How to lose 100+ pounds with a simple and satisfying diet

Last Updated on October 11, 2021 by Latrice

Weight loss really isn’t as complicated as we’ve all made it seem.

It isn’t the easiest thing to do, but it can be simple. And it’s actually the simplest when you’ve got more weight to lose.

Below, I share how to lose 100+ pounds with a diet that’ll be simple and satisfying.

And highly effective if you stick to it and let it work its magic.

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Cut out all highly processed foods

Cut out all the CRAP (carbonated drinks, refined sugars, artificial foods, processed foods).

This simple, first step can knock off 10 pounds in a week if you let it.

These foods cause water retention, blood sugar dips and spikes, increased appetite, cravings, overeating, and addictive behaviors.

It is the highly processed foods that lead to weight gain. Removing them is what’ll let the body start moving the extra weight off.

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Focus on eating all real foods to start

So what is there to eat now?


Before even going into caloric restriction, cutting back on carbs, intermittent fasting, or going full-blown keto, let your body detox from the Standard American Diet first with some good ol’ fashioned real foods.

If you don’t and jump right into something intense, you could struggle with sugar withdrawals and intense detox symptoms you really don’t have to struggle through to lose weight.

You can transition comfortably and still lose weight.

Plus you increase your chances of sticking to it when you do since you’ll be in less pain. (From my experience)

Focus on eating meat, vegetables, fruits, root vegetables, raw nuts, and healthy fats.

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Discipline yourself to eat 3 meals of nutrient-dense foods daily

Eating 3 meals a day, when you’re hungry, helps you establish healthier eating habits, get enough nutrients to cut cravings, and regulate your appetite.

You also learn to get out of the habit of snacking and emotional eating.

Sticking with 3 meals a day is how I transformed myself from a hungry-all-the-time type of gal to a woman that actually forgets to eat occasionally.

I’m still a foodie, but I no longer have the type of “hunger” that interrupts a really focused time.

Feed your body with real foods of simple meals and witness your appetite change to support healthy weight loss.

Lower carb intake once comfortably eating 3 meals a day

Once you’ve detoxed from highly processed foods and are comfortably eating 3 meals of real foods a day, you can begin cutting back on carbs.

To begin cutting back on carbs, remove all types of potatoes from your diet, cut out high sugar fruits like bananas and apples, quit eating beans, cut out starchy vegetables like carrots, and limit raw nuts.

Instead, eat meat, low-carb vegetables, and healthy animal fats.

Although healthier choices, high-carb real foods can still cause cravings, an increased appetite and unhealthy blood sugar regulation. They can stall weight loss.

This is why low carb, keto, and carnivore diets have been working well for so many. They remove even more of the foods that can lead to weight gain.

Check out my Quick Weight Loss and Keto Intermittent Fasting free bundle. It includes cheatsheets, a transition plan, and worksheets for getting started.

Start implementing therapeutic intermittent fasting

To start intermittent fasting, cut out breakfast or dinner, but most of all listen to your body. If you don’t need to eat dinner, but have gotten into a habit of eating dinner although you’re not really hungry, cut it out.

Same with breakfast, if you don’t need it, don’t eat it. (that rhymed)

What I’ve experienced is a natural “slip” into intermittent fasting once I detoxed from the standard American diet and lowered carbs.

My appetite decreased so much that I started needing to eat less food. I went from needing to eat 6 times a day as a very hungry woman to needing to only eat once or twice a day. The appetite transformation is real.

Intermittent fasting gives your body time to relax, use what’s on it, and take advantage of the benefits.

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Become a fat burner

Going through these steps, you’ll transition from being a sugar burner to being a fat burner.

You can tell you are a sugar burner if you experience symptoms like hunger headaches, moodiness, and the jitters if you go too long without eating.

When you become a fat burner, you can go longer without eating because fat is a more sustainable energy source that takes longer to “burn.”

As a fat burner that’s intermittent fasting, and eating a low carb or keto diet, losing 100+ pounds can be done in a satisfying, simple, and relatively quick way.

What makes all this simple and satisfying

It removes what causes weight gain, increased appetite and cravings and implements practices that cause weight loss like low carbs and eating less frequently.

Weight loss can be a really simple process of becoming a fat burner and then extending that fat burning with intermittent fasting.

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  • Kim

    Hi and Thank You for motivating me to back on my (modified) keto plan. I was doing well then had a slip when I ventured out 3 days ago. Drive-thru junkie is what I am. Not much of a soda drinker but I am a carb craver. I do well at home but trying to change a 3 yr habit of junk food dining is difficult when I’m out.

    My goal is to hit 190 lbs. I’m a 63 yo. Female, 5’7″ and 245 lbs.

    • Latrice

      You’re welcome Kim. Good luck on your weight loss transformation. I do know what you mean when it comes to struggling with getting over habits that don’t align with weight loss. It’s a challenge, but it definitely can be done. I’ve seen mature women do really well on a carnivore diet as well.

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