Tagged: Carbohydrate

What Relapse Has Taught Me

Recently, I experienced some life events that gave me an excuse to fall of the low-carb wagon for about three months.  This involved me purposefully adding carbohydrates into my daily meals.  I want to emphasize that I wasn’t eating more food or more frequently, just simply opting for carbohydrates largely because I felt higher-carb foods were more convenient to prepare...

Plateau Challenge – Week 3

Schoolhouse Rocky was dead wrong, 3 is not a magic number.  I started the week at 167.8 lbs and ended the week at exactly the same weight – and I was very lucky to be there. Week three was a disaster.  It started with an insatiable craving for pizza.  Just plain cheese pizza.  So I...

Carb-Loading Tailspin

I didn’t get the idea of carb-loading on my own. It came from my doctor (the same one who recommended I move to a LC/HF eating style). I’d shared with him that I’d recently hit a plateau with my weight loss and was feeling frustrated. He mentioned that being in a very low-carb state for...

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...