Somewhere along the way, how we consume food has become a polarizing topic. We are surrounded by experts. If person X lost 15lbs on a new fad diet, it must be the secret that is holding person Y back from strolling to the pool looking like Brad Pitt in Fight Club. Also, according to person X, if person Y decides they like a different fad diet, not only will they fail, but something they read online said they will die from a flesh-eating virus due to lack of bacteria in the small intestine, or something like that.
Outside of the small window of prohibition, alcohol has been a legal, socially acceptable form of altering your state of consciousness that everyone over the legal age could enjoy. Booze is everywhere, it’s been handed out at church for centuries, you can get it on a plane ride, even some grocery store chains are encouraging getting a drink during your weekly food shopping run.
The basics of fat loss are simple. There is nothing “quick and easy” about maintaining a caloric deficit for any length of time to drop unwanted fat, but that’s what is necessary to get it done. Any blog post or infomercial claiming the next great fast fat loss system is usually trying to sell you something. Or they don’t know shit, probably both.