 27, 2016
Dr. Caroline Leaf: Think and Eat Yourself Smart (Part 1) - May 9, 2016
Dr. Caroline Leaf: Think and Eat Yourself Smart (Part 3) - May 11, 2016
@ http://www.jewishvoice.org/media/television-show/television-show-archives.html
5/12/2016 broadcast mentions that body cycles/habits form when/as we allow anything to affect us consistently/daily for 21 days, without refuting it.  The main topic is/was diet/ obesity/disease, but this 21 say principle also pertains to addictions/habits and yes, to Satan.  We do need to recognize/resist/renounce/replace evil/negatives/thoughts that do not align with God's positives in scripture, in Jesus' name.  We replace junk food with organic non GMO foods. 
We replace dead/cooked with raw/live food. We replace self-sabotaging self-talk with scripture.  We need to remember that there are at least 4 sources of thoughts: self, others, Satan, God.  We are never to sit passively allowing our spiritual enemy to oppress us or pull our strings as though we were his puppet. 
Yes, there is a spiritual enemy and he is personal; the greater one's destiny in God, the greater the attempted destruction.  Let us wake up, now.  We invite You holy Trinity into our heart and life.  We invite you holy angels to help accomplish God's plans pertaining to each of our lives, when we speak God's scripture aloud.  Thanks.  Amen.
 
Pacifier - Sometimes obesity is the mouth taking refuge/comfort in the need for an emotional pacifier whether it be food, smoking, drinking
that seems to have begun with biting into the forbidden fruit from the forbidden tree in the garden of Eden, over 2,000 years ago.
 
- http://www.amyshelaine.com/?p=237 (edited) also see .
Amy trusted Jesus as her healer and stood on scripture, that her likely cyst/tumor was already removed, allowing her to lose in one night
13 POUNDS plus 9 INCHES from her WAIST. THE CURVE OF her SPINE INSTANTLY CAME BACK.7.6.2016
Souza, Katie 2/2/2013 with Sid Roth http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ec9_o1EyMBg
katie-souza - www.expecedendministries.com with patricia-king -
http://www.xpmedia.com/video/14653/supernatural-weight-loss/ - 6/2014 -
7 minutes to forgive/release offenders, repent & apply Jesus' finished work (cross/blood/resurrection light) to soul + 7 minutes worship -
Break/cancel agreement with wrong thoughts, in Jesus' name.  excellent ending prayer - recommended video http://biblehub.com/numbers/5-22.htm (A test to determine the truth of adultery:)
22
and this (bitter) water (of offense) that brings a curse shall go into your stomach, and make your abdomen swell and your thigh waste away." And the woman shall say, "Amen."
Souza, Katie - Healing the Void #1 - Soul wounds can drive us to eat (or any other compulsive addiction). http://www.xpmedia.com/live/katiesouzalive/15619/1/561a64734cba7509 source http://www.xpmedia.com/live/katiesouzalive?inf_contact_key=ec76953b500
5623d2d4a9d07daace82e67004e2be87d992de5e966043680f118 Anything that torments you, He died for. 
Heavenly GRACE is one holy gift that can help reverse food compulsions/addictions. 
Kat Kerr www.revealingheaven.com invites us to request and receive God's GRACE each morning after greeting the Trinity.  [Be reminded that Adam and Eve were sabotaged with food, at the inception of their earthly dominion which transferred the keys to Satan until Yeshua/Jesus reclaimed them when He was in hell between His death and resurrection.]

Souza, Katie - #1 http://www.xpmedia.com/live/katiesouzalive/15619/1/561a64734cba7509
#2 http://www.xpmedia.com/live/katiesouzalive/15620/2/561a64734cba7509
obesity can be due to bitterness.  Family wounds (iniquity) can be inherited and stored in the soul.
The Adultery Test – Numbers 5:
26 the priest shall take a handful of the grain offering as its memorial offering and
offer it up in smoke on the altar. Afterward he shall make the woman drink the water.
27When he has made her drink the water, then it shall come about, if she has defiled herself and has been unfaithful to her husband,
that the water which brings a curse will go into her and cause bitterness,
her abdomen will swell
and her thigh will waste away (needing hip replacement),
and the woman will become a curse (rejected) among her people.

28'But if the woman has not defiled herself and is clean, she will then be free and conceive children.…
#3 http://www.xpmedia.com/live/katiesouzalive/15621/3/561a64734cba7509 - Jesus' blood washes away sins, whereas Holy Spirit's dynamos resurrection power heals soul woundsLeviticus 17:11  The life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar, to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul
3_john/1-2.htm  Beloved, I wish above all things that you may prosper and be in health, even as your soul prospers.
The human spirit becomes instantly excellent/perfect when it is born-again; thus that leaves the (body and/or) wounded soul to be healed (of trauma and/or sin to or by us) through a process of sanctification.  Right now, we plead Your blood over our sins, we break our agreement with every thought/imagination/reasoning/bad-choice/negative-emotion that is not of You.  We no longer receive them, in Jesus' name.  We saturate our souls with Your blood Jesus.  Leviticus 17 says Your blood atones for our souls. 
Your blood is washing away the sin in our souls, right now, in Your name, Jesus. 
Having descended with Christ, we now arise with Christ.  Lord, when we received Your baptism, we received both Your blood and resurrection power.  Now we step into it. 
Lord, fill our souls (our inner man) with Your mighty dynamos power to heal every wound adversely controlling our mind/emotions/will.  Fill us up; we receive now Your strength/ thoughts/mind.  We now are excellent of soul, in Jesus' name.  Thank You holy Trinity.
As we consistently repeat these prayers the mind chatter will decrease/diminish/vanish.  We will be less and less of a volcano.

