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The Plateau Buster Diet

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Has your fat loss stopped?

Are you still waiting for it to start?

Take heart. There is hope for the toughest metabolisms. Today we begin a new series of different strategies to ignite or re-ignite your weight loss.

Today we look at a short term eating strategy that for most people will do the trick to ignite more fat loss.

Before we jump into it, it’s helpful to know there is one primary thing you need to understand about sustaining fat loss.

Lots of things work – for a while.

An idea that I cover in some detail in the upcoming “The LookCut Way – Longevity Based Fitness” is notion that it’s not so much your diet that is causing you to drop body fat, it’s the alteration in your diet.

I could put you on a diet that was 70% carbs and you would get ripped. Likewise I could also put you on a diet that was mostly fat and protein, and you would get ripped.  

How can this be? How can totally different diets yield similar results?

The answer is this - simply put, ALTERATIONS in your diet alter your bodies hormonal and physiological response to food.  

Food is a hormonal trigger. If you think about it, over time, you adapt hormonally to whatever changes you make in diet.. This is why your diet works great at first and then doesn’t work at all over time. The hormonal changes cause by ALTERING your diet are what get you the results.

This is not to say that some diets are not better than others. Only that your body is a homeostatic organism. Over time, it tends to adapt to what you are trying to do and seek a homeostasis. Continually losing fat is not something that our bodies were designed to do..

So let’s get to it. We are going to do this in 2 segments. Today we will cover The first two days of what to do if you have been trying to lose weight and your carbs have been moderate to high. Tomorrow we will look at day 3 to day 21 of the plateau buster plan

The Plateau Buster Diet
First, this is a short term food change. It is not meant to be something you do over the long haul. It simply isn’t practically sustainable. You are going to have to ramp up your time and energy commitment to do this. The good news is if you follow this to the letter, you will break your plateau and start shedding pounds.
DAY 1 and DAY 2 – Fat Flooding
The first segment of this is a 2 day period. Here you will eat NO CARBS. NONE. We are looking at 50 percent protein, 50 percent fat.

The purpose here is to reset your Gluacagon sensitivity and to flood your plasma with lipids. Believe it or not,  circulating lipids in your blood plasma are a key fat loss signal. This is why the less fat you  have, the harder it is to lose fat.

What we are looking to accomplish here is a significant ALTERATION in your diet that will cause hormonal changes.

Eat 100% of your maintenance calories for 2 days. Do not go over or under. You need to be on the money.

Your diet is going to consist of protein and essential fats. I suggest buying a good essential fat such as  UDO’s OIL or the Lean Lipids we sell here, along with some flax oil and some cold pressed, extra virgin olive oil.  These types of fats help you lose fat, think better, and will hydrate your skin like you won’t believe. You WILL NOT GET FAT from this.

Eat 5 to 6 meals. Spread out your calories more or less evenly, with your bigger meals in the morning.  If you eat 1800 calories, you are looking at 300 calories per meal. You simply combine a protein source with an essential fat source. This translates to 150 calories of protein, 150 calories of fat. Here is what this would look like. These meals are suggestions.

Meal 1: 1 egg, 2 egg whites, 1 teaspoon Udo’s oil, or Flax oil or extra virgin olive oil. The Udo’s tastes great mixed with the eggs. Just let them cool down first.

Meal 2: 1 scoop protein powder, 1 teaspoon Udo’s

Meal 3: 1 chicken breast, 1 teaspoon flax oil

Meal 4: 1 scoop protein powder, 1 teaspoon Udo’s

Meal 5: ground turkey, 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

Meal 5: 4 oz salmon, 1 teaspoon Udo’s.
SUPPLEMENTS: You should supplement with  L-carnitine and coq10. This will help with fat burning

Do this for 2 days. You will notice your sense of fullness goes up, hunger virtually disappears and on day 2 you will probably start shedding fat.  Just make sure to measure your portions carefully and not overeat.

Tomorrow - DAY 3 – DAY 21