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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-14-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,448
Posted By nolcjunk
Any major diet change and weight loss can cause...

Any major diet change and weight loss can cause hair loss, but the good news is that it's only temporary. I think it's called something like telogen efflovium.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-13-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,568
Posted By nolcjunk
I think the ad is showing how we eat now, and...

I think the ad is showing how we eat now, and that that's what's extreme. A baby shouldn't be eating fast food french fries and kids shouldn't weigh 200 pounds and be out of breath from the simplest...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-13-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By nolcjunk
That's why I said we all have our own ideas of...

That's why I said we all have our own ideas of what foods are good and what we allow in our diet. I eat fruit and grains, many people here consider them to be poison.

I also count calories and I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-13-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,568
Posted By nolcjunk
Children's Obesity Ad

I recently saw this and I must say that I love it and how it shows how each small bad food choice adds up to generations of obesity and diabetes and heart attacks, all starting from what you feed...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By nolcjunk
To each their own. We all have our own...

To each their own. We all have our own definitions of healthy foods. I'm glad you enjoy them. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-12-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By nolcjunk
This is why I avoid all the faux high carb foods....

This is why I avoid all the faux high carb foods. I'm doing low carb because I like the food so why would I be eating tons of faux high carb foods like noodles and breads? I focus on real, whole...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By nolcjunk
I love grating cheese ( I have several sizes of...

I love grating cheese ( I have several sizes of graters). But, I also love a manual pepper mill and squeezing my own orange juice.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,767
Posted By nolcjunk
I've always eaten eggs for breakfast- grew up on...

I've always eaten eggs for breakfast- grew up on that because my parents never believed that whole foods like eggs, butter, olive oil are bad . I now have either 4 or 5 in the AM and as many as 10 a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,814
Posted By nolcjunk
I am not one who thinks that you must stay in...

I am not one who thinks that you must stay in ketosis every day, day in and day out, for years to be healthy. But, I also didn't plan off plan meals during weight loss. And, i don't think that off...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By nolcjunk
No problem- hope it helps. Being tired is no fun...

No problem- hope it helps. Being tired is no fun and these really helped me.

ETA oops I just realized you aren't the OP. Are you also dealing with tiredness?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By nolcjunk
I like Solaray - Mega Multi Mineral capsules,...

I like Solaray - Mega Multi Mineral capsules, they also have an Iron Free version if you are avoiding it. I am leery of the liquid mineral supplements because they've been found to contain things...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By nolcjunk
How are you getting your carbs- mostly from low...

How are you getting your carbs- mostly from low carb veg?

I'd recommend a full mineral supplement because we lose so much water weight at the start and you can wind up going mineral deficient, a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By nolcjunk
sorry that you are feeling tired in the mornings....

sorry that you are feeling tired in the mornings. That feeling for me is always cured with extra water and some broth. I don't eat any processed foods so I have to be careful to make sure that I get...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,874
Posted By nolcjunk
An average woman who doesn't workout for a living...

An average woman who doesn't workout for a living can maybe gain half a pound of muscle a month at most and not every month (i've read 3-5 pounds a year at most) so it's a very hard way to gain...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-09-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,874
Posted By nolcjunk
Muscle does not weigh more than fat, muscle is...

Muscle does not weigh more than fat, muscle is just denser than fat and takes up less space. And, it's extremely hard to build up muscle naturally for a woman.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-08-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,886
Posted By nolcjunk
I'm saving money because I am eating so much...

I'm saving money because I am eating so much less.

An lc diet even with high quality food doesn't have to cost a lot. I think the biggest trap is buying special lc things- bars, noodles, atkins...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-07-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By nolcjunk
I think the answer is in your post- a bit of...

I think the answer is in your post- a bit of bread was okay, too much is not.

I'm in maintenance and I love a sandwich sometimes. I make an open faced sandwich on rye, pumpernickel, or italian...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-07-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,466
Posted By nolcjunk
I think the best way to learn from slip ups is to...

I think the best way to learn from slip ups is to deconstruct what happened honestly and what better choices you could have made.

You didn't commit any sins- you decided to eat off plan.

They...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-06-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,874
Posted By nolcjunk
Yes, I do - it's because I hated being fat and I...

Yes, I do - it's because I hated being fat and I refuse to buy bigger clothes so I have a "never again" mentality about having to lose weight. I am in my late 20s.

I am pretty strict about my...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-06-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,388
Posted By nolcjunk
I wouldn't consumer it after 5-7 days.

I wouldn't consumer it after 5-7 days.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-06-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,874
Posted By nolcjunk
What matters is how you feel and whether you are...