 
Spirit, Soul  and Body Exercise video by Desiree Ayer - www.ihpchurch.org - godhunger@ihpchurch.org
book: God Hunger - Breaking Addictions of Anorexia, Bulimia, and Compulsive Eating  Woodland Hills, California, USA
 

Scripture

 
numbers/5-23.htm - The Adultery Test - 22and this water that brings a curse shall go into your stomach,
and make your abdomen swell and your thigh (hip-bone) waste away." The woman shall say, "Amen. Amen."
23'The priest shall then write these curses on a scroll and wash them off into the water of bitterness.
24Then he shall make the woman drink the water of bitterness that brings a curse,
so that the water which brings a curse will go into her and cause bitterness.
[Until such time an individual is personably able (in spirit/soul/body) to do so for oneself, repent for, renounce, remit those (known) sins on their behalf, in Jesus' name and resurrection power + replace with the Trinity's opposite virtues, healing and deliverance.  LOOSE + BIND.]4.7.2019
 
 

Deliverance

 

http://www.demonbuster.com/fatdemon.html - Overweight Demons -
Prayer
against eating disorder - 
Demons:  In the name of Jesus, "I COMMAND MY BODY TO WEIGH _____LBS.
I COMMAND EVERY CELL TO FUNCTION IN WHOLENESS." 
In the name of Jesus, "EVERY BIOGENETIC CURSE OF ADDICTION IS BROKEN.
MY DNA IS CORRECT AND FUNCTIONS IN LINE WITH GOD’S WORD. 
EVERY GENERATIONAL CURSE OF OBESITY
and ALL OTHER CURSES AFFECTING MY WEIGHT ARE BROKEN."
(Go to bottom of web site page
@ http://www.demonbuster.com/daily.html for further ministry.) 12.26.2015

 
Eckhardt, John - Abortion Consequence - http://api.ning.com/files/vYV2N1KqCyVwuF-nABKskhBSWeNp2NXHdAUj27hWyyXlm24GS5-huLv6KxBDLLruqKNzsXCAE8P4CT6FQIVMphIRJ4PQZ6b/
DeliveranceandSpiritualWarfareManualEckhardt
.pdf
or
http://www.piwcworcester.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Deliverance-and-Spiritual-Warfare-Manual-Eckhardt.pdf

One abortion (accidental or deliberate by self or others) consequence/aftermath may be womb bloating: physical, emotional or both.  "Deliverance (or other intervention) workers need to have the knowledge to minister to Abortion's Aftermath.  The (emotional) aftermath of an abortion can include depression, guilt, sickness, fear, condemnation and continual sorrow that results from what is known as a Travailing (wailing/weeping) Womb (Isaiah 42:14; Hosea 13:13).  (Condemnation is accusation from spiritual enemy, whereas conviction is from Holy Spirit.)
The joy that is usually experienced with the birth of a child is also aborted, and (often) the result is a womb always enlarged (bloated) with (the presence of) the child (John 16:21; Jeremiah 20:17).  Consequently, the female (often) continues to feel (physically and/or emotionally) the sorrow and travail of carrying and delivering the child.
When ministering deliverance to a female (or self) with signs of a travailing womb, (Bind and) Command, in the name of Jesus, spirits of: Sorrow, Guilt (Psalm 51:14), Travail, Grief, Weeping and Mourning to come (and stay) out, and any others as the Holy Spirit directs.  (Invite heavenly holy host to bind and evict these tormenting spirits, to guard reentry, and to replace with opposite Holy Spirit fruit: peace/joy/gladness/comfort/ resiliency.)  Females who have had abortions (or other childbirth issues) must receive comfort, from the Holy Spirit, and the love of (Father) God through workers who
are ministering deliverance.  When encountering females who refuse to be comforted (Matthew 2:18), break the
curses of Rachel
and command spirits associated with Rachel to come out
Manifestations during deliverance may include crying and wailing that result over the sudden loss of a child. (In review:) 1st The curse of the travailing womb must be broken (cancelled/renounced/voided) and 2nd the (associated evil) spirits driven out.

Children and Abortion
-
Even if a female only contemplates an abortion or attempts one unsuccessfully, her child is opened up to spirits of rejection, fear, suicide and the curse of rejection from the womb.  In dealing with victims (mother or child) of abortion you will need to break curses of Molech who was the demon god of the Ammonites. Children were sacrificed in fire to Molech (Leviticus 18:21; 20:2-5), also known as Malcam (Zephaniah 1:5).  This demon god drove the Ammonites in Gilead to rip open women bearing children (Amos 1:13). Binding the spirit of Molech and breaking the curse of Molech are helpful in dealing with spirits of abortion. Also bind the spirit of Molech that is operating in the United States." (Father, we invite Your holy angels permanently route and remove it from our and Your Bride's family tree, in Jesus' name.  Thanks.  Amen.)
 
Oliveira, Carlos - Brief Ministry Video Removing Bad Interfering Diet/Food Demons -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyZKMLyreu0
(After Demons/Curses have been removed, one needs to CONTINUE to disallow return of such and to REPLACE with new daily scripture, friends, ministry, whatever helps one walk out his destiny in God.)
 
