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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-04-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By Yellobrix
Very often, a "normal" diet is also high fat,...

Very often, a "normal" diet is also high fat, but with a heavy dose of carbohydrates. Your choices probably won't stand out, unless the others choose low-fat or fat-free everything. In that case, ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-27-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,003
Posted By Yellobrix
about that cheat day...

Never thought about it like this...
http://www.theonion.com/articles/lawabiding-citizen-keeps-herself-on-track-with-wee,37851/
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-07-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,912
Posted By Yellobrix
I have found that early in ketosis, the smell is...

I have found that early in ketosis, the smell is stronger. As I become keto adapted, the odor goes away. Just give it some time, and you should see an improvement. Some people also notice that their...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-07-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By Yellobrix
This type of language choice is very important...

This type of language choice is very important for people who face food pushers regularly. Food pushers are always looking for a way to undermine and sabotage, even as they deny their own actions....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-06-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,487
Posted By Yellobrix
You must never - NEVER...

Never quit. Never.

Even when you give in, when you have a moment of weakness. Whether it lasts 15 minutes or a year.

Even when you feel like you've failed yourself, your children, your spouse....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-30-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By Yellobrix
One of the reasons that farm animals are given...

One of the reasons that farm animals are given antibiotics is that it helps them get fatter. I don't think it's any coincidence that this also happens in humans. You may wish to consider restoring...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-29-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,671
Posted By Yellobrix
I grew up in a home where food was love, it was a...

I grew up in a home where food was love, it was a reward, and a comfort and solution to whatever is going wrong in life. As a result, I found that once I was an adult dealing with grown-up life, I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-29-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,065
Posted By Yellobrix
All the excellent science aside, I have found...

All the excellent science aside, I have found that if I'm keto-adapted and then suddenly introduce a significant carb-dump, I'm sick, sick, sick. It's not just that your liver, muscles, and brain are...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-28-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,367
Posted By Yellobrix
We tend to choose the buffet style places, where...

We tend to choose the buffet style places, where there's typically a salad bar, as well as sushi & sashimi, and chilled shrimp, and then I also focus on the broiled seafood items. Most charge extra...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-27-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,688
Posted By Yellobrix
Do what works for you! There's no medical or...

Do what works for you! There's no medical or biological or scientific reason a normal, healthy human body "needs" to eat carbohydrates. Any minimal blood glucose needs will be met by gluconeogenesis,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-27-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,246
Posted By Yellobrix
It's fascinating to me how much my tastes have...

It's fascinating to me how much my tastes have changed over the years. I first started becoming truly aware of food when my son needed a special diet to avoid certain additives. The easiest way was...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-26-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,791
Posted By Yellobrix
I'm also a binge-eater, and here's what helps me....

I'm also a binge-eater, and here's what helps me.

1 - to get to ketosis quickly, cut carbs to zero for three days, no limits on amount of food - only on carbohydrates.

2 - I just started using...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-26-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,083
Posted By Yellobrix
If I were going to tweak what you eat to see if...

If I were going to tweak what you eat to see if there's an improvement, I'd skip the nuts because they're a common cause of stalls. Perhaps also cut the SF Jell-O, as sweet flavors can also cause...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-26-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,020
Posted By Yellobrix
Amazing reaction... hope it lasts!

So I recently added a couple of new-to-me supplements.

First is a time-release 5-HTP with L-theanine and GABA, which I take at bedtime along with melatonin.

Second is a combination of...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-26-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,606
Posted By Yellobrix
You should definitely talk with your doctor! ...

You should definitely talk with your doctor!

Also - a quick look at your other medical issues might be in order. Do you take an anti-coagulant drug such as coumadin/warfarin? Take vitamin E or...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-26-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,716
Posted By Yellobrix
I take quite a few and yes, I feel improved...

I take quite a few and yes, I feel improved because of them...

5-HTP, L-theanine, and GABA: seem to help with my urges to binge, and these are new supplements to me but I'm so impressed

Silica...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-25-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,742
Posted By Yellobrix
Excellent progress! Congratulations on your...

Excellent progress! Congratulations on your success!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-22-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By Yellobrix
Low fat... again. (What's a popular diet?)

It's always interesting to me to see the swings as far as what is getting mentioned in the mainstream media.

For a while, I was seeing quite a bit of positive press for approaches that would...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-22-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,302
Posted By Yellobrix
In my view, it's a matter of what works for YOU....

In my view, it's a matter of what works for YOU. As far as what's good and what's bad for me, here is my framework - every person has to decide their own path, because what works for me might not...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-21-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By Yellobrix
Yes, it can be true for any number of SSRI...

Yes, it can be true for any number of SSRI medications - but this is a different beast entirely. Really - when I say like coming off of heroin, I'm quite serious. When someone is sobbing, while...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-21-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By Yellobrix
Cymbalta: do not abruptly quit taking it...

