If you eat carbs, sugar, processed food, or cook with seed oil, your diet is NOT healthy. I've been carnivore and low carb for a year now, beef, dairy, eggs and porridge with a spoonful of raw honey for breakfast. Shed pounds without trying (all unneeded visceral fat), BMI c 20.5 (am 6'5" and was 14 stone for years, now 12.5. We have special scales that measure a variety of things (inc. BMI) - My pulse wave velocity has dropped from c10 to 8.8 in a year.


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I went from 33 BMI to 23 BMI in a year. The most important aspect of a diet is that it is something you can stick to. If it's too complicated or takes too much effort to stick to, you won't and that's where diets fail. The actual construction of the diet itself is immaterial.

Given the missus is a good cook, it should be relatively straight forward to implement something that works. IME best calorie deficit is around 300-500 kCal / week.

All you really need is the desire. I wish you well in your endeavour.

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