It came like a shock to Christine when she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and since it scared her she decided to go on a low-fat diet recommended by her physician.
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4.8 out of 5 stars5 star83%4 star10%3 star4%2 star2%1 star0%48 ratings1,501 viewsIs it possible that we’ve missed the big elephant in the room regarding heart disease? Why might it be a waste of time to focus on cholesterol? And what should we do instead to prevent heart disease?
Ivor Cummins explains it all to you in this great talk from the recent Low Carb USA conference.
Watch a preview above (transcript). The full 21-minute presentation is available (with captions and transcript) for members:
Here’s what our members have said about the presentation (in additon to giving it a 4.9/5 rating): Continue Reading →
During a vacation, Charlee and Kevin Burch realized that they needed to do something with their spiraling weight, so the moment they returned home they started researching diets, and got started on their weight-loss journey.
One year later, they had lost a stunning 240 lbs together (109 kg)! How was that possible? By following a low-carb diet and exercising.
What is more, Charlee was able to reduce medications for high blood pressure and her cholesterol numbers came back great.
Saila and her husband felt desperate to get control of their worsening health and weight issues. As nothing they tried had worked so far, they felt they had nothing to lose and decided to start an LCHF diet.
After just 5 weeks, their lives are now transformed: Continue Reading →
The term diabesity is the unification of the words ‘diabetes’, referring to type 2, and ‘obesity’. It is a wonderful word because it is at once able to convey that they are truly one and the same disease. It is incredibly descriptive and evocative in the same way as the word ‘fugly’.
Strange as it may now sound, physicians did not always recognize this seemingly obvious and basic connection between type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Let’s go back in time to the year 1990. Grunge was taking over the music scene. Fanny packs were growing in popularity (gasp!) and not the sole domain of the middle-aged dad tourist. The mid 20’s actors of the hit TV show Beverly Hills 90210, pretending to be high school students, were totally fly, not just sad replicas of cool. Continue Reading →
This year over 61,000 people have signed up for FREE guidance, meal plans, recipes, shopping lists, troubleshooting tips, etc., via the two-week low-carb challenge.
What could happen if you were to take it? Here’s feedback from this week:
Yes I have had great success with LCHF. I lost 40 lbs (18 kg) and have a normal A1c and blood pressure. I have more energy and I am enjoying life. The very best thing about eating LCHF is that I do not spend every waking hour thinking about food. I once spent the day thinking about what I could eat and what I couldn’t eat. Now I feel like a normal person. I eat good food and other than meal planning I don’t think too much about food and eating.
Christina was bloated, lethargic and couldn’t lose weight regardless of what she did. Then she stumbled upon Diet Doctor and started slowly changing her way of eating to a low-carb approach: Continue Reading →
If the current trend doesn’t change, China will be the country with the greatest number of overweight and obese children in the world by 2025:
With China’s great economic leap comes great downsides, such as a 24-hour availability of highly-processed junk food and advertising of it to children.
The solution? The opposite – eating way fewer carbs and staying away from processed junk. This would of course be very much simpler in a less toxic food environment, and with better advice.
There are tons of questions about intermittent fasting, like these:
- Do you have any suggestions to improve sleep when fasting?
- Should you fast if your cortisol level is high?
- Would an 800 calorie low-carb intake for 8 weeks be classified as a fast or calorie restriction?
Virginia had fought obesity and diabetes for decades while constantly feeling deprived.