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Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-14-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,493
Posted By dipasquale
I agree with the others - losing water weight is...

I agree with the others - losing water weight is part of the journey on this WOE, and is nothing to worry about it. The weight loss will likely be slower from here on out, but will be actual fat loss.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-12-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,696
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Posted By dipasquale
Congrats Lisa, Becky, Dasschus, Amanda and Cheryl...

Congrats Lisa, Becky, Dasschus, Amanda and Cheryl :up:

I'm slightly up today but I'm still in the same 1lb range that I've been in the last 2 weeks. The end of this week will mark 4 weeks for...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-12-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,656
Posted By dipasquale
Awww, I'm so sorry :sad:

Awww, I'm so sorry :sad:
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-11-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,696
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Posted By dipasquale
My problem is I get snacky at night. DH requested...

My problem is I get snacky at night. DH requested the fried cheese sticks from "Your Lighter Side", so we had a little outing to whole foods for the Queso Fresco. They were really good, quick and...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-11-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,656
Posted By dipasquale
Wow - made the meatballs from I Breathe I'm...

Wow - made the meatballs from I Breathe I'm hungry for dinner - they were awesome! Definitely will be my goto meatball recipe from now on.

Well, it's 7pm and I'm at my calorie limit for the day....
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-11-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,656
Posted By dipasquale
Great number Kelly! I love seeing that number...

Great number Kelly! I love seeing that number confirmation too! It's so cool to be able to measure and know exactly what's going on.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-11-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By dipasquale
I had bathroom issues the entire first two weeks...

I had bathroom issues the entire first two weeks until I started the magnesium supplement. I had both diarrhea and constipation. If I go more then a 3 days without going now, then I will take some...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-11-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,656
Posted By dipasquale
:jumpjoy::jumpjoy: Awesome!

:jumpjoy::jumpjoy:

Awesome!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-11-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,833
Posted By dipasquale
Wow, not sure if I'll end up making this but it...

Wow, not sure if I'll end up making this but it sounds AMAZING
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-11-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,656
Posted By dipasquale
Congratulations!!! Goolash - Glad to hear...

Congratulations!!!

Goolash - Glad to hear your no dairy experiment is giving you some good results!

I tested my blood ketone levels this morning and measured in at 1.6. I'm thinking next time I...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-11-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,120
Posted By dipasquale
Thanks Goolash! I'm doing blood ketone testing. ...

Thanks Goolash! I'm doing blood ketone testing.

I tested again this morning - after about 10 hours of fasting - and read at 1.6

I didn't know that about the food giving off ketones - very...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-10-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,656
Posted By dipasquale
Goolash - I was so conflicted when I made that...

Goolash - I was so conflicted when I made that recipe! I love the sauce but not crazy about the noodles. They remind me of overcooked calamari. I totally ate too much of it. I have found the kelp...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-10-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,887
Posted By dipasquale
Maggie - it is certainly possible to lose the...

Maggie - it is certainly possible to lose the entire amount via LCHF. If it is realistic is entirely up to you. I have personally found that I do not lose weight with any amount of carbs. The...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-10-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,656
Posted By dipasquale
I went off plan today with a 1/2 cup of Whole...

I went off plan today with a 1/2 cup of Whole Foods chocolate ice cream. It was 14g of carbs, which fit into my allowance. It tasted so sweet though that I thought for sure it would kick me out of...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-10-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,120
Posted By dipasquale
Just a follow-up... I tested about 2 hours after...

Just a follow-up... I tested about 2 hours after the indulgence and my ketone level was 1.6. I was 2.1 this morning and am usually higher at night, so I'm guessing I'm seeing the impact of the ice...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-10-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,887
Posted By dipasquale
Maggie, Welcome and congratulations for taking...

Maggie, Welcome and congratulations for taking this positive step in your life for your health! There is a lot of information and it can be overwhelming but it sounds like you are off to a great...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-10-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,120
Posted By dipasquale
When to test ketones after an indulgence?

I ate a serving of chocolate ice cream and am wondering when I should test my ketones to see what the impact was. Thanks!
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-10-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,656
Posted By dipasquale
Liz - I'm testing regularly! I was 2.1 this...

