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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-03-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By Ntombi
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I had my habanero jalapeño poppers for...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-27-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By Ntombi
Anything above 0 is ketosis, it's not just not...

Anything above 0 is ketosis, it's not just not the optimal level. Ketosis is like pregnancy: you're either in it or not. You're either burning fat or burning glucose. The optimal number is a...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-20-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,899
Posted By Ntombi
I'm getting one soon, and looking into what will...

I'm getting one soon, and looking into what will be better in the PC vs. the crockpot vs. my deep covered baker.

Making bone broth will sure be quicker, I know that!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-19-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,979
Posted By Ntombi
I weigh daily, because that works for me. I...

I weigh daily, because that works for me.

I like the information, and I understand that I'm going to bounce up and down. Some people may be depressed by being up four or five pounds from the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-19-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,233
Posted By Ntombi
Mine is based on a healthy body fat percentage,...

Mine is based on a healthy body fat percentage, using my lean body mass as a guideline. My goal weight is higher than that of many women, but I'm okay with that; I have a large frame and am fairly...
Forum: Recipe Forum Sticky Threads 12-16-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 262,620
Posted By Ntombi
Thick cut pork chops, stuffed with spinach,...

Thick cut pork chops, stuffed with spinach, shiitake mushrooms, garlic, Parmesan and cream cheese. Chops were seasoned with salt, pepper, garlic, paprika, Italian seasoning.
Forum: Recipe Forum Sticky Threads 10-29-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 262,620
Posted By Ntombi
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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-27-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,251
Posted By Ntombi
I don't worry about it. I've done enough research...

I don't worry about it. I've done enough research to feel comfortable not avoiding it. Of the three brands of HWC I typically buy, two have it, one doesn't.


That said, I also don't avoid trace...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-26-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,946
Posted By Ntombi
I'm 5'6½", weigh 284, wear size 20 jeans, and...

I'm 5'6½", weigh 284, wear size 20 jeans, and mostly XL tops.

Regardless of my size, I have to wear curvy fit jeans.
Forum: Recipe Forum Sticky Threads 10-26-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 262,620
Posted By Ntombi
Thanks so much. :) I realized I hadn't...

Thanks so much. :)


I realized I hadn't posted here in a while, so I went on a little food posting binge.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-21-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,011
Posted By Ntombi
Exactly. And a lot of restaurants and...

Exactly.

And a lot of restaurants and recipes have mashed cauliflower just for taste, not because it's low carb.

I never assume anything packaged is just right for my needs. I read the label...
Forum: Recipe Forum Sticky Threads 10-20-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 262,620
Posted By Ntombi
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Forum: Recipe Forum Sticky Threads 10-20-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 262,620
Posted By Ntombi
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Pan-seared sockeye salmon with one of...
Forum: Recipe Forum Sticky Threads 10-20-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 262,620
Posted By Ntombi
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Ham with Brussels sprouts, yellow...
Forum: Recipe Forum Sticky Threads 10-20-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 262,620
Posted By Ntombi
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Braised lamb shanks with cheesy garlic...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-15-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,841
Posted By Ntombi
Bumping for Lori.

Bumping for Lori.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-10-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,129
Posted By Ntombi
Never tried it, but I'll keep an eye out now....

Never tried it, but I'll keep an eye out now. Thanks!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-07-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By Ntombi
Okay, if they're from Australia, the fiber isn't...

Okay, if they're from Australia, the fiber isn't included in the carb count. Add the fiber grams and carb grams to get total carbs, or use the carb grams listed as the net carbs.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-06-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By Ntombi
There is no possible way any food has more fiber...

There is no possible way any food has more fiber than total carbs. Fiber is carbs, so total carbs would include all fiber grams. Whatever label you looked at was playing fast and loose (unless it...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-06-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Ntombi
Breakfast: burger with havarti and a fried egg,...

Breakfast: burger with havarti and a fried egg, with a side of homemade coleslaw.

Dinner will be the second portion of a smothered chuck cross steak I made last night.

Lots of water, maybe a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-04-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By Ntombi
Brunch was a bunless double quarter pounder with...

Brunch was a bunless double quarter pounder with cheese from McDonald's.

