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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-24-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Mr_Geiri
The quantity also matters. Its better to use less...

The quantity also matters. Its better to use less and use another (non-crystal sweetener) with it.
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 03-22-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,564
Posted By Mr_Geiri
That's so strange. I thought saturated fat is...

That's so strange. I thought saturated fat is suppose to raise your HDL. rather than LDL.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-21-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Grinding the erythritol makes it less likely for...

Grinding the erythritol makes it less likely for it to recrystalize.

And yes we shouldn't put all sugar alcohols under the same hat. I don't see how erythritol could cause anyone problems with...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-19-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Mr_Geiri
The trick for me is to have them as a meal,...

The trick for me is to have them as a meal, rather than it being something extra. So I make sure they always have fat, protein and nutrition. Its really amazing how much more nutritious you can make...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-19-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Mixing together erythritol or xylitol with...

Mixing together erythritol or xylitol with sucralose (Splenda) is in my opinion the closest thing to tasting like sugar without sugar. It's really good. You don't get that strong bitter aftertaste...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-18-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Mr_Geiri
I've never had stomach problems with Erythritol....

I've never had stomach problems with Erythritol. Minor problems with Xylitol if I have a lot of it, but never diarrhea though. I can't eat maltitol at all because a single portion is enough to make...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 03-14-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,564
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Your Total Cholesterol/HDL ratio is: 2.69, which...

Your Total Cholesterol/HDL ratio is: 2.69, which is ideal.

Your HDL/LDL ratio is: 0.612, which is ideal.

Your triglycerides/HDL ratio is: 0.267, again ideal.

Sometimes the cholesterol goes...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 03-13-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,024
Posted By Mr_Geiri
P.s. my blood pressure was ideal and my weight...

P.s. my blood pressure was ideal and my weight also.
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 03-13-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,024
Posted By Mr_Geiri
My doctor wants to put me on STATINS

I guess she's kinda old school. She looked at my total cholesterol number and immediately started talking about statins (how I should be on a prevention dose).

I had couple of questions for her.
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-25-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Yeah those nutritional websites are both American...

Yeah those nutritional websites are both American I think so it makes sense.

I always thought the difference in carbohydrates was only from the fiber factor but I guess its more than just that.
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-24-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Does yours also say 2 grams sugar? That...

Does yours also say 2 grams sugar?

That seems to be what the online info and the brand have in common. The online info also says 2 grams sugar but then there are 6-7 other carbs (not fiber or...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-24-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By Mr_Geiri
"Lemon juice from Sicily" made by Ital...

"Lemon juice from Sicily" made by Ital Lemon.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-24-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Carbs in Lemon juice?

I bought bottled lemon juice at the store and it says it has 2 grams per 100 g.

I've looked at some nutritional info websites and they all say lemon juice is suppose to be about 8-9 grams per 100...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-26-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,049
Posted By Mr_Geiri
I'm kinda broke right now so I won't be buying...

I'm kinda broke right now so I won't be buying any new ingredients until the 1st...

I don't mind gluten I have never really avoided it for the sake of avoiding it, but rather because it tends to...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-19-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,049
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Any way to make a somewhat light and FLUFFY hot dog bun?

I've tried like 3 different LC bun recipes and none of them feel right.

They tend to be very heavy or egg like.

Anyone tried a recipe and method that turned out well?

I don't expect it to be...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 08-12-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,492
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Well I haven't had a reason yet to go to one so...

Well I haven't had a reason yet to go to one so no. I'm not too worried about this or anything else to go searching right now. I'll bring it up though the first time I go to one.

Thank you for...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-31-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,724
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Breading always falls off chicken (deep-frying)

I've tried two different recipes and both times most of it fell off.

Anyone good a good recipe and/or tip on how to keep it on?
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 06-19-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,492
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Nope but I should pick that one up :) I've...

Nope but I should pick that one up :)

I've had a blood test for the thyroid and it came back normal. However my body temperature is always on the lower side. I've done the 5 day in a row morning...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-18-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,226
Posted By Mr_Geiri
I lost the most when I kept it really simple. The...

I lost the most when I kept it really simple. The first few months I only ate meat with fatty sauces and it worked the best. Things slowed down when I ate vegetables, nuts and stuff like that.
...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 06-16-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,492
Posted By Mr_Geiri
My mom was put on STATINS and her doctor decided...

