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30 Days No Veggies? Really?

No Veggies

The title of this blog post is a bit misleading. I’ve actually gone more than 30 days without eating veggies (more like 60 days), but that’s neither here nor there. If you would have told me several years or even several months ago that the human body could survive just fine without vegetables, I would… Read more

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Looking Back on 2018

Goodbye 2018

I think I’m over the whole New Year’s Resolution phase of my life. When I was much younger I’d start the year with a laundry list of resolutions and never get further than 30 days in sticking with them. Sadly, I’m not unique in this practice. I believe it was a couple of years ago… Read more

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Avocado Salad

A few days ago my daughter explained a very simple ketogenic lesson to me and it became my “Aha” moment. The explanation was so simple, yet poignant. She said, “If you want your body to become a fat burning machine, you have to feed it fat.” That was it. That statement caused lightbulbs to flash, birds… Read more

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My Fitness Pal

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… Read more

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Blurry Vision

From my experience, I think adopting a ketogenic lifestyle will cause temporary blurred vision in some people. I noticed that after I went on an 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… Read more

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My Weight Loss Journey

Low Carb High Fat

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… Read more

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Liver Love

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… Read more

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Body by Science

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… Read more

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Starting the New Year Right

Fitness

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… Read more

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Low Carb – A Way of Life

Eggs

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… Read more

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