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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-02-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By lisamt
That sounds awful. If you can drink a latte with...

That sounds awful. If you can drink a latte with whole milk and not run to the bathroom, it doesn't sound like you are lactose intolerant.

I've read that whey protein can give some people...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 06-02-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 31,187
Posted By lisamt
I can't figure out how to update my stats, but I...

I can't figure out how to update my stats, but I reached a new low of 184.5 lbs at the end of May. Getting past the 15 lb milestone was my first goal, and it took a long time to get there. ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-30-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By lisamt
When I was doing JUDDD, I would get cold on the...

When I was doing JUDDD, I would get cold on the very low calorie days. I think there's a thread or two on the JUDDD board about this phenomenon. I still had plenty of blubber on me.



This...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 05-30-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,590
Posted By lisamt
April04, I get hungry in the evening if I only...

April04, I get hungry in the evening if I only have coffee with coconut oil and hwc during the day. I need protein along with the fat for satiation.
Forum: Other Plans 05-20-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 20,243
Posted By lisamt
I gave up on doing 5:2 because the low calorie...

I gave up on doing 5:2 because the low calorie days were too much of a struggle. I'm back to strict low carb, and haven't been tempted to overeat or binge at night in quite some time. I hope everyone...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-20-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,155
Posted By lisamt
Almond milk is great! I have to keep calories...

Almond milk is great! I have to keep calories between 1400-1500, or I don't lose at all even on low carb.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 05-20-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,590
Posted By lisamt
I finally got the glucose & ketone meter that I...

I finally got the glucose & ketone meter that I posted about a few pages back. I've been practicing with the glucose strips before I try the ketone ones. It took a few tries to learn the most...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-18-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,468
Posted By lisamt
Throw out everything in your home that is off...

Throw out everything in your home that is off plan. If you live with roommates or family, ask them to please keep their carb-y treats in a place where you can't find them.

What foods did you like...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-16-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,086
Posted By lisamt
I did not own a car for over 10 years, and live...

I did not own a car for over 10 years, and live in a place where the bus was my only option for public transportation. My neighborhood grocery store has a great selection of fresh foods, but is more...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-14-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,595
Posted By lisamt
:goodpost: I lost 40 lbs on low carb between...

:goodpost: I lost 40 lbs on low carb between 1999 and 2000, and kept the weight off for 3 years. In 2003 I lost my job and became depressed after a few months. By the end of the year I had gained 50...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-14-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By lisamt
The only problem with eating more protein is that...

The only problem with eating more protein is that the excess may convert to glucose, and some of us have found we have to cut back in order to lose. If you can lose on higher protein and 1800...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-13-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By lisamt
I agree with not going by percentages, but rather...

I agree with not going by percentages, but rather by how much protein your body needs to function and preserve lean body mass.

I use Phinney & Volek's formula of (reference weight/2.2)*1-1.5. My...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-13-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,573
Posted By lisamt
My understanding of net carbs is that it's okay...

My understanding of net carbs is that it's okay to subtract grams of fiber if they are naturally part of the food, like broccoli or flax seed. Adding fiber like cellulose does not magically subtract...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-13-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,595
Posted By lisamt
I don't agree with the bolded part at all, for me...

I don't agree with the bolded part at all, for me it's quite the opposite. Reading Taubes' work and other books on low carb gave me hope that I can lose weight.

Forums like this one also keep me...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-11-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,595
Posted By lisamt
I'm also short and fat, with an older brother who...

I'm also short and fat, with an older brother who is tall and lean. That doesn't mean I'm doomed to being fat forever, although I'm stuck with being short. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-11-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,015
Posted By lisamt
83 lbs in a year is fantastic! Stories like yours...

83 lbs in a year is fantastic! Stories like yours are so inspiring. This gives me hope that my 46" hips may be below 40" by the end of the year. :)
Forum: JUDDD 05-11-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,218
Posted By lisamt
I've lost close to 14 lbs and still wearing the...

I've lost close to 14 lbs and still wearing the same clothing, they just fit better now. I know from previous experience with weight loss that I have to lose about 20 lbs before I can go down a size....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-11-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 130,502
Posted By lisamt
I tried the Greek Gods plain yogurt, but did not...

I tried the Greek Gods plain yogurt, but did not like it as much as Fage or Open Nature. I was also disappointed to see it only had 6 g protein per serving.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-11-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,781
Posted By lisamt
10 large onion rings have about 25 g carbs, and...

10 large onion rings have about 25 g carbs, and if you only ate a half portion it may have been less. I think getting right back on plan is key to handling a cheat, if someone chooses to do it. :)
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Forum: JUDDD 05-10-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,490
Posted By lisamt
If eating carbs triggered binge behavior, it may...

