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“This is why I reviewed 317 published, peer-reviewed scientific studies — so I could be 100% Confident when I tell you that the simple weight loss method I reveal on this page WILL help you lose weight, get rid of ugly body fat and naturally stimulate fat burning hormones in as little as 24 hours, all without sacrificing your metabolism or hard-earned muscle.”
My name is Brad Pilon, and I am going to share with you an easy-to-implement weight loss strategy specifically designed for men and women who want to lose fat without dieting, changing the foods they eat, or sacrificing their metabolism, muscle, or energy levels.
Listen, I am WELL aware of all the false and misleading weight loss products out there… Just like you I've paid good money for dozens of different diet books and workout programs only to be disappointed.
So believe me when I say I am confident that after reviewing all of the available scientific research, I can tell you what the 24-hour weight loss method below will help you…
- Lose weight
- Get rid of ugly body fat and
- Naturally stimulate fat burning hormones in as little as 24 hours
- All without sacrificing your metabolism or heard-earned muscle!
The 2000 Year Old Secret of Plato and Hippocrates That Can Make YOU Lean and Sexy
I know this sounds far-fetched which is why I've included the over 320 research papers you will see referenced at the end of this page that scientifically validate every single claim I just made.
Why am I telling you this? Simple - I do not want you to feel misled by anything I tell you.
I want to be completely upfront and honest with you and I will do everything I can to provide you with the information that you need to decide whether or not Eat Stop Eat is the right weight loss program for you.
The principles behind the Eat Stop Eat system have been around for millennia, and were praised by ancient philosophers like Plato and Hippocrates as the very best way to maintain your health and wellness. Yet, it has only been in the last 25 years that science has begun to support these ancient philosophers' theories.
I've used this research to design a system called Eat Stop Eat to help you lose weight without feeling deprived or going days on end barely eating.
And I've designed it to ensure that almost all of the weight you lose will come from your body fat!
Is This Common Weight-Loss Deception Silently Trapping Fat In Your Cells Each and Every Day?
"Eat Stop Eat does NOT involve eating complex combinations of special foods or complicated meal timing methods"
I understand this may seem a little confusing. After all, you've probably heard or even believed that you need to eat multiple small meals throughout the day in order to keep your metabolism "revving," and you're probably worried about things like 'starvation mode', which is the crazy idea that your metabolism will "slow to a halt" if you don't eat every couple hours…
However, the 24-hour weight loss method you’ll learn about on this page does NOT require you to eat frequent meals. And it doesn’t force you to eat specific foods or food combinations. In fact, you won’t even need to give up any of your favorite foods, snacks or treats! And as you’ll see shortly, you’ll never experience the mythical “starvation mode”, slowed metabolism, muscle loss or weight loss plateaus most complicated diet “gurus” try to scare you with…
Worse… The Weight Loss Industry & Packaged Food Companies Knowingly Spread This Lie To Get More Money From You…
Truth is, fancy diet schemes and complicated nutrition systems are total garbage…
In fact, they are purposefully misleading - all based on the principle that you must keep eating to lose weight.
This idea has never made any sense to me, yet the diet industry keeps on trying to convince you that in order to lose weight you must keep eating!…
After all, if you have to keep eating to lose weight, then there must be special ways to eat to lose fat. Special complicated ways.
Listen, the thought of eating more to lose weight is both silly and dangerous…
The idea that you can eat as much as you want and still lose weight is one of the key signs of a weight loss scam – yet it is also one of the most popular claims on the Internet!
"The idea that you can eat as much as you want and still lose weight is one of the key signs of a weight loss scam"
There are literally billions of dollars being spent every year on weight loss and diet books. It seems like each day a new book comes out telling you what you need to eat to start losing weight.
Recent projections suggest the diet marketing industry is worth anywhere between $20 billion and $60 billion in annual revenue. That's almost DOUBLE Mark Zuckerberg's reported total net worth!
