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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-29-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,342
Posted By reddarin
Cursed or blessed? I think it is a blessing....

Cursed or blessed?

I think it is a blessing. LC isn't particularly harder than any other way to lose weight. All diets require some sacrifice - some change in eating habits or activity levels or...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-29-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,319
Posted By reddarin
You need the kind with the 'mother' in it which...

You need the kind with the 'mother' in it which is only organic I think. Try to find it at a regular store - the health food stores are an arm and a leg. Wal-Mart has started carrying Bragg's around...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-29-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,319
Posted By reddarin
I use straight Bragg's organic ACV with a q-tip...

I use straight Bragg's organic ACV with a q-tip to treat the occasional acne I get. Works like a charm and usually clears it up within a day or two.

If the skin is broken it'll sting like the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-29-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,203
Posted By reddarin
If you review the comments in favor of this...

If you review the comments in favor of this strategy they are very straight forward lol.



I don't want to overstate the obvious, or maybe not so obvious based on the reactions her question has...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-29-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,203
Posted By reddarin
Cooking lessons are an excellent suggestion! And...

Cooking lessons are an excellent suggestion! And you could do it as a family too which would help your son and your husband get better in the kitchen.

I highly recommend [non-LC] 'How to Cook...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-29-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,651
Posted By reddarin
Thank you :) JM is a fan of IF, if...

Thank you :)

JM is a fan of IF, if indirectly, and he challenges Phinney on the issue by bringing up the nature of NK's appetite suppression. He said he naturally goes for 12 hours between...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-29-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,203
Posted By reddarin
I understand the dynamics of the situation. But...

I understand the dynamics of the situation. But what I am hearing as advice ignores the fact that this goes beyond the superficial nature of the age old "what's for dinner" dilemma.

The situation,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-29-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,306
Posted By reddarin
Well, he is right. LC is restrictive if you are a...

Well, he is right. LC is restrictive if you are a carb addict. No doubt about that.

Is it possible to get him to educate himself about LC? A big part of getting past the restrictive nature of low...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-29-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,203
Posted By reddarin
Wow. Is he your roommate or your husband? If...

Wow.

Is he your roommate or your husband? If he is your roommate then he can take care of himself. If he is your husband then work out something acceptable to both of you.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-28-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,203
Posted By reddarin
Your boy is on his own. He can go buy himself...

Your boy is on his own. He can go buy himself something to eat, make his own meal or eat whatever you fix.

Your husband, on the other hand, is different. You and he need to sit down and create a...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-28-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,180
Posted By reddarin
Thank you :o Good questions and observations...

Thank you :o

Good questions and observations are part of it but your honest answers are *the* biggest part :)

Good luck and feel free to keep us posted. Everyone is happy to help. Don't get...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-27-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,180
Posted By reddarin
Usually this is caused by low stomach acid I...

Usually this is caused by low stomach acid I think. Google 'apple cider vinegar low stomach acid'.

Also, Google 'LLVLC-ep-629-dr-avery-carpenter' - in this ~30 minute podcast Dr. Carpenter talks...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-26-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,763
Posted By reddarin
lol

lol
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-26-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,166
Posted By reddarin
You might buy, or borrow from the library, The...

You might buy, or borrow from the library, The Art & Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance. It was written by Phinney/Volek and Dr. Volek is a huge exercise guy. This book was written for the LC...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-26-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,180
Posted By reddarin
You said you do not have any medical conditions...

You said you do not have any medical conditions but I think drjlocarb does have hypothyroidism. But it'd be very interesting to know if the weight gain was also in the abdominal area.

It could...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-26-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By reddarin
My advice is to bring a copy of Why We Get Fat to...

My advice is to bring a copy of Why We Get Fat to read along the way.

:)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-25-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,166
Posted By reddarin
Interesting. The folks at Atkins said 1500 to...

Interesting. The folks at Atkins said 1500 to 1800 to lose weight. What is your goal weight?
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-25-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,180
Posted By reddarin
That is so wonderful about your son! :hugs: ...

That is so wonderful about your son! :hugs:

I don't know that I can help but I'll sure try.

"I, however, didn't lose an ounce for a couple of months so I ramped up the fat to macros appropriate...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-25-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,180
Posted By reddarin
For comparison, did you also experience the gain...

For comparison, did you also experience the gain as she describes, like a bolted on plate of fat on her belly?
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-24-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By reddarin
You might benefit from taking a close look at how...

You might benefit from taking a close look at how much protein (grams) you are eating. Too much can stall you.

At 130, using the Living book's formula, (130/2.2)*1.5, that'd be about 88g a day as...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-24-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,694
Posted By reddarin
So true. I have a spreadsheet I keep with my...

