All about Coconut Oil

Coconut-OIl-Tbsp-PageWe came upon the very best resource for all the uses, health benefits, DIY recipes and much much more for Coconut Oil.

This is from the Delicious Obsessions website under the section Coconut Oil.

Some of the topics on this webpage include:

Remember we supply the Crede Organic Coconut Oils in virgin and odourless and in 1L plastic and 500ml glass containers. See our price list for more details.


Top 15 Reasons You Are Not Losing Weight on a Low-Carb Diet

Do you feel like this when stepping on the scale?

We often see that people quit the banting lifestyle because they do not lose any weight or they got to a weight loss plateau.

Here are 15 reasons why you might not be losing weight while following a low carb diet courtesy of Authority Nutrition. Please click on this link for the full article.

  1. You Are Losing Fat, You Just Don’t Realize it
  2. You’re Not Cutting Back on Carbohydrates Enough
  3. You’re Stressed All The Time
  4. You’re Not Eating Real Food
  5. You’re Eating Too Many Nuts
  6. You’re Not Sleeping Enough
  7. You’re Eating Too Much Dairy
  8. You’re Not Exercising Right (or at all)
  9. You’re Eating Too Many Sweeteners
  10. You Have a Medical Condition Getting in Your Way
  11. You’re Always Eating
  12. You’re Cheating Too Often
  13. You’re Eating Too Many Calories
  14. You Don’t Have Realistic Expectations
  15. You’ve Been “Cutting” For Too Long

Have you ever managed to break through a weight loss plateau? Feel free to comment below.

Prof Tim Noakes on Banting and LCHF

There are always lots of questions on this way of eating and I have came upon a very good resource where many of these questions are answered by the Professor (Tim Noakes) himself. Broad Categories of questions that are answered by the prof are on:

  • Ketosis
  • The fitness side
  • Banting
  • The Health side
  • The Food side

See below link for the full article. Credit to Sharon Atkins from Spice4Life

What is Banting?

We often get the question – what is Banting and what is this “diet” all about? The below information can be found on the website

We do not like to call this a diet, it is a Lifestyle change. That’s the reason why our name is The Banting Lifestyle!


William Banting was a British undertaker who was very obese and desperately wanted to lose weight. In the year 1862 he paid a visit to his doctor, William Harvey, who proposed a radical eating plan that was high in fat but included very little carbohydrates. By following this eating plan Banting experienced such remarkable weight loss that he wrote an open letter to the public, the “Letter on Corpulence”, which became widely distributed. As more people started following this eating plan to lose weight, the term “banting” or to “bant” became popularised.

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