Eat the Hunter/Farmer Way - Canyon RanchIn his over 20 years of helping people find the courage and conviction to make lasting health changes, Mark Liponis, M. The Canyon Ranch physician, from to , was particularly confounded by his experience with some clients who were not losing weight. Eventually, Dr. Liponis came to realize that no single approach to a healthy diet would work for everyone because each of us has our own unique metabolism. Liponis says. Liponis explains that genetics is largely responsible for the differences in how we respond to food.
Understanding the Hunter/Farmer Diet
Hunter Farmer Diet - Mark Liponis, MD
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Recent studies have revealed why some dieters do better eating low-carb, while others do better on a low-fat diet. It is because there are two metabolic types: the Hunter and the Farmer. When you start eating according to your type it will be much easier for you to lose weight and improve your health. This program was created by Dr. There are the Farmers, who need a low-fat grain-based diet. And there are Hunters, who need a low-carb diet based on protein and veggies. You determine which type you are by undertaking a quiz including questions about physical characteristics, dietary preferences and bloodwork results.