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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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Problem with supplements

Yes, I have a big problem with all the supplements. No, it’s not that some contain lactose and it affects my stomach. And, no it’s not the inferior quality from some shady manufacturer in China or even America. It’s the … Continue reading

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The importance of good quality protein (and fat)

We all eat junk food every now and then. It’s ok, as long as it is only every now and then. But we also need to take a harder look at the food we eat every day. Protein is what … Continue reading

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Best diet books

There’s tons of them. And to make things worse, they all preach a different approach. I’ve already written about them in one of my previous posts. I’ve read my share of them. However, there are 2 that really stand out … Continue reading

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Question: What do Atkins and Japanese diets have in common?

Here, I am talking about the traditional Japanese diet, not the modern one. You know, lots of rice, veggies and little fish. In other words, mostly carbohydrates. And traditionally, obesity was unknown in Japan. In contrast to this, the Atkins … Continue reading

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How good is the food you eat? (Part 2)

In Part 1 I promised to talk about allergies and intolerance. So, let’s start with definitions as a lot of people don’t know the difference. In simple terms, allergy is your body’s immune system response to an ingredient (usually a … Continue reading

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