TODAY | December 30, 2013
>>> with just two days left until the new year, it is almost time to start giving up the processed carbs and sugars and start eating clean.
>> here with a diet that will help you drop the pounds fast is ester blum, the author of the new book "cave women don't get fat." a lot of people try it cut meat out when they're trying to feel better. but you think it's okay.
>> the key is it has to be meat with grass. that gets rid of the fatty ty acids.
>> how do you know?
>> go to a butcher.
>> i never heard of that.
>> you can find it at trader joe 's, whole foods, i go to a local butcher.
>> that's like kosher almost?
>> definitely not kosher. kosher animals are not raised pastured.
>> the first dish is breakfast.
>> gorgeous girls eat meat. this is the breakfast for you if you want to raise your serotonin levels in your brain, fight cravings and give yourself a lean muscular body.
>> hoda has doughnut holes. every morning.
>> that looks like meat in the morning.
>> this is pastured meat, meat raises your serotonin and dopamine levels in your brain. it get your brain awake and alert all day long.
>> i thought you weren't supposed to eat fruits in the morning and you have raspberries.
>> raspberries are chock full of antioxidants and low sugar fruit. i do encourage women especially to eat fruit because is satisfied the sweet carbohydrate craving.
>> the snack this is product friendly. beef jerky , you can find beef jerky that is --
>> i give to my dogs in the afternoon.
>> try some. try any of these. they're delicious. they're chiewy, but you can make your own jerky. i would encourage you to pick this up. this is a bread free sand wiswichsandwich. this is lettuce with a salmon cake instead of a crab cake .
>> come on.
>> and omega 3 fats, again, excellent for brain health.
>> good for you.
>> good girl.
>> we have -- this is your -- this is a side salad, your afternoon snack, turkey and avocado.
>> that i'll try.
>> there is the time of day where women get the horrible cravings.
>> avocado twice now.
>> right. i'm trying to teach you both you really need a ton of protein throughout the day. women are using yogurt and granola all day and that's not going to boost your brain biochemistry.
>> this is great.
>> this looks awesome.
>> this is the -- a lot of women say how do i give up carbohydrates at dinner. all about lateral moves. zucchini pasta is a wonderful lateral move and don't have to cook the zucchini.
>> we have that in our -- what was it? remember we had the --
>> cooking contest.
>> it was delicious.
>> it does. even children will eat this. you can say they're dinosaur noodles, very low in carbohydrates. super healthy for you.
>> also hot?
>> no, this is room temperature. and if you use a hot sauce , it will naturally cook the pasta anyway.
>> she's got the voice. michelle