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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-26-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By Punkin
You probably have an addiction to sugar. Deserts...

You probably have an addiction to sugar. Deserts and baked goods contain a lot of carbs and they tend to be in the right ratio, ie. to stimulate the brain. There is some reason why your brain needs...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-24-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,453
Posted By Punkin
I think it depends on your goals. I am not sure...

I think it depends on your goals. I am not sure ketosis matters as much as they say it does. I think it is more like metabolic damage from years of a very high carb diet that is the issue. I lost...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-23-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,137
Posted By Punkin
I know exactly how you feel, I usually only eat...

I know exactly how you feel, I usually only eat the turkey but this year I am eating all the veggies, and pumpkin pie, because I have developed low carb versions of all these things. I was so fed up...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-23-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,383
Posted By Punkin
I have a serious issue with nuts. