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Tracking My Dietary Progress with My Fitness Pal

Tracking My Dietary Progress with My Fitness Pal

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Adopting a ketogenic lifestyle is simple in theory. You just drop the carbs and increase the fats. What could be more simple than that? Well, in theory it’s simple, but in practice it’s a little tricky. The problem arises when you’re not quite sure of the macronutrient makeup of the foods you’re eating. This is […]

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Does Ketogenic Eating Cause Temporary Blurred Vision?

Does Ketogenic Eating Cause Temporary Blurred Vision?

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

From my experience I think adopting a ketogenic lifestyle will cause temporary blurred vision in some people. I noticed that after I went on a LCHF ketogenic way of eating my vision started to get blurry. I wear reading glasses and at times they didn’t seem strong enough. There were times I would put them […]

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My Weight Loss Journey

My Weight Loss Journey

| August 1, 2017 | 3 Comments

As I travel along on my dietary journey, I continue to learn quite a bit about food and how our bodies handle food. Sometimes the information I read seems conflicting, but when I really take the time to understand what I’m learning, one underlying theme seems to hold true no matter what I learn. That […]

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Liver Detox Tea and Weight Loss

Liver Detox Tea and Weight Loss

| April 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

How often do we think about our livers? When we think of health we think of reaching a certain weight, having clear skin, being free from aches and pains and having an overall robust energy level. If we get a pimple, we’re quick to alter our beauty routine to get rid of it. If we […]

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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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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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The Government Knows Low Carb is Healthy

The Government Knows Low Carb is Healthy

| November 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

Since going low carb I continually look for evidence confirming I’m doing the right thing.  Aside from my improved health, reduced blood pressure and normalization of my blood iron count (previously suffered with bouts of anemia if I forgot to take my iron tablets), I love reading about the benefits of low carb eating.  What […]

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30 Days Low Carb & Wheat Free

30 Days Low Carb & Wheat Free

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

In my last post I mentioned my transformation to a low carb way of eating. In essence, I eat whole, non-processed foods (except for cheese). During the last 30 days I’ve eliminated all wheat products and most grains. I cooked my meals from scratch and monitored the ingredients I used. What I’ve Discovered Over this […]

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Getting Rid of Menopausal Weight Gain

Getting Rid of Menopausal Weight Gain

| March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

During my menopause journey I was most concerned with how to stop the dreaded hot flashes. I had my first hot flash in my early 40’s and did a lot of research on how to stop them. They’re awful. Within a couple of months I had the hot flashes licked and promptly forgot about menopause. […]

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