Here are just a few highlights from the course:
Why the low fat dieting method of the 1980’s was ALMOST correct but there was one flaw. If we would have fixed this flaw it would have made it the main fat loss method we use today.
A lot of diets work well for fat loss, but crush your metabolism in the process. Why a high carb low fat diet gets you lean while increasing your energy output.
The story about an MD who has helped hundreds of patients lose 100+ pounds, while eating a diet of refined carbs and sugar (we still recommend whole foods however).
Mark doesn’t even track protein and believes protein guilt is the #1 reason people have a tough time getting lean.
The amount of protein it takes to maintain muscle while dropping body fat. Hint: it’s less than you think.
Examination of studies where people ate 5,000+ calorie days and 2,000+ calorie meals and STILL had a tough time getting the body to store carbs as fat.
Why the western diet of eating around 35% calories as fat is a major contributor to obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. The 2 zones you will want to stay in to ensure a long and healthy life.
A doctor who successfully treats diabetic patients with a specific high carb diet. After switching to this special diet, many of his patients no longer find the need for insulin or oral medication.
One potential issue with ketogenic diets is that beer or alcohol can pull you out of a ketogenic state. Why this diet is “beer friendly” and works well even with moderate drinking.
How carbs ramp up calorie burn and energy expenditure, and why fats do NOT. A study comparing carbs vs fat when it comes to increasing the metabolism.
A secret “hack” to quickly scan an ingredient label and tell if a food has an optimal amount of fat.
Why many people mistakenly give up right when their body is primed to get rid of stubborn body fat and get lean.
The counterintuitive way to tell if you are losing body fat.
Health advice from a doctor who trained cardiac surgeons until the age of 95. He’s 103 years old now and still drives.
What happens when you combine too many fats with carbs. The reason this can cause insulin resistance and diabetes.
and how switching to a high carb low fat diet can quickly correct this problem.
The precise strategy to make yo-yo dieting a thing of the past. How to steadily lose weight without ever backtracking and regaining that body fat.
For those wanting to drop fat rapidly A simple, yet extremely effective meal plan to follow Monday through Thursday.
This leaves flexibility to eat more and socialize on the weekends while making progress each and every week.
How to successfully follow this diet whether you are a vegan or a meat eater. Mark is vegan and Rusty is not.
Mark’s whole food vegan diet template for getting lean without hunger. How he is able to stay lean eating a surprisingly large amount of calories.
Rusty’s diet template of mixing in more processed food along with meat. How to get lean shopping in the “regular part” of the grocery store.
and MUCH more.