Dinner was roasted chicken with homemade coleslaw.

Lots of water, one large diet coke, and a couple of cups of tea...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-03-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,772
Posted By Ntombi
I tried one. It was okay, but I like my homemade...

I tried one. It was okay, but I like my homemade version much better. I still have one in the cupboard for a BBQ emergency. ;)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-03-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,841
Posted By Ntombi
Agreed. I just made baconnaise for the first...

Agreed. I just made baconnaise for the first time, and even with half and half bacon fat and extra light olive oil, I didn't like the final thickness. If I make it again, I'll probably go with 25/75....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-03-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,841
Posted By Ntombi
Well, we can't make their brains explode with too...

Well, we can't make their brains explode with too much new information at once! ;) At least they allowed the LC group to have butter. That's a baby step.

I feel satisfied that the recently...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-03-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,772
Posted By Ntombi
:laugh: :hugs:

:laugh: :hugs:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-02-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,772
Posted By Ntombi
The label says "sugar free" big as day....

The label says "sugar free" big as day. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-02-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,772
Posted By Ntombi
Vons, which is a Safeway store.

Vons, which is a Safeway store.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-02-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,772
Posted By Ntombi
I saw these at my supermarket recently. They're a...

I saw these at my supermarket recently. They're a new addition.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-02-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By Ntombi
Brunch was bacon and over medium eggs Snack...

Brunch was bacon and over medium eggs

Snack was burrata with black vinegar, olive oil, and black Hawaiian salt. :yummy:

Dinner was pan-seared sockeye salmon filets with smoked Hawaiian salt...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-02-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,841
Posted By Ntombi
I agree with him to a point. I don't agree...

I agree with him to a point.

I don't agree that they're worthless (regardless of the outcome), but I do agree that they are less persuasive, because of the flaws in self-reporting.

That said,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-01-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,841
Posted By Ntombi
So true. I was just reading the comments on...

So true.

I was just reading the comments on an article posted on FB about whether gluten-free is a fad, if it's actually healthier for those without celiac, and so on. One of the comments that...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-01-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,841
Posted By Ntombi
Russell, your post gave me chills. I knew you had...

Russell, your post gave me chills. I knew you had a lot of health issues, some of which have been helped by Atkins, but I had no idea it was that stark. I'm so thrilled for you.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-01-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By Ntombi
Nutritional Ketosis (based on The Art & Science...

Nutritional Ketosis (based on The Art & Science of Low Carbohydrate Living, by Drs. Phinney & Volek), and Intermittent Fasting.

Great job!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-01-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,841
Posted By Ntombi
LOL! It is. The health stuff is big, and so...

LOL!

It is. The health stuff is big, and so is the difference in LBM retention. I do wish they had done particle tests on the LDL results. That would have been even more persuasive.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-01-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,841
Posted By Ntombi
Another study proves the point

http://nyti.ms/1uo06iH

A Call for a Low-Carb Diet

By ANAHAD O’CONNOR
Last Updated: 2:17 PM PDT

People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-31-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,379
Posted By Ntombi
Eating low carb and exercising is great. The only...

Eating low carb and exercising is great. The only time it may be a problem is if someone is doing endurance exercise and in the beginning stages of eating LC, or eating only sort of LC.

If...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-31-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,153
Posted By Ntombi
My goal is a body fat percentage, not weight or...

My goal is a body fat percentage, not weight or size. I'm interested to see what size I am when I get there, because I have no clue.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,381
Posted By Ntombi
5'6.5" 284 lbs Hourglass shape Right...

5'6.5"
284 lbs
Hourglass shape

Right now, I'm a size 18/20 or an XL on top, and a loose 20 on the bottom.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,153
Posted By Ntombi
I have no idea what size I'll be at goal, so I...

I have no idea what size I'll be at goal, so I keep things simple and buy a pair of jeans and maybe a casual skirt or dress a size or two too small, so I can use it to measure progress.

One...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-25-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,109
Posted By Ntombi
I do not count or consciously limit calories. ...

I do not count or consciously limit calories.

I limit carbs to no more than twenty total, and aim to get in about 120g of protein, but my fat and calories fall where they fall.

That said, I...
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