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“People are Amazed at What I’ve Done!”


Paolos Hughes had tried a number of diets, but it was not until she tried the LCHF diet that the weight really started coming off – 95 pounds so far! Now there’s no looking back. Listen to her story above.

You can watch a longer interview with Paolos Hughes – about her experiences – on the member site: “People are Amazed at What I’ve Done! – Full Interview

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How This Couple Lost 200 Pounds on LCHF

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Here’s an amazing story:

Yahoo Health: How This Couple Lost Nearly 200 Pounds Combined by Changing the Way They Eat

Do you want to do the same thing? Follow the instructions below. Continue Reading →

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“For the First Time in My Life, I’m Not Fat. For the First Time, I’m Not Hungry”

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Patrik’s scale displayed 220 lbs already in high school, and he’d tried every possible way of losing weight. But the weight always crept back. Then, finally, he found what worked:

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Hi!

I’m one of those people who have been fat all their lives. From childhood right up to my thirties. Throughout the years, I’ve tested just about every diet. I’ve starved my way through meal replacement plans, had meetings with school nurses who’ve advised me to “eat less”, and I’ve also tried walking tens of miles daily, trying to survive on plain coffee and water.

Sure, I’ve lost weight, but all of it has always come back eventually.

Apart from all of this, I’m also one of those people who failed when trying LCHF the first time around. Continue Reading →

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One Week on LCHF: Weight Down and Blood Sugar Reduced

Alison was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes last year and tried out various diets without success. After having watched Doctor in the House a week ago she found Diet Doctor and LCHF. Here’s the result of a single week:

The Email

Dear Andreas

I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes a year ago, I have tried on and off to diet with little to no success. I am not on any medication and was testing my BG every day at around 7.2 – 8.8 mmol/l (130 – 158 mg/dl). Not coma inducing but diabetic none the less. Having watched my mother die from diabetes related kidney failure, I thought my life was over at 51!

I watched Doctor in the house a week or so ago and from that found your web site. I started the LCHF way of eating ONE WEEK AGO and this morning was 3 pounds (1.7 kg) lighter and my pre-lunch BG levels today was 5.4 mmol/l (97 mg/dl)! I am so overwhelmed I cannot thank you and Doctor in the house enough for leading my down this path.

I know it’s just a week in and I’m still trying to get to grips with everything (I’ve been ill with a bad cold too) but I now see a bright future again.

With much appreciation and thanks
Alison O

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“I Can Go 24 Hours Without Even Thinking About Food”

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Paul is a big fan of the LCHF diet. When he added more FAT to his low-carb diet almost every aspect of his life improved… amazingly high energy levels, mental clarity and, of course, weight loss. He never wants to go back to sugary ready-made food, bad sleep and the need to eat every 30 minutes. Here’s his story:

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Hi Andreas, I hope this is not too long …

I started having problems controlling weight and food intake around 20 years ago, and over time I tried to loose weight “white knuckle” dieting, and counting calories. I did have some success with this, but the weight always returned as I was unaware of the reaction my body was having to grains, sugar and starches. I did not realize how hopeless the situation was and I was not happy.

However, I did have a very successful experience on the Atkins diet around ten years ago, but I was ignorant of the science and was fearful of the fat intake. Overcoming this is what has truly changed my life. When a friend of mine told me about the paleo diet a few years ago, it seemed to all make sense, which lead me to start researching the science on the web. I watched all of Andreas Eenfeldt’s videos, Tim Noakes, Dr Eric Westman and more, and I dabbled here and there but was unable to sustain LCHF because of my lack of fat intake.

Then I saw Butter Bob Briggs video entitled “Butter Makes Your Pants Fall Off“. This was exactly what I needed to see the way forward. I had been missing the key element in all of this that had been staring me in the face all along, and that is FAT. So I decided to go for it, after all, I was surely going to drop dead of a heart attack from sugar, so why not fat…? Continue Reading →

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“For me LCHF = Freedom and Health”

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Mary spent 18 years being obese, with illnesses, depression and general unhappiness as consequences of her lifestyle. One day, she just wouldn’t take it anymore. She decided to live a life without being a slave to sugar and reversed her type 2 diabetes. Here is her story:

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I have struggled with weight since the 7th grade – I yo-yo’d between a healthy weight and a little overweight until my mid to late 20’s when I steadily started gaining year after year. I spent 18 years in the obese category, topping out at 260 pounds in early 2014.

