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The Metabolism Reset Diet

Repair your liver, stop storing fat, and lose weight naturally

By Dr. Alan Christianson
12-minute read
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The Metabolism Reset Diet by Dr. Alan Christianson

The Metabolism Reset Diet (2019) is the new, four-week cleanse diet designed to heal damage to your liver, stimulate your metabolism, and promote rapid weight-loss. These blinks explain the science behind the program by taking a deep dive into the mysterious life of your liver. They show why your liver is so important for your health, how it can become overloaded with fat, and the simple steps you can take to clean and restore your liver to optimal health.

  • Dieters who want to escape the endless cycle of dieting
  • Middle-aged people who want to reverse the trend of weight gain and low energy
  • Anyone who wants to lose weight and improve their health

Alan Christianson is a renowned, naturopathic medical doctor who specializes in natural endocrinology. He’s the founder of Integrative Health, a physician group dedicated to supporting people with thyroid disease and obesity to lose weight and regain their health. His 2014 book The Adrenal Reset Diet became a New York Times best seller. He’s also appeared in numerous print media and television shows such as the Dr. Oz Show.

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The Metabolism Reset Diet

Repair your liver, stop storing fat, and lose weight naturally

By Dr. Alan Christianson
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The Metabolism Reset Diet (2019) is the new, four-week cleanse diet designed to heal damage to your liver, stimulate your metabolism, and promote rapid weight-loss. These blinks explain the science behind the program by taking a deep dive into the mysterious life of your liver. They show why your liver is so important for your health, how it can become overloaded with fat, and the simple steps you can take to clean and restore your liver to optimal health.

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The key to rapid and sustained weight loss is a healthy metabolism.

How is it that everyone around you seems to eat so much more than you and yet ends up so much slimmer? What are they doing right that you’re not?

If you swallow what diet fads and health media are preaching, you might think that your struggles with your weight and health are your own fault.

Sadly, overweight people constantly receive social messages that they’re doing something wrong. They’re told: you eat too much! You don’t exercise enough! You’re not trying hard enough!

But, you’ve been led to believe a lie. People who are naturally thin are not more disciplined than you, nor do they eat less than you. Their advantage is not superior will-power it’s their metabolism.

The key message here is: The key to rapid and sustained weight loss is a healthy metabolism.

The word metabolism gets thrown around a lot, but what does it really mean?

It’s actually very simple. Metabolism just refers to the way your body responds to incoming fuel meaning your main calorie sources such as fats and carbohydrates.

When your metabolism is healthy, incoming fuel either gets burned immediately for energy, or it’s put into short-term storage to be used later. Our metabolism is remarkably useful because we never consume exactly the right amount of fuel at any one time. By storing excess fuel at mealtimes, and burning it later, our metabolisms smooth the release of energy throughout the day.

When your metabolism isn’t working properly, your body is unable to make use of incoming fuel for energy and is forced to put it into long-term storage – that is to say, body fat. That means you’ll gain weight, but it also means you’ll suffer from chronic fatigue and other health ailments because your body isn’t getting energy from the fuel you eat.

That’s why diets that focus solely on limiting calorie consumption miss the core problem – the way your body deals with those calories. It doesn’t matter if you eat a high-calorie diet if your body is able to burn most of it for energy.

But what can you do about your metabolism? You’re either born with a good one or a bad one, right?

Wrong! This is yet another myth about weight loss. In fact, your metabolism isn’t fixed, and there are some simple steps you can take to encourage it to become more active again.

The answer isn’t an extreme, self-denying diet. The answer is in the liver. To understand why, let’s take a closer look at this marvelous organ.

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