The Diet Denominator: Fill Your Tank for Less

A practical guide to choosing low energy density foods


The Diet Denominator

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With this plan, you can eat the same volume of food while consuming fewer calories thus still feeling full unlike most diet plans. That is because you will be consuming less energy dense foods. The average Diet Denominator of the ordinary food items prepared from items from the grocery store is around 3.0 and to lose weight, you want to try and choose foods with a Diet Denominator at or below this number or below your magic number as discussed in  that chapter.

Keep in mind, this number can be much higher for restaurants, fast foods, and other foods, which is why this plan is so useful. This plan is so simple and easy to use you can make the calculation on your own.

The Diet Denominator: Fill Your Tank for Less.

A practical guide to choosing low energy density foods.

This book comes complete with a unique, easy to use food evaluation tool. With The Diet Denominator, you can Fill Your Tank for Less by selecting foods that are energy lean. As a result, you will fill up on fewer calories, select smarter foods that you still enjoy, and fell less hungry afterwards.


Try the free online energy density calculator here:


All you need is the Nutrition Facts panel on your food item. Take a look at the sample chart below. See book for details.

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Read about energy density diets at the Mayo Clinic here:

More magazine articles appearing in Muscle and Fitness
written by Frank G. Bottone, Jr., PhD on Energy Density.

Long before it was popularized!

Be Water Wise (below left)

High Protein Diet and Hunger (below right)
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Articles written by Frank G. Bottone, Jr., PhD appearing in
Muscle and Fitness (below left) and Men’s Fitness (below right).

Another article in the American Dietetic Association’s (ADA’s) Weight Management Newsletter