he focuses on diet being the primary stressor (with exercise secondary), so if you improve your food quality (irrespective of quantity) you body will re- calibrate its set point closer to that original level defined by your genes. In this case it is possible to drop fat while gaining muscle.
Steak, eggs, potatoes - fruits, nuts, berries and forage. Coconut milk and potent herbs and spices. Tea instead of coffee now and teeny amounts of kelp daily. Let's see how this does! Not really had dairy much, and gut seems better for it.