Souza, Katie - http://www.sidroth.org/site/DocServer/IS555Transcript_Souza.pdf?docID=2601 -
“There was a woman in one of our meetings, and we were positioning everyone to soak in the glory and the light.
So she was laying there and she saw a vision, too. She saw herself laying on this stone slab, and on top of her was this rubber doll. It looked just like her, but it was all bloated and fat, and ugly. These demons had pinned this doll on top of her body.  She couldn’t get out from underneath it.  She knew in her spirit that the Lord was telling her, ‘That is what the demonic has put on your soul, to make you feel like that’s the way we look: bloated and fat, and ugly.”’ So she just began to focus on the Glory Light and putting it on her soul. All of a sudden she saw this blaze of light fly in the room and pop the rubber doll.  It deflated, and she was able to escape out from underneath the clutches of these demons.  Well that happened like in the very part of the month of December. Okay, now you know that month of December is the month when everybody eats all their goodies for Christmas and all that other stuff. Okay, so she went through that whole holiday season eating the treats and everything else; without even trying she lost 15 pounds just in 3 weeks.”
 

Healings

 

Herzog, David  7/2005 audio #1445 www.sidroth.org/radiobradcasts.htm
God's glory is different from God's anointing.  God performs His wonders through the ministry of anointed individuals (often leaving the ministers worn out physically). 
However, when His glory shows up, NO man is a go between.  Then God works sovereignly, doing His marvels new to that generation.  For instance, a person might loose 5 dress sizes in weight in 1 second.  Another person might find a real diamond on her hand instead of rhinestone. Both happened at Herzog's ministry.
Herzog, David  Mysteries of the Glory Unveiled  book  Desperate for New Wine  book www.voiceofglory.org

Joan Hunter - 1/2012 - TV transcript - radio here - "A woman who was released from such torment of trauma that she instantly went from size 18 to 14. Then the next day she went to size 12."
Liardon, Roberts  God's Generals  Subtitle = Why They Succeeded and Why Some Failed - www.robertsliardon.com - Chapter 12 AA Allen - The Miracle Man  One meeting near Los Angeles, a 500 pound woman lost 200 pounds instantly when Allen laid hands on her.  People witnessed her body shrink.
 

TESTIMONY

 
Brown, Dr. Michael - author: Breaking The Stronghold of Food advocates 99% vegetarian diet http://lifetoday.org/video/eat-to-live/ 12/26/2017 or Thursday, January 26, 2017 (no mention of organic/GMO) Credits Dr Joel Fuhrman advocacy.  + Truth & Love: Thursday, January 26, 2017 bonus interview
 

Huckabee, Arkansas Governor Mike - Integrity of Character book + interview by Kenneth Copeland regarding governor's loss of 100 lbs. http://www.kcm.org/media/webcasts/  - WATCH 11/29/2007 TV broadcast archives on internet.

 

NEWS

 
Emme = Full figure super model http://www.emmestyle.com/about
 
 
Zahn, Dr. Scott - http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1203/10/hcsg.01.html - 3/10/2012 - "Remember Dr. Scott Zahn from last year's Fit Nation challenge (a doctor who is offering his patients a taste of his own medicine). He joined our team in part to become a role model for his own patients. He shed 50 pounds in the process. He also dropped 3 medications.".
 

CONVENTIONAL

 
Amen, Dr. contends that vitamin D3 (especially from daily sunshine) may help regulate appetite.
http://www.amenclinics.com/blog/3411/case-of-the-week-gayle-on-mike-huckabee-show/
http://www.amenclinics.com/cybcyb/brain-health-club/5-types-of-overeaters-plans/ -
sad-emotional-overeaters/
Body Mass Index or BMI calculator http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/
Colbert, Dr Don - Benny Hinn's physician - 2 books = The Bible Cure - Weight Loss and Muscle Gain + What Would Jesus Eat  cookbook - Excellent TV broadcast 8/31/2007 + 9/14/2007  www.bennyhinn.org
Colbert, Dr. Don - Kenneth Copeland's MD - overcoming food addictions - 8/31/2010
http://www.bvov.tv/asx/bvov/100831.asx - Make a lifestyle to fast from all fast/junk food, added sugar, sweets, desserts, white bread, chips, crackers.
Delaney, Brian  The Longevity Diet  reduces daily caloric intake to prolong life expectancy.
Fuhrman, Dr. Joel - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joel-fuhrman-md
Gundry, Dr. Steven (heart surgeon) - Win The War Inside Your Stomach - significant
http://silenceyourcravings.com/?n=db 10/20/2016 @ https://gundrymd.com/
“The Plant Paradox” book "According to Dr. Steven Gundry's research over 20 years, lectins a plant protein found in certain vegetables (nightshades), (wheat) grains & legumes (seeds of beans/soy/peas/peanuts/cashews)] are responsible for (many) modern day illnesses, including leaky gut, auto-immune disorders & allergies."  Stevia (factory altered) often found in diet soda & antibiotics often destroy one's entire good GI microflora for up to 2 years. 
"Acacia gum, agave inulin, flaxseed, & guar gum contain prebiotics" that good GI bacteria like & make a good companion to probiotic supplements (such as Gundry MD™ 24 Strain Probiotic) that contain good live bacteria: Bifido-bacterium. + Danger of Blue Light Spectrum - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5T-Hu8ATXc
Michael Moss - http://www.amazon.com/Salt-Sugar-Fat-Giants-Hooked/dp/1400069807#reader_1400069807
Dr Oz has a bi-monthly column in Esquire magazine + books Healing from the Heart   
YOU: The Owner's Manual: an Insider's Guide to the Body That Will Make You Healthier
and Younger
by Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz  
http://www.amazon.com/gp/blog/id/A2IMJ7W0LVUQ5J  http://www2.oprah.com/health/yourbody/youdocs/youdocs_bios.jhtml
http://health.discovery.com/convergence-transplant-articles-qanda.shtml    http://www.columbiasurgery.org/news/newsmakers/2003_discovery_ep.html  http://www.lluminari.com/experts/oz_cv.html 
http://www.leadingauthorities.com/24179/Oz_Mehmet.htm   
http://www.realage.com/doctorCenter/intro.aspx 
The omentum is the fat organ connected to your stomach that's only purpose is to catch and store fat.  http://www.oprah.com/health/yourbody/slide/20061102/yourbody_20061102_350_103.jhtml
Dr Oz discusses our oxytocin hormone.
http://www.verolabs.com/news.php?UID=2006112919181568.163.220.101
Walking is recommended as best daily exercise. Reduce dead foods.  Increase live foods. 
Waist size indicates heart health. Measure waist at belly button. 
Oz recommends a waist size of 32.5" for women and 35" for men. 
A man can lose 35 lb with a 1" increase in penus length. 
(DANGER - Advocates morning yoga, whose positions are often sign language soliciting demons!)  
Dr Oz with Dr Joel Fuhrman - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkt_X-dUvEE&feature=related
Rebounding via trampoline - http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/
rebounding-ticket-fitness-fun/ - popular rebounding brands.
"Rebounders are mini trampolines that are engineered to help you do low impact exercises...
Rebounding is a high efficiency (full body) workout originally adopted by NASA in the 1980's to train returning astronauts from space."
Rika, Dr. http://www.drerika.com/content/hcg-diet - "Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG), a hormone...is present in both women and men. In women, HCG is created by the body to nourish the fetus during pregnancy, while in men, it increases testosterone levels...Each round of treatments takes anywhere from 26–43 days. Using only minute insulin needles, HCG must be administered through injections every day except for the last 3 days of the treatment period. During these last 3 days, the hormone cycles completely out of body, allowing patients to embark upon their new, hormone-friendly diet. It is absolutely essential to keep in mind that this diet must be administered under supervision of a doctor for safe, long-lasting results."
Rope jumping works wonders, too.
4/24/2007 www.wsj.org  healthjournal@wsj.com - Men need to keep waist under 40", while women need to keep waist under 35"
 

