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Does LCHF work?

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by Alzebra, Jul 18, 2016.

  1. Alzebra

    Alzebra Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    before n after.jpg

    These photos were taken 2 years apart, I'm now 16 months into my LCHF journey. HbA1c remains at 29 (non diabetic) and I've lost 11 stone in total over the last 2 years. So yes, I'm going to say that (for me at least) LCHF definitely works! :D
     
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  2. hankjam

    hankjam Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Topper!
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  3. Mongolia

    Mongolia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wow, that's fantastic, you're looking amazing! Well done you, a great example of how advantageous LCHF can be for some people:happy:
     
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    dawnmc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wow, amazing.
     
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  5. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    11st! That's 1.5 of me!!
     
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    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    How wonderful - and due to all your consistent hard work! Well done. :D

    I can only aspire to such a brilliant hba1c.

    You look marvellous.
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    You must be so proud. You look great. Your weight loss and HbA1c are amazing. Well done.
    :)
     
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  8. Alzebra

    Alzebra Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yep, I'm still struggling a little to be proud of what I've achieved instead of just feeling so ashamed of the state I had gotten myself into, but I wanted to share a good news story just so people know it IS possible. Prior to taking the LCHF plunge I'd been trying desperately to lose weight with low fat and calorie counting but was SO ravenously hungry all the time and the more low fat carbs I ate, the hungrier I got.
    I gave an 8 stone person a piggyback the other day and nearly collapsed under the weight of them - it just seems unreal to me that I've lost quite so much! :happy::shy::woot:
     
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    AsIFall Type 2 · Active Member

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    What an inspiration! Congratulations, you look incredible and I hope that one day I can achieve what you have done :)
     
  10. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Bloody hell that's stupendous .. very well done indeed.. a true inspiration
     
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    Indy51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Absolutely amazing - I'm in awe of your achievement!
     
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    seanj67 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Truey remarkable, well done you.

    It's results like this that inspire me to carry on with lchf.

    S
     
  13. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Yes thanks for posting. You look wonderful. I am still a long way off posting my before and after photos. :( What you have achieved is awesome. :)
     
  14. You look bloody amazing and your hba1c is awesome! You look so much younger now too. Win win win!
     
  15. britishpub

    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant

    Low Carb is a life saver.


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