Lose Weight While You Sleep: Doctor Explains How

Doctor says a six-day, high-protein diet and a one-day liquid diet, plus sleep, can help shed weight
2:54 | 04/08/13

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What if I said you could lose weight as you sleep. The overnight diet says after the first night, you'll get on the scale, the next morning, you're two pounds lighter. Amy says she literally lost weight overnight. You're not starving yourself. You're not feeling deprived. pounds to 125. She did wit the joer night diet. A new rapid weight loss diet that claims you can lose while you snooze. Up to two pounds overnight. And then up to nine pounds in one week. After the first week. Dr. Caroline apovian insists six days of a high-protein diet, one day of a liquid diet, plus sleep, works. You're down two pounds. If you continue to get enough sleep, you won't get those hunger pangs. Reporter: Not only does she encourage sleep. She says exercise is not required. You'll lose fat and retain muscle mass because of the protein. Reporter: According to the doctor, 25% of people who go on a diet lose weight and keep it off. Her clinic is 50%. Do you lose two pounds overnight? Yes. It won't be fat. It will be water mostly. Reporter: Some skept exam. In order to lose two pounds of body fat overnight, you have to burn up about 7,000 dalryes. You have to expend that. Reporter: Twhwhile the doctor says the first few pounds are water, there can be more. Men can lose more than nine pounds. It's not a diet. It's a way of life. Many of her parrtients eat that way from now on. Sleep, and exercise. Think the key also is that one day a week where you're having just liquids. That will help. Walk ug upright. Chardonnay account?

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