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Doing Low Carb Over Christmas

This Christmas I’ve been with family. It’s been nice. Mostly. What’s been hard at times is the food. Trying to “behave” and stick to any kind of diet over the Christmas period is far from easy. It’s as if the entire Christmas season is designed to tempt you. Everywhere you turn there are calorie rich […]

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Weight Loss Progress Update

I haven’t posted an update on my progress for a while. So here it is. Total weight lost to date: 13.1 kg. That’s 28.88 lb or 2.06 stone. I’ve still got a long way to go. The graph I pulled from MyFitnessPal shows how much my weight oscillates over time: The first section of the […]

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NSFW Portion Control Plates

While a ketogenic diet might focus primarily on keeping your carb count low you cannot avoid reality. If you eat thousands of calories every day you will not lose weight. In fact you’ll probably put on weight. So keeping an eye on the size of portions is important. When I’m cooking at home I’m able […]

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Ketogenic Low Carb Diet One Month in

I said I’d try this ketogenic low carb diet for a month and then decide what to do. That month is now up so it’s time to do the assessment! I started this diet just over a month ago and the time has flown. Sure, there have been some low points, but overall things are […]

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Sticking to the Diet When Travelling

I’ve tried various diets over the years. Most of them involved following a plan of some kind pretty closely. For example, the Tesco Diet, was one I stuck to for several months. It sort of worked, but it and all the others ones fell apart as soon as I hit the road for business travel. […]

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