Archive | Weight Loss

Olympic Hero’s “Transformation” with Low-Carb

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Matthias Steiner is a hero in both his home countries, Austria and Germany. Now fans of the former olympic weightlifting champion may follow him on a different journey – a weight loss journey.

The 31 year-old has lost 70 lbs (32 kg) and today he weighs about 260 lbs (118 kg). His goal is to reach 220 lbs (110 kg).

In German: Ex-Gewichtheber Matthias Steiner verrät: So habe ich 32 Kilo abgespeckt

He says he eats both meat and vegetables, while keeping the amount of carbohydrates low, and he’s not depriving himself.

Matthias Steiner on Facebook

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The Doctor: “Have You Started an LCHF Diet, Or Something?”

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Many people with obesity or diabetes experience amazing health improvements with fewer carbohydrates in their diets. But you may still feel a little nervous at that follow-up appointment. What will the tests show?

A reader e-mailed me a story about what can happen.

“Have you started an LCHF diet, or something?” was the first thing the doctor said: Continue Reading →

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“I Should Have Believed My Grandmother Instead of Listening to Authorities”

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Before and after

I received an email from Megan, 24, in Melbourne, Australia. She’s got a fantastic story about what happened when she stopped eating what people said was healthy:

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Free of Sugar Addiction – Third Time’s the Charm!

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Before and after

It can be difficult to get rid of a sugar addiction. Just like quitting smoking, several attempts may be needed before you succeed.

Here’s Sara’s story: Continue Reading →

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No Longer a Sad Hiding Person

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Before and after

I received an e-mail with husband and wife success stories: Continue Reading →

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“Everything Changed for Me Once I Did a Lifestyle Change”

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Before and after

I just got another e-mail from Mexico with an impressive success story! Continue Reading →

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Why You Should NOT Listen to Your Dietitian

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Here’s another good reason NOT to listen to your dietitian if you get diagnosed with diabetes*. A reader sent me her story:

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“It’s Amazing How Easy It Is”

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Before and after

Here’s Mauro’s LCHF story, from Mexico City: Continue Reading →

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Discovering Airline Diabetic Meal

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Airline food is hardly great, and it’s hardly healthy. How about the special “diabetic meal”, would that be an improvement?

A reader decided to try it out: Continue Reading →

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Losing Nearly 50 lbs Since November With LCHF

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Before and after

What a change in only a few months! Fatima just e-mailed me her story:

I want to thank you for a great website. I’ve been doing LCHF since early November 2013 and will always stick to this diet, as this way both me and my stomach feel our best! I’ve lost almost 50 lbs (22 kg), and still have pounds to lose!

I wanted to share the before and after picture – only 5 months between the two pictures!

Again, thank you, and you may share the picture on your website!

Sincerely,

Fatima

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