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Pork Chops with Thyme and Mustard

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Intermittent Fasting

There’s a new buzz phrase in the dieting community that is getting lots of coverage. It’s called intermittent fasting.

Intermittent fasting is the concept of going 12 to 18 hours without food.

Some research is showing it’s a great idea.

When I first developed Plan Z, I designed it as two full meals, or two meals with up to four snacks per day. I reasoned (correctly it turns out), that most overweight people aren’t hungry in the morning and don’t feel like eating. I knew I didn’t feel like eating in the morning, and as I asked more and more overweight people, I found a trend brewing. I was not alone in my disinterest in food in the morning.

Whether thin or thick in body mass, it turns out in both camps there are people who are just not naturally wired to eat in the morning. Food actually turns them off.


We all learned that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? Turns out for some it’s not true...

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Pork Chops with Thyme and Mustard

This is an easy and tasty meal that comes together in a jiffy. Big Yum!


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