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5:2 - Type 2 On Metformin Or Diet Only

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by ExChocoholic, Aug 27, 2016.

  1. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    It is very frustrating, isn't it?

    Can't tell you how many different combinations of intermittent fasting, calorie bumps and dips, and other dietary adjustments I have tried over the last year or so - all to no avail. Weight staying relatively constant.

    Then the last month or so I have gone strictly gluten free, and found the weight has started to drift downwards again.

    Madness, I say.

    Anyway, just wanted to say you are not alone, and it is astonishing the weird and wonderful non-calorie related things that can sometimes block weight loss.
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  2. VictorVillalobos

    VictorVillalobos Type 2 · Active Member

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    Here is what worked for me to lose weight -even though I did not want to!-
    0. Fasting for 16-18 hours and exercising before finishing the fasting, igh intensitive interval training.
    1. Keep low carb diet.
    2. Eliminate foods that trigger even the minimal allergy in my body /wheat/. That changed intestinal microbiota.
    I thing you already tested that, right?
    What about adding the big breakfast, little dinner part? I heard that works even bettter for women.
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