Tagged: Food

Eating HFLC on a Dime

I recently restocked my larder with foods recommended via a “shopping list” from a prominent HFLC website (that shall go nameless).   The list contained about 50 grocery items, broken down into categories like: Spices and seasonings, meat, produce, dairy, fresh herbs, etc…  I had about half of the items on the list already in stock – especially...

Let’s Talk Poop

People just don’t want to talk about poop.  Their poop, other people’s poop or poop in general and I think it’s a bit of a shame to avoid the topic, especially in the context of diet and the impact it has on the digestive system and elimination. So let’s talk about it now and get...

Jump-Starting My Metabolism

I’m insulin resistant.  I’m fairly carbohydrate intolerant, too.  More than 40 grams of carbohydrates per day seems to stymie weight loss.  More than 100 grams results in moderate gastric distress and the return of several irksome bodily conditions (if you’ve been there, you know what I mean).  More than 300 grams and I’ll be in...

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...