28toGreat™: A Food Sass® Journey into Intermittent Fasting

A 28-Day Intermittent Fasting journey, with daily health-building food at its foundation.

A powerful re-set, with a focus on sustainable health improvement & weight loss, while supporting IMMUNITY.

Next Program Dates: Oct 3 – 30, 2020

Are you curious about what intermittent fasting might do for you? Do you wonder…

  • What is intermittent fasting (IF)?
  • How does IF work?
  • Is IF effective? If so, what’s it effective FOR?
  • Is IF safe for everyone?

Let’s talk about intermittent fasting. You know—all those questions you had above.

Intermittent fasting (IF) in its pure state has nothing to do with WHAT you eat, and everything to do with WHEN you eat. It’s an eating pattern that cycles between periods of fasting and eating. The 28toGreat™ program utilizes daily cycles of 16-hour fasts with 8 hours of eating, and also encourages eating Food Sass®—whole, nutrient-dense foods—as 80% of your food intake.

Intermittent fasting has been a practice throughout our evolution as a species. Sometimes that “practice” was because we couldn’t find food as a hunter-gatherer; and for many thousands of years, fasting has been done for spiritual or religious reasons.

IF has received attention over the past few years, and for good reason. There seems to be significant evidence—including research reported from the New England Journal of Medicine and Harvard Medical School—that IF has broad-spectrum benefits for improving or avoiding many health issues:

  • Weight gain
  • Blood sugar imbalances
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Inflammatory conditions
  • Cancers
  • Neurologic disorders

Intermittent fasting works mainly by affecting cell signaling, unleashing the health benefits of growth hormone, boosting metabolism, reducing caloric intake, and allowing insulin levels to go down far and long enough that our body turns to our fat cells for energy needs, as opposed to burning carbohydrates. Although the introductory period can be a bit challenging for some, most people feel excellent once their body (and mind) has adjusted to the new eating lifestyle.

Intermittent fasting is very do-able as a long-term eating lifestyle, as is an 80/20 food lifestyle. This program that combines these two powerful and real-life approaches to eating will not only give you a re-set and metabolism boost, but can serve you, for life.

Some Clinical Notes

The small print: This is all fabulous and exciting. And IF has an outstanding safety profile. And there also some folks who this 28toGreat™ group program may not be right for. This particular program is not intended for folks who: are under 18 years of age; have advanced diabetes; are on diabetes medication; have a history of eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia; or are women who are pregnant, breast-feeding, or wanting to get pregnant. A better program for most of these people would be The Body Sass® Cleanse.

To be clear: Intermittent Fasting can actually be exceptionally effective in healing type 2 diabetes. However, it can also be a bit dicey while the body adjusts; and blood sugar levels and any medications need to be monitored closely. If you would like to utilize 28toGreat™ to potentially heal your type 2 diabetes, please contact me to embark on the program in the safe harbor of an individual practitioner/client relationship. 

  28toGreat™: A Snapshot

  • Each day, fast for 16 hours and eat for 8. You get to choose your schedule.
  • 80% or more of your food are health-building Food Sass®.
  • 20% or less of your food choices can be non-Food Sass®.
  • Yes, you can have coffee.
  • Yes, you can have alcohol.
  • Yes, you can stay on your special diet (GF, vegetarian, etc)

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Health-building Food Sass®

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Non-Food Sass®

Would you LOVE to have clinical guidance while giving intermittent fasting a try?

Then this program is for YOU. An intermittent fasting lifestyle can be challenging to try on your own.
With my 28toGreat™ Program, you’ll have my daily support, and the support of your program comrades during weekly online meetings.

You won’t find yourself confused or with unanswered questions. You won’t wonder if you’re doing intermittent fasting right, or most effectively. Every step of the way, you will feel informed, supported and clinically-guided. Let’s explore what your 28toGreat™ experience includes….

What is included in the program?

28toGreat™ eGuidebook
A clinically-created guide that outlines everything you need to know to make your 28-day journey turn-key, do-able and without guesswork.

Food Sass® eRecipebook 
56 pages of nutritious, delicious recipes, along with basic guidance on how to build health with FOOD. 

Daily program emails
28 days of emails, delivered daily to your inbox, providing tips, support and recipes.

Weekly Zoom group video meeting 
Each week, we’ll meet on Zoom to offer each other support, get questions answered and share our progress.

Private Facebook Group
Support at your fingertips, daily. A forum where you can share and receive recipes with the group, benefit from group sharing about the IF experience, and ask questions. I monitor the group daily.

Clinical guidance
I bring my deep and wide expertise—in integrative nutrition, functional medicine, psychology, neuroscience, and wisdom traditions—to the table for your support.

Support for your empowered well-being
When it comes to empowered well-being, I wrote the book—literally! All of my programs offer the whole-person science, philosophy and support that is explored in my book Wild World, Joyful Heart: Unlock Your Power to Create Health and Joy.

To create true health, we must support our WHOLE Being:
our resilient physical body, our immensely powerful mind, and our infinitely beautiful spirit.

Now is the time. If COVID-19 finds you spending more time at home and less time out socializing or commuting to work, this is the perfect time to give intermittent fasting a try. Still commuting and not working from home? This program, in many ways, actually makes eating for health EASIER.
Now is the time to move toward stronger immunity, a right-sized body and better health.

And great news: the program costs less than $7 a day while delivering powerful results. This program can serve you for LIFE; you can’t afford NOT to do this.

Your investment (in yourself) is only $187!

The Word on the Street
Laurie has the expertise to guide you on what your body needs, the wisdom to serve your mind, and the presence to serve your soul. Laurie IS soul food.
Wendy

Laurie is such an incredible wealth of knowledge and support. I know that, thus far, I have only touched the surface on what I can learn from her. I can’t wait to see what she serves up next!

Noreen

Our health culture is confusing and my life is extremely full. Having Laurie as a knowledgeable advocate and guide helps me stay on track!
Monique

It’s rare to find someone with as much knowledge and compassion around the everyday human struggles to create health. I’m blessed to have Laurie’s education, inspiration, and empowerment on tap, and encourage everyone to join in.

Jeanne

There’s no time like the present! Your health and well-being have sat on the back-burner for long enough. I’m super-excited to guide you on this 28-day journey toward better health. Everyone needs support to move ahead and I’ve got that teed up to serve to you, with joy!

With love,

Laurie
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