This is a PSA of sorts - not "medical advice" but instead advice to talk with your doctor and work very closely if you think you'd like to stop taking Cymbalta.

I just witnessed someone going...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-21-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,784
Posted By Yellobrix
Vitamin K was named by a German, and in German,...

Vitamin K was named by a German, and in German, the word is "klot" - and it is indeed the vitamin necessary for you to bleed slower, not faster. If you're bleeding too fast, then having too little K...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-02-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By Yellobrix
Nope. I won't do it - everyone who has ever...

Nope. I won't do it - everyone who has ever followed a low carb WOE knows how completely annoying it is to have friends, family members, and even total strangers come forward to "confront" them about...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-02-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By Yellobrix
B = raw egg & protein shake S = coffee w/HWC ...

B = raw egg & protein shake
S = coffee w/HWC
L = 3 oz fish fillet, 4 oz cottage cheese
D = Chicken & shirataki noodles with stir-fry seasoning
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-02-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By Yellobrix
Hard to watch the new vegetarian...

So, I have a friend who this past year as decided to get healthy following a plant-based diet. Not totally vegetarian, but decidedly low meat and low fat and very high on the veggies.

While I'm...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-02-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,125
Posted By Yellobrix
All-time favorite, which I could in fact eat...

All-time favorite, which I could in fact eat twice daily for a month and never once complain:

Rare, juicy steak with a few chunks of feta cheese, and a side of spaghetti squash with butter and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-02-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,309
Posted By Yellobrix
It's very real! The human body equips itself with...

It's very real! The human body equips itself with the enzymes and gut flora that are appropriate to how we eat. Because your body has been properly outfitted to digest and assimilate nutrition from a...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 08-31-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,416
Posted By Yellobrix
1 - stay on plan. Bouncing between living a good...

1 - stay on plan. Bouncing between living a good LC life and then eating crap will put your cholesterol out of whack. It's normal to have fluctuations - but remember that high carbohydrates are what...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-31-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By Yellobrix
This. Best-ever soup for when you're sick &...

This. Best-ever soup for when you're sick & eating LC: Boil drumsticks, then remove and finely dice or shred the meat. Return the large bones to the broth. In a non-stick pan, brown very finely diced...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-30-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,541
Posted By Yellobrix
Dixiegal - my best guess is that she fears you'll...

Dixiegal - my best guess is that she fears you'll do on your own what she paid a doctor to do for her. She possibly needs some affirmation that GB was her "only option." If you succeed, it's...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-30-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,541
Posted By Yellobrix
A little cheat won't hurt... One time won't make...

A little cheat won't hurt... One time won't make a difference... just a little, just this once...

To a significant other: "You probably don't want me to cheat on you, even if it is just a little...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-29-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,206
Posted By Yellobrix
I've recently taken a full-on offensive on behalf...

I've recently taken a full-on offensive on behalf of my gut health. The more I learn, the more I think it's a top issue for everyone, but in particular for people with weight issues.

I take a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,799
Posted By Yellobrix
I can't even go on any more, since this person is...

I can't even go on any more, since this person is SO uninformed. Clearly, they don't understand what LC is and is not. Sheesh.
Forum: JUDDD 08-28-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,641
Posted By Yellobrix
Dropping JUDDD (binge eating trigger)

*sigh* I really wanted it to work for me, because conceptually I very much liked the idea. However, for me, UD's were a monster trigger for binge eating. One items only opened the gates for my worst...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,219
Posted By Yellobrix
Is it your company culture that you're expected...

Is it your company culture that you're expected to offer the hospitality of always having a snack available for anyone who pops into your office? I ask because my default answer is "nothing." I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-27-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By Yellobrix
Maybe you could write a research paper on the...

Maybe you could write a research paper on the history of the government's food guidelines, who wrote them, the cultural influences of the times, and how they've evolved with corporate "sponsorship,"...
Forum: Other Plans 08-27-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,102
Posted By Yellobrix
You might want to research more. Visit Jimmy...

You might want to research more. Visit Jimmy Moore's Livin' La Vida blog. It's a cheap protein, with minimal vitamins added, and a whole lot of artificial stuff including sucralose (aka Splenda). I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-23-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,098
Posted By Yellobrix
ViScam 90 day challenge MLM

You'll probably be approached by someone soon, if you haven't already. If you have a friend who starts to invite you to a "challenge party" just about every week, and mentions their "amazing shakes"...
Forum: Other Plans 08-23-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,102
Posted By Yellobrix
ViSalus, Body by Vi, 90 Day Challenge, etc...

You'll probably be approached by someone soon, if you haven't already. Please be aware that this is a multi-level marketing company, or MLM, which is a fancy way of saying "barely legal pyramid...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-13-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By Yellobrix
Help solve medical mystery... any random opinions are welcome!!!

Please read my thread and contribute ideas! Trying to solve a medical mystery - NOT seeking a diagnosis or actual medical advice - just need to "crowdsource" to know about what others might have...
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