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My weight loss story – How cutting out grains restored my health

I get asked this question a fair bit via email and often send long replies about my own personal experience in this area.  I have been meaning to prepare a post about it for some time as it is an issue that affects many, including myself and to use that old cliche…if I can do it, anyone can.

Although I have been cooking grain free for my husband for many years I have often personally wavered in and out of grain-free eating.  I have always struggled with very strong sugar and refined grain/bad fat cravings (ie: fast/junk food).

Pregnancy and motherhood pushed me over the edge.  I have often been very frustrated with myself as I really do know better.

So, here is me.   In the picture on the left (Bad photo I had to crop to cut out the innocent…this is AFTER I had already lost about 22 lbs / 10 kg of baby weight), this is what happens to me when I am eating grains.  I get very quickly out of control.  It’s not pretty. I feel bloated and exhausted.  My blood sugar goes crazy.  I get depressed. Read More »My weight loss story – How cutting out grains restored my health