Finally on March 3, 2014 something snapped in me and I just decided no more. Continue Reading →

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“I’m Planning to Make This a Permanent Lifestyle”

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Carl had lost over a 100 pounds by adopting a low carb diet three times before, but he never made the change permanently. This time, he’s planning to not fall off the wagon and gain all that weight back. Together, he and his diet partner Chris have taken on the LCHF diet:

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Hi,

Thanks for requesting some more information about my journey to health through following an LCHF lifestyle.

In actuality, this is the 3rd time in my adult life I have lost over a hundred pounds by following a sugar free and low carb routine. I actually find low carbing easy to do and it always works for me. My past mistake has been to fall off the wagon after I reach my goal and to gain it back. Being 56 now, and for health, not vanity reasons, I’m planning to make this a permanent lifestyle. Me and my diet partner Chris have both lost close to 100 pounds at the current time. I started at 277 and my goal is about 155, as I am just 5 foot 9 inches tall. Chris started at about 360 and has a current goal of 200 for the time being. We have been on our new plan for just over 10 months. Having done this type of eating and lifestyle I am well read on the subject and I would be glad to answer questions and to help anyone out there who needs some inspiration.

I have attached a picture of my progress so far, feel free to use on your site if you like .

Thanks for your interest!

Carl Woerner

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Progress: -30 Pounds in Another 3 Months, Total -80 Pounds on LCHF!

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We recently heard back from one of our weight loss story writers, Jason! Last time he wrote, he had lost 50 pounds, impressive enough that some people thought that his after picture was Photoshopped! And now Jason has lost even more – what are people going to say now?

Here’s what Jason has to say about the past months: Continue Reading →

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Getting Back in Shape on LCHF

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Getting back in shape is so much easier when the food does not make you hungry and/or miserable. Here’s another email from a regular reader:

Hi Andreas,

I have been a member of your website since the beginning and a big fan of the lchf lifestyle. I have helped many friends and family to lose weight and get healthier. I am obsessed with learning more and more about this and have done extensive research and reading. Thank you for the website and sharing your knowledge.

My husband’s story:
Steve was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2011 and had part of his colon removed. He has been cancer free since. After the surgery, Steve, who has always been very athletic, kept exercising almost every day of the week doing cardio, TRX, hitt, fitt, yoga, bike riding, whatever. He did it all. Of course he wanted to eat healthy so every morning he had protein shakes filled with berries, oranges, bananas, kiwi, and fat free flavoured yogurt. He would make a crockpot full of steel cut oats and eat huge bowl fulls of cereal because it was healthy right? Bagel sandwiches, panini sandwiches, skim milk, low fat sour cream…all recommended by me. Ugh.

He spent a lot of time in the bathroom having to go 2 or 3 times a day. That’s changed now.

Steve eats some kind of egg meal every morning with bacon, sausage, cheese or veggies. Sometimes granola with 10% far plain yogurt. He only puts whipping cream in his coffee and usually adds coconut oil. Basically he has cut processed carbs from his diet.

Steve reports that going to the bathroom is a breeze, he is regular and everything is working better in the colon department. His eczema which he has had his whole life is gone. Plus he has lost at least 15 lbs., his clothes fit way better. He used to be hungry all the time but is not any more.

– Mariane Cunningham

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Losing 73 Pounds in 10 Months with LCHF

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Kadi had battled obesity for a long time and tried to “eat less and run more,” but was never able to maintain her weight loss in the long run. When hunger and sugar addiction took over, the weight piled back on – until she found LCHF:

The Email

Hi Andreas,

I want to thank you and share my LCHF-success story.

I am a 38-year old woman from Estonia who has lost 73 lbs (33 kg) with LCHF.

After giving birth to my children I had battled more than 70 lbs of excess weight for more than 10 years, and finally given up. I had tried everything, Continue Reading →

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