Dad credits keto diet for losing 7 stone in just 150 days

Danielle Fowler
·Freelance Writer
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Jeremiah Peterson lost almost seven stone in just 150 days [Photo: Instagram]

One man credits the keto diet teamed with exercise for helping him to shed a grand total of 92 lbs (almost seven stone) in just 150 days.

Jeremiah Peterson, 40, kick-started his remarkable weight loss journey back in 2017 after struggling to find the energy to keep up with his children.

“I looked myself in the mirror and thought about my family, my responsibilities and how I would be 40 in less than a year,” he explains on his website. “I knew I HAD to make some serious changes in my life. It was like a switch flipped inside of me.”

He first started to gain weight in 2008 after finding it difficult to juggle family life with his first business. Peterson weighed 292 lbs (just over 20 stone) at his heaviest.

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Through exercise and the keto diet – a high-fat, low-carb eating plan – Peterson managed to shift the weight and now boasts an impressive six pack.

Fast-forward to 2019 and Peterson is known as ‘The Keto Fitness Coach’ with a goal to help others in a similar position change their lives for the better.

Most recently, the Montana-based father shared a before and after photograph to demonstrate his dramatic weight loss.

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The truth of the matter is we are in a place of transformation. Transforming is nothing to be ashamed of. Because if we are not in a place of transition…Then we are standing still. Like our feet are plastered to a singular place.That place of standing still isn’t in quiet reflection either. It’s a place of suffocating internal madness.It’s a place where we feel stagnant and unimportant. If you have ever felt this or feel this know you aren’t alone. Also know YOU CAN make a change. IF NOT KNOW THEN WHEN? WHY NOT RIGHT NOW? Do not waste another day of your life wishing for something! Take your life into your own hands! My gosh! Life is too short to waste the opportunities right in front of your face right now!Quit wasting opportunities to make your life better!!! N o O pportunity W asted You have to change! If you don’t change the next 5 years of your life will likely be exactly like the last 5 years! YOU HAVE TO DO SOMETHING TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE! Make a choice to change something RIGHT NOW! You don’t like your body, make a change. Throw away the junk food. The fact that you are not happy has NOTHING to do with what you have or do not have. You are unhappy because your life doesn’t match the way you think it should be. You have an idea of what you and your life should be like… If I can do it, or someone else can do you YOU CAN TOO!!! Do something NOW that confirms in your head and your heart that you mean business! Quit lying to yourself. Quit short changing yourself. DO SOMETHING NOW!!!

A post shared by The Keto Fitness Coach (@jeremiahpetersonmontana) on Apr 18, 2019 at 5:57am PDT

He captioned the image [sic], “Life is too short to waste the opportunities right in front of your face right now! Quit wasting opportunities to make your life better!!!”

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“If you don’t change the next 5 years of your life will likely be exactly like the last 5 years! YOU HAVE TO DO SOMETHING TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE!”

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