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Gallstones – How are they formed?

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Gallstones are made from solidified bile, a yellow/green digestive juice produced by the liver. It is produced continuously and stored in the gallbladder, where water is removed, concentrating it for use in emulsifying consumed fats. When fat is eaten, the gallbladder is sent a message to contract. This sends the concentrated bile into the duodenum where it breaks …

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Unlocking low carb menu planning – New eBook

Unlocking Low Carb Menu Planning - eBook

If you watched Masterclass II, you will know that for the past month I’ve been frantically working on a short eBook about unlocking low carb menu planning. I’ve very excited to announce that it is finished! I know that menu planning is a pain point for many people, and so I’ve made this guide available at £2.29 to …

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Choosing the best nutrition | Nikola Howard

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A follow up post to Crap in = Crap out written over on my general life-coaching website, all about low-carbing, and about the practicalities around making good nutritional choices! Enjoy. Source: Choosing the best nutrition | Nikola Howard Following on from the thoughts in my previous post “Crap in = Crap out“, I wanted to …

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Why are many low-carbers “obsessed” with sticking to 20g of carbs a day?

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I’ve been re-editing/tidying/updating various articles for republication recently, and as I was revamping the FAQ article, I realised something… I suddenly figured out why so many people stick with the Dr Atkins’ “induction” carb level – it’s because of the 3rd week stall phenomenon! Dr A suggests the initial “induction” of 2 weeks at 20g/day, then …

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Is there a real answer to “5 foods to never eat: Cut down a bit of stomach fat every day by never eating these 5 foods”

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Yes, I’m quoting the annoying “blackening banana” Google ads, but people click on adverts with headlines like this because of our innate curiosity. (I know I’ve Google queried the phrase “what are the 5 foods we must never eat?” to attempt to avoid the ad traps and find out the dratted answer!), That and most of …

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Why has my weight loss stopped after the 3rd week?

Written by Jan Jackson in May 2001,  on the Low-Carb_in_the_UK Yahoo group I had been meaning to write something on this for ages..  so, recycling FTW! The Atkin’s 2 Week induction phase:- heady stuff, weight loss nearly every day, usually enormous and unbelievable amounts! This is very often followed by complaints of “a stall” or …

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