Low Carbers

Learn how a Cape Town mom ate her way to goal weight, benefiting from a low carb eating plan & exercise.

"I've tried a variety of diets and weight loss products, but none have provided the results that low carb & exercise has!"meal planner

Low Carb Meals for a Low Carb Lifestyle

We only have one life & one body.  It's up to each of us, individually to decide how important it is to look after our body.  These low carb meals will help you to form healthy eating habits, develop enjoyable exercise routines with our exercise articles & live your life to the fullest with our health articles, while our diet articles will encourage weightloss.  We value your opinions & look forward to your comments.

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Intermittent fasting

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intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a cyclic plan of eating that alternates between periods of fasting  - usually meaning consumption of water only and non-fasting.  

Chickpea, lentil and feta salad

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Pulses are 20 to 25% protein by weight.  Studies have also shown that consuming pulses can result in more stable blood glucose levels after meals.  For people trying to lose weight, pulses are high in fibre and protein, low in fat and moderate in calories. One cup of cooked lentils or dry peas contains about half of the daily fibre recommendation for adults. Foods higher in fibre content usually help people feel “full” or satiated at mealtime.  Please note that legumes (lentils and chickpea's) are only permissable during phase 3 of Atkins.

Is sushi good for weight loss?

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sushi weight loss

Seemingly lately there aren't any more corners of the planet without a good sushi bar. The sushi craze has taken the globe by storm and proved its longevity. For many years we’ve heard about the health and fitness benefits of sushi including weight loss.  If you have  ever wondered whether sushi is healthy for weight loss, continue reading to discover what you ought to learn about sushi.

Suppress appetite naturally

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suppress appetite naturally

Natural diet aids are rare.  There are a few successful ways of naturally suppressing your appetite without worrying about the aid of pills. These simple and easy tips could help you in the battle of the bulge.


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Nutritionally, cranberries are known to be a great resource of vitamin C. One-half cup of fresh cranberries contains 11% of your daily recommended quantity of vitamin C, along with 1.6 grams of fibre -- all for a total of 23 calories (96 kilojoules). However the real nutritional story behind this berry is because of its powerful phytochemicals. That is what ranks it in the nutritional hall of fame for fruits.

Healthy Skin

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You can’t just shove processed food in your face and expect smooth, supple skin. But swap those cheese puffs for just a cup of cottage cheese and you’ll get glowing results. Continue reading for 10 nourishing foods...

Yoga for weight loss

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yoga for weight loss

Madonna does it. Reports are that Halle Berry, Jennifer Aniston, David Duchovny and supermodel Christy Turlington do it. The "it" is yoga, a sophisticated mind-body exercise many believe is able to do everything from tighten your buns to modify your outlook on life.  But could this no-strain, work-at-your-own-level exercise really help you lose weight?