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LCHF-Success Greetings from India 47
Vitamin D and Seasonal Allergies 6
Triathlon on LCHF 24
Yet Another Example of the “Dangers” of an LCHF Diet 33
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Triathlon on LCHF

Triathlon

Can you exercise without a lot of carbohydrates? You certainly can.

But can you also handle tough exercise for a triathlon on LCHF? Staffan Leandersson decided to try: Continue Reading →

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LCHF-Success Greetings from India

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Last April I received an e-mail from Sameer Pitale in India, and then an updating e-mail in December. Here’s his success story, also including his family’s health and weight improvements. Continue Reading →

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Yet Another Example of the “Dangers” of an LCHF Diet

Before and after LCHF

Before and after LCHF

Recently My Westerdahl reached a milestone and sent me a message:

Today I step on the scale and it shows me that my greatest milestone to date is reached! I’ve lost 165 lbs (75 kg) by adopting an LCHF diet! I was able to decline gastric bypass surgery by exchanging carbohydrates for generous amounts of fat! I haven’t suffered any allergy or asthma shocks since the day 3.5 years ago when I made the diet change! Please tell me, why would a body respond with health on a diet that will kill it? Doesn’t this violate the principles of evolution? Thank you, Diet Doctor, for your tireless work spreading knowledge for a healthier population!

Congratulations My! Continue Reading →

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Vitamin D and Seasonal Allergies

Here’s well-timed news for people suffering from seasonal allergies: A new study, small but well designed, shows improvement with supplementation of vitamin D.

The participants (35 people with seasonal allergic rhinitis) received either vitamin D (4000 IU daily) or placebo for two weeks. Beyond this both groups received the same treatment. The group getting vitamin D experienced less daytime problems with sneezing, nasal congestion and runny noses:

Medscape: Oral Vitamin D Boost Intranasal Steroid Effect in Rhinitis

Observe that the study has only been presented at a scientific conference – meaning it’s not published yet. The result thus has to be taken with an extra pinch of salt. And we need another, larger study for proof. But it still sounds promising.

More on vitamin D

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