O my word – you cannot open the newspaper without at least a full page devoted to Banting, or go out with friends for a breakfast without everyone asking if you are “banting”, and as true as Bob, even get a “banting” meal at a restaurant in South Africa these days. Everyone is on the band-wagon!
Some fellow bloggers have written about “banting on a shoe-string budget”, others have bragged about their weight loss, with photos et al, and the local gossip magazine, “Huisgenoot”, as well as Sunday newspaper “Rapport”, have all had pages and pages devoted to the pros and cons of the high fat, no (or low) carb diet Prof Tim Noakes is advocating. And those who have lost weight, have miraculously also had all their illnesses like diabetes, brought under better control.
So now, my fellow bloggers and readers, I am to confess, even I went and bought this book. And who knows, maybe a slimmer, more healthy Suletta is going to emerge from the folds of too much sweet, doughy, yummy treats around the waistline. Those who know me, will also know that a packet of fudge has no chance of even touching sides once I’ve opened it -
I LOVE sugar!! So to lay off the cakes, sweets and treats, is going to take every bit of willpower I can muster up. If there are readers who can encourage me, or who want to share their experience on this, or any other diet, please, please send those comments. And we will watch this space………