Day 7 of ultra-low carb - feeling great
Friday, November 01, 2013      6 comments

I'm getting in my groove now, altough I did not have time to eat for a while it didn't bother me. 8am: decaf with 1/4 cup cream 1pm: decaf with 1/4 cup cream 3pm: 3/4 cup yogurt, 1/2 cup raspberries, 1 oz. almonds, 1 oz. brazil nu... Read more
Day 6 of ultra-low carb - or is it not ultra-low carb anymore?
Thursday, October 31, 2013      10 comments

Some readers of my blog may have asked this questions all along. My carb levels seem to be creeping up a little. 8am: decaf with 1/4 cup cream 12 noon lunch: double quarter pounder w/cheese, no bun 1pm dessert 3 oz. sugar-free ... Read more
Research study on ketogenic vs ADA diet for type 2 diabetes
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      5 comments

I'm glad that more research is being done. They are looking for study participants. Looks interesting. Pass it on if you know of anybody who might be a good candidate. livinlavidalowcarb.com/b
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Yet another good reason to keep blood sugars low
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      17 comments

Here is a story from today's LA Times. This is not entirely new information for many but there seems to be more and more research confirming it. This is just a small study, but nevertheless significant: www.latimes.com/science/... Read more
Day 5 of ultra-low carb
Tuesday, October 29, 2013      4 comments

8am breakfast: decaf with 1/4 cup heavy cream, 2 brazil nuts 11:30 am 2nd breakfast: full-fat yogurt with 1/2 cup blueberries, 1/4 cup coconut flakes 2pm lunch: 6 oz. pork steaks with pepper jack cheese, 1/2 cup clover sprouts 4:3... Read more
Day 4 of ultra-low carb
Tuesday, October 29, 2013      8 comments

Today was another day off for me, still some chores to do at home, but not too many, mostly weather-proofing the barn before the cold hits tonight. 8 am Breakfast: 3/4 cup yogurt with 1/2 cup blueberries, 1 oz. almonds/brazil nuts noon... Read more
If low-carb works why are there so many fat people who have been on low-carb for a long time
Monday, October 28, 2013      22 comments

I have heard the above and similar questions in various forms a number of times by now and I do think it is one the we low-carbers may want to think about, so I'm viewing this blog post as a starting point for discussion. Here are some possible... Read more
Day 3 on ultra-low carb
Monday, October 28, 2013      5 comments

8 am Breakfast: 1 cup of decaf with 1/4 cup of heavy cream, 3/4 cup yogurt, 1/2 apple, 1 oz. almonds 3pm Lunch: 3/4 cup yogurt, 1/2 cup blueberries, 1 oz. macadamia nuts 5pm Snack: 1 oz.cheese, 1 cup decaf with 1/4 cup heavy cream ... Read more
Day 2 on ultra-low carb
Saturday, October 26, 2013      6 comments

8 am Breakfast: decaf with 1/4 cup coconut cream (ran out of heavy cream) 3/4 cup full-fat yogurt, 1/2 cup blueberries, 1 oz. macadamia nuts 12 Lunch scrambled eggs one pork sausage 3pm snack: 1oz of cheese ... Read more
Day 1 on ultra-low carb
Friday, October 25, 2013      6 comments

Today was my day off, so a great time to start. The weather was warm and sunny for October. I felt good today. No carb-flu symptoms at all. I made sure I got enough to drink and enough sodium. 9 am Breakfast: decaf with 1/4 cup cream ... Read more
How low can I push the carbs and enjoy myself? Experimenting
Friday, October 25, 2013      11 comments

Ok, it's not a scientific experiment. But I plan on tracking what I eat in blog posts to have a comparison. I need to, because after eating a lot more homegrown organic and tasty fruit this summer and fall my A1c level is up to 6.1, the highe... Read more
DDT may be a factor in obesity - Epigenetics at work
Friday, October 25, 2013      3 comments

This is an article published in the LA Times: www.latimes.com/science/
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Beans and other legumes - are they healthy?
Thursday, October 24, 2013      15 comments

Legumes come in different forms. There are many kinds of beans, peas, peanuts, soybeans and lentils and for a long time all of them were known for being high in protein, minerals and fiber and therefore healthy while fairly low-priced. But legum... Read more
Low-carb and Natural - the basics for better health
Tuesday, October 22, 2013      17 comments

There are many people who eat low-carb and there are many people who eat natural foods but not that many who put these together, although the number is growing daily, very much to the dismay of giant food processing companies. Most people real... Read more
Barefoot Running - Dangerous or Superior?
Thursday, October 17, 2013      15 comments

I don't often link to Mark Sisson's blog, just because I don't always have time to read it. But with this post I could not resist because he addressed a topic that is commonly misunderstood, in particular by competitive runners and I think he in... Read more

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