Rule No. 1: Avoid White Carbohydrates – This includes candy, cookies, potatoes, chips, sugar, breakfast cereals, bread, bagels, bread!
Rule No. 2: Keep the same few meals over and over again – protein, vegetables, beans preferably at every meal. Keep it Simple.
Rule No. 3: Don’t drink calories, no sugary drinks, no carbonated drinks (and stay away from artificial sweeteners) – Aspartame, Equal, Splenda, Sweet N Low, etc, all cause weight gain. It’s true. Use stevia a natural zero calorie sweetener.
Rule No. 4: Don’t eat fruit – fructose is high glycemic and causes a rise in blood sugar which causes a rise in insulin and sugar gets stored as fat for future energy uses. Get your antioxidants from colorful veggies and take antioxidant supplements.
Rule No. 5: Take off from the diet one day per week. The art of bingeing. There is a right way and wrong way of bingeing as well. In order to make sure you are not carb loading and turning it into fat, be sure to eat the first meal of the within 30 minutes of rising, using at least 30 grams of protein. Get a lot of activity that day with hiking, biking, swimming, skiing, having fun. While we suggest PAGG six days a week, the binge day is a PAGG day! These supplements help you to burn off the calories.