the diet as they both put on the extra pounds. Pizza, which contains a high dosage of cooked starch and cooked fat, is particularly fattening. Cooked fats, devoid of lipase (the fat-splitting enzyme), accumulate in the body as they are difficult to metabolize and this results in weight gain (raw fats, such as avocados, can actually help one lose weight as they contain lipase - which the body can use to help metabolize stores of cooked fats). Cooked starch is essentially sugar, and if this sugar is not used as fuel, or urinated away by the body, it is converted to fat.
Chlorophyll: Green-Leafy Vegetables
Sugars: Sweet Fruits
To Lose Weight center at 50:50:0 Ratio Key: Chlorophyll: Sugar: Fat
The best strategy is to eat the raw fruits and vegetables that you like the best. As you progress, you will gradually decrease the amount of cooked food that you are eating, and you will develop a taste for different raw, healthy fruits and vegetables. R.C. Dini, co-author of the book Nature's First Law: The Raw-Food Diet, whom I have mentioned throughout these pages, lost 156 pounds (70 kg) eating raw plant foods! In 3 years he dropped from 300 lbs. to 144 lbs (135 kg to 65 kg). That is a dramatic life transformation! As he learned weight loss is easy when it is done intelligently and naturally with raw plant foods.
If one simply remains within The Sunfood Triangle regime at an all-raw level, the body will take off the necessary weight over time. However, if one is looking to accelerate weight loss, then one should cut fats out of the diet (or at least minimize them) until you have reached your desired weight. Nuts, in particular, should be eliminated from the diet for weight loss.
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