Instead of counting calories, Harris recommends a 12 step approach. Some snippets:
- Eliminate sugar and all foods that contain flour.
- Eliminate gluten grains. Limit grains like corn and rice, which are nutritionally poor.
- 2 or 3 meals a day is best. Don't graze like a herbivore.
- Most modern fruit is just a candy bar from a tree. Go easy on bags of sugar like apples. Stick with berries and avoid watermelon which is pure fructose. Eat in moderation.
- Eliminate legumes