Again, I’ll provide a comprehensive, day-by-day strategy for everything you need to know about how to do each of the practices.

Dr. Mark Hyman : Sure, sure. But the problem is that, usually what the food companies do, is they dial up and down ingredients based on what the guidelines say, so it says eat low fat, it'll say, "Low fat yogurt." Well, low fat yogurt has more sugar per ounce than a can of soda.

We know that you go through withdrawal. If feeding animals, you give them a lot of sugar and then you actually cut the sugar out, they go through physiologic withdrawal, like an addict, like a heroin addict. If you look at animals in studies where they give them either sugar, or they can get cocaine, they literally have them hooked up to an iv, they hit the lever, they can get iv cocaine. They will always prefer the sugar, and they will switch if they're already addicted to cocaine. They will switch to sugar and they'll work eight times harder to get the sugar than the cocaine.

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Dr. Mark Hyman : It's also the higher fat diet, which actually stimulates muscle building. This has been shown over and over again in human and animal studies. Lean body mass increases with good quality protein and fat and it decreases with sugar and starch.

Dr. Mark Hyman : Right. I think of sugar as a recreational drug. It's like Tequila, or Vodka, or whatever, you don't want to have a bottle of Vodka for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, which is essentially what we're doing with sugar.

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Dr. Mark Hyman : The issue is, if you look at the studies that are funded by the food industry and by Monsanto, and the pharmaceutical industry that makes this stuff, they're gonna find that they're not a problem. But, when you look at independent studies, they are clearly a problem. They contribute to cancer, they contribute to autism and ADD behaviors in kids, they contribute to all sorts of chronic diseases, so, you wanna minimize your exposure to toxin in your life.