Want to reach your optimal weight while preventing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia and cancer AND while feeling energized as you live longer? Eat more fat.
I actually laughed as I typed that—as it sounds absurd (especially for a recovering low-fat vegan who wouldn’t have even been willing to read this book 5 years ago). Yet, the overwhelming amount of scientific data says it’s true.
(And, my own personal experience has proven it as well—when I added more fat into my diet (like a lot), my body fat % dropped. It was nuts. Eat fat, get thin.)
is one of the world’s leading Functional Medicine doctors. In fact, he is the chairman of the Institute for Functional Medicine and the director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. He’s also the founder of The UltraWellness Center and has helped over 20,000 patients optimize their health over the last several decades. And… He’s written a bunch of New York Times bestselling books and is uber-popular online.
This book is ridiculously packed with Big Ideas—walking us through the eye-opening science of why fat is awesome along with a plan on how to “reboot our biology to our original factory settings” via a 21-day program followed by a long-term plan to rock it. (Get the book and check out our Notes on + for more, related wisdom.)
For now, I’m excited to share some of my favorite Big Ideas so let’s jump straight in!
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