Peer-Reviewed Research Proves That Using This 2000 Year Old Nutrition Secret Can Boost Your Fat-Burning by 700%
Indisputably, the most important hormone in your body when it comes to weight loss is something called Human Growth Hormone…
An increase in Growth Hormone, along with a steady decrease in Insulin is the 'Perfect Storm' for burning body fat at record speed.
In fact a recent paper published in The American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism has reported that the unique technique you'll discover below can result in a 700% increase in fat burning.
Think about this for a moment – this isn't some wild claim made by some actor pretending to be a doctor – it's the exact finding from a peer-reviewed research paper that was specifically studying the EXACT eating recommendations found within Eat Stop Eat…
And this is just one of the hundreds of studies that support this style of eating as an effective way to increase fat burning.
In fact, after trying this simple weight loss strategy, I'm willing to bet that you will tell your friends and family that it is the easiest to understand, most flexible diet plan you've ever seen.
And I'm willing to bet you also say it's the most effortless fat loss you've ever experienced.
Why The World’s Most Popular Diet Rules Have Caused You Unnecessary Suffering and Weight Loss Failure
If you're anything like the millions of other people out there who have ever experienced the pain and frustration that comes from trying to lose weight, you know that the traditional way to diet is not fun…
It involves months of scrutinizing every single piece of food you put in your mouth, and never being able to eat any of the foods you love. Sometimes you get to save up all your favorite foods for the occasional cheat day (if you're lucky) and ultimately almost every diet becomes a slow inevitable march towards failure. Just about every diet can make you feel miserable.
I've never met a single person who actually enjoys constantly obsessing over food or pretending that being irritable and cranky is just a sign of their awesome 'dedication' to their diet. This isn't dedication; it's a obsessive form of self-punishment that needs to just go away.
Dieting every day and THINKING about dieting every day can drain the life right out of you. This isn't because you're weak, or because you're not dedicated enough - it's like this for EVERYONE…
The Eat Stop Eat solution I'm about to cover in detail completely ELIMINATES this "diet drudgery"…
How Being A Nerd Helped Me Discover The EASIEST Weight Loss System In The World—WITHOUT Changing The Delicious Foods We All Love To Eat Every Day
I have spent my entire life studying nutrition and weight loss, and I have taken a very unusual path that ultimately led me to discover the simple weight loss system that has been hiding in front of our noses for over 2000 years
For starters, I have an honors degree in nutrition. So I understand the classic academic approach to how we should eat. I spent four years of university studying all of the typical 'eat less calories than you burn' type of stuff you need to know to become a dietitian.
Now here's where it gets interesting, right after university, I started doing research for the weight loss industry…
From managing the R&D department of a very successful sports supplement company to consulting start up companies, manufacturers and top fitness magazines, I have seen the inner working of the industry that only a privileged few have ever seen.
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During my time in the industry part of my responsibilities included traveling the world learning about potential cures for obesity (weight loss supplements are big money, so the first company to come out with a new ingredient that actually worked would be making billions).
Travelling to China, Germany, Scotland, England and all over North America, I have had the privilege of meeting some of the world's greatest minds in nutrition and weight loss.
Not only have I been lucky enough to travel the world but I have also had unlimited access to state of the art exercise physiology equipment, the kind of equipment that would make many University laboratories green with envy.
With this equipment I was able to conduct multiple body composition tests on numerous athletes and top level bodybuilders and monitor them while they dieted and tried new experimental weight loss programs.
This discovery the laboratory tested cutting edge
science that helps athletes and top level
bodybuilders become incredibly lean, muscular,
In fact, it was these experiments that ultimately led me to leave the industry and my career so that I could pursue graduate studies in human biology and nutritional sciences.
Many of the experiments I conducted had results that were VERY different from what I expected, and I soon realized that if I were to truly understand nutrition's role in weight loss, then I would have to start from the very beginning and study what happens to the body when it goes without ANY food.
Believe it or not, the system I developed and cover in detail below, called Eat Stop Eat, is actually the direct result of all of the research and scientific reviews I completed in graduate school on the benefits of fasting for weight loss and for health.
