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ProLon Fast Mimicking Diet.

Discussion in 'General Treatment' started by Ema, Feb 15, 2018.

  1. Ema

    Ema Senior Member

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    This is my third round of doing the ProLon Fast Mimicking Diet so I thought I would post about my experience here.

    I've found it very helpful myself, especially in losing that MCAS "pregnancy" look, :).

    Here are the purported benefit from their website:

    This time I combined it with the high pass ozone treatment in the hopes that it would act similarly to how it does when they use it for chemo.

    Fingers crossed! I am on day 4/5.
     
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    I want to try this for some time already.
    Did it help other symptoms besides 'pregnancy' look?
     
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    Ema Senior Member

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    The short answer is I hope so, but I don't know.

    I don't have any good way to quantify things like increased apoptosis and cell regeneration or beneficial changes to my gut microbiome.

    I can see that I burn fat better from my ketone readings on my blood meter. I can see that my blood sugar goes down.

    I do combine it with other detox methods. This week I've done clay baths and used my infrared sauna too.

    I feel better and look better, so that's good enough for me until that time as I can measure the other variables more accurately.
     
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    @Ema - so glad you started this thread. I just received three months worth. I'm going in for blood work tomorrow, doing it pre and post to see if inflammatory markers come down.

    The calories are actually pretty high on day one, not sure I normally eat that much...but the third day looks difficult!
     
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    These are the tests I'm doing at LabCorp, I believe they are based on Dr. Longo's clinical study:
    1. TGF Beta 1 LC 821342
    2. HS crp 120766 Labcorp
    3. Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 LC (IGF-1) TEST: 010363
     
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    The first time I did it “by the book”. The second time I reorganized things a bit, haha. I usually save a nut bar from the first day breakfast for day 3 or 4. I also use organic mushroom broth instead of water to make the soups. It has hardly any calories but makes it taste a lot better. I also mix the little drink bottle with sparkling water instead of plain. So hopefully I am not ruining it, but I still feel like my results are good, so I’m fine with my changes.
     
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    Oh...I love your tips. Maybe I'll use some bone broth to help my soups...that will certainly help encourage me. I'm pretty into eating whole home-made foods, so the meal plan of packaged foods is out of my comfort zone. Definitely with you on the sparkling water bit :)
     
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    Ema Senior Member

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    From this movie, they state that after 12 days of fasting, histamine is depleted from bronchial cells, the cells are filled with lipids, and the spasms associated with bronchial asthma are gone. For 10-15%, they were cured forever and another 50% of patients were able to maintain with further courses.

    Amazing, really, when you consider the alternative is a lifetime on inhalant steroids and other medications.
     
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    Careful with bone broth, though.

    It has about 10x the calories of the mushroom broth and 4x the protein, at least the commercial ones do.

    I basically just wanted flavor without messing too much with the nutrient profiles, so that was why I picked mushroom.
     
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    I thought about that after I posted. I know Dr. Longo is big on having lower protein during the fast...ugh...I'll manage. I think you're finishing up tomorrow. Congratulations!
     
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    YES!! I am ready to be done, for sure. One more nut bar to go!!
     
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    CFS_for_19_years Hoarder of biscuits

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    What does it cost?
     
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    Ema Senior Member

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    $300, give or take, there are sales and quantity discounts.
     
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    I just attempted 5 days of ProLon and had to give up at day 4. My cognitive dysfunction began spiking on day 2, resumed on day 3...about half-way through day 4 I had to abort the program. Today should have been day 5, but I'm in a crash. I don't know why it had this effect on me, but I have done quite well on a ketogenic diet and will stick with that for now. On the upside, I did lose some weight.
     
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