Dolvett Quince’s 21-Day Plan to Drop 2 Dress Sizes

Learn how you can lose two dress sizes in 21 days – without depriving yourself of any of the foods you love.

Dolvett Quince’s 21-Day Plan to Drop 2 Dress Sizes

Dolvett Quince has dedicated his time and effort to helping contestants lose weight on The Biggest Loser. Now he’s revealing his secrets exclusively to Dr. Oz! He has developed a plan that will help you lose two dress sizes in 21 days – without depriving you of any of the foods you love. This simple plan isn’t a diet – it’s a way of life.

Rule #2: Alternate Between Clean and Cheat Days

Deprivation is the foundation of any unsuccessful diet. By telling yourself you can’t have the foods you love, you’re only fueling the uncontrollable cravings that can result in binges. Indulging a little during the week isn't going to ruin your diet; it will actually make your metabolism work better! Alternating between clean and cheat days will confuse your body into optimal fat-burning performance. Follow the 3-1-2-1 rule for the best results: 3 1500-calorie clean days, 1 1700-calorie cheat day, 2 1500-calorie clean days, 1 1700-calorie cheat day.

Q: I end up overeating because it makes me feel better and I never really get full. I'd like to lose weight but this makes it hard. Any suggestions?

A: Being persistently hungry can cause big trouble. So can overeating for comfort/pleasure. These two behaviors, say researchers from Baylor University's Children's Nutrition Research Center, are controlled deep within your brain by serotonin-producing neurons, but operate separately from each other — one in the hypothalamus, the other in the midbrain. They both can, however, end up fueling poor nutritional choices and obesity.

Eating for Hunger

When hunger is your motive for eating, the question is: "Does your body know when you've had enough?" Well, if you are overweight, obese or have diabetes you may develop leptin resistance and your "I am full" hormone, leptin, can't do its job. The hormone's signal to your hypothalamus is dampened, and you keep eating.

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