That's right, my research was on 'The Metabolic Effects of Short Periods of Fasting in Humans and its Potential Application in Weight Loss', so in essence when you read Eat Stop Eat what you are really seeing is an easy-to-read version of my graduate education!
That was over 7 years ago, and since then Eat Stop Eat has helped 21,000 of people lose weight.
In fact, at the bottom of this page, I share with you a some of the over 300 reviews Eat Stop Eat has received on the independent book review site, Goodreads. While I'm sure there's no such thing as 'typical' weight loss results, the thing I love is how easily these people were able to incorporate Eat Stop Eat and exercise into their lifestyles.
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Aside from being a nutrition professional, I am also an athlete. I have competed in (and won) amateur bodybuilding contests and powerlifting meets.
In fact, I have been a fitness junkie my whole life. My quest for answers began with my love of muscle. so in a weird sort of way my love of Bodybuilding is what led me to Eat Stop Eat. So making sure you keep your hard-earned muscle is just as important to me as making sure you can easily get rid of your extra belly fat.
After all, what's the point of losing body fat if all you've got left is skin and bone?
Eat Stop Eat is the EASIEST nutrition plan to help you have
the lean, toned body you so deeply desire—ALL while exercising
and dieting LESS.
Need Proof it Works?
Just look at my pictures below and you’ll see that I've spent the last 8 years using Eat Stop Eat to add significant amounts of lean muscle while losing fat at the SAME time… And I have the DEXA tests to prove it!
The pictures above are of me. The first one was taken more than 6 years ago. It was after 5 months of dieting for my first bodybuilding show. I planned my meals, ate well over 200 grams of protein per day, did cardio in the morning, weights at lunch, then cardio again at night.
I thought this was 'as good as it gets'. I believed that hard work, dedication, sacrifice and suffering were the ingredients needed to have the body I wanted.
The second picture was taken three years later, after three years of following the Eat Stop Eat Diet Plan. No more suffering and sacrifice.
The third picture is 8 years later (March of 2014). In the last 8 years I've realized that Eat Stop Eat is all I need to stay lean. No more obsessive compulsive dieting, no more mega-dosing protein and no more falling for every single diet scam I see on the internet.
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Eat Stop Eat is not about only eating certain amounts of food in certain food groups, nor does it push any special 'rules' on you about what you can and can't eat. It doesn't involve blocking the absorption of fat or calories, and it certainly doesn't involve rubbing fat loss creams or lotions on your body.
What it does do is give you the simplest most sustainable way I have ever used to lose weight, along with all of the scientific facts that support this statement.
This is strategic weight loss at it's finest - All of the hormone-manipulating, calorie-cycling, weight-loss-causing techniques you could imagine, rolled into one simple to follow, easy-to-start diet plan, that will work for you even if you have a slow metabolism or 'terrible genetics'.
Please let me be explicitly clear about one thing - Eat Stop Eat isn't just a diet - it's also the leading resource on the benefits of Intermittent Fasting for weight loss AND health…
First published in 2007 Eat Stop Eat has long been considered the 'go-to' "Fasting" Diet - Plus I update it almost every year to make sure that it is always on the cutting edge of weight loss research.
[…All Eat Stop Eat customers get every update for free…]
I don't think I can be any more transparent than to tell you this is a detailed book on the science behind intermittent fasting and fasting for weight loss, and the specific style of intermittent fasting that makes the Eat Stop Eat approach so unique, and so effective for both men and women.
You simply will NOT find a better collection of intermittent fasting research in any book, anywhere on the Internet. And let's be honest, there are good intermittent fasting approaches and then there are bad intermittent fasting approaches – With Eat Stop Eat you will find the style that best suits you.
Unlike other diet books Eat Stop Eat is not complicated, and it is not hard to understand. It is not full of filler, it is not 300 pages long and it is not 10 pages of diet advice and 200 pages of recipes. What Eat Stop Eat does have is a simple and effective way to lose body fat that is easier to stay on than anything you have ever tried before!
