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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-28-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,352
Posted By Janknitz
Cold brewed coffe "frappe" (I blend cold brewed...

Cold brewed coffe "frappe" (I blend cold brewed coffee with ice and coconut milk)

Pickle juice pops (really refreshing on a hot day because you have to eat them slowly, and they have lots of...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-05-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By Janknitz
I really like coconut water, but it's hard to...

I really like coconut water, but it's hard to stay in my macros because it packs a good amount of carbs.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-06-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Janknitz
Exactly what I do all year. If I'm looking for a...

Exactly what I do all year. If I'm looking for a recipe I google "Paleo XX" and it's by design kosher for Passover because Paleo is grain free. You might just have to tweak the carbs. And, of course...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-31-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,945
Posted By Janknitz
If you buy whole milk Greek yogurt it's already...

If you buy whole milk Greek yogurt it's already "strained". If you have a Trader Joe's nearby they have a very nice full fat Greek yogurt and if you want you can stir in some heavy cream for more...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-31-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,274
Posted By Janknitz
Many people have great success with Crohn's...

Many people have great success with Crohn's disease with a low carb diet, probably because grains are eliminated. Some people have to look at an autoimmune protocol for complete relief--basically an...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-31-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Janknitz
Pesach has been kind of funny for me since being...

Pesach has been kind of funny for me since being Paleo/LCHF. The way you are SUPPOSED to eat on Pesach is how I eat year round--no grains (at least not the 5 species). But people seem to eat MORE...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-31-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By Janknitz
I am dairy intolerant, but I don't think it's the...

I am dairy intolerant, but I don't think it's the lactose because lactose free dairy is just as bad--causes me severe GERD. Yogurt has very little lactose and it bothers me, cheese bothers me,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-17-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,562
Posted By Janknitz
If you google, you will come across someone's...

If you google, you will come across someone's blog who managed to eat 3 low carb meals a day for a week on $25 spent at the Dollar Store.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-09-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,865
Posted By Janknitz
So easy to make your own dressings and then you...

So easy to make your own dressings and then you know what's in them. What could be easier than oil and vinegar, or my personal favorite which is olive oil and a squeeze of fresh lemon, plus salt and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-09-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By Janknitz
I have to have something white in my coffee, but...

I have to have something white in my coffee, but dairy doesn't agree with me. Coconut milk (canned or culinary coconut cream in a box) is my sub because I don't tolerate the real cream (even though...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-21-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,072
Posted By Janknitz
EXACTLY! I tell people on a "need to know"...

EXACTLY! I tell people on a "need to know" basis. For most people I just say "I cut out sugar" (which in truth means starch, too). If someone is pressing for more I usually just say that I'm...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-10-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,292
Posted By Janknitz
Another good investment is a wide mouth thermos...

Another good investment is a wide mouth thermos (stainless steel, not plastic!) for hot foods. That way leftovers are an easy, quick lunch.

Whatever you could put on a sandwich you can easily...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-13-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,369
Posted By Janknitz
I've been getting "evidence based medicine"...

I've been getting "evidence based medicine" shoved down my throat by my HMO, and THIS is the quality of evidence they are basing much of their advice on. Terrible!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-07-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,786
Posted By Janknitz
I wanted Fathead Pizza one night but it was too...

I wanted Fathead Pizza one night but it was too hot to turn on the oven. So I divided the dough in thirds and made each one in my toaster oven. I ate one and froze two. Very nice to have a pizza...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-17-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,413
Posted By Janknitz
I second erythritol. Tastes like sugar to me...

I second erythritol. Tastes like sugar to me with NO aftertaste. Some people complain of a cooling effect on the tongue like after eating a mint. I don't notice it at all.

Make sure you get...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-08-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By Janknitz
Quality of dairy can help. Dairy from grass fed...

Quality of dairy can help. Dairy from grass fed cows is higher in Omega 3's and Vitamin A, overall better for you. Dairy from grain fed animals tends to have lower ratios of Omega 3 and little...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-02-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,015
Posted By Janknitz
I've stayed within 4 or 5 pounds of my lowest...

I've stayed within 4 or 5 pounds of my lowest weight for 5-6 years now. I have the occasional low carb treat--once or twice a month at most if I feel like it, less often lately. And real ice cream,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-28-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Janknitz
:high5:

:high5:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-28-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By Janknitz
I use plain Erythritol occasionally. It's not...

I use plain Erythritol occasionally. It's not quite as sweet as sugar, but that's OK because I so very rarely have anything sweetened, so I have a low tolerance for sweet. Low Carb Ang, it's worth...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-27-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,361
Posted By Janknitz
I buy plain Erythritol at a Vitamin World shop,...

I buy plain Erythritol at a Vitamin World shop, and it's available online and at WF. I can't abide stevia, it ALWAYS tastes bitter to me, no matter the form or amount. E is pretty expensive as...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-27-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Janknitz
So, how's the food in this "healthcare...

