An excellent resource concerning obesity for you and your doctor
Tuesday, March 18, 2014      4 comments

This resource was developed by the American Society of Bariatric Physicians. Please take a look and if you like these download and share these resources: www.asbp.org/obesityalgo
rithm.html Birgit... Read more
What I'm doing to lower my blood sugar levels further
Monday, March 17, 2014      10 comments

I am experimenting with cutting my carbs to an absolute minimum of 15-20 grams/day or as close to that as I can get. The reason is that my blood sugar levels are still not quite out of the pre-diabetic range. Here are the dietary changes I am ... Read more
Why factory farms are not the answer
Saturday, March 15, 2014      5 comments

Please take the time to watch this documentary. If you are vegan, vegetarain or a regular meat eater like me, you can contribute by spreading this information to the health and well-being of people, animals and the economy. www.youtu... Read more
The unhealthy meat market - NYT article
Saturday, March 15, 2014      8 comments

What are we really eating, and why is meat so much cheaper than it used to be: www.nytimes.com/2014/03/
c=eta1&_r=0 ... Read more
Safe starches ? - A long discussion between Ron Rosedale and Paul Jaminet
Saturday, March 15, 2014      9 comments

I decided to go back to Dr. Rosedale's blog to remind myself what his perspective on sugar, insulin and leptin are. This discussion addresses some of the issues but there is a whole lot more. I'm hoping to delve into his articles some more soo... Read more
Very motivational blog post for non-gym rats
Thursday, March 13, 2014      11 comments

It's about the benefits of body weight exercise. Just in time for those who can no longer afford their gym memberships, are bored at the gym (me) and/or want to find a form of exercise that can be done at the local park, the beach or in the back... Read more
Keep agent Orange off our plates!
Monday, March 10, 2014      11 comments

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First time of cutting more calories along with carbs
Saturday, March 08, 2014      13 comments

Since I have started a low-carb diet about two years ago I never limited calories at all. This means I would often eat upwards of 2000 calories/day and sometimes upwards of 2500 calories with the occasional high-workout day with over 3000 calori... Read more
Spent two hours selling junk food yesterday
Monday, March 03, 2014      10 comments

I was attending one of my daughter's swim meets and all parents are recruited to help. My job was to sell concessions for two hours. This must have been the first time ever since I went low-carb that I was surrounded by this much junk food: p... Read more
More reasons why GMO's are dangerous
Friday, February 28, 2014      6 comments

This article links a number of new research studies to show how dangerous GMO's really are and that they do NOT feed the world. www.organicconsumers.org
/articles/article_29419.cfm Also, Food and Water watch has... Read more
GMO ban in Poland - why not here?
Monday, February 24, 2014      5 comments

This version of GMO seems to do a lot of damage to the bee population. www.whydontyoutrythis.co
-genetically-modified-corn.html Will the US only fig... Read more
In-depth lecture about sugar
Sunday, February 23, 2014      4 comments

I just found this lecture by nutrition researcher Dr. Kimber Stanhope online and wanted to pass it on to those who are willing to hear the longer version on the problems with sugar: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
_AJka21yfyE ... Read more
Organic farmer sues Monsanto
Saturday, February 22, 2014      7 comments

Please read here for details: action.fooddemocracynow.
169.278959.BCrnmM This is a global problem and it needs to be fought globally. Birgit... Read more
How to counteract exposure to sugar and resist
Monday, February 17, 2014      16 comments

This post is for sugar addicts or anyone who finds it hard to resist the temptation for sugar and/or other simple carbs. The reason why these foods look so attractive for us is in part hard-wired. Sweet things in nature are usually edible. So ... Read more
Ending my fast early at 32 hours
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      18 comments

At around 6pm this evening I started to get really hungry. I don't know if it was in part a lack of salt (I did not feel like drinking salt water) but as I was walking through a department store I found myself thinking about food and this time i... Read more

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