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The “Last 7 lbs is being stubborn” dilemma – This is why it really should not bother you!

Standing on a Scale - Scale - Weighing Yourself

One of the things that is most likely to discourage anyone slimming down is not reaching their (self-)assigned goal weight. Even with the luxury that is low-carb eating, not seeing those pesky “I’m at Goal!” digits showing on a set of scales can be annoying and disheartening. Generally, people pick (or are assigned) a goal weight according to charts …

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Choosing the best nutrition | Nikola Howard

Warm confit ocean trout, autumn vegetable a la grecque, horseradish mayonnaise

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?

Medieval weight set

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”

Warhol Banana by https://www.flickr.com/photos/goincase/ Used Under Creative commons: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

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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