Eat more to weigh less


Stop starving yourself

What if I told you the secret to losing weight, getting off medications, and overcoming chronic diseases was to eat more? That’s right, more—not less.
That you can restore normal metabolism by eating normal amounts of food and still lose weight—no magic pills and no extreme exercise regimen.

Let me break it down for you.

The secret isn’t to reduce the quantity of food you eat, it’s to improve the quality.

Surprisingly, most people eat the same amount of food—about three to four pounds—each day. That’s the amount it takes to fill your stomach so that your brain turns off your hunger hormones. The question is, how many calories are in those three to four pounds of food you eat? In other words, what is the average caloric density of your personal diet?

At the low end of the caloric density spectrum is leafy greens, which provide only 50 calories per pound. At the upper end is oil, clocking in at a whopping 4,000 calories per pound. That’s an 80-fold difference! The secret, then, is to make sure to fill your stomach with enough of the lower calorie, fiber-rich foods so that you’ll feel full before you take in too many calories.

And since you’ll be eating to fill, your body won’t think you’re starving and start slowing  your metabolism.

We’ve helped hundreds of patients achieve excellent health by using food as medicine. If you’re ready to finally take full control of your health, give me a call. I’ll create a customized food plan just for you, and we’ll provide all the support you’ll need to succeed.

It’s time to stop dieting and start eating!

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Dr. Gutman is the founder of Cleveland Nutrition, which offers a unique opportunity to use a dietary approach to medical care, with the support of a physician and specialized registered dietitians. The Cleveland Nutrition team teaches patients to use food as medicine to restore health, normalize weight, eliminate medication, and reduce pain. Their approach includes education and coaching to help patients change their mindset and boost their motivation, while offering them the accountability, tools, and skills necessary to change their health for good.

Is our program the answer to your health challenge?

Find out if a Plants as Medicine™ approach could help you find your way back to excellent health.

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