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Forum: JUDDD 09-05-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,508
Posted By Taxbane
Thanks! :)

Thanks! :)
Forum: JUDDD 09-04-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,508
Posted By Taxbane
These studies/articles are great! Thanks. I...

These studies/articles are great! Thanks. I always like to compile as much info as I can before I start trying something.

The more articles/studies the better. :)
Forum: JUDDD 09-04-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,508
Posted By Taxbane
Studies RE: JUDD/Intermittent Fasting/SIRT1?

Hello,

I just started the intermittent fasting thing (in addition to eating a ketogenic diet) after having read the articles on Marks Daily Apple RE: IF. Interestingly, JUDDD wasn't mentioned in...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-17-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By Taxbane
:goodpost:

:goodpost:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-25-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By Taxbane
It also depends on whether this product is made...

It also depends on whether this product is made in the US or abroad. Labeling laws are different. If from the US, you can subtract Fiber from the Total Carbs. If it the product is from abroad,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-21-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,472
Posted By Taxbane
If the nutrition facts are true I would try this...

If the nutrition facts are true I would try this stuff.
(113g p/serving: 0 Fat, 4 Carbs, 3 Fiber, 1 Protein. What is the other 105g? water, calcium hydroxide, and folic acid?)
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-20-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,870
Posted By Taxbane
I don't know where the line is drawn on the...

I don't know where the line is drawn on the symptom continuum between food "sensitivities" and "allergies." I suspect, as awareness of "sensitivities" among the populace increases, such will...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-20-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,472
Posted By Taxbane
Too good to be true after all. Looking at my...

Too good to be true after all.

Looking at my package it makes sense though since a 2.0z (56g) gram portion less 2g of fat, less 25g protein = 29 Grams Total Carbs. Then you subtract out Fiber of...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 07-18-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,338
Posted By Taxbane
I have never heard of it, will have to check it...

I have never heard of it, will have to check it out.

To answer your question with a question: What incentive do businesses have to promote awareness of it (other than a diet based business)?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-18-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,222
Posted By Taxbane
Yes, mostly coffee grinds, or sometimes a tea...

Yes, mostly coffee grinds, or sometimes a tea bag, then heat and strain. :)

I can't stand drinking water by itself unless I am really dehydrated or sick.

Interestingly for something so...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-17-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By Taxbane
Happy Bday! Funny, we have same Bday. :) ...

Happy Bday!

Funny, we have same Bday. :)

On that note, I'm experimenting with some fasting until dinner, which I think will be some Sonny's Barb-B-Que Ribs and Chicken wings, and a chocolate...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-10-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,868
Posted By Taxbane
If you are eating only 35 to 36 net carbs per day...

If you are eating only 35 to 36 net carbs per day then you should always be in keto even once your brain adapts requiring less and less glucose from diet and/or gluconeogenesis.

That said,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-07-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,888
Posted By Taxbane
What are your blood pressures? It sounds to me,...

What are your blood pressures? It sounds to me, like the case on page 314 of Protein Power by Dr. Eades, in which a patient of his was on 3 different blood pressure medications and then went on low...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-03-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,836
Posted By Taxbane
Don't forget that determining your protein also...

Don't forget that determining your protein also needs to take into account whether you are doing any strength training to build muscle mass, which increases your metabolism, and reduces your body fat...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-02-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,449
Posted By Taxbane
FYI, In general, there are a number of aspects to...

FYI, In general, there are a number of aspects to "low carb," all of which may or may not be a focus of part of a particular low carb plan. Some of the most notable aspects are:

(1) Ketosis: In...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-01-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,630
Posted By Taxbane
I eat them all the time (McDoubles). I just wipe...

I eat them all the time (McDoubles). I just wipe the excess ketchup off on the discarded buns. Sometimes I eat 4 of them. :)

It is good to be skeptical though. There are quit a few product...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-29-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,213
Posted By Taxbane
Page 42 in The Ketogenic Diet by Lyle McDonald...

Page 42 in The Ketogenic Diet by Lyle McDonald states:

Any carbohydrate consumption intake below 100g will induce ketosis. As the brain adapts to using ketones for fuel, and the body's glucose...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-29-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,213
Posted By Taxbane
Well the study was from 1920's, so it is what is,...

Well the study was from 1920's, so it is what is, but the main point I was making is that the body adapts to ketosis and thus it gets harder to maintain ketosis as the brain needs less and less...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-29-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,213
Posted By Taxbane
Just fipped through my physiology book on lipid...

Just fipped through my physiology book on lipid metabolism and it appears there are multiple ways fats can be used for energy:

Hydrolysis of Triglycerides breaks them down into fatty acids and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-29-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,213
Posted By Taxbane
I believe Ketosis is only one method in which the...

