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1.  Insulin needs to stay in check if our body is going to release fat from storage.  We keep insulin in check by only sparingly eating starches (rice, potatoes, etc), and sugar (muffins, donuts, cookies, ice cream, etc).  When we do eat starches, focus on high quality, gluten free options like root vegetables, quinoa, brown rice.  Starch is best eaten (1/2 cup) post-workout and at dinner.  Try to avoid it during the first half of the day.

 

2.  Focus on consuming fat-burning foods as often as your body needs them.  Fat burning foods are protein (especially grass-fed meat, wild caught fish and pastured eggs), fibrous veggies (lightly steamed or roasted broccoli, kale, spinach, green beans, etc), and healthy fats (butter, coconut oil, nuts and nut butters, raw grass fed cheese if tolerated, etc).  Listen to hunger signals and feed your body before you get starving.  If we get too hungry, our body will overcompensate during the rest of the day.  This...

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