What matters is how you feel and whether you are healthy at that weight at your height. People make misguided too thin/"anorexic" comments all the time and that's probably due to most people now...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-06-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,916
Posted By nolcjunk
I used to feel like that. I would give myself...

I used to feel like that. I would give myself permission to overeat or go off plan because I felt bad or happy or sad or because I reached a certain weight goal or didn't. I also excused a lot of it...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-01-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,117
Posted By nolcjunk
And, stress raises blood sugar too (probably more...

And, stress raises blood sugar too (probably more than the sugar in the brown sauce)! So try not to be stressed out over a family meal at a chinese restaurant, take it one meal at a time with better...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-01-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,808
Posted By nolcjunk
Great job. Improved health markers are a great...

Great job. Improved health markers are a great reminder to keep going.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-01-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,117
Posted By nolcjunk
Any meat and veg should be ok as long as it's not...

Any meat and veg should be ok as long as it's not something super sugary like something sweet and sour, general tso's chicken, or fried or a dumpling. Obviously the sauces will have some carbs but...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-30-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By nolcjunk
Those things are non-food, just pure junk, so I...

Those things are non-food, just pure junk, so I am not surprised by your reaction after months of clean eating.

You can always bring nuts or a cheese stick, or have bigger meals and no snacks.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-27-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,123
Posted By nolcjunk
Eggs and bacon with a vegetable for my first meal...

Eggs and bacon with a vegetable for my first meal every day- nothing else fills me up and keeps me full for hours like this meal.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-26-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,923
Posted By nolcjunk
I eat bacon every day for breakfast with no...

I eat bacon every day for breakfast with no problem but I don't overeat it.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-23-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,602
Posted By nolcjunk
Fish is generally low calorie. Salmon is fatty...

Fish is generally low calorie. Salmon is fatty but full of omega 3s so it's worth it. Tuna, white fish, cod, haddock, halibut, tilapia are quite low cal.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-23-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,602
Posted By nolcjunk
_ have just two or three meals a day, no snacks ...

_ have just two or three meals a day, no snacks
- stay away from recipes that have huge amounts of dairy and that people often overeat (usually the faux high carb ones like lc pizza, lc lasagna, lc...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-23-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,899
Posted By nolcjunk
For me, nuts and dairy don't really fill me up so...

For me, nuts and dairy don't really fill me up so they are a waste of calories. People often say oh yeah I can eat a whole bag of nuts in one sitting = huge calorie bomb. I could also pour 500...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 07-23-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By nolcjunk
I suspect it's the B vitamins in your multi. They...

I suspect it's the B vitamins in your multi. They often cause nausea and vomiting if not taken with food and even sometimes with food if it's not enough. I'd look into switching to a whole food multi...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-22-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Posted By nolcjunk
Yes, it's how I gained weight in the first place...

Yes, it's how I gained weight in the first place too - total ostrich head in sand, kept putting my clothes on till they stretched out and were busting at the seams, then I went to sweatpants and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-22-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,209
Posted By nolcjunk
To me they just seem like too much work and...

To me they just seem like too much work and always wind up weird tasting (I have a friend who insists on buying them each time she sees a different brand/kind). I want to fill up on veg like zucchini...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-22-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Posted By nolcjunk
Yes, that's right. I have a small frame and small...

Yes, that's right. I have a small frame and small bust so I am someone who can look fat at 130 because I will have a double chin, a big bloated belly, and fat upper arms (where I store all of my...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-22-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By nolcjunk
I think you should be fine. The exercise should...

I think you should be fine. The exercise should burn off the extra sugar carbs. Just keep your fat intake smaller since you will be eating more fruit carbs. And, yes, local fish is always great....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-22-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Posted By nolcjunk
I think it's important to learn how our body...

I think it's important to learn how our body weight fluctuates from the beginning, instead of fearing the number. Learning about weight fluctuations means you won't freak out about a temporary gain...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-22-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Posted By nolcjunk
I weigh daily and I am pretty much always the...

I weigh daily and I am pretty much always the same weight except for fluctuations that I expect from drinking tons of salty broth, exercising extra hard, drinking alcohol, going higher carb. It's...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-22-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Posted By nolcjunk
What are you eating? During weight loss I...

What are you eating?

During weight loss I found scale blips more encouraging- made me want to do even better with my diet and exercise. Because what's the alternative? Go temporarily up on the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-21-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,065
Posted By nolcjunk
And, even people who have all the nutritional...

And, even people who have all the nutritional knowledge they need to make good choices often don't and spend decades eating unhealthily and being overweight. So instead of waiting for people to...
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