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Here are some of the unique benefits — backed by published scientific research — that Eat Stop Eat offers you:
You don't have to worry about food all day. Eating every three hours, cycling your protein and your carbs, measuring your glycemic index, I don't think any of these things are needed for solid long lasting weight loss. With Eat Stop Eat you can forget about all of these obsessive compulsive eating habits.
Your metabolism will not slow down and you will not go into "starvation mode". With Eat Stop Eat you will clearly see the research behind why short periods of fasting will not cause you to go into starvation mode. Your metabolism will stay just as high as it ever was (In fact, some research suggests it may even go higher!)
Your Testosterone levels will not plummet. Short period of fasting for weight loss will not cause your testosterone levels to plummet, in fact, they are typically HIGHEST when you are fasting (unless you are a mouse). Truthfully, losing excess weight could be one of the best things any man (or woman) could do maintain healthy levels of testosterone
You will not get light-headed and cranky! It is actually a myth that not eating causes you to become cranky or light headed. From my experience it is actually a mental 'addiction' to eating that makes most people get cranky when they don't eat. Eat Stop Eat can help you to break the 'food addiction' that causes this reaction.
You don't have to avoid going to restaurants with your friends. Eat Stop Eat is flexible. Spending months hiding from your friends because you are on a restrictive diet is a thing of the past. Now you can enjoy the freedom to live normally (and still lose weight).
You will save money. Eat Stop Eat won't ask you to start drinking organic raw goats milk or non-pasteurized rice milk or any other expensive food that you really don't like. With Eat Stop Eat you will learn why you don't have to spend any extra money on "special foods" if you want to lose weight.
You will boost your body fat burning hormones. With Eat Stop Eat you will reap the benefits of naturally increasing the exact same hormones that celebrities are paying thousands of dollars for in an attempt to stay lean, muscular and young looking.
You will not have to take any weird supplements or eat special foods. Let's face it. A good nutrition program should not ever have to rely on supplements to help you lose weight.
You will still have great workouts. Think not eating for a couple hours is going to ruin your workout? Think again. You can still have amazing body fat burning and muscle building workouts while following Eat Stop Eat.
You will not lose ANY of your hard earned muscle. Eat Stop Eat will show you the scientific facts behind why a lot of what you are told about dieting and muscle loss is nothing more than diet industry scare tactics.
You will lose weight, and this weight will be all body fat. With the Eat Stop Eat program, weight loss is steady and consistent, and the weight you will lose will be body fat.
You don't have to avoid carbs, or fats. Forget about eating canned tuna and low fat cottage cheese for days on end, Eat Stop Eat was designed to work in the real world, so you can eat real food and still lose weight.
You don't have to eat mega-doses of protein every day. Do you think you need to eat 50 grams of protein every 2-3 hours in order to lose weight? Well think again. With Eat Stop Eat you'll learn the real truth behind protein, muscle mass and dieting. Goodbye expensive gross protein shakes.
You will not have to take any weird cleansing products or laxatives. Eat Stop Eat is an advanced fasting diet that is based on real world science. There are no weird potions or laxatives involved.
You can follow the diet you like best. With Eat Stop Eat you can follow any style of eating you like, after all, Eat Stop Eat doesn't tell you what you can and can't eat, that's all up to you.
You will be productive. With Eat Stop Eat, you won't go into a super low productive funk like what happens with some traditional diets. In fact, many people have told me that they are their absolute most productive on their fasting days!
You will have energy. With Eat Stop Eat you will not feel tired, cranky or lethargic. In fact, I'm guessing you will feel energized and alert.
And most importantly, you will not waste any of your precious time!
I have no doubt that once you realize the ease and the simplicity of the Eat Stop Eat lifestyle you will be absolutely amazed. You may even think that I am lying, but it's all true, and it is all backed by solid scientific research.
When I finished writing the first manuscript of Eat Stop Eat, I handed it to one of my friends who has tried just about every popular diet on the market. When she finished Reading Eat Stop Eat, she put the book down, looked up at me and said "Brad, if it's really this easy, I'm going to be very pissed off!"…
Well it is just that easy, and it does make that much sense.
