Low Carb Success Stories

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My Carbohydrate Addiction

Dr Joe Leonardi, Fat Then Fit Now

Dr. Joe Leonardi understands that there are studies that support the legitimacy of carbohydrate and sugar addiction, as well as studies that do not. Dr. Joe doesn’t care which is correct, what he can tell you is one very simple fact: He is a carb-addict.

Low Carb Success Story Misty Humphrey

Low Carb Success Story Misty Humphrey

While Misty was a little overweight as a child, maybe 15 or 20 pounds, her biggest challenge as a youngster was her battle with Attention Deficit Disorder, slight tics, and compulsive behavior tendencies. Looking back, she now realizes her life could have been much different had her doctors and parents had understood the importance of nutrition in relation to these issues.

Dana’s Carpender’s Low Carb Anniversary – The 33% Report

CarbSmart Magazine September 2013

I dropped the carbs from my diet the day after Labor Day 1995. I would have started a few days earlier, but I invited a bunch of people over for a Labor Day cookout, and already started making the food. So I consider the Tuesday after Labor Day my LowCarbiversary. It’s been 18 years I’ve been eating this way, and since I’m 54 – 55 in October – that means I’ve been low carb for exactly one third of my life – that’s 33%.

Low Carb Success Story Sandi Russell

Sandi Russell lost 80 lbs

I’m happy to introduce Sandi Russell, our latest success story. A 37 year old stay-at-home mom of two boys, Sandi was a tall, healthy youth, standing 5′ 9” and wearing a size 7. She was one of those people that could eat just about anything she wanted without visible consequences. As the story goes, one day things changed.