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Forum: Other Plans 04-30-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,477
Posted By DiamondDeb
I started the May thread in the Fasting Forum at...

I started the May thread in the Fasting Forum at LCN. :cool:
Forum: Other Plans 04-28-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,477
Posted By DiamondDeb
It is quiet here! Did everyone already leave? ...

It is quiet here! Did everyone already leave?

I’m fine; incredibly busy (and happy) at work and exhausted by the end of the week. I slept almost 9 hours last night.

I’m still doing mostly OMAD...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 04-14-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 86,602
Posted By DiamondDeb
I’m bumping this as a reminder to myself to take...

I’m bumping this as a reminder to myself to take & save notes on it while I still can...
Forum: Other Plans 04-08-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,477
Posted By DiamondDeb
Anyone mind if we keep this thread for the month...

Anyone mind if we keep this thread for the month & not start one on the new board yet? I'm going to miss this board come June & would like to keep using it as long as possible...
Forum: Other Plans 04-07-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,477
Posted By DiamondDeb
I think moving to an established forum is...

I think moving to an established forum is premature. We’ve only known for 2 days and we have two months before this site shuts down. - We are hoping to find a way to start a new one similar to LCFs....
Forum: Diabetes 04-07-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,643
Posted By DiamondDeb
I’ve read reviews that say there is nothing new...

I’ve read reviews that say there is nothing new in the book and other reviews - by people stating they’ve read his other books - that say it has new info, expands on what he discusses in the other...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-05-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By DiamondDeb
I completely understand your concerns. But the...

I completely understand your concerns. But the studies about protein and the elderly are almost certainly assuming that the elderly are eating 3-5 times per day and following the SAD. Everything...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-04-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By DiamondDeb
As I understand it this does not happen with...

As I understand it this does not happen with fasting, only with low calories eaten throughout the day.

There are lots of different OMAD plans and some have you get set amounts of calories, enough...
Forum: Other Plans 04-01-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,477
Posted By DiamondDeb
Happy Easter! Have a Blessed Day, Fellow Fasters!

Happy Easter! Have a Blessed Day, Fellow Fasters!
Forum: Other Plans 03-31-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,530
Posted By DiamondDeb
New Thread:Fung Style Fasting Chat ~ April...

New Thread:Fung Style Fasting Chat ~ April Adventures! 2018 (http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?p=17726509#post17726509) :cool:
Forum: Other Plans 03-31-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,477
Posted By DiamondDeb
Fung Style Fasting Chat ~ April Adventures! 2018

I like Robert Frost's description of April Weather; it is very true...

"The sun was warm but the wind was chill.
You know how it is with an April day.
When the sun is out and the wind is still,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-31-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By DiamondDeb
I also recommend Dr. Jason Fung. Lots of info on...

I also recommend Dr. Jason Fung. Lots of info on his blog.
Forum: Diabetes 03-30-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,643
Posted By DiamondDeb
It is supposed to be released April 3rd. It is on...

It is supposed to be released April 3rd. It is on Amazon. I don't see what it could offer that Obesity Code does. It sounds like he is repackaging part of Obesity Code for a different market. It...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-04-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,701
Posted By DiamondDeb
There are actually a lot of different...

There are actually a lot of different recommendations. I seem to recall Dr Fung recommends 2T before bedtime. It doesn’t matter how or when I use it. There are no noticeable benefits.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-03-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,701
Posted By DiamondDeb
I like the taste of it in water but I’ve used it...

I like the taste of it in water but I’ve used it a few times over the years and it never made any noticeable difference in anything for me.

Lots of people say it does all sorts of good things for...
Forum: Other Plans 03-01-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,530
Posted By DiamondDeb
From earlier today:

From earlier today:
Forum: Other Plans 03-01-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,417
Posted By DiamondDeb
Join us on the New March Thread!...

Join us on the New March Thread! (http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?p=17717849#post17717849) :kicking:
Forum: Other Plans 03-01-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,530
Posted By DiamondDeb
Fung Style Fasting Chat ~ Marvelous March 2018

Spring is nature’s way of saying, "Let’s party!" ~ Robin Williams :kicking:

I can hardly believe it - Spring arrives on the 20th! Well, here in Florida, that will probably be just more heat but,...
Forum: Other Plans 02-12-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,417
Posted By DiamondDeb
I had a very busy day yesterday and car trouble...

I had a very busy day yesterday and car trouble just before dinner time. I had eaten lunch and really wasn’t hungry so I just got my work done and didn’t eat dinner. I ended up going almost 29 hours....
Forum: Other Plans 02-12-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,417
Posted By DiamondDeb
We have discussed stevia & insulin levels before....

We have discussed stevia & insulin levels before. Stevia helps insulin work better (simply put) in the presence of food. That fact got me started drinking tea with my evening meals.

It has been a...
Forum: Other Plans 02-11-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,417
Posted By DiamondDeb
Clars, that is a great improvement but the...

