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Nuggets from the LCHF 2015 conference – Part 2

What I enjoyed immensely about the conference was that each speaker approached the LCHF topic from a different perspective. We heard talks about obesity, diabetes, mental health, cancer as well as sports performance. The exciting thing for me was to see the positive role a low carb, high fat diet can play in all of them. It left me very hopeful about the future. We CAN turn this ship of ill-health around. But as a number of the speakers emphasised – it will take a “bottom-up” swell. Everyone needs to educate themselves, find their voices and start questioning conventional wisdom.  What we are currently doing is not working. It is time for change.  In this post I share some more “nuggets” from the LCHF 2015 conference from various speakers. Read the rest of this entry

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Banting gave me freedom

Lately I have given quite a bit of thought to my motivation to keep eating this way. What drives me? Why has my experience with Banting (low carb/high fat) been so different from all the other diets I have tried over the years? This is a very important question, and one that will require a very honest answer, if I am to help others. In this post I will share with you my three main reasons for eating this way, and why I will always eat this way. Here they are:  Freedom from hunger,  freedom from food addiction and freedom from sub-optimal health. Read the rest of this entry