Medical Research

 

Artificial light at night can make us fat - By suppressing production of melatonin, night
time light wreaks havoc on the metabolism and could even cause certain types of cancer.

 
Kurt Billings, Lee Ann Billings - www.moldthewarwithin.com -
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0972101608?ie=UTF8&tag=prohealth-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789#reader_B007EVXUVE
Significant text book reading – forward www.drrapp.com + chapter 1 + 2
“Parasitic pathogenic mold species can assault the health of plants, animals and humans.
Fungi don’t actually eat their food but rather release enzymes to break down complex organic compounds and absorb nutrients through their cells…
Molds also produce (release) volatile organic compounds (VOCs)…into the atmosphere.”
One may need to consider benefits of (ucky) noni juice.
 
FenoFibrate @ Israeli study shows generic anti-lipid drug may squelch COVID-19 severity | The Times of Israel 12/2020 12/21/2020
 
Ferrell, L. Emerson - Chapter 9 The Chemical Adam of Immersed in Him - http://www.portlanddeafchurch.com/#/sunday-morning-class/archives 4/1/2013  -
"One of the most common amino acids scientists have identified is ghrelin, which tells the brain it's time to eat.  When the 'voices' of addiction tells the brain it is hungry, the hypothalamus will manufacture ghrelin in an effort to satisfy the hunger & silence the voices.
6  Unfortunately, if the cells have been deformed from (excessive release & thus) abuse of the (hormonal peptide) amino acid (ghrelin), the body will not feel satisfied & will continue to eat."
 
Flavonoids - http://www.israel21c.org/gut-microbes-could-be-to-blame-for-yoyo-obesity/ 11/24/2016 - "The scientists also supplemented post-dieting mice with flavonoids added to their drinking water. This brought their flavonoid levels, and thus their energy expenditure, back to normal levels. As a result, even on return to a high-calorie diet,
the mice did not experience accelerated weight gain.  'We call this approach post-biotic intervention. In contrast to probiotics, which introduce helpful microbes into the intestines, we are not introducing the microbes themselves but substances affected by the microbiome, which might prove to be more safe & effective,' Segal said."
 
Hormones - 4/2016 https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/healthyliving/obesity-and-hormones
"The hormone leptin is produced by fat cells and is secreted into our bloodstream. Leptin reduces a person's appetite by acting on specific centres of their brain to reduce their urge to eat. It also seems to control how the body manages its store of body fat.  Because leptin is produced by fat, leptin levels tend to be higher in people who are obese than in people of normal weight. However, despite having higher levels of this appetite-reducing hormone, people who are obese aren't as sensitive to the effects of leptin &, as a result, tend not to feel full during and after a meal. Ongoing research is looking at why leptin messages aren't getting through to the brain in people who are obese.
Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, is important for the regulation of carbohydrates & the metabolism of fat. Insulin stimulates glucose (sugar) uptake from the blood in tissues such as muscles, the liver & fat. This is an important process to make sure that energy is available for everyday functioning and to maintain normal levels of circulating glucose. In a person who is obese, insulin signals are sometimes lost & tissues are no longer able to control glucose levels. This can lead to the development of type II diabetes and metabolic syndrome.
The changes with age in the sex hormone levels of both men & women are associated with changes in body fat distribution...Postmenopausal women who are taking (bio-identical compounded) estrogen supplements don’t accumulate fat around their abdomen. Animal studies have also shown that a lack of estrogen (
17 b-estradiol in women) leads to excessive weight gain.
The pituitary gland in our brain produces growth hormone, which influences a person's height and helps build bone and muscle. Growth hormone also affects metabolism (the rate at which we burn kilojoules for energy). Researchers have found that growth hormone levels in people who are obese are lower than in people of normal weight."
 
