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“Obesity is a cause of cancer” – Really???

Cancer UK Obesity campaign - crossed out

When the posters and the advertising campaign “Obesity is a cause of cancer” from Cancer UK came out back in April 2018, I was deep in finishing up writing my 3rd book. And so this ‘blog post stayed firmly in my head, there wasn’t the space to let it out into the world… However, I’ve …

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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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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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