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19 Jul 2005

Protein to Weighless
Hi I just need to know, I have been on a High Protein dieet for the last two weeks. And have lost 7kg already. I feel very good about this because its a lot of hard work. I dont eat fat as a rule. I would eat butter on a slice of bread (before the dieet). I dont eat fat on meat nor the chicken skin either. But I have a starch dependancy, I think thats why this diet has work so well.
But I would rather want to eat health for the rest of my life then go on a diet every time to lose weight. I use to go to Weighless, but lack the motivation so never completed it. But this time round it feels diffrent and want to follow my Weighless eating plan again.

But I need to know , if I change over know, will I pick up weight again before I lose ?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear No more
You cannot use this high-fat. high-protein diet indefinitely - To read more about the negative effects of a high-protein, high-fat diet click on 'Diet' and 'Weight loss' and search for the article I published on 'The Atkins Diet' which is based on the Position Paper I prepared for the Association for Dietetics in SA. Don't stay on such a diet for long and then change over to the Weighless diet of to a low-fat, high-fibre diet instead (click on 'Diet' at the top of this page, 'Weight loss' , ‘The right approach' and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy) and combine this with regular exercise. You may gain a small amount of weight when you change over because of water retention, but this will settle down rapidly.
Good luck
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