Category: Anti-LC/Paleo

Back To Basics or How to Lose a Book Deal

I don’t claim to have taken away much useful wisdom from my Weight Watchers days.  The “advice” that most leaders provided resonated like so many careful crafted canned responses.  However, there was one piece of wisdom I recall being particularly helpful when faced with plateau: When you’re not getting the results you want, stop tweaking...

Reflecting on Failure

As any good blogger knows, the key to a successful blog is to find a topic that really interests you and then post blogs about it like there’s no tomorrow.  Apparently, I’m not a good blogger because I haven’t posted anything in seven months. I certainly have excuses for my lack of blogging. Not the least...

Dogma Is My Co-Pilot

A few months ago, I wrote a post on my visit to the The Carb-Sane Asylum.  It was one of the first anti-LC sites I found and at the time, the posts were pretty vitriolic.   The tone of the site and the blogs from the author, Evelyn, made you feel like you were a complete...

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...

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...