My mom was put on STATINS and her doctor decided on it only from total cholesterol numbers. It made me really pissed. I share my opinion but she's not going to take my advise over her doctors. Sucks...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-16-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,879
Posted By Mr_Geiri
When I was losing quickly the first months I only...

When I was losing quickly the first months I only ate twice a day, lunch and dinner. They were relatively large meals though with plenty of fat, about 1000 calories each. I never decided on the...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 06-16-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,492
Posted By Mr_Geiri
As tempting as it is I already decided to switch...

As tempting as it is I already decided to switch doctors. I can't stand the woman (for multiple reasons). One of those arrogant ones. I prefer doctors who are open for discussion about things and see...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 06-16-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,492
Posted By Mr_Geiri
I'm a skeptic on the cholesterol hypothesis, or...

I'm a skeptic on the cholesterol hypothesis, or at least on the level they present it today, so I'm not freaking out or anything although I'm interested if they are suppose to be bad or not.

I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-10-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Nahhh I just found a way to make quick lemonade...

Nahhh I just found a way to make quick lemonade with citric acid and sweeteners.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-10-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Citric Acid?

I know its made from carbs but should I count the end result in my net carbs? Does it impact blood sugar and insulin?
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 06-10-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,492
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Its just results I got in the mail from a study I...

Its just results I got in the mail from a study I participated in so I haven't seen my doctor about it.

There is heart disease on my fathers side. My brother who is 45 (15 years older than me) was...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 06-10-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,492
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Are my numbers terrible?

So first time I get all these factors checked and the numbers are in:

Cholesterol: 469 mg/dL
HDL: 62 mg/dL
LDL: 372 mg/dL
Triglycerides: 71 mg/dL

Unfortunately I have no idea if the ratio...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-09-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By Mr_Geiri
I don't think its sold here, what a shame. I...

I don't think its sold here, what a shame. I might just use the erythritol for the filling as well if the xylitol crystallizes.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-09-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Thanx everybody but all of these have almond...

Thanx everybody but all of these have almond flour though. I really want to use coconut flour and protein powder because I have lots of it, at least in parts against the almond flour.

Is it right...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-09-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Thanx I'll look into it. The erythritol is...

Thanx I'll look into it.

The erythritol is already powdered but the Xylitol is not (I've never seen powdered one). I've tried to do it myself with a food processor but it seems like an impossible...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-09-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Need help converting Lemon Curd Tart to LC

The recipe calls for a 1 3/4 cups of all-purpose flour. I was thinking of using a 50/50 mixture of unflavored whey protein powder and coconut flour. Should I use less or more of that mixture? How...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-05-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,494
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Of course calories count somewhat but really...

Of course calories count somewhat but really proteins probably effect LC diets more because of both higher calories and blood sugar effects.

Sorry for going a little off topic :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-05-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,494
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Yeah because they don't raise the blood sugar. ...

Yeah because they don't raise the blood sugar.

In fact in most of the world fiber is not even counted as carbs in the nutritional value but rather as a separate category.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-04-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,494
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Almost all of them are fiber though.

Almost all of them are fiber though.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-04-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,494
Posted By Mr_Geiri
People around here tend to use it mostly for Chia...

People around here tend to use it mostly for Chia porridge or puddings.
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-03-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,494
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Chia seeds have worked great for me. I tend to...

Chia seeds have worked great for me. I tend to lose more when the fiber is on the higher side. I have Chia every day.
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 05-22-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,460
Posted By Mr_Geiri
The numbers often get worse for few months before...

The numbers often get worse for few months before they get better (better than before starting LC)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-22-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,183
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Try mixing sugar alcohol like Erythritol or...

Try mixing sugar alcohol like Erythritol or Xylitol with sucralose (Splenda). I often feel more bitter taste with the artificial sweeteners but this combo works great for me, pretty close to tasting...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-22-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 26,473
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Lots of the sauce will stay on the bread. It...

Lots of the sauce will stay on the bread.

It should be fine even if it has some added sugars.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-22-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,054
Posted By Mr_Geiri
Well you don't lose 2 pounds of fat in a day so...

Well you don't lose 2 pounds of fat in a day so its probably mostly water weight.

But spicy food tends to help people eat less quantity so it might do something long-term.

Btw we should all eat...
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