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Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-05-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By unna
Are you working out too much? I was feeling...

Are you working out too much? I was feeling completely drained and prone to injury, so I took two weeks off (just went on walks). I'm now feeling much better and motivated to work out.

From my...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-04-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,063
Posted By unna
It is a shame you lost your original post. The...

It is a shame you lost your original post. The information you posted is really interesting and puts stress in a WHOLE new light for me.... and I am still looking forward to reading about how you see...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-03-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,698
Posted By unna
I am starting to firmly believe in the theory...

I am starting to firmly believe in the theory that if we don't get enough protein, we will keep eating until we do.

On this forum, many people emphasize going quite low on the protein, and I'm...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-03-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,698
Posted By unna
That bread does look fantastic! Be careful with...

That bread does look fantastic! Be careful with your yummy pictures...... we aren't SO far apart.... I might come crash your place for some awesome food.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-03-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,063
Posted By unna
This is interesting from a historical...

This is interesting from a historical perspective. The poor used to be very thin and would use this fact against the bourgeoisie - to show them that their behavior was gluttonous and immoral.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-02-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,063
Posted By unna
SlowSure: Very interesting. I have many comments!...

SlowSure: Very interesting. I have many comments! First, are you able to expand on the following:

"We have powerful ways of modulating the harmful output of the stress response systems that...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-01-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,063
Posted By unna
Another aspect in the background of my thoughts...

Another aspect in the background of my thoughts involves the discourse amongst personal trainers. They discuss if it is possible to be a good personal trainer, even if one does not "look" the part. ...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-01-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,063
Posted By unna
SlowSure: the notion of Allostasis and Allostatic...

SlowSure: the notion of Allostasis and Allostatic Load is very intriguing! I just read part of an article by McEwan from "Nature", and it is something I want to continue to learn about. It may be...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-01-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,063
Posted By unna
kwerp: Thank you for responding! I also think...

kwerp: Thank you for responding! I also think hope is important. But I think that if hope is tied to an illusion, it can be very dangerous and harmful.

When I rewrite this piece, I need to make...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-31-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,063
Posted By unna
Thanks Mimosa. Thanks for reading. I think...

Thanks Mimosa. Thanks for reading.

I think I'm going to rework the post and try to publish it on one of the "big" paleo blogs for women that I really enjoy. I guess I'm trying it out on you guys...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-31-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,063
Posted By unna
Self-transformation

I'm posting this information here because I find that the people in this forum are a bit different - dieters at the REAL end of their rope.

Despite the fact that I have a high personal interest...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-30-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,859
Posted By unna
SlowSure: That is so interesting. I'll have to...

SlowSure: That is so interesting. I'll have to look into reverse dieting. I like the idea of eating more, and increasing very slowly. I've never heard of it before, oddly, but it sounds logical if...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-28-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,859
Posted By unna
There are so many things in this statement that I...

There are so many things in this statement that I agree with/identify with!

1. I agree that restoring health and metabolism after years and years of yoyoing takes A LOT of time. But this isn't a...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-28-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,884
Posted By unna
Haha - northern Germany is SO humid. I totally...

Haha - northern Germany is SO humid. I totally retain a few pounds of water in my hair every time I go outside! I'm such a frizzy mess here.

I love exercise too. In fact, this is the first time...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-28-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,884
Posted By unna
Mimosa, Congrats on the weight loss! I have a few...

Mimosa, Congrats on the weight loss! I have a few comments:

1. When I IF, I do feel better mentally and have energy, but I find that I eventually always return to my previous weight. Please pay...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-28-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,795
Posted By unna
I don't really know how important supplementing...

I don't really know how important supplementing with extra salt is.

I know that many mammalian species travel far and wide every year to find salt. Whether humans also longed for extra salt... I...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-28-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,859
Posted By unna
Maryposa, I'm also glad you had WLS as a...

Maryposa, I'm also glad you had WLS as a modern-day option, but it still doesn't change my opinion that I believe it will be obsolete in the future. I believe WLS is a bandaid that is applied because...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-28-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,859
Posted By unna
Maybe your approach was in part very successful...

Maybe your approach was in part very successful because of the fact that you kept eating fat? That is great that your doctor realized the importance of cholesterol! The people I have known really...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-28-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,859
Posted By unna
I'm currently trying to fix my metabolism after...

I'm currently trying to fix my metabolism after eating a low-cal diet most of my life (combined with starving)! I find that if I eat a diet based on protein, fat, and vegetables, I don't have to...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-27-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,859
Posted By unna
Clackley, I completely agree! Those poor Zucker...

