Comfort food diet
Don't stop eating, still shed the weight
- Duration 4:36
- Date Jan 19, 2013
Don't stop eating, still shed the weight
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-- here's another here's another Italian lady with us now it's only been a few weeks that many have already given up on there and -- resolutions to lose weight.
But fear not we have the perfect diet.
Eat -- comfort food and you can see right here -- before is joining us now celebrity nutritious health consultant on the food network's news show fat chef and author of skinny chicks.
Eat real food Christine of -- Christine welcome as humble designing.
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I am now I have read your book you say I -- Italian so pasta is something we're gonna get to at the end here yeah that don't don't cut that out but suddenly people.
Think that salad is the only answer -- very often we're hearing that salads can be quite fattening when you pile all the stuff on top of it.
-- you look at the restaurants out for example Cheesecake Factory Caesar salad is 16100 calories -- 140 background that back on Mike I can't imagine going in I don't know I don't take the salad and they really got this meal at 245 grams and also leave you feeling unsatisfied -- -- a lot of the times that you say that you have to -- -- you -- need to -- a combination of protein -- carves.
Every time you had -- -- recommend people eat every three to four hours.
I sale is because first well it's it's in line with research that's come straight out of Harvard.
That's you know when you stabilize blood to your body's actually burning more fat than any other time.
I firstly done it and lost over thirty pounds.
That was the inception of my first book which I came out here before as well.
And now the second -- skinny six year old food does builds on the first book where and explain to people you not to eat diet food or factory foods or sugar -- this or fat free that in order to lose weight if you -- car to proteins every three to four hours real food.
You're gonna lose weight and be healthy very.
So that's your first at eight PC proteins in -- that if -- -- anything refined your sugars and carbohydrates and salt all that stuff and added preservatives stay away from.
Yeah because those actually slowed down weight loss sign that that they.
The -- hormone hormonal responses in the body so they can cause.
Did you disruption in sleep patterns.
You know mood swings the club -- -- clarity of thinking and they also explode and we lost tremendously that's just stick with re okay let's get specific you have right here could.
I want you don't want when you keep that yeah.
Makes you want to yeah -- segments so yes what.
Makes this different from a cookie I shouldn't that's a great question so instead of the full amount about -- you would use in making a batch of cookies.
I cut the butter and half and I use coconut oil instead and coconut oil is amazing because it actually shown to speed up human metabolic rate.
It increases your immune system.
So there's there's two good things right there so speeding up your metabolism is good and the reason why is because coconut fat a coconut oil is a medium chain fatty acid.
And in that passengers on the call Bourque -- the -- that's the specific -- that actually speed that -- about -- your body have to work.
Harder to burn burn through that oil there that that fat and you actually speed of your metabolism so that's the snack you know that -- You have so it's -- -- -- they were pushing -- that -- now but it's only 200 calories so it's it is yes let's start with breakfast -- apparently starts to wake up in the morning.
-- and you have a bull of granola you semi homemade -- this is I make this at home I just explain how to make in the book it's super simply have a -- back to that for a whole week.
That is great because it's made with lots of fiber and some good -- have gotten nuts seeds in there and then I paired up with coconut milk.
Again the benefits of coconut are endless I go into detail on the book the coconut milk again much better choice in regular -- -- high in vitamin.
Behind B twelve as well and magnesium.
Or so a lot of breaks if you need to read the book because she doesn't really in depth about coconut.
And I I I I'm excited about that -- I'm most excited about Mac and -- tell us the Ali macaroni and cheese I am happy about it -- who doesn't love Mac and -- rights of these -- into their their heirloom tomato McEntee is not that.
Holy macaroni in there I've got -- we are using you know a little bit of oil in a little bit of flour to make your base of the -- But it's amazing because -- -- -- it's only a 145 counts for two Mac and -- -- and it's -- also built in portion control because we can go out of hand with the Mac and cheese.
But this with the soup is.
Under 400 calories for lunch I'll get you ready yet just one serving of Mac and cheese at a restaurant in looking at about seven account is well incredible and -- takeaways.
Meaning obviously mounds bars or any other -- -- yeah.
Coconut -- To straighten -- book again is asked skinny chicks eat real -- -- Christine -- thanks so much food that we.
We were showing a shot there of the farmer's market that he pops up yet dinners out as the also in the all the evidence of -- and and a thanks -- -- what -- here.