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How Not To Diet - Week Six with Kathy Taylor - Calorie Density for the Win!

In her “Living the Grand Experiment” video this week Kathy reports on her Junk Food Fast and reaps the benefits of “putting it to the test” by applying Dr. Greger’s template for the most effective weight loss program. Adding more whole grains, legumes and greens while reducing fats, sugars and addictive foods gave her more energy, satiety, enjoyment and greater weight loss.

Join Kathy Taylor on a video journey through the landmark book on reversing the world-wide Obesity Epidemic, How Not to Diet by Dr. Michael Greger.

Whether you need to lose 50+ pounds or that last pesky five pounds, Dr. Greger’s evidence-based “tips, tricks, hacks and tweaks” for healthy, fast tracked weight loss will be a support to help you achieve your goal.

Kathy’s weekly videos will chronicle her adventures of discovery and weight loss as she applies the research studies at home.

Kathy Taylor moderates the 6D Book Club groups exploring How Not To Diet and you will find her weekly study guide questions below.

Food for Thought - Week Six Study Guide

1. Why are our bodies so efficient at storing fat calories? p. 158

2. Which fat is the most fattening? pp. 159-162

3. How do you sauté or bake without oil and eggs? p. 163

4. Are artificial sweeteners, monk fruit or stevia better for you than table sugar? pp. 168-170

5. Which is more addictive or harmful for your body, fat or sugar? p. 177

6. What role does eating out, especially fast food, play in the obesity epidemic? pp. 178 -179

7. How can we change our taste buds or cravings for overly sweet, salty or fatty foods? p.180


About the author Dr Michael Greger

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. He is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine. In 2017,

Dr. Greger was honored with the ACLM Lifestyle Medicine Trailblazer Award and became a diplomat of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine.


Kathy Taylor loves to learn and share! She earned a Masters’ Degree in Integrating the Arts, M.Ed., from Leslie University, Cambridge, Mass., and completed her Plant Based Nutrition Certification from The T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, Cornell University. She has taught for many years in Middle School, Elementary and College classrooms. During two years of concentrated study, effort and twenty-six weeks of training at True North Health Center in Santa Rosa, CA, Kathy was able to lose over 200 pounds using medically supervised water-only fasting and WFPB eating. She is a proud member of The National Health Association.


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