Leaf, Dr. Caroline -
Dr. Caroline Leaf: Switch on Your Brain (Part 1) - April 25, 2016
Dr. Caroline Leaf: Switch on Your Brain (Part 2) - April 26, 2016
Dr. Caroline Leaf: Switch on Your Brain (Part 3) - April 27, 2016
Dr. Caroline Leaf: Think and Eat Yourself Smart (Part 1) - May 9, 2016
Dr. Caroline Leaf: Think and Eat Yourself Smart (Part 3) - May 11, 2016
@ http://www.jewishvoice.org/media/television-show/television-show-archives.html
5/12/2016 broadcast mentions that body cycles/habits form when/as we allow anything to affect us consistently/daily for 21 days, without refuting it.  The main topic is/was diet/ obesity/disease, but this also pertains to addictions/habits and yes, to Satan.  We do need to recognize/resist/renounce/replace evil/negatives/thoughts that do not align with God's positives in scripture, in Jesus' name.  We replace junk food with organic non GMO foods.  We replace dead/cooked with raw/live food. We replace self-sabotaging self-talk with scripture.  We need to remember that there are at least 4 sources of thoughts: self, others, Satan, God.  We are never to sit passively allowing our spiritual enemy to oppress us or pull our strings as though we were his puppet.  Yes, there is a spiritual personal enemy.  The greater one's destiny in God, the greater the attempted destruction.  Let us wake up, now.  We invite You holy Trinity into our heart and life. 
We invite you holy angels to help accomplish God's plans pertaining to each of our lives, when we speak God's scripture aloud.  Thanks.  Amen.
Lectins "affect metabolism by mimicking hormones like insulin and blocking digestive hormones like cholecystokinin (CCK), contributing to significant weight gain.  Weight gain is not as easy as calories in-calories out. All of the hormonal influences on metabolism are affected by insulin. How your body metabolizes calories is controlled by insulin...
tomatoes contain lycopene, an important antioxidant, but tomatoes also contain a panhemag-glutinin lectin (Lycopersicon esculentum agglutinin) that is not harmless. It lowers mucin, binds to blood cells, nerve tissue, & interferes with gastrin in the stomach creating problems in susceptible people. (Consider watermelon, guava & red grapefruit or a supplement to consume adequate amounts of lycopene.)
The same is true of many foods. Foods like corn, dairy, chicken, peas, bananas, beans and legumes, soy, potatoes, pomegranate, nuts, cantaloupe, seafood, wheat, millet, and many more, although they contain a variety of very healthful nutrients, contain potentially dangerous lectins that can be a problem for some people...
Since lectins are so prevalent in the diet...a supplement regimen (might) be considered to reduce lectin interactions. Lectins have the ability to bind to sugar residues of polysaccharides & amino sugars in the gut and on the intestinal cell surfaces. By consuming an array of these friendly sugar structures, which are part of our digestive makeup, then a type of decoy system is implemented in which 'sacrificial' molecules are present to bind lectins and keep them from sticking to our cells & causing damage...
Supplementing your diet with these sugars also is a key component in achieving weight loss goals. As a general rule, lectins that bind D-mannose or N-acetyl-glucosamine (NAG) increase the ability to store fat & decrease fat burning, while lectins that bind with fucose [a lectin-blocking substance Bladderwrack (Fucus vesiculosus) a seaweed component] tend to reduce fat burning...
Okra is a vegetable & rich source of lectin-binding protective mucilage.
It helps protect the digestive tract from lectins & harmful microorganisms." http://intelegen.com/nutrients/natural_defense_against_lectins.htm
 
http://www.prohealth.com/library/showarticle.cfm?libid=16885 Fungus and Molds can be an obesity cause.
 
Sugar Cravings - http://www.healthlady.com/health-lady-tv/q-a-sugar-cravings/
 
The Obesity Epidemic With Zoe Harcombe - Food cravings can rival  drug addiction. 
There are 3 medical conditions that cause food cravings
 
Miraculous Berry, (Sideroxylon dulcificum/Synsepalum dulcificum) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miracle_fruit -
When fresh pulp is eaten sour tastes turn to sweet. - "The berry...contains an active glycoprotein molecule, with some trailing carbohydrate chains, called miraculin " which seems responsible for affecting the taste buds."  Native to West Africa.  Possible synonyms = Miraculin - ‎Gymnema sylvestre - ‎Thaumatococcus daniellii - ‎Thaumatococcus
 

