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These volunteers ate a lot of food—as much as what is sitting in front of Oprah and Dr. Oz. Yet after 12 days, their cholesterol dropped by an average of 25 percent, their blood pressure dropped by 10 percent, and they lost about 10 pounds each—including two-and-a-quarter inches of their waists. "The results were … remarkable," Dr. Oz says.

"When you eat this kind of food, you're sending a very clear message to your brain," Dr. Oz says. "You're taking calories and nutrients. What we normally do in America is we give calories to people without nutrition. … The natural colors are gone, and so your brain sits back there and says, 'Am I still hungry or not?'"

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FROM: The Truth About Food with Dr. Oz and Bob Greene
Published on September 17, 2007
As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.