Bacon, sausages and ham “as big a cancer risk as smoking”

Bacon, sausages and ham “as big a cancer risk as smoking” warns World Health Organisation https://t.co/rd1oPY72M8 pic.twitter.com/MzqUF3GS6x — LBC (@LBC) October 26, 2015 Oh dear, yet another scare story! My view on this is very simple: NOTHING in life is entirely risk free. You take a calculated risk when crossing the road. The same applies…

LCHF Meal Plan, Day 2: Breakfast

Day 2, #breakfast #LCHFMealPlan #LCHF #supplements pic.twitter.com/q9pwTDoJb3 — LCHF Living (@lchfliving) October 26, 2015 6 rashers of bacon plus all the usual stuff. Current weight: 93.2kg, Waist: 89cm No planned exercise today.

Day 1: Dinner

Day 1: dinner. No planned dessert. Had coffee and croissant earlier today. #lchf pic.twitter.com/fyiIYHLE04 — LCHF Living (@lchfliving) October 25, 2015

This Week’s Meal Plan

OK, so as promised, here is this coming week’s meal plan.. You can download a PDF version here. Notes: The plan is based on a family of three; 2 adults, one 4 yr old. All recipes have already been published on the blog. See “recipes” in the category list on the right. We always plan our meals in…

Weekly Meal & Exercise Program

For the whole of next week, I will be detailing EXACTLY what I am eating and when I’m eating it. I will also be publishing any/ all exercise that I do (probably NIL!), as well as basic bio-metrics in the form of daily waist and weight measurements. Further to that, this Sunday 25th October, I will also publish my…

Resistant Starch

If you haven’t heard of resistant starch, it’s worth finding out a little bit more in my opinion. Starch is a complex carbohydrate so it shouldn’t be a staple for LCHF practitioners but resistant starch is somewhat different. Here’s why.. As the name implies, resistant starch is somewhat “resistant” to human digestion i.e. it breaks down…

Delicious, high-fat Salmon Cakes

This is a great little recipe, high in fat and simply delicious. You can serve them immediately when warm or serve cold as a snack, straight from the fridge, dipped in some homemade mayonnaise. Nice and filling! Ingredients: 800 g salmon (preferably not farmed) (cubed) 1 onion (chopped) 2-3 egg yolks 1-1,5 dl of coconut…

Dairy, a tale of 2 types

Regular readers of this blog will already know that I am now completely dairy-free, for the reasons stated here. Dairy is, for me at least, highly inflammatory and also one of the key reasons why I nearly gave up on LCHF altogether. If despite diligently following all the rules for getting into ketosis your weight is still…

“Ketoacidosis” – The Dirty Word of LCHF

The press have had a field day recently with headlines such as these: “A  mother developed a life-threatening condition due to eating a low carbohydrate diet while breastfeeding, … http://dailym.ai/1MdlItJ#i-f5f1785f5530c676” The woman was suffering from a condition called ketoacidosis, literally dangerously high, acidic levels of ketones in the blood stream. If left untreated this is a…

3 years of LCHF living!!

This month marks 3 years since I started out on LCHF. It’s been a life-changing journey, one that has got better and better all the time! For a “before and after” picture of me, see here. To mark this significant milestone in my life, I have listed below ALL the benefits I can think of…