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We’ve Passed 20,000 Members!

We’ve passed 20,000 active members. Thanks everyone!

This means we can keep growing our organization (now 11 full-time co-workers and around 20 freelancers and moderators). We’ll be able to keep doing more and more to empower people everywhere to revolutionize their health.

The winner of our contest – member number 20,000 – now has an e-mail waiting for her (yes, her).

No e-mail in your inbox? That’s ok, there is still a chance to win our biggest prize package ever, as we’re giving out two of them.

The prize package

The prize package

The second winner will be randomly selected from all members on Thursday January 12. Join free for a month if you want to participate.

A free trial membership also gives you immediate access to all our amazing low-carb meal plans, the top low-carb TV channel on the planet and the ability to get your questions answered by world-leading low-carb experts.

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Does Fat Cause Type 2 Diabetes?

Ask Dr. Jason Fung

  • Does fat cause type 2 diabetes?
  • How common is it that people reverse type 2 diabetes, using fasting and low carb, and over what period of time?
  • Should you use carb counting or glycemic index counting?

Dr. Jason Fung is one of the world’s leading experts on fasting for weight loss and diabetes reversal. Here are a his answers to those questions and more:

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“I Have Effortlessly Lost 20 Kilos and No Longer Take Any Medication”

Before and after

Before and after

Annette had been trying to lose weight throughout her entire adult life, but she was never able to keep it off and she quickly regained it all after she quit dieting. She was caught in a vicious cycle – and blamed herself.

After she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, she immediately decided to do the opposite of what she had been doing. Here’s what happened: Continue Reading →

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Tip: Add More Salt

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Have you made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight? January’s here so it may be time to take action. We’ll repeat our best weight-loss tips during the next few weeks. Like this:

Do you feel lethargic or nauseous when starting out on a low-carb diet? Do you often get a headache? The most likely reason is a lack of salt.

Salt has been unfairly demonized, so under normal circumstances there is no reason to fear it. If you have uncontrolled high blood pressure, however, then you should be a little bit more careful.

On an LCHF diet, your body retains less salt, so it is easier to become deficient. If your symptoms are alleviated within 15 minutes of drinking a glass of water with half a teaspoon salt – or a cup of bouillon – then you can be sure that it was the lack of salt that was the problem.

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Six Low-Carb Success Stories – and How to Do It


What results can you expect on a low-carb diet? Weight loss without hunger? Type 2 diabetes reversal? Mental clarity?

Hundreds of happy people have sent us their success stories, above you can watch some of them (here are many more).

Do you want to try low carb yourself? Learn all about it with our free low-carb guide. Or get started right away with our two-week challenge, getting meal plans, recipes, shopping lists and a step-by step guide – even daily email reminders. Everything you need. And it’s free:

Take the free two-week keto low-carb challenge

Another option to make low carb really simple is to use our brand new low-carb meal planner service. It’s free to try for a month, together with our low-carb TV and ask the experts tool:

Try the low-carb meal planner, low-carb TV and ask the experts for free one month

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#8 Post of 2016 – How Different Foods Affect Blood Sugar Levels – Compared to Teaspoons of Sugar

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Out of more than 1,000, this is the #8 most popular post of 2016.

For people with diabetes, it’s not the carb count of a food that matters most, but how much it affects blood sugar levels. So how bad are different foods compared to, say, spoonfuls of sugar? Read the full post

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#8 Meal of 2016 – Flying Jacob Casserole

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Out of the close to 200 recipes we published last year, this is the #8 most popular meal.

Here’s a delicious low-carb casserole made with chicken, chili sauce and a mild curry flavor. It’s a classic Swedish recipe, in a low-carb version. Look closer

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Is Sugar the World’s Most Popular Drug? Another Chapter from The Case Against Sugar

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Here’s another chapter from Gary Taubes’ newly released book The Case Against Sugar. Is it possible that sugar is the world’s most popular drug? Keep reading to find out:

The Guardian: Is Sugar the World’s Most Popular Drug?

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Is Low Carb an Extreme Diet?


4.6 out of 5 stars5 stars78%4 stars13%3 stars2%2 stars2%1 star4%46 ratings2,271 viewsIs low carb an extreme diet?

Watch Dr. Rangan Chatterjee answer the question above (transcript). The full Q&A video – with answers from four more doctors – is available, with captions and transcript, with a free trial or membership.

Is Low Carb An Extreme Diet? – Doctors Answer Common Questions

Start your free membership trial to get instant access to this and over 190 other low-carb TV videos. Plus Q&A with experts and our awesome new low-carb meal planner service, etc.

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