Diane Kress: Consuming Saturated Fat With Low-Carb Diet Slows Weight Loss

Filed under: Health — @ October 16, 2009

ATTENTION LLVLC PODCAST FANS! In 2009, I’ve been able to interview some of the biggest names in diet, health, and nutrition and I need your help deciding which ones you thought were the best of the best. Just as we did with the best of 2008 during our special “Encore Week” presentation in January, we’re gonna do it again in the first week of 2010 with the best of 2009. E-mail me your TOP THREE favorite interview guests from 2009 along with any follow-up questions you would like for me to ask them and why you are voting for them to livinlowcarbman@charter.net. I will be taking nominations through November 30, 2009 so I can follow-up with your five most-requested podcast guests. Think back through who you REALLY liked and want to hear more from and then send me their names and any follow-up questions you’d like for me to ask them. This was so much fun last year and I can’t wait to see who you want to hear more from!


Author Diane Kress shares more about her “Metabolism Miracle” plan

In Episode 296 we heard new terminology describing those of us who have an aversion to consuming carbohydrate. The phrase “Metabolism B” created by registered dietitian Diane Kress is a very effective way to explain that for about half of the overweight population, we have an issue that is not solved by the conventional low-fat diet approach. It does an effective job of hammering home the point that there is a faction of people who NEED an alternative to the so-called “healthy” high-carb, low-fat and that’s livin’ la vida low-carb. Kress is back again today for Part 2 of my 90-minute interview with her.

In Episode 297 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,” Kress expands further upon the principles outlined in her #1 bestselling book The Metabolism Miracle: 3 Easy Steps to Regain Control of Your Weight…Permanently. Although I didn’t agree with everything she said, especially regarding her assertion that there is a NEED for carbohydrate and her aversion to consuming saturated fat-based foods, I think Kress is definitely on to something positive for people with “Metabolism B” who need to adhere to a carbohydrate-restricted lifestyle change.

In Part 2 of my interview, you’ll hear Kress tell you what’s wrong with The South Beach Diet, why she believes saturated fat is not necessarily good to consume on a low-carb weight loss diet, the reason she says why some carbohydrates are needed for you to be healthy, the purpose behind spreading your carbs out throughout the day, why it is paramount you eat something at least every five hours, why eating at night is not as bad as you think, the reason why Phase 3 is a 33/33/33 macronutrient ratio, what the liver does to feed your body sugar when you don’t eat at night or breakfast, the mechanism behind the diabetes drug Metformin, why MetB people will GAIN weight if they use the treadmill on an empty stomach, how detrimental the scale can be to gauge your weight loss progress and what is actually better for measuring success, why a low-carb weight loss looks like twice as much loss compared with a low-fat weight loss, why a high-fat diet slows the stored body fat-burning process even when carbs are restricted, and how to stay positive during a weight loss effort.

Click here to listen to Part 2 of my interview with registered dietitian and author of The Metabolism Miracle Diane Kress.

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