Author: Todd

Low-Carb Energy Crisis

I recently posted a blog refuting the facts stated in an article on The Huffington Post by Sarah Klein, Senior Editor, Health & Fitness and a Certified Personal Trainer, titled the “5 Signs You Should Be Eating More Carbs”. However, I felt I needed to better address Klein’s assertion that “When physically active people don’t...

5 Signs of the Low-Carb Apocalypse

An article on The Huffington Post by Sarah Klein, Senior Editor, Health & Fitness and a Certified Personal Trainer, recently touted the “5 Signs You Should Be Eating More Carbs”. Okay, admittedly, if you’re relying on HuffPost to provide your primary health guidance you’re already in a heap of trouble.  However, this article borders on...

Is Temptation Really a Choice

I find it interesting that when we choose to eat something –good or bad – we’re experiencing a very individual and personal interaction with our conscience mind. We decide, all the time, what’s good and bad for us to eat. The honesty is in our hands – especially if no one will know what we...

Checking Out of The Carb-Sane Asylum

I’m the first one to raise an eyebrow when something’s too good to be true.  In fact, I’ve managed to avoid most common weight loss and exercise scams out there despite my desperation for a ‘quick fix’ to my health and weight issues.  And while I extol the virtues of low-carb living based on my...

Low-carb Eating In The News

I’m always looking for mainstream news articles about low-carb eating because I believe the only way our society will move away from the message that carbohydrates are necessary or good for us will be when the mainstream media begins bombarding us with information to the contrary. This week, two articles caught my attention.  The first...

5 Myths About Low-Carb Eating

Below are 5 common myths about low-carb eating that I find perpetuated around the internet: 1. Low-carb eating is a “fad” diet Low-carb eating generally gets a bad rap as a “fad” diet.  This is primarily because it eliminates what is believed to be an essential food group (grains and other foods that contain carbohydrates,...

Why I Don’t Count Calories Anymore

  One of the most liberating things about following a ketogenic eating style is the simplicity of keeping track of your intake.  No longer do I have to count points, calories or grams of fat at every meal.  I can put away the tracking sheets, tracking apps and calculators.  I know the foods that are...

Why I’m Sharing My Story

While I have a passion for understanding how our bodies use the food we consume for energy, I’m not a doctor or dietician.  I don’t have advanced medical or nutritional science degrees.  I don’t even have a personal trainer.  I can’t offer you much in the way of detailed analysis on the various nutritional and...