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Ask Dr. Michael D. Fox About Nutrition, Low Carb and Fertility

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Are you having problems with your menstrual cycle? Perhaps you’ve been diagnosed with PCOS or perhaps you suspect you have it? Are you interested in how low carb diets can help and how to maximize the benefits? If so, then go ahead and ask your questions to our expert on the subject, Dr. Fox.

Ask Dr. Fox about nutrition, low carb and fertility – for members (free trial available)

Below are some questions answered by Dr. Fox: Continue Reading →

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Weight Loss Struggles of Women over 50


4.4 out of 5 stars5 star66%4 star13%3 star16%2 star2%1 star0%36 ratings1,643 viewsWhy do so many women over 50 struggle with their weight, even on a low-carb diet?

Jacqueline Eberstein, RN, worked closely with the late and great Dr. Robert Atkins for three decades, and she has a lot of experience treating people with these issues.

On the 2015 low-carb cruise she gave a presentation on the topic and then we sat down to talk about it, with her sharing her best advice. Watch parts of the interview above. The full 16-minute interview is on the membership pages (free trial available):

Weight Loss Struggles of Women over 50 – Full Interview

Sign up for a free membership trial in a minute and you can see it instantly – as well as many other video courses, movies, interviews, presentations, Q&A with experts, etc.

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“I Got My Life Back!”

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Before and after

Ingrid tried everything: powder diets, pills and, of course, low-fat foods. But the weight kept creeping up, slowly, and in the fall of 2010 the scale showed 309 lbs. (140 kg). Everything felt heavy. Sugar cravings, hunger and emotional eating were a never-ending nightmare.

In January 2011 she decided to try LCHF. Here’s what happened: Continue Reading →

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Pre-Pregnancy Potato Consumption Linked to Gestational Diabetes

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A new study shows that women eating a lot of potatoes before getting pregnant have a higher risk of developing gestational diabetes, a form of type 2 diabetes:

The same thing has been shown with regular type 2 diabetes – people eating potatoes more often get that variety of diabetes too.

These, of course, are only statistical correlations, so these studies do not by themselves prove that potatoes cause diabetes. But potatoes certainly contain fast-acting carbs that raise blood sugar. Avoiding those carbs is great for treating type 2 diabetes, so it would not surprise me if it could prevent it as well.

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“The More I Learn About Breast Milk, the More Amazed I Am”

Breast milk is truly an amazing thing, and far beyond anything that we can make to replace it. It even adapts to the specific needs of the baby. I recommend this long fascinating article if you’re at all interested:

The Stranger: The More I Learn About Breast Milk, the More Amazed I Am

I realize not all moms can breastfeed, and our society is often making it way harder than it should be. I’m just grateful that my two daughters have had the luxury of starting life with long periods of breastfeeding (the first one 20 months, the second still going at 15 months). Something that may have even more benefits than those mentioned in the article.

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Women, Hormones and Nutrition (New Member Presentation)

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Here’s the presentation by physician and fertility expert Dr. Michael Fox from the recent low-carb cruise. It’s about nutrition as a treatment for infertility, PCOS, menopause… and why coffee could be bad for you.

Watch the presentation on the membership pages

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You can sign up for a free trial in less than a minute – this also gives you immediate access to tons of video courses, more interviews, Q&A with experts, movies, etc.

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Ask Dr. Michael D. Fox About Nutrition, Low Carb, Fertility… and Coffee

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Today we’re really proud to have another world-leading expert start answering member questions.

Dr. Michael D. Fox, MD, specializes in reproductive medicine. He has much experience in using strict low-carb diets and other lifestyle interventions – combined with medication, if needed – to maximize the chances of getting pregnant, and for treating PCOS. He’s also quite knowledgeable in other aspects of women’s health.

You can learn a lot about the work of Dr. Fox in our interviews with him, plus a 45-minute presentation, available on the membership site. And now you can also ask him questions on the membership site and he’ll start out answering at least once per week. Continue Reading →

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Four New Video Interviews on Losing Weight and Gaining Health!

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 There are now FOUR more video interviews online on the memberships site (free trial one month).

1. The remarkable Dr. Terry Wahls tells the story of how she got her MS under control using a total diet change. Her TED talk has been viewed more than 2 million times, and here she tells her personal story in more detail. Watch

2. Paola Hughes, who’s lost 95 pounds on an LCHF diet with no hunger, shares her experiences and what she’s learned. Watch

3. Fertility specialist Dr. Michael Fox about how stress – like exercise and restricting calories (!) – can stop women from getting pregnant. Watch

4. Lastly, stand up comedian and film producer Tom Naughton shares why calorie counting for weight control is pretty much doomed to fail. Watch

Four insightful interviews. You can check them out instantly with a trial membership (free one month). If you want to stay more than one month it’s $9 per month after that and every dollar is used to support and expand the Diet Doctor site.

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“This May Have Saved My Life”

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Karen Melo shared on the Diet Doctor Facebook page what has happened so far in six months with LCHF:

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I just wanted to share what a LCHF lifestyle has done for me in six months. 38 lbs (17 kg) lost, PCOS symptoms greatly improved, blood pressure down and signs of inflammation are completely gone! Thank you for the information that you provide on your website!! Many medical and fitness professionals had given me very bad advice for my entire adult life, in part because they didn’t know about or understand PCOS and the impact it has on insulin. Your work in LCHF eating may very well have saved my life. Thank you, sincerely.

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“I Didn’t Think the Results Would Come This Soon”

Before and after

Before and after

I just received an email from Annie, 26, who had been always been overweight. Here’s what happened in just three months on LCHF: Continue Reading →

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