If eating carbs triggered binge behavior, it may have been from unstable blood sugar. The hunger that comes from blood sugar rising and then crashing can be difficult to ignore, because your brain is...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 05-10-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,590
Posted By lisamt
If your protein level is too high and it's...

If your protein level is too high and it's causing weight loss to stall, I don't think it matters if your macros fit within a certain percentage. I suggested lowering protein because that seems to...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 05-10-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,590
Posted By lisamt
How much protein are you eating? Some people find...

How much protein are you eating? Some people find they have to reduce protein to lose weight on NK.

Using the formula on the first page of this thread, your goal weight indicates the upper limit...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-10-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,367
Posted By lisamt
:goodpost: I think maintenance may be even more...

:goodpost: I think maintenance may be even more of a challenge than weight loss. The NY Times reported on a small study back in 2011 that showed leptin levels dropped by two-thirds after weight...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-09-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,878
Posted By lisamt
Tada wrote a helpful guide on how to LC as a...

Tada wrote a helpful guide on how to LC as a vegetarian. :)

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/vegetarian/696880-how-lowcarb-vegetarian-some-basics-lc-veg-general-atkins.html
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 05-09-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,590
Posted By lisamt
If my protein intake for a day is high, I don't...

If my protein intake for a day is high, I don't add more fat to balance it out. Phinney & Volek recommend a diet between 60 and 85% fat. Even if you go a bit over on protein, you are probably still...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-09-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By lisamt
Oh of course it's from the Daily Fail. I love how...

Oh of course it's from the Daily Fail. I love how the comments are supportive of low carb.

It's not unusual for people to feel a drop in energy when starting out on low carb, but it's temporary....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-09-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By lisamt
Since you are not doing Atkins induction, I would...

Since you are not doing Atkins induction, I would not worry too much about the carbs in sweet peppers. A quarter cup of chopped red sweet pepper has 2.4 carbs and .7 g fiber, or 1.7 net carbs. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-09-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By lisamt
It's funny how we are all different. I am just...

It's funny how we are all different. I am just the opposite - if I eat a good breakfast with enough protein and fat, I'm not hungry again until late afternoon or early evening. :)

I tried...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 05-09-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,590
Posted By lisamt
I'm doing a leptin reset, which Deb posted about...

I'm doing a leptin reset, which Deb posted about in the March thread....
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 05-09-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,590
Posted By lisamt
katmamma, since you are just starting out I would...

katmamma, since you are just starting out I would suggest raising calories to 1500-1600. If you go too low in calories now, this leaves no room to cut down later when you get closer to goal. Eating...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-08-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,797
Posted By lisamt
I track to keep myself honest, and use a digital...

I track to keep myself honest, and use a digital food scale to weigh things like cheese, meat, and almonds. I think it's kind of neat to see what an ounce of cheese or 100 grams of avocado looks...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 05-08-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,590
Posted By lisamt
B12 is supposed to boost metabolism and fat loss,...

B12 is supposed to boost metabolism and fat loss, but I haven't tried it myself.

April, you are doing great! KUTGW. :jumpjoy:
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 05-08-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,191
Posted By lisamt
Have you lowered protein at all? I've read that...

Have you lowered protein at all? I've read that too much protein can cause keto breath, body odor, and even a rash. It may depend also on how well one's kidneys function - there is more ammonia in...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-08-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By lisamt
This is a very old thread from October 2011, and...

This is a very old thread from October 2011, and OP has not posted again since that time. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-08-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,464
Posted By lisamt
It was mentioned in the article but kind of...

It was mentioned in the article but kind of buried. I'm glad that information is getting out in mainstream media that eating high fat and low carb can be healthy, but worry that some people will just...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-08-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By lisamt
I have not hit menopause yet, but am over 50 and...

I have not hit menopause yet, but am over 50 and weight loss is going at a snail's pace. I eat about 30 g carbs per day (total, not net carbs) and limit calories to 1400-1500. This allows me to lose...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-08-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By lisamt
It's not unusual to experience low blood sugar...

It's not unusual to experience low blood sugar when starting out on low carb. When your body is used to taking in carbs, it pumps out high levels of insulin and if you drastically drop carbs, that...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-07-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,163
Posted By lisamt
Well, shoot. :( That has to be frustrating. It...

Well, shoot. :( That has to be frustrating. It may be time to start tracking your food if you haven't begun by now.

It's hard to know where to make adjustments in your diet, if you don't know...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 05-07-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,069
Posted By lisamt
Good article! Dr. Eades also has several posts on...

Good article! Dr. Eades also has several posts on his blog about supplementing with magnesium. If you do a google search for "Dr. Eades and magnesium" they should pop up. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-07-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 130,502
Posted By lisamt
This is an old thread, but since it got bumped I...

This is an old thread, but since it got bumped I thought I would mention that Safeway's Open Nature brand has a plain Greek yogurt that is 5 g carbs and 18 g protein in a 6 oz container. I think that...
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