What Is The Cruise Control Diet?
The Cruise Control Diet is a whole foods eating plan that discourages calorie counting and point systems. Instead, it guides you toward healthier food choices that help you to lose weight naturally1.
The basic premise is to eat low-glycemic foods that nourish and heal your body while allowing you to shed unwanted pounds1. Most of all, to do so without any kind of tracking or journaling so that the fat loss process becomes as stress-free as possible2.
Although The Cruise Control Diet has helped over 100,000 men and women of all ages to optimize their health, it's people in their 50's, 60's, and 70's (even 80's and 90's) that typically fair best on the program*. The reasons for this are twofold:
- As we get older our metabolism tends to slow down3. This is primarily due to muscle loss4. Insulin resistance further compounds the problem5. And because of this, traditional diet plans that may work great for people in their 20's and 30's, usually don't have the same effect on people in their 50's and 60's5.
The Cruise Control Diet takes this distinction into account and aims to improve your insulin sensitivity6. By doing so, it helps you to shed unwanted weight no matter how old you are (but especially if you happen to be older)6, 7.
- The Cruise Control Diet makes is a very loose program that fits into your lifestyle so you don't feel burdened by strict rules and a rigid regimen.
As a result, it helps to break the cycle of yo-yo dieting that's common in older folks that have been on program after program over the course of several years*. The end result is a lifestyle change leading to successful weight loss*.
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2 A. Janet Tomiyama, Ph.D. et al. Low Calorie Dieting Increases Cortisol. Psychosom Med. 2010 May; 72(4): 357–364.
3 Susan B Robert et al. Energy requirements and aging. Public Health Nutrition: 8(7A), 1028–1036.
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6 Gower BA et al. A lower-carbohydrate, higher-fat diet reduces abdominal and intermuscular fat and increases insulin sensitivity in adults at risk of type 2 diabetes. J Nutr. 2015 Jan;145(1):177S-83S.
7 Bazzano LA et al. Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets: A Randomized Trial. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Sep 2;161(5):309-18.