How Often Should Your Patients Take The 5-Day ProLon® Diet?

Depending on patients’ body weight, baseline markers and health measurements, and after the evaluation and recommendation of their health care provider:

Optimize Metabolic Health

  • 3 consecutive cycles of ProLon (one per month) followed by ProLon every 2-3 months

Optimize General Health and Wellness

  • 3-4 times a year

Who Should Not Use ProLon®

  • Children under the age of 18
  • Women who are pregnant or nursing
  • Individuals who are allergic to nuts or soy
  • Individuals with a Body Mass Index (BMI) <18
  • Individuals diagnosed with serious medical condition or disease, unless approved in writing by a physician appropriately trained to treat that condition
  • Individuals who have been severely weakened by a disease or medical procedure
  • Individuals who are taking medications which may not be safely consumed with a calorie restricted diet unless authorized in writing by a licensed physician
  • Individuals with Diabetes (type 1 and type 2), cardiovascular disease and cancer, unless approved in writing by a licensed physician. ProLon® should never be combined with glucose lowering drugs, such as metformin or insulin
  • Fasting is prohibited for individuals with particular metabolic diseases, such as those affecting gluconeogenesis.
  • Individuals with a history of significant cardiac disease, particularly uncompensated congestive heart failure NYHA grade 2 or more or LVEF <40% on any prior assessment
  • Individuals with a history of syncope (fainting) with calorie restriction or other medical co-morbidities
  • Individuals who have special dietary needs that are incompatible with the ProLon® meal plan
  • Individuals with liver or kidney disorders that may be affected by the very low glucose and protein content of the diet