I believe Ketosis is only one method in which the body can use fat as fuel. I believe cells can actually breakdown fats inside the cell as well to use for fuel. Will have to pull out my physiology...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-29-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By Taxbane
The longer you hold the carbs at bay, the quicker...

The longer you hold the carbs at bay, the quicker the cravings subside. What I do is look through LC recipes and experiment with one to bring something new to the palette.

Coffee w/Stevia or...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-29-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,213
Posted By Taxbane
For me yes. I have knocked myself out of ketosis...

For me yes. I have knocked myself out of ketosis pretty often, and each time I pay the price getting back in. I used to yo-yo in and out sometimes which was terrible for me when I took weekends off...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-29-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By Taxbane
Haven't tired sunflower kernals yet (have shelled...

Haven't tired sunflower kernals yet (have shelled seeds though - is that the same thing?)

For my "crunch" I go to: Cheese Crisps, Bacon, Pepperoni Crisps, Pork Rinds, Celery w PB or Sunbutter, and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-29-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By Taxbane
Yes it can be normal for some. In Protein Power...

Yes it can be normal for some. In Protein Power Dr. Eades points out that some people can experience flu like symptoms (carbflu) as their body adjusts to the change in diet for up to 2 weeks.
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-28-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,160
Posted By Taxbane
Think of it like Cigarettes. How did it take for...

Think of it like Cigarettes. How did it take for that industry to come crashing down? 30 years or more. Remember there were Doctors on TV commercial recommending certain braids of cigarettes as...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-25-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,993
Posted By Taxbane
I used to doubt Low Carb/Atkins was effective and...

I used to doubt Low Carb/Atkins was effective and healthy. Now that I have spent 2 years practicing it and learning why it works, I can see the results for myself.

Hypnosis is probably similar....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-25-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,015
Posted By Taxbane
Remember: Progress, not perfection is what...

Remember:
Progress, not perfection is what matters.
It is a life long journey ahead.
The struggle is what makes it valuable.
Try to make sure there are many more good days than bad (eating...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-25-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335
Posted By Taxbane
Overall it seems pretty reasonable to me. ...

Overall it seems pretty reasonable to me. Initially, 60 Net Carbs a day can get you into Ketosis, but eventually you may adapt to that level and fall out of ketosis.

The weights are great. The...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-25-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,953
Posted By Taxbane
Think of it as an addiction. It is for me...

Think of it as an addiction. It is for me (sugar). One day at a time you try to fend off the cravings, and think about the positives of doing so. Maintaining control. Feeling better. More...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-25-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,691
Posted By Taxbane
Do beer and wine count as fermented foods? :)

Do beer and wine count as fermented foods? :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-24-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,062
Posted By Taxbane
Yes this is the best IMO. I used to have it...

Yes this is the best IMO.

I used to have it ordered by the case from local health food store. Unfortunately they can't or won't get it anymore, nor can any grocery store near me. When I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-23-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By Taxbane
Have you ever been sabotaged?

The other day, I ordered an unsweet tea at a restaurant. I bring my own monk fruit with me these days. :)

Anyways, after eating some hot chicken wings and salad, the wait staff refilled my tea...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-22-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,547
Posted By Taxbane
Thanks. We need some people to test their...

Thanks.

We need some people to test their blood sugars to see if reacts like a 5 grams of carbs with a 30 glycemic index value would for them.

Tastes pretty good, a lil chewy, but better than...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-22-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,547
Posted By Taxbane
Black Bean Spaghetti?

I ran across this stuff (Black Bean Spaghetti shape by Exploreasian), and figured it was too good to be true, but couldn't resist not picking it up, to see what others thought.

Has anyone tried...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-22-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,010
Posted By Taxbane
For me the Support was immediate. My wife was...

For me the Support was immediate. My wife was always been the healthier eater. That said, we started low carb together, but she loves that I now eat more veggies than ever and I have stopped eating...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-21-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By Taxbane
Stevia, Monk Fruit, Erythritol, Just Like Sugar,...

Stevia, Monk Fruit, Erythritol, Just Like Sugar, Swerve, Inulin. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-21-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,599
Posted By Taxbane
IMO the label is reflecting sugar alcohols -...

IMO the label is reflecting sugar alcohols - Erythritol.

IMO you don't even have to count the net carbs associated with Erythritol because only 5% of each gram is actually metabolized. As such,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-21-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,234
Posted By Taxbane
Seems like a reasonable treat to me. I don't...

Seems like a reasonable treat to me. I don't have a link handy but a glycemic index or glycemic load calculator can give you an idea about the impact on blood sugar. You can also eat other things...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-21-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,086
Posted By Taxbane
:goodpost:

:goodpost:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-21-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,086
Posted By Taxbane
I concede that drawing a factual conclusion that...

I concede that drawing a factual conclusion that "Gluten" had to be the culprit is not proven by eliminating all foods containing Gluten since the other foods do contain other ingredients. :)
...
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