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One year with no carbs – my personal journey

I’ve now hit 12 months into this experiment of living without carbs. Well, almost without carbs as it is very hard to cut them out completely. I still allow myself some minimal amounts once or twice a week. For example, … Continue reading

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Can you gain weight on a low-carb diet?

This is my first post in a while and a few things have happened. I have lost a bit of motivation for training and consequently have lost some weight (until recently). I place the blame on stress here. I have … Continue reading

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I’m speechless…

“Unpublished nutritional data gathered between 1968 and 1973… ” This is preposterous! Absolute outrage! Or, was it a conspiracy? 22% higher risk of death makes a big difference – just imagine how many deaths since this period could have been … Continue reading

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Biggest con of the last century…

… and we are still paying for it. Here’s a very interesting article about how it happened: http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/apr/07/the-sugar-conspiracy-robert-lustig-john-yudkin

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Deception?

I was watching a science program on TV called “Truth about fat“. It basically showed that fat people have a deficient hormone which tells the brain when they are full. At least that’s how it was for the study sample. … Continue reading

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Correlation does not equal causation, I know, but…

The evidence is compelling. See for yourself here. I was never a believer in the low-fat diet. It just did not sit well with me. While sugar, well, don’t get me started on this subject. Check out the graphs, especially … Continue reading

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I confess…

I have a confession to make. I am living with an addiction. It’s been with me for almost half my lifetime. It all started innocently but has been creeping up on me slowly over the years and I did not … Continue reading

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