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Conventional opinion is wrong.

You already know health costs are out of control. A rising tide of preventable, chronic disease is to blame. But the conventional wisdom that we should just “eat less, exercise more, and take pills” has failed. Restore Health™ turned to cutting-edge science from leading universities to build our solution. That science suggests lifestyle factors promote insulin resistance that leads to the metabolic syndrome now affecting 1 in 3 American adults, and putting them on a fast-track to have deadly and expensive conditions like type-2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease, cancers, hypertension, and Alzheimers.

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Behavior Common Opinion Science Restore Health™
“Eat a low-calorie, low-fat diet. It’s all about ‘energy balance.’”
Calories from different macronutrients are metabolized differently. This is more important than total calories.
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We coach participants to eat a diet low in refined carbohydrates, sugars, and processed foods, and instead eat more healthy fats.
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“Sleep is unrelated or not very important to chronic disease.”
Inadequate and low-quality sleep affect insulin sensitivity, fat metabolism, and appetite.
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We coach participants to get a consistent 7+ hours of sleep per night.
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“Stress is unrelated or not very important to chronic disease.”
Chronic stress increases risk for metabolic syndrome and drives cravings for unhealthy comfort foods.
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We coach participants to use stress management skills and proven relaxation techniques.
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“Do hours of steady-state cardio to burn calories for weight loss.”
Interval training is more effective, improving insulin sensitivity to promote fat loss and metabolic health.
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We coach participants to do high intensity interval training, or interval walking, matched to individual ability.
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Nutrition Sources:
  • “A Lower-Carbohydrate, Higher-Fat Diet Reduces Abdominal and Intermuscular Fat and Increases Insulin Sensitivity in Adults at Risk of Type 2 Diabetes.” Gower, 2015.
  • “Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets.” Bazzano, 2014.
  • “A Randomized Pilot Trial of Moderate Carbohydrate Diet Compared to a Very Low Carbohydrate Diet in Overweight or Obese Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus or Prediabetes.” Saslow, 2014.
  • “Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials of Low-Carbohydrate vs. Low-fat/Low-Calorie Diets in the Management of Obesity and its Comorbidities.” Hession 2009.
  • “Weight Loss with a Low-Carbohydrate, Mediterranean, or Low-Fat Diet.” Shai, 2008.
Sleep Sources:
  • “The Association between Self-Reported Sleep Quality and Metabolic Syndrome.” Hung, 2014.
  • “Interactions between Sleep, Circadian Function, and Glucose Metabolism: Implications for Risk and Severity of Diabetes.” Reutrakul, 2014.
  • “Sleep Restriction Increases the Neuronal Response to Unhealthy Food in Normal-Weight Individuals.” St. Onge, 2014.
  • “Interacting Epidemics? Sleep Curtailment, Insulin Resistance, and Obesity.” Lucassen, 2012.
  • “Adequate Sleep to Improve the Treatment of Obesity.” Chaput, 2012.
Stress Sources:
  • “The Appraisal of Chronic Stress and the Development of the Metabolic Syndrome.” Bergmann, 2014.
  • “Stress Induced Obesity: Lessons from Rodent Models of Stress.” Patterson, 2013.
  • “What’s Eating You? Stress and the Drive to Eat.” Groesz, 2012.
  • “Effects of Chronic Social Stress on Obesity.” Scott, 2012.
  • “Psychosocial Stress and Change in Weight Among US Adults.” Block, 2009.