But I do understand why you are skeptical – after all, a recent survey suggested that more than 40% of weight loss advertisements make at least one claim that is almost certainly false and misleading – That's almost half the ads you see. So I understand your hesitation and want to make sure that you know EXACTLY what Eat Stop Eat has to offer you…
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You may have noticed that I am NOT offering you seventeen free bonuses or 'special reports' written by random authors you've never heard of before. Reason being – You don't need any of that fluff.
Eat Stop Eat isn't a fad diet promising unbelievable or dramatic weight loss -- just rapid, permanent and noticeable weight loss -- so I don't need to entice you with a bunch of meaningless extra 'perks' or 'empty promises'. It's a sensible weight loss program backed by credible, accurate and reliable scientific research.
In fact, I'm so confident that Eat Stop Eat is the only weight loss solution you will ever need, that I'm willing to let you read it absolutely FREE of charge for 3 days so you can see for yourself how easy and powerful it is.
You have immediate access the minute you click the add to cart button below, so as soon as you are ready, you can get started.
Yet… YOU DO NOT HAVE TO DECIDE TODAY…
Even if you keep the book longer than three days, you STILL have a full 60 days to enjoy the weight loss results of the Eat Stop Eat lifestyle before you decide. You see, if you decide at anytime before the end of 60 days that you are not experiencing the same effortless weight loss as over 21,000 other Eat Stop Eat fans, just let me know and I’ll happily refund every penny of your purchase.
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I've been living the ESE lifestyle for years. And I'm constantly tweaking and improving the way I apply it in my busy life. I'm married with 2 kids, I have a hectic travel, interview and writing schedule, and I run 2 successful businesses. Through all that, I've meticulously recorded everything and boiled it down into this very personal, very practical and absolutely invaluable done-for-you guide to losing weight quickly and permanently, no matter how busy you get.
Inside ESE OPTIMIZED you'll discover…
- Exactly how many calories I eat (and even pictures of my meals)
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- Why you must NEVER snack on protein (despite what you've heard)
- The ONE exercise that is MORE important than weight training OR cardio
- Why you should never exercise while you're fasted
- And all the rest of the day to day tricks I used to get in the best shape of my life without "dieting" and while exercising half as much as I used to…
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Remember, everything you've been doing up until now has not worked and now you know why. Continuing to follow fad diets full of misleading claims will only lead you to even more frustration and greater despair as the weeks pass by and your struggle with your stalled weight loss efforts.
This can continue to negatively affect everything from your relationships with your friends, your quick temper with your family and loved ones, your satisfaction with your career and even all the way down to the clothes you wear.
None of this is what I want for you and I know this is not what you desire for yourself.
I honestly believe that in 5 years time this is how everyone will be eating. But why wait 5 years? Like I said, by then everyone will be following Eat Stop Eat. If this sounds like the solution you've been looking for - the type of solution that could help you attain long lasting weight loss results - then I recommend clicking the add to cart below and get reading!
Once you have read this book, I guarantee you will never want to, or NEED to pick up another nutrition or diet book ever again!
Brad Pilon MS
Author, Eat Stop Eat
P.S. Below are some of the over 300 reviews Eat Stop Eat has received on the independent book review site, Goodreads. While I'm sure there's no such thing as 'typical' weight loss results, the thing I love is how easily these people were able to incorporate Eat Stop Eat and exercise into their lifestyles.
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Goodreads Reviews for Eat Stop Eat
P.P.S. Eat Stop Eat is just a little over 200 pages long – It is simple and concise and will probably only take you one evening to read. If you want to be blinded by complex and confusing pseudo-scientific explanations, misleading metabolism marketing and 'Eat this not that' lists of foods then this is NOT the book for you.
However, if you are looking for the very best resource on fasting for weight loss and are willing to accept the possibility of a very simple and incredibly effective method of shedding body fat then Eat Stop Eat is definitely the book for you.
