The weight loss documentation happens at 11:45 in the video, but the whole thing is worth watching.
This dude had three Costco Hot Dog meals a day: a breakfast, lunch and dinner. He did not restrict himself to a single hot dog per meal, and had many meals of 2 hot dogs. He was also drinking full sugar soda along the way.
He also walked 10 miles a day and stayed hydrated.
Jared Fogel got famous for losing weight by walking a lot and eating a loaf of bread a day along with some deli meat and veggies: I think this is FAR more amazing. Let’s make THIS the new diet.
But seriously, I think this DOES speak to how much we over complicate weight loss. This person wasn’t even set out to do that, but look at what happens when you impose some restrictions on how/what you eat. Think of what he WASN’T eating by ONLY eating a hot dog.
EDIT: @QuadQueen I’m going to link you in on this because I imagine this is like watching a horror movie for you. It’s scary, but you’re just compelled to keep watching, haha.
This just goes to show that if weight loss is the only goal - calories in/calories out is the biggest factor at the end of the day. Several years ago there was a college professor who lost a bunch of weight eating only McDonalds food. He did it to counterpoint the “Super Size Me” documentary.
You can lose weight eating anything and everything as long as you eat less than you burn. On the opposite end of the spectrum, you’d be shocked at the number of clients I’ve taken on who couldn’t figure out why they were gaining weight eating a keto diet. Um, those two cups of 400 calorie each “Bulletproof” coffee definitely aren’t helping your situation. And no one needs to be eating anything referred to as a “fat bomb”. Just SO much stupidity, but clearly it’s way too tough to just not eat like an @sshole and move a little bit…
Yup! David Goggins put it best: the secret it to “stop eating so much f**king food”. I see it all the time in the Carnivore spheres. “I’ve been eating strict carnivore for weeks and I’ve GAINED weight!” And then you find out that they’re mainlining butter, cheese and bacon and don’t actually eat any sort of non-processed meat. Or they take “eat until full” to mean “Eat like each meal is your last meal on death row”.
“Everyone wants to go to heaven but no one wants to die”…t. Haha. No matter what strategy you employ, affecting physical change is gong to involve SOME sort of discomfort, and typically in the form of feeling some sort of hunger at some point.
But if nothing else, I dig how the 3 hot dog meal a day diet meant no snacking! Haha.