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Dr. Oz Recommends Losing Your Fat Pants with the Shred Diet Plan

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Do you own at least one pair of fat pants for those days when a few extra pounds have slipped up on you unexpectedly? Pants that you keep in your closet for emergencies just for those times when nothing else fits because of bloating? Well you are not alone as Dr. Oz encourages his viewers to throw away their fat pants and embrace a new diet that will “shred” away the pounds.

“In just 6 weeks you can shred 4 inches and 2 dress sizes. And the best part of the plan is that you lose that one piece of clothing that symbolizes everything you hate about extra weight—your fat pants,” promises Dr. Oz as he introduces weight-loss expert Dr. Ian Smith about his breakthrough diet that will help you shred fat fast through his book “Shred: The Revolutionary Diet.”

Dr. Ian Smith is a well-known weight loss expert who admits to Dr. Oz that before his latest book, he had previously swore off writing any additional weight loss books. However, over time he found himself giving friends new weight loss advice as well as advice via tweets to his Twitter followers. It was from his Twitter followers that he discovered his new advice was making a big difference in their lives. The result was a new diet plan that he named the “Shred Diet" geared to helping dieters who had reached a weight loss plateau that they could not break away from.

The secret of the Shred Diet is that not unlike muscle that tends to stop growing over time when using the same exercise routine every day, weight loss tends to reach a plateau and stop as well when a dieter utilizes the same dieting method. According to Dr. Smith, you need to confuse your body by changing your workout routine to continue to grow muscle, and you need to vary your dieting method to confuse your body to lose additional weight after reaching a weight loss plateau.

“If you eat the same foods all the time, your body becomes habituated to the same type of foods and the metabolism becomes stabilized. With diet confusion, we switch our foods all the time within the day, day-to-day and between. And people realize that this keeps their metabolism going when they are doing their diet confusion,” says Dr. Smith.

Dr. Oz explains to viewers that what happens when you eat the same types of foods every day is that it causes your body’s metabolism to maintain a low homeostatic balance that allows fat to accumulate because it is not being burned off. Varying the food types you eat, however, will prevent your metabolism from staying at one balanced level and thereby be more active when metabolism levels rise and fall in an unbalanced state that leads to burning off fat.

“You’ve turned your metabolism into a see-saw that burns off fat,” says Dr. Oz

When asked what kind of results can be expected from the Shred Diet, Dr. Smith told Dr. Oz that before the book came out, he tested his diet plan on 5,000 people and found that an average change in weight and body size in just 6 weeks was 20 pounds of weight, 4 inches around the waist and 2 dress sizes.

To put Dr. Smith’s diet plan to the test, Dr. Oz had 6 viewers go on the diet for 6 weeks and what they found was that from 3 of the dieters:

• One went from size 18 to size 14 and lost 6 inches from her waist

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• Another went from size 18 to size 14 and lost 5.5 inches from her waist

• And a third dieter went from size 14 to size 10 and lost 3.5 inches from her waist

No information was provided about the remaining 3 dieters, but Dr. Oz stated that on average all 6―as promised by the diet―lost 4 inches and 2 dress sizes, with an average weight loss of 9 pounds.

The basics of the Shred Diet involve 6 weeks-worth of planned meals already laid out for the dieter in Dr. Smith’s book. Important factors include:

1. Meal Spacing: Every 3-4 hours your day will consist of 4 meals and 2 snacks.

2. Calorie Roller Coaster: Each week will vary in its total calorie count to keep your metabolism on a roller coaster type of fluctuation that will prevent balancing the metabolism levels and induce fat burning. You start out at a high calorie count on week 1, reach a low calorie count by week 3, and then increase calories up to a high count by week 6.

3. Eating Detox: At weeks 5 and 6 the diet plan puts your body through two separate detoxes to remove toxins from the blood and stimulate liver enzymes in the body. The eating detox is one that is not about fasting; but rather, one in which the dieter continues eating their 4 meals and 2 snacks a day.

After the 6 weeks are completed, depending on the dieter’s target goal, the diet can be continued by varying the day-to-day meals while sticking to the weekly plan to increase weight loss and decrease dress size.

However, if your target goal is reached, Dr. Smith advises dieters to maintain that weight loss by integrating his diet plan every few weeks as needed and outlined in his book.

For information on how to make weight shrinking drinks or weight shredding dishes recommended by Dr. Oz and Dr. Smith, visit the Dr. Oz web page titled “Fat-Shredding Smoothies, Snacks & Soups.”

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Reference: The Dr. Oz Show― “Shred Your Fat Pants! The Revolutionary Plan: 6 Weeks, 4 Inches, 2 Sizes!”