P.P.P.S. As you know, you can try Eat Stop Eat FREE for 3 days. Yet even if you choose to keep the book, and decide any time within the next 60 days that it is not what you were looking for, or that it just does not work for you the way it has for tens of thousands of other savvy folks around the world, please just let me know and I will happily return every penny of your investment.
If You Still Have Questions, Chances Are Someone Else Has Also Asked Me Something Similar. Here Are a Few of The Most Common Questions I Get About Eat Stop Eat…
Q: I want to lose fat and gain muscle. Can I do both with Eat Stop Eat?
A: Absolutely. In Eat Stop Eat I outline exactly how you can build muscle while also losing body fat. You can check out the chapter 'Fasting and your muscle mass' for more information.
Q: I'm really enjoying the weight loss results I'm getting from Eat Stop Eat, but I'd still like to clean up the way I eat even more, any tips?
A: With Eat Stop Eat you can incorporate any diet style you like. My personal opinion is that the general guideline of eating 'lean and green' with lots of fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices is an ideal complement to the Eat Stop Eat lifestyle, but you can incorporate any diet style you wish and still see fantastic results You can check out the chapter 'How to eat, Eat Stop Eat style' for more information.
Q: I've heard that women shouldn't follow diets that involve missing meals, is this true?
A: The Eat Stop Eat style of eating has helped thousands of women lose weight. In fact, there is an entire chapter in Eat Stop Eat devoted to helping women get the absolute best results possible from Eat Stop Eat, you can check out the chapter 'Fasting for women' for more information.
Q: Do you think the Eat Stop Eat lifestyle would be beneficial to someone who is simply trying to maintain his or her current weight?
A: Yes. Eat Stop Eat provides a simple way to lose weight, and to also maintain your weight. The trick is in the timing. You can check out the chapter 'How to keep it off' for more information on maintaining your weight with Eat Stop Eat.
Q: Can you guarantee that I will lose fat if I buy your book?
A: No. Eat Stop Eat does not have a weight loss guarantee. Any diet that does is scamming you. Any effective Weight loss program requires you to eat less and exercise more. when you purchase Eat Stop Eat what you get is a book outlining all the principles you need to be very successful at losing weight and keeping it off, but it's up to YOU to actually put these principles into action.
Q: Is this type of diet healthy in the long run?
A: According to the research, yes. Fasting initiates many health promoting pathways inside your body, including decreasing inflammation, activating autophagic pathways, and decreasing your body's total toxin load. For more information you can check out the chapters in 'The Health Benefits of Fasting' section of Eat Stop Eat.
Q: I really want to try this diet, but I'm worried that I'm too old. Is this program appropriate for someone my age (I'm 67 years young)?
A: Absolutely. Many of our best Eat Stop Eat transformations have come from people over the age of 50. As long as you have medical clearance to diet and exercise this program will work for you if followed correctly. When in doubt you can always check with your healthcare professional.
Q: I've read that high protein diets can help with weight loss. Can I eat a high protein diet while doing Eat Stop Eat?
A: Yes. With Eat Stop Eat HOW you eat is completely your choice. There are several published research studies suggesting that a higher amount of dietary protein might be associated with an increased rate of weight loss (As long as the diet is calorie reduced). Most of the research I've reviewed have had people eat between 70 and 150 grams of protein per day (not the crazy 250 grams of protein per day suggestions that you find in fitness magazines). If you like, you can definitely try eating a higher protein diet while using Eat Stop Eat.
Q: I'd like to get to single digit body fat, is this the right program for me?
A: Whether your goal is to lose the last 10 stubborn pounds, or the first 10 pounds of your weight loss journey, Eat Stop Eat can and will help you. You can read the chapter 'The Eat Stop Eat lifestyle' for more information on reaching extremely low levels of body fat.
Q: I want to get started right away; do I have to wait for you to deliver my book physically before I get started?
A: Eat Stop Eat will be instantly available for you to download right after your purchase. No shipping fees, no delays, no waiting to get started.
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