The Most Powerful Way To Kick-Start Weight Loss

No fasting involved, I promise…

Andy Taylor
6 min readSep 14, 2022
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I’ve struggled with my weight for a long time.

I’m not currently obese, but I seem to always be between a stone and two stone heavier than a healthy weight (as determined by BMI — I know it’s not perfect, but I find it the most practical measurement).

This “a bit overweight” state is where, I think, many people find themselves — I can tell from the comments that get left on my articles.

There’s a lot of us in this boat.

I’m constantly trying to find ways to improve my chances of getting to and staying at a healthy weight. When I discover something that works, I like to share it.

That’s what this article is about — I’m currently enjoying a batch of progress and what kick-started it is something so simple.

I hadn't quite recognised its power…

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