Featured on Good Morning America: Jump-Start Your 2016 Weight-Loss With ‘Fat-Burning Machine’ Diet Tips

Mike Berland and Deborah Roberts of Good Morning America share the top strategies for getting a jump-start on weight loss in 2016 using the principals of the Fat-Burning Machine 12-week diet and exercise program. Berland puts Robert through the Miracle Intervals developed by former Olympic coach, Gale Berland and demonstrates how easy it is to flip the switch and train your body to be a Fat-Burning Machine….Read More »

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Putting the Presidential Candidates (and America) on a Diet

Reposted from The New York Times, by Katherine Rosman  |  Dec. 11, 2015
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At the wooden kitchen table in his rambling home in the horse country of Waccabuc, N.Y., Mike Berland, a crisis manager, public-opinion researcher and veteran political pollster, assessed the so-far lackluster campaign performance of Jeb Bush, the Republican presidential candidate.

Mr. Berland, who has worked for the campaigns of Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton and Michael R. Bloomberg, is certain he has identified Mr. Bush’s key problem: He is not eating enough fat.

“The Paleo diet is not helping him come across as an…Read More »

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“I never dreamed this would happen to me – it’s a miracle!”

A Fat Burning Machine Testimonial

Janet Reuss

I have been obese for the last 20 years. I could never understand why I couldn’t lose weight.  I’m intelligent and have plenty of will power, but diets didn’t work for me. I’ve yo-yo dieted and tried all the popular programs, like Jenny Craig and Weight Watchers, but I never succeeded. I always felt terrible about not losing weight, and blamed myself for failing.

Desperate, I researched Duke University’s health and wellness program and decided to give it a try. I lived on campus for four weeks in a very…Read More »

Peter Davis

I had gotten to a weight that was making me miserable – 193 pounds! Comments from people were all too frequent and my health was declining. I had terrible back pain, I couldn’t sleep well and I was always tired during the day. I believed it was all attributable to my carrying too much weight. I didn’t want to look in the mirror or step on a scale. I decided to become a Fat-Burning Machine because simply put – I had finally had enough. I had seen the positive impact of the Fat-Burning Machine diet and exercise program had…Read More »

Linda Kennedy

Before starting the Fat-Burning Machine Diet Plan, I considered myself a pretty healthy person. I would eat the recommended fruits & veggies per day, eat mostly lean meats, and exercise regularly. I exercised some 6 to 10 hours a week doing cycling, weights and yoga. But – I was always hungry and struggling because my weight was slowly creeping up. No matter what I tried, I couldn’t seem to get down to my “fighting weight.”

Then along came Gale Bernhardt, Mike Berland and the Fat Burning Machine Diet. After implementing the Fat-Burning Machine program, my weight loss was slow but steady. I’ve lost 10 pounds…Read More »

Ron Kennedy

I have always prided myself in being able to eat pretty much whatever I desired as long as I reasonably balanced the calorie intake with exercise. Through my 20’s and 30’s this approach kept my weight gains below the national average (in 15 years I think I gained about 10 lbs). However, I had borderline high blood pressure and tended to “binge” exercise (no consistency, 4 hour mountain bike ride on the weekend but nothing throughout the week). In my early 40’s I decided to renew a commitment I had made to my self as a teenager…Read More »

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Easy Oven Salmon

by Gale Bernhardt

  • 4-6 ounces of salmon per person
  • Olive oil
  • Salt-free seasoning of choice. Favorites include Greek and Cajun.

Move the top oven rack two positions away from the top broiling position. Turn the oven on broil, high.
Layer two pieces of aluminum foil and fold up all the edges to make a pan. Lightly brush the foil with olive oil. Place salmon on the foil and lightly brush the top of the salmon with olive oil and season to taste.
Cook 3-5 minutes, depending on salmon thickness and personal preferences. Move the rack to the top position and cook an additional 2-5 minutes. –…Read More »

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Athlete’s Omelet

by Gale Bernhardt

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup of brown rice or quinoa (pre-cooked and chilled)
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes or cherub tomatoes cut in half
  • 1/2 cup of fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of sweet yellow, red or orange bell pepper, chopped

Lightly coat the bottom of a small skillet with the olive oil. Stir the egg and egg whites together in a small bowl and set them aside. On medium heat, lightly cook the vegetables so they remain crispy. Add the egg mixture and the rice at the same time. Cook the mixture until the eggs are firm and…Read More »

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Green Gazpacho

by Danielle Polansky

2 pieces of celery
2 cucumbers (Remove skin & seeds)
1/2 jalapeno (discard seeds)
1 clove garlic, minced
2 cups spinach
1/2 cup parsley
1 7 oz container 2% Greek yogurt
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon fresh basil
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
1/3 cup water

Pour water into high powered blender. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
Garnish with sprig of mint, tomato, and 1/2 cup chopped cucumbers

Compliments of It Was Divine

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