Clackley, I completely agree! Those poor Zucker rats! In fact, when they were starved I think they actually gained weight!

And your example of people who have had weight loss surgery is also...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-26-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,998
Posted By unna
With regard to "getting calories without flavor",...

With regard to "getting calories without flavor", I find homemade broth is actually perfect. It is appealing, yet never over appealing. It also has a high nutritional content and is comforting.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-26-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,859
Posted By unna
I haven't read his book, but he seems to be...

I haven't read his book, but he seems to be citing similar evidence as Taubes - namely, that this weight-loss will most likely be short-term because your body will quickly down-regulate, causing you...
Forum: JUDDD 01-13-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,394
Posted By unna
Just curious, Do the Brahmins also give edicts to...

Just curious, Do the Brahmins also give edicts to the men to fast for the family?
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-11-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,884
Posted By unna
I agree completely. I also find comfort in...

I agree completely.

I also find comfort in overeating. I really believe that this is a habit that we need to "reprogram". I am also going to start doing some major work on portion control.
...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-09-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,884
Posted By unna
Mimosa: I think your bone broth is really...

Mimosa: I think your bone broth is really working! Also, I find I rarely get sick when I take my daily dose of cod liver oil. Sour cherries also do wonders for inflammation and are low carb. I eat...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-09-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,657
Posted By unna
Nancy, Have you ever had gallbladder problems?

Nancy, Have you ever had gallbladder problems?
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-09-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,072
Posted By unna
My mother is similar, always looking at and...

My mother is similar, always looking at and talking about people's different weights in a critical manner. As I was growing up, she always tried to control my weight. She was always proud of me when...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-07-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,072
Posted By unna
I agree. I feel younger and fitter than I've ever...

I agree. I feel younger and fitter than I've ever been. It is a bit unfair!

I think this is because I have avoided eating fat my entire life. As I began to embrace fat (including fermented cod...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-07-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By unna
What do you mean? I assume you mean that...

What do you mean?

I assume you mean that you believe something similar to Taubes, namely, that our weight problems are caused by our carb-sugar-heavy diets - not by emotional problems.

If I...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-07-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By unna
I also haven't read the book. But just by doing a...

I also haven't read the book. But just by doing a quick search of the author, I'm not sure if I really like her story because:

1. She "decided" to lose weight after someone told her to (some...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-07-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,884
Posted By unna
I seem to really enjoy bananas and plantains, so...

I seem to really enjoy bananas and plantains, so I'm happy to fit them in in the evening. And I like cherries because they really help with sore muscles.

Of course, it should be said that I'm not...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-07-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,884
Posted By unna
I'm still experimenting too. In the...

I'm still experimenting too.

In the beginning, I had a need for marscpone to make the high fat shift - but I don't feel I need it anymore. Maybe the need was a mixture of physiological and...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-06-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By unna
I agree. Right after we moved my sister...

I agree.

Right after we moved my sister stopped gymnastics and developed an eating disorder verging on anorexia. I remember her only eating a few bowls of brown, fiber cereal everyday. Nowadays,...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-05-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,884
Posted By unna
I totally agree. IFing is easier if I am working...

I totally agree. IFing is easier if I am working in the office vs. working at home.

I definitely believe that there must be a suitable IFing environment for one to succeed. If you are doing IF in...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-05-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By unna
Gina, I completely agree. In fact, I have a...

Gina, I completely agree.

In fact, I have a first hand experience. I gained a massive amount of weight when I was a child right after we moved from the country to the city. I'm not blaming my...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-04-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By unna
You cannot "fool" your body with volume. This...

You cannot "fool" your body with volume. This only works for a very short period of time. Your body will quickly learn and incite you to eat, eat, and eat, until you get the amount of calories it...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-03-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,072
Posted By unna
I sympathize! I had a new "favorite" shirt from...

I sympathize! I had a new "favorite" shirt from Lululemon that I wore to Crossfit one day. Of course they took photos of me in it and posted in on their website. I now hate that shirt!

Anyway,...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-03-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,697
Posted By unna
I'm still on the fence about IF. From my...

I'm still on the fence about IF.

From my personal experience, it didn't exactly lead to weight loss. However, it was nice to eliminate breakfast and sometimes lunch, because that leaves you with...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-02-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By unna
Eating fruit for breakfast would just kill me....

Eating fruit for breakfast would just kill me. I'd be craving food like a madman the entire day.

What are the "tips"?
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-01-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,212
Posted By unna
While I love butter, I have no desire to eat it...

While I love butter, I have no desire to eat it plain until satiety. I also have no desire to just eat spoons of coconut oil.

But his plan sounds interesting, nonetheless!
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