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How Does The ProLon® “Fasting Mimicking Diet™” Work? | El Paso, TX.

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El Paso, Tx. Chiropractor, Dr. Alex Jimenez presents the “Fasting Mimicking Diet™” (FMD™) by ProLon®. He introduces how the plan works, what it includes, and the benefits.

This 5-day meal program provides nutrients in precise quantities and combinations that nourish the body, but the body does not recognize it as food and mimics a fast. This diet is the secret to fasting!

Research has shown certain types of diets that can mimic fasting, which enables the body to experience the health effects of a fast safely.

Fast Mimicking diet, what does it mean?

A Fasting Mimicking and Enhancing™ Diet (FMED™) is a high nutrition, low protein, low carbohydrate meal plan, that benefits aging, poor health, inflammation and maintainingoptimal health.

What does plan consist of?

  • The ProLon® plan is followed 5-days each month.
  • Suggested you follow a healthy diet for remaining 25 days.
  • Provides natural, healthy ingredients to nourish body while body believes it’s fasting.
  • Meal is low in carbohydrates & proteins
  • Contains healthy fatty acids
  • Plant-based soups
  • Bars
  • Crackers
  • Olives
  • Drinks
  • Supplements

How Diet Is Taken?

  • The diet should be taken for 5 consecutive days
  • Patient transitions one day then resumes normal diet gradually.
  • Specific combination of food provided for each day: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Snacks.
  • Missed meal can be made up any time same day.
  • Diet should be taken as recommended by healthcare professional.

After Completing the Diet?

  • 6th-day diet ends, patient should avoid binge eating and resume normal diet gradually.
  • Should start with liquid foods:
  • Soups and fruit juices
  • Followed by light meals:
  • Rice, pasta and small portions of meat, fish

Body Performance Enhancement:

  • Allows body to trigger set of protection measures
  • Greater focus
  • Clarity
  • Energy
  • Leaner body
  • Decrease excess body fat
  • Preserve lean muscle mass
  • Fastest way to lose fat (belly fat)
  • Enhances cellular function
  • Promote stem cell-based renewal (cleans up aging & damaged cells)
  • Metabolic health
  • Maintain healthy levels:
  • Blood glucose
  • Cholesterol
  • Blood pressure
  • Results in 5 days

Valter Longo, Ph.D.

Inventor: Fasting Mimicking Diet

Director of the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California and The Program on Longevity and Cancer at IFOM in Milan designed the FMD.

  • He is considered the global leader in nutrition and aging.
  • His research team took on the journey to uncover an intervention that slows/reverses biological aging and delays the onset of age-related diseases.
  • Because it is risky nowadays to fast on water only, doctor Longo developed a natural plant-based meal program that imitates fasting while still feeding the body.

The ProLon Fasting Mimicking Formulation is only healthcare technology to be granted a patent for promoting tissue/organ regeneration, Longevity, and Healthspan by the USPTO.

Dr. Alex Jimenez

Specialties: Stopping the PAIN! We Specialize in Treating Severe Sciatica, Neck-Back Pain, Whiplash, Headaches, Knee Injuries, Sports Injuries, Dizziness, Poor Sleep, Arthritis. We use advanced proven therapies focused on optimal mobility, posture control, health Instruction, functional fitness, and structural conditioning. We use effective "Patient Focused Diet Plans", Specialized Chiropractic Techniques, Mobility-Agility Training, Cross-Fit Protocols, and the Premier "PUSH Functional Fitness System" to treat patients suffering from various injuries and health problems. Ultimately, I am here to serve my patients and community as a Chiropractor passionately restoring functional life and facilitating living through increased mobility.

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