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Old 09-26-2006, 08:35 AM   #1
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Yesterday I caught up with a friend of mine who I havent seen in over a year, and she has lost 4 stone on the Cambridge Diet. She was trying to get me to go on it, but I had a look at their website and somehow I dont think it can be very healthy to have just 400 cals a day
Mind you, my friend does look great though.
Has anyone tried this?
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Old 09-26-2006, 10:09 AM   #2
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I haven't but BigBird77 here is doing really well on the similar Lighter Life plan.
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Old 09-27-2006, 05:45 AM   #3
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Hi Kalijack,

As Veggie said I am doing LighterLife which is almost the same as cambridge diet.

I have so far lost 3stone 2lbs in 9 weeks and feel great. The quick weight loss really helps keep you focused and in LighterLife you also have 2 hours sessions with your group to help you understand what leads you to overeat and help you develops tools and stratigies for when you return to "normal" food.

After I have finshed loosing the weight I will go into "root to management" which slowly re introduces food and helps you understand when you are hungry and how to make helthy choices on what to eat.

I have found this the best diet ever and cannot recommend it enough ( and trust me I have tried almost everything out there)
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Old 09-28-2006, 03:28 PM   #4
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Hi Kalijack,

As Veggie said I am doing LighterLife which is almost the same as cambridge diet.

I have so far lost 3stone 2lbs in 9 weeks and feel great. The quick weight loss really helps keep you focused and in LighterLife you also have 2 hours sessions with your group to help you understand what leads you to overeat and help you develops tools and stratigies for when you return to "normal" food.

After I have finshed loosing the weight I will go into "root to management" which slowly re introduces food and helps you understand when you are hungry and how to make helthy choices on what to eat.

I have found this the best diet ever and cannot recommend it enough ( and trust me I have tried almost everything out there)
Wow, thats amazing, well done
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Old 09-28-2006, 04:00 PM   #5
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If this is the same diet as the Cambridge diet I knew, some friends I knew tried it 30yr ago. Does it consist of shakes similar to slimfast?
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Old 09-29-2006, 03:54 AM   #6
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Both Cambridge and LighterLife are silmilar to SlimFast as you have shakes and bars....but thats it apart from water, black tea and black coffee
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I have done Cambridge now twice, both times falling off the bandwagon when normal life gets in the way. It is a quick weight loss but it means suspending normal life for a while to do it. I lost 3 stones in about 10 weeks and kept about 2 stone off, started again and lost a stone. If you are the sort of person who needs large weight losses to keep motivated then it might be for you but just be really careful. It isn't for everybody. I'm now trying to eat sensibly and exercise which I'm told means I am more likely to keep the weight off.
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Old 10-05-2006, 02:27 AM   #8
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Heva - update your avatar, I don't like to be reminded!
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Old 10-05-2006, 10:40 AM   #9
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It's like an eye test to me I can just about make out the words 'super league'. I think.
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Old 10-05-2006, 12:23 PM   #10
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lol Veggie i was thinkin the same... n i got good eyes !.. lol
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Old 01-27-2007, 07:52 PM   #11
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what is the programefor this diet please
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Old 01-28-2007, 03:56 AM   #12
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You can read all about it here. I did it a long, long time ago and it wasn't particularly nice then, I hope it tastes a bit better now
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thankx bits ,but do i have to contact a Counsellor ? i need the diet daily program that u did b4
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I think they only do the Cambridge diet through counsellors. When I did it I was only 16 or 17, so it was almost 20 years ago now, and I'm sure things will have changed a bit since then. But the diet plan was all food supplements, except for adding a meal a day for a week every 4 weeks or so. Plus, the supplements were only available through counsellors, so you probably have to go through the normal route if you want to follow it
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If you are desperate there are some of the soups and stuff being sold on eBay but they are OUTRAGEOUSLY expensive. If you're in to meal replacements you might be better off with Slim Fast.
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