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Old Wed, Jul-13-22, 10:56
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Plan: Atkins / Keto / ZC
Stats: 182/130/130 Female 67
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Progress: 100%
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Hi Janet, I will check out MK's information. I get very constipated if I eat cheese or bread or chocolate. I may eat sauerkraut from time to time but growing our own only feeds the mice and not us. It has been a cold winter here so far. We are not in Brisbane, still in Queensland.
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Old Sat, Jul-30-22, 10:10
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To Good Health!
Posts: 12,258
 
Plan: P:E/DDF
Stats: 225/150/169 Female 5' 9"
BF:45%/27%/25%
Progress: 134%
Location: NC
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12 years in the making! With the past two years more focused on Higher Protein and Nutrient Density. I have finally shared my success story on DietDoctor.com, joining Brendan- Grav, Ken-khrussva, Jean- cotonpal, Kathy - KeyTones and likely other LowCarbers I do not know by name. Still can’t believe I shared these photos with the world!

If low carb continues to work for you, great. But if not, and you haven’t reached your goals, or even regained weight, you may be interested in this newer approach. DietDoctor now provides higher protein and higher satiety information with many new food guides, practical tips, and articles. My two favorites are linked in the story, if after years of LC, you can’t think of how to lower fat…there are the answers.
My success story here has earlier comments with more detail about the foods, fasting, and protein percentages I used This DietDoctor article is more an overview on my transition from very low carb to a more moderate carb and nutrient dense diet.

https://www.dietdoctor.com/succeede...-higher-satiety



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Old Fri, Aug-05-22, 12:49
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Plan: Banting
Stats: 302/187/187 Male 175cm
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Progress: 100%
Location: New Zealand
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I saw that story appear the other day, and thought ah, I know this person.

Well done Janet, you look fantastic!
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Old Fri, Aug-12-22, 05:59
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Posts: 12,258
 
Plan: P:E/DDF
Stats: 225/150/169 Female 5' 9"
BF:45%/27%/25%
Progress: 134%
Location: NC
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Thanks, Grav. And 38 pounds less of me than when we met. You are the only person I know with two DD success stories…and a book!

Aug. 6 is 2 years following Marty Kendall and Dr Naiman's PE diet. Also it is 9 months maintaining around 150 pounds. This app uses weighted averages so I drift up and down a few pounds. Today a 22.7 BMI so perfectly happy with that and an easy maintenance.

Since June 1 have been doing intense cardio and some resistance for an hour 6 days a week. Was trying to increase muscle mass without adding fat, a challenge at 71.




I sometimes think I should try to reach the "ideal" 145, so when I’m actually tracking (not often anymore) my Macros remain 40% P, 40% F and 20% C. You can read Marty Kendall's new long posts on Macros for various goals, or I simply used this page from ThePEDiet. 145g P, C + F less than half of 145g. I am agnostic between Carbs and Fats, though usually most fats are the first meal, more carbs around dinner + dessert.


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Old Sun, Aug-28-22, 13:18
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Plan: Atkins mostly
Stats: 133/130/115 Female 62"
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Progress: 17%
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Thank you for this information! Opening my eyes to reasons why I am not losing weight. I will check out the links you left.
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Old Mon, Aug-29-22, 05:12
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Plan: Epi-Paleo/IF
Stats: 220/125/150 Female 67
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Progress: 136%
Location: USA
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I am agnostic between Carbs and Fats




I keep telling people it's not a spreadsheet, like CICO. There are so many variables in each person's body inheritance and past habits that shapes the best way for them to eat.

I eat slabs of red meat that makes DH look skeptical. While he's a muscular guy -- now losing weight as he zeroes in on what works best for him -- he avoids fat to an extent I never could: I'm far more on the carnivore end of the scale.

Yet we both eat a low carb regimen. Carbs are my spices and fat is my condiment, I might say.

Thank you, JEY, for bringing Marty's work here and getting us all on board with his wonderful guidelines.

I think he's doing what engineers do best. He's building such a sturdy structure for people.
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Old Tue, Aug-30-22, 04:18
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Posts: 12,258
 
Plan: P:E/DDF
Stats: 225/150/169 Female 5' 9"
BF:45%/27%/25%
Progress: 134%
Location: NC
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Thanks, Ladies. Since DietDoctor posted my success story, there have been two others posted, also focused on Higher Protein and Higher Satiety, Virginia and Bernd. More good tips how to adjust low carb for consistent weight loss and health goals.


Higher protein and higher satiety both depend on the Nutrient Density of the foods chosen, and the new Diet Doctor podcast is an interview with Marty Kendall, "The Secret of Nutrient Density"

https://www.dietdoctor.com/video/po...h-marty-kendall
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Old Tue, Aug-30-22, 08:04
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Plan: very low carb real food
Stats: 245/125/135 Female 62
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Progress: 109%
Location: Vermont
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I admire your discipline and perseverance. I tend to be a little sloppier around the edges, a little less focused. It helps me to be kinder to my current self by reminding myself where I came from. Relatively speaking I am doing just fine. We have both been successful which is something worth celebrating. I really wish more people (all people even) would be able to understand and implement these kinds of changes so that they could live healthier lives, not lives filled with avoidable suffering.
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Old Tue, Aug-30-22, 10:29
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Plan: Epi-Paleo/IF
Stats: 220/125/150 Female 67
BF:
Progress: 136%
Location: USA
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I remind myself that wherever I am, it's much better than it would be if I'd just given up.
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