The Hybrid Diet mimics the body’s evolutionary design. We are ‘hybrid’ and can run on glucose from carbs and ketones from our body fat. Alternating between The 2 is the freshest health secret – because something magical happens once we switch between a ‘slow’ carb and a high fat diet: it sets up a healthy cycle of new cell growth and repair, and body fat is burnt more efficiently. This book will provide you with the why, when and how. The 2 so much effective how you can lose weight are either a high fat ‘ketogenic’ diet (think Atkins) or a ‘slow’ carb ‘low GL’ diet, but, in step with Holford and Burne, ‘Switching between The 2 has much more health advantages. The hybrid way of eating provides the benefits of fasting without going hungry and reduces risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer and cognitive decline, in addition to slowing the ageing process.