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Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-29-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,467
Posted By lovetoknit
Maybe if we start to think about hunger in a...

Maybe if we start to think about hunger in a positive way. When we get hungry the body starts to use stored fuel in the form of fat. This is a good thing. We don't necessarily need to eat when we...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-29-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,036
Posted By lovetoknit
I am doing IF now. I eat what I want for my...

I am doing IF now. I eat what I want for my lunch. I skip sugar and grains. I do eat a small amount of berries. I added in sweet potato and avocado. I still eat a lot of fat. I also eat a lot...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-29-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,036
Posted By lovetoknit
I was not losing weight. I lost 30 pounds and...

I was not losing weight. I lost 30 pounds and then stalled. I am post menopausal. I have now been doing IF. I only eat 2 meals a day. One large and one small. I skip eating after noon. I have...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-29-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,478
Posted By lovetoknit
You might want to not eat heavy cream. I just...

You might want to not eat heavy cream. I just found out that the mono and diglycerides found in heavy cream is transfat. We have now given up heavy cream.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-11-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,423
Posted By lovetoknit
If you want to have something yummy, just add a...

If you want to have something yummy, just add a little cocoa powder to some sour cream and sweetener and cinnamon. A really good dessert. I also make a muffin for my husband that is 1/4 c flaxseed...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-08-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,566
Posted By lovetoknit
You will have to experiment to find out what...

You will have to experiment to find out what works best for you. I have done WW and believe me, you will never be able to stick with it for long. They cut way too much fat out of the diet. Your...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-07-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,566
Posted By lovetoknit
Stay away from low carb wraps. Use lettuce...

Stay away from low carb wraps. Use lettuce leaves instead. Do not eat too many vegetables. A small amount a day will suffice. I would avoid pop and only eat real foods. Limit your protein intake...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-07-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,787
Posted By lovetoknit
I use a lot of sour cream also. It is good with...

I use a lot of sour cream also. It is good with almost everything.
Carolyn
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-07-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,787
Posted By lovetoknit
Be careful with sorbitol. It can cause digestive...

Be careful with sorbitol. It can cause digestive upset.
Carolyn
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-07-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,787
Posted By lovetoknit
Add heavy cream to your protein shakes. Add...

Add heavy cream to your protein shakes. Add butter to your vegetables. Add sour cream or butter to your meats and eggs.
Carolyn
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-07-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,782
Posted By lovetoknit
It takes time to get keto adapted. I have been...

It takes time to get keto adapted. I have been doing this for a couple of years, and I can say that I have more energy than I had before doing this. I also do not need as much sleep. Too much...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-29-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,060
Posted By lovetoknit
I cannot take supplements. I just do not do well...

I cannot take supplements. I just do not do well with them. A person can get everything they need in their food.
Carolyn
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-29-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,890
Posted By lovetoknit
I would say to go against the statis quo. Just...

I would say to go against the statis quo. Just like in the days everyone said that the earth was flat, and yet Galileo disagreed and paid the penalty. Almost everyone wants us to eat low fat high...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-28-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,890
Posted By lovetoknit
Even the Triglyceride theory has never been...

Even the Triglyceride theory has never been proven. All of this is just theory. We have been lied to over and over again. The pharmaceutical companies just want to sell drugs.
Carolyn
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-28-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,993
Posted By lovetoknit
I would start with having about 3 oz of meat,...

I would start with having about 3 oz of meat, chicken, eggs, or fish per meal and about 1/2 cup of veggies. Add butter, sour cream, and heavy cream to your meals. Limit your sweetener to just a...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-28-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,993
Posted By lovetoknit
That would be way too much protein. You could...

That would be way too much protein. You could probably get away with 6 oz of salmon and a couple of strips of bacon a day. Salmon has about 7 to 8 grams of protein per oz. That would be about 48...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-28-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,890
Posted By lovetoknit
Your cholesterol levels have very little to do...

Your cholesterol levels have very little to do with your overall health. In fact women naturally have higher cholesterol than men and yet they live longer than men. Also in elderly patients, the...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-28-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,993
Posted By lovetoknit
Some people have a problem with heavy cream and...

Some people have a problem with heavy cream and others do not. Heavy cream does not affect me. I lost the 30 pounds while having lots of heavy cream. Cheese does affect me. Also too much protein...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-25-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,993
Posted By lovetoknit
Like many of us, maybe you need to cut back your...

Like many of us, maybe you need to cut back your food intake. As we get older it is much harder to lose weight. Hormones do play a huge part in it. I think I would be able to lose more if I lowered...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-25-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,043
Posted By lovetoknit
I do not know the answer. I think it is just...

