The diet

How did The Harcombe Diet come about?

The Harcombe Diet came about as the result of: 1) Twenty years’ worth of research into diets, diet advice, the characteristics of a ‘workable’ diet, obesity, eating disorders, food cravings and what causes them; 2) My own experience of dieting, eating disorders, unworkable diets, food cravings and what causes them; and 3) My determination to

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What can I eat?

The Harcombe Diet® is all about eating real food and ditching fake food. You won’t be counting calories, or points, or carbs, or starving every other day, or two days a week. You won’t be eating less – full stop. You’ll be eating better. This short video will explain the power of not counting calories,

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What could I lose?

Take a look at an extract from Stop Counting Calories & Start Losing Weight, Amazon reviews and success stories from our club and you will see people sharing how much they’ve lost. We also have some blogs on this site where people have shared their personal stories. See how Ian is literally half the man

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The Harcombe Diet – Phase 1

Phase 1 came about following Zoë’s review of all the early literature referenced on the pages for Candida (Reference i), Food Intolerance (ii) and Hypoglycaemia (iii). Zoë took the foods allowed and/or recommended for each condition and put them together to establish Phase 1. Phase 1 is only five days long, although it is recommended

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The Harcombe Diet – Phase 2

Phase 2 has just three rules. Get to know them like the back of your hand because these are going to be your lifelong guidelines from now on: 1) Don’t eat processed foods; 2) Don’t eat fats and carbohydrates at the same meal; 3) Don’t eat foods that cause your cravings. 1) The number one

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The Harcombe Diet – Phase 3

Phase 3 is the secret of how to have your cake and eat it. This is about eating as much as you can get away with, without putting on weight. It will take a bit of trial and error, but, once you’ve got it, you’ll never look back. Move onto Phase 3 when you are

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