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Fitness: Conventional vs. Unconventional

Fitness: Conventional vs. Unconventional

| March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The more I take control of my health, the further away I walk from conventional wisdom. There are times, however, when embarking on a whole new adventure, it takes time to sort out the wheat from the chaff. Easy to Understand There are some things that are easy to understand, like MSG, trans fats and […]

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Starting the New Year Right

Starting the New Year Right

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Every year for as long as I can remember I would vow to lose weight and visit the gym regularly. This year is different.  I’m going to cancel my gym membership and let my new way of eating worry about my weight. Low Carb no Cardio Overload Since I’ve changed my way of eating a […]

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Things I Gave Up and Added in 2012

Things I Gave Up and Added in 2012

| January 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

When I look back over 2012 I can’t help but marvel at the amount of items I gave up.  Of course for every thing I gave up, I either added something new or changed the way I did things. Here’s a list of some of the things I gave up last year: Tossed out the […]

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Wonderful Bone Broth

Wonderful Bone Broth

| December 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

I can’t believe how wasteful I’ve been over the years. I recently discovered bone broth. Maybe what I should say is I’ve re-discovered bone broth and cringe when I think about the amount of bones I threw away. Childhood Memories As a kid, I remembered my mother saving bones after Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other […]

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3 and 1/2 Months of Low Carb Eating

3 and 1/2 Months of Low Carb Eating

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

One thing I learned about the low-carb journey is that it’s a journey of constant tweaks. In my first month the low-carb I went hog-wild eating fats. I totally changed my eating habits to something that was foreign to my body. The immediate influx of large amount of fats took some getting used to. I […]

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Low Carb – A Way of Life

Low Carb – A Way of Life

| December 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s not just about weight, it’s about health. In the video below, a doctor talks about his first hand experience with diabesity. He suffered from high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and even had an attack of gout. Listen to his story and how he turned things around:

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Low Carb Bread

Low Carb Bread

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The other day my brother asked what was the one thing I miss since embracing the low carb way of eating. I had to think for a minute because my transition wasn’t a difficult one. After a moment of thought I had to say I missed the occasional slice of bread and butter. Having said […]

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Low Carb Sleep Benefits

Low Carb Sleep Benefits

| November 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

It wasn’t until we had an overnight guest over the Thanksgiving weekend did I realize just how much my nightly sleeping has improved. Let me see if I can explain this delicately. My husband and I are of the age where we are feeling the effects of health mistakes we made in our youth. Some […]

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Lower Carb Thanksgiving

Lower Carb Thanksgiving

| November 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’d like to say we enjoyed a low-carb Thanksgiving, but I’d be telling a halftruth. Actually, we enjoyed a lower carb Thanksgiving. I modified the ingredients on some foods and didn’t cook others to reduce the carb load. However, not everyone at my Thanksgiving table is on a low-carb eating plan so I made a […]

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I Love Jicama

I Love Jicama

| November 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jicama (pronounced Hik-A-Ma) looks like something you move out of the way of the lawn mower. The one I purchased looked like a huge light-colored rock. It was just as heavy as a huge rock. Cooked vs. Raw I’m sure cooked jicama works just fine for some dishes. My initial venture into jicama land was […]

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