General News

News and views on weight loss advice with tips and observations from Zoe Harcombe

Low carb athletes

We get quite a few queries from athletes about the best way to manage low carb eating with activity and performance. Our main area of interest is in helping overweight people to lose weight, so please forgive us for not putting the same research effort into athletes wanting to lose some pounds and optimise performance.

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The Eatwell Plate – Harcombe Diet Style – Veggie Option

Eatwell plate for veggies

Following our previous blog, we’ve had a few requests for a veggie version of our Eatwell Plate, so here it is: A 3-egger omelette, loaded with cherry tomatoes, red onion, green pepper and cheese and cooked in butter. Served with home made coleslaw. Delicious at any time of the day. There are many more great

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Walk the dog or go to the gym?!

The following research was commissioned by Butcher’s Dog Food food: A study of more than 1,500 dog owners and gym goers found that the average gym goer covers 468 miles per year and the average dog walker does 676 miles per year. That’s 208 more for the dog walkers! Dog owners apparently walk the equivalent

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How much a constant weight person varies day-to-day

Hi everyone Here are the results of my weighing every day experiment. I hope they help you!… I have so many communications with people who say they’ve gained or lost a pound overnight and they are either pleased or upset and I advise people NOT to weigh every day because natural variations in the body’s

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