DANGERS

 
Antipsychotic drugs have many negative side effects including obesity. - www.askthepharmacist.com 
Artificial Sweeteners - https://www.israel21c.org/artificial-sweeteners-are-poisoning-your-gut/ @ https://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/23/10/2454 - “The study indicated relative toxicity of 6 artificial sweeteners (aspartame, sucralose, saccharine, neotame, advantame, and acesulfame potassium-k) and 10 sport supplements containing these artificial sweeteners. The bacteria in the digestive system became toxic when exposed to concentrations of only 1 milligram per milliliter of these substances…’Consumption of artificial sweeteners has been linked with adverse effects such as cancer, weight gain, metabolic disorders, type 2 diabetes and alteration of gut microbiota activity,’ the researchers said. ‘This is further evidence that consumption of artificial sweeteners adversely affects gut microbial activity which can cause a wide range of health issues.’  Artificial sweeteners also have been identified as emerging environmental pollutants…found in drinking & surface water as well as groundwater aquifers.”
As of 8/2009 there has been reported internationally - serious liver injury, including liver failure, in patients taking the weight loss drug orlistat, marketed as the prescription drug Xenical or the over-the-counter medication alli. - www.docguide.com
Fructose (granulated) sugar - http://www.charismanews.com/opinion/45441-could-what-s-in-your-cupboard-be-causing-rapid-liver-damage?utm_medium=MostPopularArticles_RightColBottom
Again, problem may arise mainly from GM foods rather than organic non-GM?
CAUTION - "High fructose corn syrup is a combination of refined fructose and sucrose from corn (most likely genetically modified).  We thus have a combination of refined sugars going into the food chain at very high doses on a regular basis, so we’re both stimulating & overriding the insulin response system on a daily basis with no nutrition to back it up. We end up with greater weight gain, we end up with significant obesity problems...
In addition to the straight chemical problems of corn sweetener containing both fructose and sucrose, we’re having a problem with it being genetically engineered. So we’re also seeing greater & greater allergic reactions to corn products...
You have to kind of break it up into sucrose and fructose, because the 2 have different pathways in which they’re utilized and trigger different responses in the body. The sucrose is going to stimulate the insulin response system. Since it’s not carrying any nutrition with it, however, it’s all useless stimulation of that insulin process, leading to insulin resistance, hyper-glycemia and eventually Type II diabetes, as well as obesity and all the things that go with that.
The other component is the fructose.  This is not the same fructose that you get from eating a piece of fresh fruit - that fructose is combined with all of the other nutritional components that go with it - enzymes, trace minerals, major minerals, vitamins and so on - so that fructose has a different signature into the system. But when we take refined fructose and throw it into the system, we end up with the problem that we can’t metabolize it throughout the body.
It’s only metabolized in the liver, and we see similar reactions in the liver from high-fructose diets as those that occur in alcoholics.  We end up with fatty liver issues. The satiety or satisfaction from eating is not stimulated by that refined fructose, so you overeat because the body doesn’t feel satisfied.  We find that people on a high-fructose diet will overeat more & more, they seem to crave more & more of that sugar - it becomes an addictive process."
http://www.acresusa.com/toolbox/reprints/Jun06_Andersen.pdf
 
Davis, Dr. William - Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find your Path Back to Health
 
Ott, A. True - he Perfect Chronic Poison Plaguing America2/18/2013
@
#2 https://atrueott.wordpress.com/tag/anti-nutrients/ or read #1 Antinutrients  
One such anitnutrient is "a concentrated PROTEIN named Gliadin.
It is called an anti-nutrient with toxic qualities similar to Oxalate and Phytic Acid...
Anti-nutrient proteins in 'modern' (often hybrid or genetically altered) wheat are simply the creator’s (plant) preservative and insecticide. They (natural insect poisons) protect the wheat in its dormant state, until LIFE-GIVING WATER begins the incredible transmutation process. 
On the 3rd (resurrection) day of 'sprouting', gliadin, oxalate, and phytic acid transmute into life-giving phyto-enzymes." 
[Bottom line: Sprout, soak, ferment or cook well all grain, &/or buy organic, non GMO.]
other: https://atrueott.wordpress.com/dr-otts-papers/
Ott, A. True - The Missing Link to Common Diseases – Anti-Nutrients! 2/6/2013
An "anti-nutrient is: a substance that interferes with the utilization of one or more nutrients by the body [(such) as oxalate and phytate] which prevents calcium and other mineral absorption in the G.I. tract...Calcium, magnesium, potassium, iodine, selenium, vanadium and chromium (what I call “The Magnificent 7” essential minerals)...
Prime minerals are the precursor elements to the production of cellular enzymes and hormones,
(minerals are co-enzyme factors) (needed to regulate/maintain good health)...
Oxalate and oxalic acid are organic acids that come from 3 primary sources:
diet, fungi such as Aspergillus, Penicillium and Candida, and...certain metabolic processes in the body.
Oxalates are very powerful oxidants that initiate free radical attacks on cells and organs.
Free radicals, remember, are simply unstable elements that are lacking electrons...
Foods rich in oxalate are:( http://patienteducation.upmc.com/Pdf/LowOxalateDiet.pdf. ) soy, whole wheat grain (especially buckwheat) spinach, leeks, sweet potato, Swiss chard, figs, rhubarb, blueberries, almonds, pecans, cashews, peanuts, beetroot and beet greens...containing over 50 mg oxalate per serving...
Oxalate combines with calcium carbonate ions to form oxalic acid crystals in the blood. The kidneys in turn, remove the oxalic acid crystals as the blood circulates in the kidney. These crystals are very sharp and jagged, and eventually (if not neutralized) concentrate into...kidney stones, an extremely painful condition...often (contributing to) kidney failure...(and even autism: https://www.greatplainslaboratory.com/articles-1/2015/11/13/oxalates-control-is-a-major-new-factor-in-autism-therapy )...
Per study published online by PubMed, "Phytate is best defined as 'a naturally occurring compound that is ingested in significant amounts by those with diets rich in whole grains.' Furthermore, the study proves that phytate is a primary anti-nutrient culprit in osteoporosis...Phytate is a protein substance found in the shell (bran) and germ of the wheat kernel and soy bean, primarily. It is mother-nature’s preservative, keeping the dormant wheat seed kernel and soy bean intact until it sprouts into life when planted. When ingested in the human body, phytate in the form of phytic acid accumulates in the human intestinal track and BLOCKS ABSORPTION of MINERALS, ESPECIALLY CALCIUM and MAGNESIUM IONS from the food...Most Americans consume processed carbohydrates from wheat products. It is literally their 'daily bread' (manna)...
Prior to WW II, America consumed large amounts of low-phytate-content seeds such as hemp, flax and millet.  Their bread was made from millet & flax flours.
However, in 1951, millet seeds & seed flours were demonized in America thanks to a highly-publicized 'false-flag' event in France where an entire village was supposedly poisoned by 'ergot' mold toxins. (Author Hank Albarelli debunked this big lie in his 2009 book A Terrible Mistakeshowing the event may have actually been LSD drug CIA experimentation...Even if toxic hallucinogenic
Ergot story is true, it can be prevented.)
A 2009 study by Unxian Mak et. al. – published in the Cereal Chemical Journal, entitled “Germination of Wheat:
A Functional Proteomics Analysis of the Embryo
” showed that a truly amazing transmutation occurs in the wheat kernel after soaking in distilled water for 3 days. 63 proteins (including all anti-nutrients) either decrease significantly or disappear altogether. At the same time, 35 NEW protein chains make their appearance.
Top on list are ENZYMES including Phytaze (the enzyme that dissolves and totally eliminates phytate and phytic acids) and the wonder-enzyme of life: H+ATPase which produces Adenison Tri-Phospate (ATP) life energy in the human cell...
Take the grain, rinse it 3 times in tap water to clean the surface. Then place the grain in a clean bowl, cover it with DISTILLED WATER with a couple of tablespoons of lemon juice or apple cider vinegar added. Let the grain soak for 72 hours (3 days) in a warm place (around 70 degrees F). The grain will sprout.  You will see a tiny root & stem forming. This shows that the transmutation has occurred and the harmful anti-nutrients have been eliminated. Moreover, what you now have is easily the most complete, enzyme-rich 'health food' I have ever seen in my 20 years of nutrition study.  If I were to engineer the 'perfect' balanced food loaded with the entire enzyme spectrum and vitamin/mineral load, I couldn’t do better than the simple kernel of wheat sprouted in this manner...
These phyto-nutrients...'enzymes' are extremely heat-sensitive. They will be destroyed at 140 degrees F in just a few minutes. They must be consumed “raw” in other words. You can preserve them, however, by drying them on a low heat setting (under 100 degrees F). When dried, you can then grind them into an incredibly healthy and tasty flour, which in turn can be made into a dough which when rolled & placed on a low-heat griddle makes an incredibly good and healthy tortilla. But here’s the big secret: just a handful of the sprouted grain daily will give your body the broad-spectrum ENZYMES it needs to neutralize much of the anti-nutrients in the other veggies you love to eat.
This is life-saving knowledge, especially to the vegan & raw-food enthusiast."
 

