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Weight loss and recipes

28th May, 2014

Weight loss Firstly many of you have been concerned about plateaued weight loss. Everyone has had a plateau in weight loss at some stage in the last 7 weeks. For some it was week 3-4 and for others 6-7.  Don’t let this get you down and please don’t consider changing back to your old habits. […]

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Week 8 of 8

26th May, 2014

 Week 8 of 8!     As we begin the final week of the study there are a few things to keep in mind or some ‘housekeeping’ to discuss; Next week’s questionnaire, your final Week 8 questionnaire, will include the three-day food diary that you completed in your baseline questionnaire prior to week 1. You will […]

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Roast veg salad

Family Life

20th May, 2014

Family Life      My husband calls himself low carb by default (my fault). He also expresses concern that the increase in fat in his diet could be contributing to a future of heart disease and early death. Actually he has never looked better. He weighs less than when we met 30 years ago, and is […]

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Food Groups

The Low Carb Template

11th May, 2014

The Low Carb Template At the end of the 8-week LCHF Women’s Health Research project, I know that many of you will continue on this pathway. Eight weeks is sufficient time for you to have experienced all sides of LCHF and decide what is working for you and what is not. The things that I […]

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Stress Less

8th May, 2014

Stress I am doing  Workplace Wellbeing presentation tomorrow to an industry and business group. No Workplace Wellbeing presentation can be delivered without considering stress, and the research I have done this week has given me insight into the impact that stress has on wellbeing weight loss, illness, and disease. Stress makes our bodies burn carbohydrate. […]

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Your Feedback

6th May, 2014

Your Feedback Ok so this is what you miss and how you deal with it (or don’t deal with it!). Thanks for all the feedback. Garlic cheese naan bread when out for a curry, and fries with vinegar when my husband is munching away at them I can so relate to this and good that […]

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Gut Feelings

1st May, 2014

I remember when I first went low carb, while I craved the crunch of crusty french bread and missed sushi like a long lost friend, I noticed some very positive changes to my stomach’s behaviour. I no longer had that gassy grumbling stomach all afternoon at work, following my usual ‘healthy’ lunch of wholemeal sandwiches […]

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Lunches and a Story!

27th Apr, 2014

Week Day Lunches        I think that lunch is probably the hardest meal of the day to keep interesting, and let’s face it, a good lunch can really make your day. Salads are a good option, but every day? That can get a bit dull. Get into the habit of cooking more than you […]

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The Question of Fats

21st Apr, 2014

The Great Fat Debate I thought it was a good time to discuss the fat debate in more depth. Why after all these years of promoting high carbohydrate low-fat diets are we now doing a completed u-turn and advising that we increase consumption of good quality natural fats and avoid all sugar and most carbohydrate. […]

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It’s Easter

17th Apr, 2014

It’s Easter!   Easter can be a big weekend for travel and socialising, but there is no reason for you to compromise your low carb habits. And before we go any further hot cross buns are NOT low carb! There are however some really good very low carb chocolate options if you really want to enjoy […]

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