I just finished my sixth round of the ProLon Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD) last week! The program has been a game changer for me, so I wanted to write a follow up to my post earlier this year. I’m not a spokesperson for ProLon but feel strongly about its benefits. I’ve experienced great results including lowered cholesterol and thyroid levels, although these have not been tested and proven for ProLon, and are not claims from the makers of ProLon.*
My appetite has changed and I’ve lost stubborn fat that appeared suddenly when I turned fifty. I’d given up hope of shedding even three or four pounds, and now ten months later, I’m down 20. I feel great. Crazier yet, I look forward to my “fasting” week and plan on repeating it sporadically throughout the year.
My earlier post on ProLon goes into detail about how the diet works with a day to day account during my first round. Since then, each subsequent round has been easier. I clear the calendar of social events for five days and cut back on caffeine the week prior. To prevent muscle loss, workouts are reduced to walking or light pilates. The ProLon kit contains the ONLY food allowed, so to reduce temptation, I do marketing for the household before I start.
The diet stems from Dr. Valter Longo’s groundbreaking research on fasting’s positive effects on healthy aging, metabolic health, and overall health detailed in his many research studies and his books.
ProLon is made by the company Dr. Longo helped found (L-Nutra) created a five-day FMD kit of plant based foods designed to shift your body into a fasting mode while still consuming calories. And Dr. Longo commits some of the proceeds to furthering research in fasting and improved human health and healthy aging. In 2018, ProLon FMD was awarded the first-ever patent on longevity and Longo was named one of TIME’s 50 Most Influential People in Health Care.
The FMD has been fantastic for me. I feel the best I have in years and am shocked at the weight loss, especially at my age. My husband has done three rounds with me and has enjoyed many of the same benefits.
As always, I’d love to hear your thoughts or questions in the comment section below.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. ProLon is not meant to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
ProLon is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease and these statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.
The information and opinions expressed are my own. I am not a healthcare professional and you should always consult your physician, doctor, or healthcare provider before beginning any weight loss, nutrition or exercise program.