Unsafe Sugar Substitutes

 
Artificial sweetener Aspartamine (NutraSweet, Spoonfulls, or Equal) is DANGEROUS [and possibly sucralose/Splenda and Sweet-n-Low (saccharin)] and is often found in diet sodas.  50% of aspartame is phenylalanine, an amino acid. 
Too much in the brain causes serotonin to drop, leading to depression, craving for carbohydrates, and brain tumors. 
40% of aspartame is aspartic acid, an amino acid, that when NOT bound to protein causes an increase in aspartate, which may contribute to epilepsy, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and fetus damage.  Same may apply to glutamate. 
10% of aspartame is methanol (wood alcohol) which converts to formaldehyde, which can damage the retina, optic nerve, DNA replication & fetus.  Also see 11/03 Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients  www.mercola.com - www.dorway.com/betty/ms.txt - www.dorway.com/barua/html - www.dorway.co/peerrev.html
Brownstein, Dr David - www.drbrownstein.com - Iodine - Why You Need It.  Why You Can't Live Without It
Chloride
 - "The sugar-substitute Sucralose (Splenda) contains chlorinated table sugar...
[A byproduct of chlorine use is the production of dioxin.  Dioxin is 1 of the most toxic carcinogens known...
Chlorine & its byproducts have been linked to birth defects, cancer, reproductive disorders including stillbirth, & immune system breakdown...
Americans are exposed to a high level of chlorine & chlorine byproducts that are toxic...This includes...steam of the dishwasher...municipal water supply as well as to swimming pools & hot tubs (as a disinfectant)...
(Other toxic water disinfectants include bromine & perchlorate, both halogens as is chloride, fluoride & iodide.)
Safer alternatives to disinfecting water include...iodine, hydrogen peroxide, ultraviolet light and ozone."]
10/2-8/2006 - www.theepochtimes.com - Health editorial reveals that in addition to aspartame (Equal or NutraSweet) and saccharin (Sweet 'N Low), sucralose (Splenda) - www.thetruthaboutsplenda.com - is dangerous. 
Aspartame can create brain tumors in rats.  Sucralose can shrink thymus glands (the biological seat of immunity) plus produce inflammation in rodents. Any carbohydrate combined with chlorine can create sucralose. 
Splenda chemically resembles pesticide DDT, found to cause organ, genetic, and reproductive damage.
Be reminded that a majority of diet or sugar free products contain these cited brain damaging sugar substitutes. Additionally be reminded that tin cans leech aluminum into the beverage of food, as do many of the plastic packages.  Generally, the softer the plastic the more readily the leeching of stored or microwaved products.  The conversion from glass to plastic containers is a toxic move, even contaminating our soil when dumped.
 

