The low carb diet

The low-carb diet has been a popular way of losing weight and eating more healthily for more than two decades. 

If you're thinking of giving it a go, or want to make sure you're getting the most out of it, why not join the Mumsnet low-carb bootcamp? Join in on Talk, track your weight losses with our tool, and take a look at MNers' tips and recipes for inspiration.


Want to be a bootcamper? Sign up!

Talk: Join the other Mumsnetters participating in BIWI's 10-week low-carb bootcamp this year by signing up on the thread, and using our brand new bootcamp weight tracker.

Low-carb recipes: bootcampers' favourites

Talk: Asparagus frittatas, celeriac tartiflette, tuna burgers, aubergine curry … this way for low-carb recipe inspiration (and don't forget to share your own).

Low-carb diet plan

What should you eat on a low-carb diet? How much carbohydrate do we really need, versus how much we consume on an average day? Read this handy guide.

How low-carb diets work

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How can you eat lots of fatty food, but still lose weight? If you're interested in restricting the amount of carbohydrates you eat, Mumsnetter BIWI explains how your body will react and how you will feel physically.