I lost 65lbs from August to the end of February doing the Slow Carb diet from the Four Hour Body. Even lost weight during the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas despite eating anything I wanted on those two days. About a year before starting this diet, I started Aktins and lost about 45lbs over 5-6 months. Then over the next 4-5 months, I picked up 10 of those back. Going SO long without carbs on Atkins made it difficult for me to make it a sustainable lifestyle change. The Slow Carb diet, however, IS one that I can see as a sustainable change.
I’m not interested on debating the validity of this dietary approach. I’m just passing along what I did. Hopefully someone finds this information useful. If you have any questions, just post a comment.
Don’t try to mix this with other diets you’ve heard/read about. There are 100’s of opinions out there on the best way to lose weight. Pick one and do it. Don’t create your own combination of 5-6 approaches. This is not a diet where you count points or calories. You also don’t do a lot measuring portion sizes. Don’t make it more complicated than it is. It really is THAT simple.