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She embarked on a lifestyle overhaul eight years ago, after her mother died, and went from a size 16 to a size 8 in the process.
And recovering alcoholic Davinia Taylor, 43, attributed her three-stone weight loss to “biohacking,” during an appearance on Friday’s episode of This Morning and insisted, “You don’t matter. the calories, you have to count the chemicals! “
The former Hollyoaks actress – who played Jude Cunningham on the Channel 4 soap opera – also claimed that vegetable oil made you depressed, as she was on the show to promote her new book: “This is not a diet ”.
Biohacking! Davinia Taylor, 43, attributed her three-stone weight loss to “biohacking,” during an appearance on Friday’s episode of This Morning
Explaining to hosts Dermot O’Leary and Alison Hammond what her diet involves, Davinia said, “You don’t count calories, you have to count chemicals. What I have done over the years is… because I eat on depression.
“When I’m upset or stressed, I look for carbs, and that’s a form of biohacking. But basically you are trying to hack your hormones to improve your mood.
“And I was doing this after my mom’s diet, constantly, because I had quit drinking 13 years ago, so I knew I couldn’t go. So I turned to carbs and sugars and pizza and stuff… And I couldn’t stop.
“But what I didn’t realize was the ingredients in there – a few. – really triggered me to be even more depressed.
Chemical products ? Explaining to hosts Dermot O’Leary and Alison Hammond what her diet involves, Davinia insisted, “You don’t count calories, you have to count chemicals! “
What? The actress – who played Jude Cunningham in Hollyoaks – also claimed that vegetable oil made you depressed, while she was on the show promoting her new book, “It’s Not a Diet.”
“And the one that I discovered, more than sugar, you think, is vegetable oil and seed oil that actually make you depressed. It’s not supposed to be in our diet, but it’s everywhere.
“And when I removed that my body started to function better and I was able to metabolize the food that I was storing and get rid of it, then improve my mood and start exercising. “
Davinia explained that her new way of life began when she went to doctors who told her that she was “on the verge of obesity” and that she needed to moderate her diet.
“Me, as a former alcoholic, I was like ‘yeah okay’,” the actress laughed, before revealing that she can’t just have ‘one pringle’, but that she will eventually have the whole pack.
She continued, “They were actually designed by mathematicians, not dieticians, and they have an equation called the bliss point, which triggers chemicals in your brain, so you have to eat more.
Visible change: She embarked on a lifestyle overhaul eight years ago, after her mother died, and went from a size 16 to a size 8 in the process (pictured left in 2004 )
Hack your hormones! “Basically you’re trying to hack your hormones to improve your mood,” Davinia said.
“They’re owned by about five big companies in the world and they make these products – it’s not food – and basically it makes us all go crazy around these products. You can’t stop eating.
Divinia explained that she had changed her “gut microbiome” and that she had now become “metabolically flexible” so that she could only have one slice of pizza, whereas before she would have eaten pizza in the bin.
She continued, “You can do little things like cold showers that change your hormones. My mantra is: feed the brain and the body will follow.
“I wake up every morning and feed my brain fat, not sugar, because sugar turns me on. I put coconut oil in my coffee. It’s called MCT oil – it’s a medium change hyglicoride. It goes up to your brain and it will feed your brain with fat.
“Your brain is 70% fat, and the brain is its preferred fuel – not sugar – it keeps it going longer, so you don’t get peaks and troughs. “
Works for her! Divinia explained that she has changed her “gut microbiome” and is now “metabolically flexible” so that she can now only have one slice of pizza.
What? “And the one that I discovered, more than sugar you think, is vegetable oil and seed oil that actually make you depressed,” Davinia said.
Davinia revealed that if she had, “And the one that I found out, more than sugar, would you believe, it’s vegetable oil and seed oil that actually makes you depressed. It’s not supposed to be in our diet, but it’s everywhere. toast or croissants in the morning, she craves more food quickly. Instead, the actress has bacon and eggs every day but won’t have granola because it’s not an “ancient food.”
“Sunflower oil – or rapeseed oil as we call it here – was actually made in the 1950s to clean farm machinery and in the United States they decided it should be sold. for money to generate secondary income for farmers.
“As soon as I have it, I’m so in tune with my body that I feel a hollow. I always cook in butter, I never have a butter spread that has sunflower oil in it, this stuff gets into your cells and causes cell damage.
When asked to explain biohacking, Davinia said, “If you can go out in the morning without your sunglasses on.
“Take off your sunglasses. natural sunlight – blue light in the morning will hit your retina so your body knows when to start pumping sleep hormones.
Old Food Problems: The actress has bacon and eggs every day but will not have granola because it is not “old food”