Clars, that is a great improvement but the numbers are still rather high. I suspect that, as you continue eating this way, your blood glucose numbers will continue to drop. As that happens, you are...
Forum: Other Plans 02-11-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,417
Posted By DiamondDeb
That does sound frustrating. You mentioned...

That does sound frustrating. You mentioned earlier that you take Metformin. Do you test your blood glucose? Maybe those numbers would be helpful.
Forum: Other Plans 02-10-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,417
Posted By DiamondDeb
I love hearing how everyone is doing & seeing how...

I love hearing how everyone is doing & seeing how we all do things a bit differently to make fasting fit with what is going on in our lives!

I’m still doing well in the morning - no nausea - so...
Forum: Other Plans 02-01-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,417
Posted By DiamondDeb
Stopping is the right thing to do. Fasting isn't...

Stopping is the right thing to do. Fasting isn't meant to be suffering. Listening to your body is good, not failure. Even with fasting, we are not meant to have a set schedule; we actually tend to do...
Forum: Other Plans 02-01-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,417
Posted By DiamondDeb
I'm not sure if I accidentally discovered the...

I'm not sure if I accidentally discovered the supplement that was making me feel nauseated or if whatever ws causing the problem just went away but have been able to go without any food all week!...
Forum: Other Plans 02-01-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,417
Posted By DiamondDeb
Bringing over posts from earlier today...

Bringing over posts from earlier today...
Forum: Other Plans 02-01-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,250
Posted By DiamondDeb
New Thread! :cool: Fung Style Fasting Chat ~...

New Thread! :cool:

Fung Style Fasting Chat ~ February 2018 (http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?p=17708705#post17708705)
Forum: Other Plans 02-01-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,417
Posted By DiamondDeb
Fung Style Fasting Chat ~ February 2018

FEBRUARY already? The time is flying by! :eek:

Welcome EVERYONE - if you are new to intermittent fasting, simply curious with questions, an old hand at it, or somewhere in between, please join...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-29-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By DiamondDeb
I don’t eat when my stomach is upset. I have a...

I don’t eat when my stomach is upset. I have a little water with baking soda added to help settle my stomach. And digestive enzymes and aloe. Water to drink; I might have some tea.

When I feel up...
Forum: Other Plans 01-28-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,250
Posted By DiamondDeb
I’m glad I’m not the only one who noticed. It...

I’m glad I’m not the only one who noticed. It would be so easy to make it clear - assuming the data he has access to is now saying different things. I’m a bit afraid the data is the same and he is...
Forum: Other Plans 01-28-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,250
Posted By DiamondDeb
Jan, thanks for starting the thread! It is...

Jan, thanks for starting the thread!

It is great to see so many new fasters joining in - and to see so much success!

My fasting periods have been very short for quite a while. Months ago, I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-25-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,893
Posted By DiamondDeb
It depends how strict you want to be and what...

It depends how strict you want to be and what results/benefits you are looking for.

In the strict definition, anything other than water breaks a fast. Not even black coffee or zero calorie...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-21-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 19,327
Posted By DiamondDeb
I’m a cheap date st SB. Plain coffee - nothing...

I’m a cheap date st SB. Plain coffee - nothing added, an Americano, nothing added, passion tea, nothing added. That’s it.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-01-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By DiamondDeb
I haven’t seen any sausage that I consider...

I haven’t seen any sausage that I consider “clean” in stores. I’m sure you can find some online, though, or in stores I don’t have available to me. There was one exception at Publix for a while but...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-29-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By DiamondDeb
That sounds like one I watched a while back. It...

That sounds like one I watched a while back. It was unusually good and I even learned some new things. Most fasting videos/podcasts/articles just rehash the same info.
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 12-16-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By DiamondDeb
Flat, I cook with coconut oil & with butter. I’d...

Flat, I cook with coconut oil & with butter. I’d never cook with any oil containing omega 3s and I avoid those high in omega 6.
Forum: Other Plans 12-16-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,665
Posted By DiamondDeb
Just an FYI.. If you are taking magnesium to...

Just an FYI.. If you are taking magnesium to help with constipation you do not want high quality magnesium that is absorbed well. Relieving constipation is usually a negative side effect (although,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-16-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,352
Posted By DiamondDeb
Don’t worry about the”bad” cholesterol or get...

Don’t worry about the”bad” cholesterol or get excited about the “good” ones. The whole cholesterol “thing” is based on a theory that has been repeatedly been proven to be wrong. Facts. Science. Not...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-16-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By DiamondDeb
I’ve never done any deep frying but I sauté a...

I’ve never done any deep frying but I sauté a lot. Right now I’m mostly using Kerrygold butter. I also sauté with coconut oil. I don’t use other oils.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-09-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By DiamondDeb
Even pure fat causes an insulin spike, just a...

Even pure fat causes an insulin spike, just a much smaller one than other foods.
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