The potato hack was modeled after an 1849 diet plan for people that were becoming fat and ?dyspeptic? from living too luxuriously. This potato diet simply called for one to eat nothing but potatoes for a few days at a time, promising that fat men become as ?lean as they ought to be.? One hundred and sixty-seven years later, we are fatter and sicker than ever, but the potato diet still works. Potatoes contains natural drug-like agents that affect inflammation, hunger, insulin, sleep, dreams, mood, and body weight. The potato is the best diet pill ever invented. The potato hack is a short-term intervention (3-5 days) where one eats nothing but potatoes. This short mono-food experiment will strengthen your immune system and provide you with all of the nutrition you need to remain energetic, sleep great, and, as a side-effect, lose weight. The potato hack will help you develop a new relationship with food, hunger, taste, and yourself.
Tim Steele retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2004 after twenty-one years of service. He now works in the health care industry, specializing in hospital electrical technology. Tim and his wife, Jackie, live in North Pole, Alaska.