I do not know the answer. I think it is just being past menopause. I have not lost anything in over a year, yet I eat very strict. I do know that vegetables and fruit make me gain weight. When I...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-08-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,307
Posted By lovetoknit
So maybe lower your protein to 70 grams a day and...

So maybe lower your protein to 70 grams a day and add in more fat. See how you do with that. You are a man, so you do need more protein than a woman. I am 58 year old woman, and I do better if my...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-08-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,478
Posted By lovetoknit
All of those things would affect me, but then so...

All of those things would affect me, but then so do green vegetables. You would have to test them yourself to see if they affect you. Eliminate all of them and then add in 1 at a time.
Carolyn
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-08-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,544
Posted By lovetoknit
I think your protein is probably fine. I do...

I think your protein is probably fine. I do think that you need more fat. Try adding butter to your food. I would say that you need at least 100 grams of fat a day. I would say that you need at...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-08-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,658
Posted By lovetoknit
You have to be careful with potassium tablets. ...

You have to be careful with potassium tablets. It is easy to overdose on it. It is better to have some avocado which is high in potassium. If you are not having leg cramps, chance are you do not...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-08-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,554
Posted By lovetoknit
Fage. It has fewer additives. Personally I just...

Fage. It has fewer additives. Personally I just eat sour cream. The brand I buy has only cream and cultures in it. The sugar in the Fage yogurt is just milk sugar.
Carolyn
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-08-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,067
Posted By lovetoknit
I would recommend that you go off food and drink...

I would recommend that you go off food and drink just water with a little salt added to it. 24 hours of this should put you back to normal.
Carolyn
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-02-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,043
Posted By lovetoknit
I think you may be at a good weight for you. I...

I think you may be at a good weight for you. I am 5 feet 4 inches tall and a woman. If I was at 155, I would look slim. I haven't been that low since I was 38. I am now 58. Why do you want to be...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-02-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 174,903
Posted By lovetoknit
Coconut is a nut. Carolyn

Coconut is a nut.
Carolyn
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-03-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,085
Posted By lovetoknit
I have had this problem even before LCHF eating. ...

I have had this problem even before LCHF eating. I attribute it to getting older. Also my husband and I have lost some of our padding since eating this way. I am almost 58 and still have hot...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-05-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,905
Posted By lovetoknit
We buy the Kerrygold butter. It definitely...

We buy the Kerrygold butter. It definitely tastes better. They also do not add an food color to it. It is natually yellow. They add food coloring to the other butter to make it yellow. Even...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-12-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,452
Posted By lovetoknit
Low fat high carb diets cause diabetes and gall...

Low fat high carb diets cause diabetes and gall bladder disease. Fat feeds the brain. That is why you feel so good on it. Not vegetable fats except for olive oil and coconut oil. Animal fats are...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-25-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,545
Posted By lovetoknit
I agree, not to mention that those meds can cause...

I agree, not to mention that those meds can cause kidney stones.
Carolyn
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-23-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,545
Posted By lovetoknit
I have been eating this way almost 2 years with...

I have been eating this way almost 2 years with no heartburn, but I had some heartburn a couple of weeks ago and I could not figure out why. My diet has not changed. The vinegar in water fixed it....
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-21-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,455
Posted By lovetoknit
Cholesterol will not hurt you. Eat all you want....

Cholesterol will not hurt you. Eat all you want. It is actually healing to the body.
Carolyn
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-21-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,946
Posted By lovetoknit
My husband and I hear that all the time. People...

My husband and I hear that all the time. People always tell us that they could not give up bread. One of my husband's co-workers told him that last year, and now he is starting to eat low carb high...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-21-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,545
Posted By lovetoknit
I tried the apple cider vinegar because I have...

I tried the apple cider vinegar because I have been having some heartburn lately. I had no idea why it would suddenly start. Also my stomach has been growling a lot even after eating. The apple...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-06-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 15,015
Posted By lovetoknit
I eat less than 40 grams of protein a day. I...

I eat less than 40 grams of protein a day. I have been doing this for 2 years and have not noticed any muscle loss. In fact I feel stronger than when I started. If I eat more protein, I actually...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-05-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,109
Posted By lovetoknit
Flabby thighs and a belly is normal for older...

Flabby thighs and a belly is normal for older women. It is because we do not have the estrogen we had when we were young.
Carolyn
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-05-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 15,015
Posted By lovetoknit
:)

:)
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-05-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 15,015
Posted By lovetoknit
I agree. Sometimes it is better to let things go...

I agree. Sometimes it is better to let things go a little. I read an article once about a lady who's husband had died. She said that she used to hate it when he left his socks in the middle of the...
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