Diet plan tailored to body types
Are you a 'hunter' or a 'farmer'?
- Duration 3:41
- Date May 19, 2012
Are you a 'hunter' or a 'farmer'?
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Diet says you may know can be frustrating especially when they don't work but our next guest says -- successful.
Diet starts with knowing your genetics and asking yourself simple questions like are you a hunter or a farmer.
Doctor -- opponents is the author of the new book the hunter former diet solution.
He joins us this morning it's a very simple question -- and we can determine.
How whether we are hunter a former and a very simple way how to reduce.
What we don't mean an actual hunter and actually far -- -- hunter type for a farmer type in how to do.
With the way that your body stores energy and that is -- store more in the belly.
That's the hunter type or more in the butt and -- that's the farmer types and you have a bigger belly were bigger but and the simple way to determine which type you are is your body your -- Exactly your birth -- birth weight is a predictor of where will gain -- leader in life it's odd but.
The smaller babies that were born you got small less than seven pounds are more likely to put on belly fat later in life.
Bill become the hunter type.
Where is the bigger babies is greater than seven let's say between seven and ten or more likely to be the farmer type later in life all this is predetermined it's programmed early on.
-- people might be doing a great diet but it just might be the wrong one for their particular body type and that may be part of our obesity problem.
Sure you know it's not easy losing weight and we should really stacked the deck in our favor and to do that we should use the research that shows that eating right for our tight.
Actually produces twice the weight loss -- being on the wrong -- let's show people how to do -- first off if we -- the hunter type of shirt if you remember in the hunter is not just a country it's hunter gatherers so anything that they could find gather forage they could beat.
So of course some -- some fish some lean protein sources are excellent for the hunters also.
Some beings or some -- some -- those are things that hunter could find it it forces that those are all fine for the hunter -- -- and pomegranate juice is a good move.
This is one of my favorites actually because it's got a little sweetness to it but not too much it's not sweetened its just got a little bit -- -- so the hunters can can have that as a great.
Wait to get a beverage aren't perfect let's move on out of the farmer type.
What should you wait who of the -- somebody who can't handle fat they did think about -- you couldn't grow anything that's fatty in the garden.
That's what the farmer -- should be eating a low fat diet and -- -- some great ways to get.
Low fat is tying -- so things like granola becomes great for the former -- whole grain bread all the vegetables of course I really love that and you know one of the best power foods for the farmer type is -- milk because -- it also helps to balance the hormones that there's putting up here that's couldn't of this is that this is my history.
Any ice cream is a better choice for a lot of people for dessert because.
You know I -- has a little protein it has a little carbohydrate and some -- -- gives you more of a -- it's great dessert choice for the hunters sent.
Fantastic there's also some flush years that you say.
These -- should use one is that a non bleached coffee filter who does that help -- -- but this is for the hunter.
If you know what people don't realize is when you use a non bleached filtered to brew your coffee you remove the one harmful ingredient coughing on his cap to -- And that -- -- cholesterol of course for the -- type who's getting more heart problems.
We wanna keep the cholesterol down and that -- using and was skeptical as whites and that coffee filters and some secret weapons portion -- all types especially for the -- -- here we've got some chromium and -- integrate supplement for the hunters it improves there.
Belly fat weight loss and we also have some vitamin.
These are all over the counter stuff -- over the counter supplements that's fantastic our doctor mark the -- us the book is the hunter farmer diet solution the website you can test under -- diet dot com.
Brilliant thank you sir appreciate it.