So true.

I have a spreadsheet I keep with my daily calories, fat-protein-carb grams. On yesterday's line I put this mornings weigh-in. Typically I eat about 2300 calories a day for weight loss....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-22-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,323
Posted By reddarin
Really? I think expose is the right word. Even...

Really? I think expose is the right word. Even you say, anecdotally, that half the people that eat it experience the spike.

The product is marketed and sold specifically not to do that.

I'm...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 04-22-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,178
Posted By reddarin
Brother, 'calorie dense' food isn't what made you...

Brother, 'calorie dense' food isn't what made you gain weight. Since you are putting some forethought into what you will do at goal you should put some time in now getting to know the science behind...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-22-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,923
Posted By reddarin
There is a thread that might be a good place to...

There is a thread that might be a good place to cross post this question:

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/low-carb-challenges/800800-boot-camp-charlie-men-april-may-june.html

Stack Diesel and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-22-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,923
Posted By reddarin
Oops! I missed that in my reply - thanks for...

Oops! I missed that in my reply - thanks for mentioning it Michelle!

Get rid of the whole milk. Use unsweetened almond milk instead.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-22-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,923
Posted By reddarin
I think your calories are probably about right....

I think your calories are probably about right. Maybe even a little low for weight loss.

You are using Whey Protein Concentrate, right? Switch to the isolate version. The concentrate can produce...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-22-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,923
Posted By reddarin
How tall are you and how much should you weigh? ...

How tall are you and how much should you weigh?

How long ago was it that you easily took off weight with diet?

How long have you been doing this workout routine? Are you training for an event...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-20-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,572
Posted By reddarin
Did you notice a change in how hungry you were? ...

Did you notice a change in how hungry you were?

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/main-lowcarb-lobby/802462-co-makes-me-hungry.html

I remember months ago there was another thread about it too....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-20-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By reddarin
http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/other-plans/7890...

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/other-plans/789093-meat-egg-fast-anyone.html

:)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-20-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,226
Posted By reddarin
There's nothing wrong with feeling a great sense...

There's nothing wrong with feeling a great sense of victory at beating the mainstream's barometer for obesity even if you understand that the BMI is poppycock. You beat them at their game. You took...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-19-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By reddarin
Pork rinds have a ton of protein in them. If you...

Pork rinds have a ton of protein in them. If you are eating a lot of protein that could be doing some tricks with your insulin since excess protein gets turned into glucose.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-19-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,001
Posted By reddarin
This is a case where a normal guy would punch...

This is a case where a normal guy would punch that idiot guy in the chest. We used to call it chestizing someone.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-19-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,124
Posted By reddarin
I don't usually drink mine with butter, but I...

I don't usually drink mine with butter, but I like HWC and CO just fine in instant. I prefer brewed but instant is nice for a change occasionally.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-19-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
Posted By reddarin
Not me but I have seen posts about that before....

Not me but I have seen posts about that before. You might try MCT oil? I think it is kind of expensive though. Or just eat other good fats :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-19-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,001
Posted By reddarin
I don't share how I'm eating with everyone....

I don't share how I'm eating with everyone. Usually for exactly the reasons you have.

But if you think about it, there are lots of private things that you do not casually chat about - even with...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-19-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 294,754
Posted By reddarin
Carolyn, google 'jimmy moore julia ross carbs'...

Carolyn, google 'jimmy moore julia ross carbs' for a great podcast about beating sugar/carb cravings. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-19-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,249
Posted By reddarin
Are you sure it wasn't 1g per kg of body weight?...

Are you sure it wasn't 1g per kg of body weight? 1g per pound is 2.2g per kg and I haven't seen that recommended anywhere but maybe body building sites.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-19-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,946
Posted By reddarin
Read this thread Rotay60: ...

Read this thread Rotay60:

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/nutritional-ketosis-high-fat-low-carb/799601-nutritional-ketosis-v-atkins.html
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-19-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,029
Posted By reddarin
That site is in Canada. But I think Jimmy Moore...

That site is in Canada. But I think Jimmy Moore buys from a Canadian company. He posted the name of the company somewhere on one of the N=1 pages of his site. I think it was still over $2.50 a strip...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-19-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,029
Posted By reddarin
:( "Precision Xtra Blood Ketone Test Strips-...

:(

"Precision Xtra Blood Ketone Test Strips- 10's Pack"

"WE DO NOT SHIP INTERNATIONALLY OR TO THE UNITED STATES"

"Our flat fee for orders below $150.00 is $9.00 (plus applicable taxes)"
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