Sadly we can’t help with the bank balance, but we can give you some tips for sticking to the lifestyle. First of all, always remember that Banting is not a fad diet, but a lifestyle you have chosen because of the health benefits. Diving into the Christmas pudding or drinking a whole bottle of […]
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Article written by Louise Hughes (Banting Buddies coach – KZN, South Coast) Why do we battle more with our weight as we age? Jade Teta, personal trainer and author of The Metabolic Effect Diet has some answers. During menopause, a woman’s estrogen and progesterone levels decline. These are both anti-stress hormones. Estrogen is also an insulin-sensitizing […]
Article written by Louise Hughes (Banting Buddies coach – KZN, South Coast) Have you ever asked yourself why you can’t just stick to a diet? Do you sabotage your weight loss efforts or give up the minute you have one small slip up? Weight loss is as much psychological as it is physical. Often, we know […]
Article written by Paul Magnuson, our Banting Buddies coach in Pretoria. We often struggle with eating behaviours as much as food choices. It may be helpful to consider the things that stimulate us to eat as falling broadly into two camps. I will deal with each in turn. This article should help you to identify the reasons why you […]
Article written by Banting Buddies coach Louise Hughes (KZN South Coast). What if I told you that you could: Dramatically lower both insulin and blood sugar (without a drug) Raise your level of growth hormone (to enhance fat-burning, muscle building and anti-aging), Improve your leptin response (to better regulate hunger and satiety) Activate your body’s […]
Article written by Paul Magnuson, our Banting Buddies coach in Pretoria. It all depends on where you are in your Banting journey. Too little fat at the beginning could delay quick and effective fat-adaptation (leaving you feeling tired, hungry, irritable and still craving carbs), and too much once fat-adapted could stall weight loss. Continue reading for a […]
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 […]
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 […]