Eat More Fat-Free Foods, Lose Extra Pounds

By Hans Diehl, M.D.

Over and over you've heard the same advice: Change your lifestyle to prevent heart disease, stroke, hypertension, diabetes, and a host of life threatening diseases.

Why Do All These Problems Have The Same Solution?

Because a diet of whole-foods, very low in fat, salt, sugar, and cholesterol is not a gimmick or fad. It's the diet your body was designed for!

It's no surprise: the same diet that keeps your arteries clean and reduces the risk of cancer, also helps you to lose weight, to reverse much of diabetes, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, and to lessen angina—and it will help you to keep the weight off.

A gram of fat contains more than twice the calories of an equal gram of protein or starch.


Calories Per Gram

Fat 9
Alcohol 7
Sugar 4
Starch 4
Protein 4


Esau's Pottage
(Genesis 25:34)

1/3 c. brown rice
4 c. water
1 c. sauteed onion
1 c. lentils
herbs to taste: marjoram, thyme, Mrs. Dash

Add ingredients to Crock pot and cook until tender.

Add herbs shortly before serving. Garnish with parsley and slices of red bell pepper.

Your Challenge

You don't have to eat less to control or cut calories. If you choose foods high in fiber as found in unrefined complex carbohydrates and low in fat, you can actually eat more than ever and still lose weight. Foods high in fiber as found in unrefined complex carbohydrates are whole grains, like brown rice and whole multi-grain breads, tubers like yams and potatoes (but without the toppings), and beans and peas.

Your challenge is to check the labels when you go shopping. See how much fat, sugar, starch, fiber, and protein the foods you buy actually contain. Choose foods that are high in unrefined complex carbohydrates and low in calorie-dense fats. If you eat products that contain most of their weight in fat and sugar, you will become obese.


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