You know I'd forgotten that he kept saying that. I think he was trying to not scare them. You know switch them over from CW thinking of deprivation like you mentioned to a fat-adapted way of thinking. Each time he said don't worry about counting calories, I thought to myself, ha and then you'll have the talk with them in week 2? lol
Thanks for the heads up about the Hyperlipid site, am looking forward to reading up on their take on gut flora.