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So as the world starts noticing that banting is the only lifestyle that delivers weight loss and health, it seems to be stepping up its resistance to cutting out sugar and carbs? Have you noticed that too? How bizarre! Personally I have walked the banting journey for 4 years and built an entire business around the concept. I have benefitted tremendously and so have hundreds of people that I have met who regularly frequent our Factory Shop in Goodwood, Cape Town. I have watched people’s lives transform right in front of my eyes, both physically and mentally (emotionally). What a journey this has been (and remains) for myself and the banting...

There is this notion that banting is all about eating freshly prepared food ONLY and that we need to go back to the caveman days of preparing these meals over a fire at every meal occasion. Well, a great many books reference this notion, but is that a pipe dream? We all know that life is not that simple and that in reality we lead VERY busy lives. Where does this leave banting? At best a hobby. At worst a dream. Why? Because banting is so INCONVENIENT to be honest! Or is it?   When I started banting I was 117kg. I lost 25kg and that was HARD WORK. There were NO options on the shelves to help me make it easier! And that’s when I decided...

Its interesting to hear how many people say that banting is “so expensive”. At a glance, it may seem so. However, when you drill down into more detail about the banting lifestyle, they couldn’t be further from the truth. How so? Well, you need to look at the LIFESTYLE as a whole and NOT ONLY THE FOOD YOU EAT!   Let’s start with the food you consume when banting.   It’s essentially FRESHLY prepared food consisting of vegetables, fresh meats and things of that sort. The genius lies in ones ability to mix and match these range of foods to make wholesome dishes. YOU benefit immediately from the “artificial ingredient FREE” chow and yo...