So, how's the food in this "healthcare facility"???

And how's the new job?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-27-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By Janknitz
Ketoacidosis occurs when there is a total lack of...

Ketoacidosis occurs when there is a total lack of insulin and blood sugar soars out of control. The body produces high levels of ketones to try to keep the brain alive. So you will see BOTH high...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-21-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By Janknitz
We sprinkle cinnamon on the grounds before...

We sprinkle cinnamon on the grounds before brewing, but I'm never sure how much is really in my coffee. Great idea!
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 07-07-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By Janknitz
Well, the first question is "what does high...

Well, the first question is "what does high cholesterol mean"? Did your doctor give you the actual numbers? It's important to see the actual numbers, because whatever your doctor calls "high...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-05-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Janknitz
I've read mixed things about the O3 to O6 ratio....

I've read mixed things about the O3 to O6 ratio. Some say yes, some say no. Here's what I think:

My grandmother and great grandparents had no choice but to cook with schmaltz. Jewish people...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-23-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,769
Posted By Janknitz
If you're going to be eating fruit, DON'T eat it...

If you're going to be eating fruit, DON'T eat it by itself. Have protein and/or fat with it to slow the blood sugar impact and increase satisfaction/nutrient density. For example, have cream or cream...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-08-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,527
Posted By Janknitz
While it's easy enough to run cauliflower through...

While it's easy enough to run cauliflower through the food processor, it's a holy mess. I love the convenience of the frozen "cauliflower rice" from Trader Joes. It doesn't require all that clean...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 06-07-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,996
Posted By Janknitz
It's pretty hard to get raw milk, illegal in some...

It's pretty hard to get raw milk, illegal in some places, and expensive when you can get it. Use pasteurized, but make sure it's not marked "UHT" because that's pasteurized with high temperatures...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 06-07-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,923
Posted By Janknitz
I like pickle juice "snow cones" (pickle juice...

I like pickle juice "snow cones" (pickle juice over crushed ice) on hot days.

You can put a pinch of good salt (like Himalayan Pink Salt) in a glass of water. It's not enough to make the water...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-07-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,814
Posted By Janknitz
Wish I could remember where, but today I read a...

Wish I could remember where, but today I read a post from someone who had exactly that issue. She could be 100% for about 3 weeks and then she felt absolutely compelled to binge for about a week (I...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 05-18-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,770
Posted By Janknitz
The keto sticks are pretty unreliable. You can...

The keto sticks are pretty unreliable. You can show trace ketones if you are even a little dehydrated. Some people can remain in ketosis at higher carb levels (I wish I was one of them), and the IF...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-18-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,759
Posted By Janknitz
I did my first 6 months of LCHF with no...

I did my first 6 months of LCHF with no sweeteners of any kind. It was HARD, but I had great benefits from it:

I lost the most weight during that time.
I lost my lifelong sweet tooth and I STILL...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-05-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,474
Posted By Janknitz
Yes, absolutely. Dr. Davis and Dr. Atkins were...

Yes, absolutely. Dr. Davis and Dr. Atkins were clinicians. That's different than anecdotal evidence ("my brother in law went on this high fat diet..."). It may not have been RCTs, but they prescribed...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-18-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,488
Posted By Janknitz
In April of 2015, an Israeli team published a...

In April of 2015, an Israeli team published a study in the journal "Gut Microbes" called "Non-caloric artificial sweeteners and the microbiome: findings and challenges"

You should be able to find...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By Janknitz
This is something you really need to discuss with...

This is something you really need to discuss with your doctor, and you need a home BP cuff so you can check your own blood pressures. Ideally your doctor will give you parameters--e.g. if BP falls...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-09-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,112
Posted By Janknitz
Menopause was great on LCHF! If hot flashes were...

Menopause was great on LCHF! If hot flashes were bothering me I increased the fat. It helped! And because my blood sugar was well controlled, no mood swings.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-09-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,036
Posted By Janknitz
It's time for us to TAKE BACK OUR HEALTH!!!

It's time for us to TAKE BACK OUR HEALTH!!!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,036
Posted By Janknitz
Pre-diabetes is a great gift! It gives you a...

Pre-diabetes is a great gift! It gives you a chance to turn the boat around before the iceberg. Welcome and be proud of the positive step you are taking for your health.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By Janknitz
The dairy fat is ok, but there is some concern...

The dairy fat is ok, but there is some concern that the hormones in the milk may not be all that great for diabetes. A podcast interview I heard this week (can't remember whom) said "After all,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,112
Posted By Janknitz
I got pregnant at 40 from low carbing. It was a...

I got pregnant at 40 from low carbing. It was a complete surprise (a very wanted one!), but I think I was a bit afraid of low carbing after that. So I gained a LOT of weight. I'm back for round 2,...
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