Article written by Sabine Kleissl-Muir, our Banting Buddies coach in Victoria, Australia. Let’s face it. The human race would have never survived if our Ancestors had to endure the stress we encounter every day. Our fight or flight response was designed to either combat or run away from a Saber-Toothed Tiger. These days many of us […]
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A post from Primal Perks. The battle against the bulge is one that I have been fighting since I was a child. At times, life’s hurdles made me feel like I was truly fighting a losing battle. Years of fertility treatments, 2 pregnancies, and a hormonal disorder certainly doesn’t bode well for obtaining the slim physique I […]
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Article contributed by Starr Lindegger (Botswana-based coach) I have been travelling a lot these last few weeks, and doing some serious long distances. Driving from Maun, in Botswana, all the way to Nottingham Road in the Natal Midlands, in South Africa. We also detoured to visit friends in far off places. The last thing I wanted was for my […]
Article contributed by Isabel Busschau (JHB-based Banting Buddies coach) ADD, ADHD, hyperactivity or learning problems. These conditions are found in many children today. There are different kinds of learning problems. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is most commonly seen as a learning problem, not necessarily accompanied by unruly behavior. It usually means the child has an exceptionally […]
Article contributed by Karyn Gronn (JHB-based Banting Buddies coach) If soy is nature’s miracle food, then why are so many vegetarians and health conscious fanatics so sick!!! WHAT is the actual motivation behind this hype, or again have the facts been twisted for profit gains?! Unfermented soy is a very controversial food topic. I believe people have been mislead […]
Article contributed by Starr Lindegger (Botswana-based Banting Buddies coach) Do you suffer from depression? Are you often tired and irritable? Do you look older than your actual age? Are your eyes often dry? Do you have cracked heels? A deficiency in omega-3 can cause or contribute to the above ailments, as well as more serious mental […]
Author: Nicky Perks (Co-founder of Banting Buddies) Reviewing my conference notes to write this post, I am once again amazed at the valuable information that the speakers shared with us. I was honestly so privileged to have attended. In this post I will share some more of the key points made. My hope is that […]
Article contributed by Elizabeth Wahl (Pietermaritzburg- based Banting Buddies coach) Living a Banting lifestyle means eliminating as many toxins as possible from our food and environment. We recognise that sugar is one such toxin, and less sugar can mean weight loss, improved health, diabetic control, and reduced tooth decay. But old habits die hard! The quest […]
Article contributed by Janita Bold (Durban- based Banting Buddies coach) Many people ask if they can embark on the Banting lifestyle if they have had their gall bladders removed. The answer is a definite YES! What actually causes gallstones? The gallbladder stores bile, made by the liver, to digest the fat you eat. Eating foods low in […]