Eat more, work out less and actually lose weight while you rest. It sounds like science fiction. Yet, believe it or not, that statement provides the blueprint to escape the world of weight loss and enter the new reality of fat loss.

Weight loss is all about calories. In the weight loss model, you eat less and exercise for longer without stopping. Fat loss is less about calories and more about hormones. In the fat loss model, food and exercise are not merely fuel, but rather, information for the body.

Every time you eat or exercise you are downloading a “hormonal software program” that determines whether you burn mostly fat or mostly sugar; and, if you’re burning sugar, whether or not it comes from your food or your muscle tissue.

This hormonal signal doesn’t only impact you at that moment, but adjusts your energy, cravings, and hunger, which affect what you will choose to eat at future meals or whether you will be motivated to exercise or not; control hormones

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