The Ultimate Weight Loss Plan.
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Yo oho! Welcome back to the show! Does this seem like dieting has become like a trip to Vegas? As you go to the bookstore and you are looking for a diet book and there is like 200 different ones there that say something completely different from each other. You kind of feel like you roll on the dice hoping that you pick the right one, or you have a friend who goes on a particular diet and they lose all this weight, they just hit the jackpot and you go on the same diet and follow it to a routine and gain weight. Now what's up with that? Why can't there be just like a one size fits all diet. It will be so awesome if there could be but there is just not, alright? One of the questions that I get the most often is, Sean what do you eat? You are always telling us what we shouldn't eat but can you send me like a meal plan, could you tell me exactly what you eat so I could follow it? But I can't do that. I always respond by saying that would be impossible for me to do because if I did, I would be guessing that you have the same metabolic type as I do, because what works right for me may not work right for you. Our metabolic types may not match. There is different types of metabolic types. You have got protein type, which is me, a primarily protein fat and so little bit of carbohydrates. There is the carbohydrate type which feeds the exact opposite of the way I do and then there is the mix type. So if I gave my diet to you and you are a carbohydrate type, you would fail, and you are looking at me, Oh! I am gaining weight. Alright? Now you need to figure out what your metabolic type is. If you don't, then basically you are guessing and my pal Chuck says, if you are not accessing then you are guessing. If I can't access someone first, I can't really offer any particulars about their diet. I can do what I do with you right now, I can give you the universals, the things that are kind of across-the-board, good for everybody, get rid of the sugar, get rid of the trans fats, drink better water, reduce the alcohol consumption. Those work well across the board, but as far as telling you exactly which foods to eat and in which proportions to eat them, I can't do that without knowing your type. Metabolic type is something that, wow! I believe in so much that I have made it my job. It works, which is the bottom line, and people absolutely love it because it cuts out the guessing. Now how do I come upon all this? I have been a trainer for like ten years, I have been studying nutrition for ten years and after I failed miserably with that university type Food Guide Pyramid or as I call it the Feed Lot Pyramid thing. I started to read different diet books and I tired different diets with my client, we tried Atkins and Pritikin, South Beach, I mean you name the diet, I tried it with people and I noticed that my results were very variable. Some people would respond while other people wouldn't to the same diet. Then I came upon the work of Weston Price and I have mentioned him a few times here. He was the writer or the author of the book 'Nutrition and Physical Degeneration'. He visited and he studied indigenous populations who haven't been exposed to processed foods like sugar, flour, pasteurized milk and table salt. In the intro to this video, you see those healthy people that he visited and one thing that he looked out was that people from different regions of the world ate different foods. You had some who had a very Atkins diet, lots of protein, lots of fat, just a little bit of vegetables. You had some who ate lots of vegetables and just a little bit of protein and fat, but they exhibited splendid health, no heart disease, no obesity, no cancer, no arthritis, no dental problems, no toothbrushes. That's why they are all smiling in the pictures because you wanted to look to their dentition as Weston Price was a dentist. So then I saw it just occurred to me that maybe there is some ancestral genetic heritage type of link to the way that we are suppos