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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-27-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,516
Posted By cantare
Ah, definition too monolithic...gotcha now! ...

Ah, definition too monolithic...gotcha now! FWIW, there's not much consensus in the Paleo community either: high-fat vs low-fat, low-carb vs "safe" carbs, fasting vs eating throughout the day are...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-27-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,516
Posted By cantare
:confused: x2 here. My geographical and cultural...

:confused: x2 here. My geographical and cultural context is a nation of morbidly obese people with diabetes and heart disease. I'd like to get as far away from that norm as I can, personally. ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-24-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,344
Posted By cantare
It's only cheating if there are Things I Can't...

It's only cheating if there are Things I Can't Have. On my plan there's nothing I can't have--only things I won't have right now. Semantic trick? Maybe. But that's the realization that's piloted me...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-21-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By cantare
Glad you found your path! This is one thing I...

Glad you found your path! This is one thing I really like about the Primal Blueprint plan, which can (but need not) be LC/VLC. One of its principles is the "carb curve" that gives people flexible...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-11-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,034
Posted By cantare
Ah, yes, soybean oil! I should probably add, I...

Ah, yes, soybean oil! I should probably add, I was definitely not doing this with potato chips--they are indeed boiled, oven-roasted or dry-fried with minimal condiments and only a touch of olive oil...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-11-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,034
Posted By cantare
Touchy topic obviously...nobody wants a relapse...

Touchy topic obviously...nobody wants a relapse of the carb demons! For the cases where people fell off the wagon after a refeed, I wonder what kind of carbs they used? As mentioned upthread, I've...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-11-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,468
Posted By cantare
Some things you expect: smaller belts and shirts...

Some things you expect: smaller belts and shirts and whatnot. But I always thought my wrists were bony and devoid of visible fat, so I never dreamed I'd be removing FIVE link segments from my watch...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-05-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,594
Posted By cantare
You just started induction & have plenty to lose...

You just started induction & have plenty to lose so don't mess with carb-refeed hacks (like potato fast). Get fat-adapted by eating ~70% calories from fat, don't snack but eat full meals when...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-31-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,565
Posted By cantare
Former pasta addict here. Subjectively, I've...

Former pasta addict here. Subjectively, I've noticed that not all carbs are created equal....meaning, I don't respond to rice, potatoes, carrots, squash etc the way I respond to wheat, oats, corn or...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-31-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,034
Posted By cantare
Disagree somewhat on the applicability of...

Disagree somewhat on the applicability of carb-up/refeeds... I'm an average Joe, certainly no extreme bodybuilder, but I found that my own weight loss stalled at 235 for ~5mo after a prolonged period...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-31-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By cantare
You want boring? Breakfast: Nothin' (except...

You want boring?

Breakfast: Nothin' (except coffee w/ 1oz heavy cream)

Lunch: Nothin'

Snack: Nothin'

Dinner (late): 0.5-1.5 lb salmon/beef/liver, giant salad (1-2 avocados, 2oz...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-30-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,568
Posted By cantare
Sounds like total bs. 31 pounds of fat is...

Sounds like total bs. 31 pounds of fat is 108,500 kcal, for a daily deficit of 7750 over 2 weeks! :confused:

Even if you assume half of it was water, it doesn't get much more believable. You'd...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-28-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,705
Posted By cantare
Wheat is the clear winner but that doesn't...

Wheat is the clear winner but that doesn't automatically give dairy a clean bill. After almost 2 years I'm still mulling the idea of eliminating or restricting dairy as a possible culprit in stalls...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-27-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,259
Posted By cantare
I like them with olive oil & salt. But...

I like them with olive oil & salt.

But make sure it's a Hass (California) avocado...that it's firm but slightly yielding to the touch...and that it isn't whitish-fleshed or stringy inside, but...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-27-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,786
Posted By cantare
Looking good from here. Congratulations on your...

Looking good from here. Congratulations on your stunning success, Sarah--and on maintaining your achievement!!! Stories like yours are the most inspiring tools for motivating others who haven't yet...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-27-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By cantare
IIRC, in Art & Science of Low Carb Living Phinney...

IIRC, in Art & Science of Low Carb Living Phinney & Volek write that each crossing into (& out of?) ketosis is associated with a transitory uric acid "spike". No direct experience with gout here, but...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-24-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,755
Posted By cantare
What don't I miss? Wow, so many things... ...

What don't I miss? Wow, so many things...

wearing a pressurized gas mask to bed in order to sleep normally
waking up at 4am with burning acid in my throat and lungs, and downing fistfuls of...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-23-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,079
Posted By cantare
Guy named 'otzi' has several very interesting...

Guy named 'otzi' has several very interesting threads over at *** concerning the so-called "potato fast" with some good empirical results. Having tried it myself, it does seem that there's a big...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-23-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By cantare
I think people stop really seeing you when...

I think people stop really seeing you when they're around you a lot...they just have a mental image they refer to even when you're right in front of them. Also, clothing really conceals progress esp...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-15-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,570
Posted By cantare
Yep...I've been eating one a day for about a year...

Yep...I've been eating one a day for about a year and a half now! Definitely not over pasta though.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-06-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,854
Posted By cantare
Another vote for the sodastream seltzer makers......

Another vote for the sodastream seltzer makers... got one myself years ago and never looked back. You can make soda with their flavorings, or just learn to like plain seltzer...or put in an ounce or...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-06-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,324
Posted By cantare
Welcome to the LC lifestyle, Bob...don't be...

Welcome to the LC lifestyle, Bob...don't be surprised if you have to dial back your meds as it takes hold! My 73-yo mom is T2D and only about half LC (just gave up wheat, mainly) and she's already...
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