Low-Carb Diets

A major trend in diet and fitness is that of low-carb eating. The basis lies in avoiding nutrient-deficient carbohydrates and replacing them with nutritious alternatives. Whether you're interested in the Paleo diet, the Banting diet or any other low-carb eating solution, follow this board for the latest news and articles.
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Real-Life Story: "Banting helped me lose 75kg" | www.health24.com

In less than two years, Laetitia Hayes went from a size XXXL to taking part in her first Impi Challenge – lighter.

Tim Noakes' Eating Plan vs. balanced weight loss diets

Flexible dieters don't just eat junk food and they can eat healthy. I'm here to bust the crazy Internet myths about IIFYM.

Could the LCHF/Banting diet help ease the symptoms of ADHD? | www.health24.com

Mounting evidence suggests that a diet deficient in acids may be linked to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. Could the low carb, high fat diet help ease symptoms?

The 2015 LCHF Health Convention will feature a talk by Dr Gary Fettke, who believes that the foods we eat are the leading cause of lifestyle diseases. He says we should call it Carbohydrate Diabetes, not Sugar Diabetes | www.health24.com

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Prof Tim Noakes might be a scientist, but the Banting Diet is based on bad scientific reasoning.

Prof Tim Noakes might be a scientist, but the Banting Diet is based on bad scientific reasoning.

Can the Banting diet cause diabetes? | www.health24.com

It is generally agreed that type 2 diabetics should eat better and exercise more. What is controversial, however, is which diet is best – low carb or vegetarian.

Should you be carbo-loading for a marathon?

There are countless tips on what you should eat in preparation for the Comrades, Two Oceans marathons and other ultra- and long-distance marathons around the world. With the new focus on low-carb diets, should you still be carbo-loading?

Opinion: Prof Tim Noakes might be a scientist, but the Banting Diet is based on bad scientific reasoning | www.health24.com

Prof Tim Noakes might be a scientist, but the Banting Diet is based on bad scientific reasoning.

The trace mineral chromium is a co-factor that 'helps' insulin lower blood sugar, and may help prevent insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.

The trace mineral chromium is a co-factor that 'helps' insulin lower blood sugar, and may help prevent insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.

One of the speakers at the Old Mutual Health Convention is author Zoë Harcombe, Cambridge graduate and author of six books and a diet and nutrition blog | www.health24.com

Red meat & mortality & the usual bad science--Zoe Harcombe. Most of this article tackles the scientific data that had to do with the latest media scare about eating red meat, but scroll down to the bottom for the summary :)

Low-carb diets may come out tops for weightloss

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What should we believe when it comes to low carb diets?

Never has the word health and diet had so many connotations and permutations. The debate continues.

Low-carb diets are better for keeping the weight off than low-fat diets

A new meta-analysis of 53 randomised trials definitively shows' that low carbohydrate diets are better for long-term weight loss than low-fat diets.

The 2015 LCHF Health Convention will feature a talk by renowned, and controversial, author Gary Taubes who will offer an alternative hypothesis for obesity. Like Tim Noakes, he blames carbs, not fat for packing on the pounds.

The 2015 LCHF Health Convention will feature a talk by renowned, and controversial, author Gary Taubes who will offer an alternative hypothesis for obesity. Like Tim Noakes, he blames carbs, not fat for packing on the pounds.

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