Two years ago when Waikato woman Shannon Anderson looked in the mirror, she didn’t like what she saw.
But more than just her image, she didn’t like the person she had become and wanted to set a better example for her daughter, who was five years old at the time.
“I didn’t want her growing up hearing me complain about myself, saying I couldn’t wear certain clothes because I was fat.
“They don’t need to hear us say that as their role models – they need to grow up and be confident and if she is hearing me put myself down – what will she grow up and do?”
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And the day her school-age children could wrap their arms right around her body, was the day she knew Keto had not only helped her drop dress sizes, but had also given her back her self worth.
Shannon, from Matamata, started the Keto diet at the beginning of 2016. Within 12 months she had shed 40kgs.