Five Tips To Burn More Fat While Eating More Food


“Moderate replacement of dietary carbohydrate with low-fat, high-protein foods in a diet containing a conventional level of fat significantly improved… cardiovascular risk profiles in healthy…subjects.”– B.M. Wolfe, University of Western Ontario

A common assumption people have is that switching over to a healthier lifestyle means a lot more money and a lot more time in the kitchen preparing these healthy meals. That’s not true, at least not the way the eat more—smarter—program works. It focuses on enabling you to eat more SANE food while spending as little time and money as possible. While growing your own vegetables and buying organic food is great, I am going to assume that spending any more than twenty minutes and $10 on food per day is not practical. Eating more—smarter—is based on general principles that work in real life.

Also keep in mind that obesity has been linked to a long list of ailments:


DepressionDiscriminationOsteoarthritisRheumatoid Arthritis

Birth Defects

Breast Cancer

Cancer of the Esophagus

Colorectal Cancer

Renal Cell Cancer

Cardiovascular Disease

Impaired Respiratory Function

Carpal Tunnel SyndromeChronic Venous InsufficiencyDaytime Sleepiness

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Type 2 Diabetes

Gallbladder Disease


Heart Disorders


Impaired Immune Response


InfertilityLiver DiseaseLow Back Pain

Obstetric and Gynecologic Complications

Chronic Pain


Sleep Apnea


Surgical Complications

Urinary Stress Incontinence

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With excess body fat linked to such major problems, there’s no need to worry about minor dietary issues before we’ve switched from inSANE food to SANE food. As researcher John Yudkin from the University of London puts it: “There is no point in worrying about imaginary dangers. If you do, you will be likely to go on overlooking the real dangers.”

An Example of Worrying About the Wrong Things

Another example of this principle is artificial sweeteners. Has a typical intake of artificial sweeteners been proven fattening? No. Has a typical intake of sugar and high-fructose corn syrup been proven fattening? Yes. If you crave sweets, do not worry too much about replacing sugar and high-fructose corn syrup with artificial sweeteners. Of course, eliminating all sweeteners would be ideal. Or you could use natural non-caloric sweeteners such as stevia. But there is no need to worry about the possible negative effects of artificial sweeteners before you’ve freed yourself from the proven negative effects of actual sweeteners.

The Five Steps to Eating More—Smarter

These steps are designed to help you develop excellent health along with a world-class physique. If your goals are more modest, then you don’t need to follow these rules precisely. Do what works for you. The key is letting the scientific facts guide you to make sure that you accomplish your goals as efficiently as possible.

  1. Swap starches and sweets for non-starchy vegetables and protein
  2. Remember your ancestors
  3. Buy groceries in bulk to save money
  4. Drink Lots of Water And Green Tea
  5. Do What Works For You
Let’s dig into each one in the next couple of posts.

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    Learn the exact foods you must eat if you want to finally lose weight permanently. Click here to download your FREE Weight Loss Recipes, the “Eat More, Lose More” Weight Loss Recipes, the “Slim in 6” Cheat Sheet…CLICK HERE TO GET FREE WEIGHT LOSS RECIPES & GUIDES