Liz - I'm testing regularly! I was 2.1 this morning. From what I understand, your numbers will generally be higher at night. You want to test first thing in the morning. I remember hearing on a low...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-09-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,656
Posted By dipasquale
Mizzcase - I love the egg and avocado combo! My...

Mizzcase - I love the egg and avocado combo! My fave right now is 1 egg over medium, about 1/2 an avocado, 2 tsps sour cream and 2 slices bacon chopped. I mash it all up together. Earlier this week I...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-08-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,656
Posted By dipasquale
:rofl: LOL! Lisa - 160g isn't too terrible!...

:rofl: LOL!

Lisa - 160g isn't too terrible! I hear you about the carb craving trigger! I've been eating the kids' Omega-3 gummy worms because they are coated in sugar, but its so hard to stop at...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-08-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,656
Posted By dipasquale
Hmmm, I'll have to try the 90% chocolate. I find...

Hmmm, I'll have to try the 90% chocolate. I find the 85% pretty unpalatable so never considered trying the 90%. I have mixed the 85 with cream cheese and butter in the past to make a fudge, and that...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-08-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,656
Posted By dipasquale
Cabbage + Bacon Fat sounds GREAT. I think I'm...

Cabbage + Bacon Fat sounds GREAT. I think I'm adding that to tonight's menu!

pibble mama - Thanks for the tip on the free e-books! I haven't had my kindle very long, and haven't explored the free...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-08-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,656
Posted By dipasquale
Hi! I've mostly been lurking, but love reading...

Hi! I've mostly been lurking, but love reading what everyone has been making. I'll have to try the fat fast hot chocolate tonight - it sounds delicious!

I made a crab dish 2 nights ago, and had...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-07-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,813
Posted By dipasquale
What is well formulated?

I'm looking for you all to weigh-in on what you consider well-formulated and how you are calculating your macro-nutrient ratios? I believe Phinney and Volek recommend 1.5 - 2g of protein per kg of...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-01-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,157
Posted By dipasquale
Yvonne - that's a good idea about adding syrup to...

Yvonne - that's a good idea about adding syrup to sour cream. Sounds like a nice treat. It's interesting to hear people's experience in general with dairy. I may experiment with replacing cream...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-28-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,157
Posted By dipasquale
I did eat a 1/2 cup of yogurt for breakfast with...

I did eat a 1/2 cup of yogurt for breakfast with 1 tbsp of peanut butter and 1 tbsp of coconut oil. I got hungry about 2 hours later (which never happens on this plan) and have had carb cravings all...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-28-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 52,945
Posted By dipasquale
Goolash - hope the back pain lets up soon... ...

Goolash - hope the back pain lets up soon... Those poppers look amazing!

As for the noodles - I made the asian noodle recipe out of the Fat Fast cookbook. I ended up overeating that day because...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-28-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,157
Posted By dipasquale
Greek Yogurt on NK?

Hi! I'm guessing most people here have read 'The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate performance'. One of the staple foods listed is Greek Yogurt (whole milk, plain).

My backstory - I love greek...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-28-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,532
Posted By dipasquale
Just wanted to update this - I've been taking...

Just wanted to update this - I've been taking magnesium (as suggested by this board) the last few nights, and my bathroom issues have resolved! Thanks everyone!
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-24-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,532
Posted By dipasquale
Our water intake is a little low. When I'm at...

Our water intake is a little low. When I'm at work I'm fine, but weekends I slack off (without the water cooler). We based our calories on our target weight using this formula:...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-24-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,532
Posted By dipasquale
Thanks for the responses - here are some more...

Thanks for the responses - here are some more details.

My diet is about 77% fat, 3% carbs, 20% protein.

No pre-packaged foods. Our staples are meat, eggs, bacon, coconut oil, peanut butter,...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-24-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,532
Posted By dipasquale
Potty Issues on NK

Me and DH are 13 days into NK. We finally nailed down macro nutrient ratios that are working for us, and have lost 14lbs total in the last 2 weeks.

My question is about fiber. Do you supplement?...
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