Safe SUGAR SUBSTITUTES ?

 
Stevia herb http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stevia - "Stevia also has shown promise in medical research for treating such conditions as obesity and high blood pressure. Stevia has a negligible (no negative) effect on blood glucose, even enhancing glucose tolerance; therefore, it is attractive as a natural sweetener to diabetics & others on carbohydrate-controlled diets." - Due to bitter or aftertaste, one may prefer to add it to conventional cane sugar as a sweetener.
"Stevia...studies...suggest (that in excess) it might be carcinogenic or reduce fertility. Stevia is a natural sweetener from the leaves of a plant in the daisy family. Its leaves are much sweeter than sugar & it has no calories. Stevia is widely used in Japan & other countries as an alternative to sugar & artificial sweeteners. In the U.S., stevia can't be used in foods, but it can be sold as a dietary supplement. Some manufacturers are working to get it approved for use in foods in the U.S." 2/6/2008 http://www.naturaldatabase.com (Most grocery store products are ALTERED forms of stevia.)
Jonah Lehrer   http://scienceblogs.com/cortex/ - "Consider this recent paper in Behavioral Neuroscience, which found that rats fed artificial sweeteners gained more weight than rats fed actual sugar: 'Animals may use sweet taste to predict the caloric contents of food. Eating sweet noncaloric substances may degrade this predictive relationship, leading to positive energy balance through increased food intake &/or diminished energy expenditure. Adult male Sprague-Dawley rats were given differential experience with a sweet taste that either predicted increased caloric content (glucose) or did not predict increased calories (saccharin). We found that reducing the correlation between sweet taste and the caloric content of foods using artificial sweeteners in rats resulted in increased caloric intake, increased body weight, and increased adiposity, as well as diminished caloric compensation & blunted thermic responses to sweet-tasting diets. These results suggest that consumption of products containing artificial sweeteners may lead to increased body weight and obesity by interfering with fundamental homeostatic, physiological processes.'
There's also some tentative evidence of the same effect in humans: 'Splenda is not satisfying--at least according to the brain. A new study found that even when the palate cannot distinguish between the artificial sweetener & sugar, our brain knows the difference.  At the University of California, San Diego, 12 women underwent functional MRI while sipping water sweetened with either real sugar (sucrose) or Splenda (sucralose). Sweeteners, real or artificial, bind to & stimulate receptors on the taste buds, which then signal the brain via the cranial nerve. Although both sugar & Splenda initiate the same taste & pleasure pathways in the brain.  The subjects could not tell the solutions apart.  The sugar activated pleasure, related brain regions more extensively than the Splenda did. In particular, 'the real thing, the sugar, elicits a much greater response in the insula,' says the study's lead author, psychiatrist Guido Frank, now at the University of Colorado at Denver. The insula, involved with taste, also plays a role in enjoyment by connecting regions in the reward system that encode the sensation of pleasantness.'  The essential lesson is that the brain doesn't like being tricked. When you give us sweetness without the caloric energy, we end up craving calories more than ever."
 

Fats

 
2 types of trans fats - healthy natural and unhealthy synthetic - 11/18/2015 -
http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/the-truth-about-trans-fat-in-cod-liver-oil/? - Most "trans fats are artificially synthesized, aka 'factory fats', created by the highly industrialized, chemical process of partial hydrogenation.
This is why transfats are sometimes referred to as partially hydrogenated fats...Trans fat found in cod liver oil is NOT the factory synthesized kind which would indicate some sort of product tampering, but instead the beneficial type...
Naturally occurring trans fat is used metabolically by the human body to synthesize beneficial conjugated linoleic acid (CLA)...Natural trans fats present in all these cod liver oil brands are created by the bacteria and fungi that the fish eat (1). The process is similar to the small amounts of trans fats found in butter, cream, and grass-fed meat that are created by the grazing animal’s gut flora (2)...(Additionally regarding fish such as cod) there is naturally occurring trans fat in every single cod liver oil brand that was tested, not just fermented cod liver oil as incorrectly claimed."

Protein

 
Colbert, Don - https://drcolbert.com/category/health_articles/ 
Keto Diet @ www.KetoZone.com  "The Keto Zone is when the cells in your body switch from using glucose (sugar) as their primary fuel source to using ketones (fat). This is a completely safe and natural physiological state that leads to weight loss, increased energy, enhanced focus, balanced blood sugar, & decreased inflammation."
https://drcolbert.com/category/health-tips/ + https://drcolbert.com/category/uncategorized/
https://drcolbert.com/how-much-protein-should-you-eat-on-a-ketogenic-diet/
"If your weight is in pounds, multiply it by 0.6 and 1.0 to get the minimum and maximum amount of (healthy) protein in grams you should eat each day. If your weight is in kilograms, simply multiply it by 1.3 & 2.2 to get the same range. Athletes & those who are physically active should trend towards the higher end of this range while sedentary individuals should stick to the low end...This can be achieved by eating a diet that consists mostly of non-starchy (organic non GM) vegetables by weight but with most of the calories coming from healthy fats such as avocado, olive oil, grass-fed butter, coconut oil, MCT powder, lard, & tallow. Add in small portions of high quality protein. 
Stop eating when you are full. Healthy sources of protein include grass-fed beef & bison, pasture-raised chicken & turkey, wild game such as venison & elk, wild-caught fish such as sardines and salmon, pasture raised eggs, grass-fed cheese, grass-fed whey protein powder (infrequently in small amounts), & hydrolyzed collagen powder."