lvgrl90 - definitely you can relax a lot, especially as you are going to the gym, which will promote insulin sensitivity. Obsessing about carbs is liable to do you more harm than good as it will raise levels of stress hormones.
Forgotmylastusername - I've just read those Krieger links - they're excellent, thanks. Especially Part 3 which concurs with my personal experience that consuming a lot of dairy (at least 20% of total calorie intake) helps weight loss, and facilitates concurrent fat loss and muscle gain.
F 5 ft 3. HW: 196 lbs. Primal SW (May 2011): 182 lbs (42% BF)... W June '12: 160 lbs (29% BF) (UK size 12, US size 8). GW: ~24% BF - have ditched the scales til I fit into a pair of UK size 10 bootcut jeans. Currently aligning towards 'The Perfect Health Diet' having swapped some fat for potatoes.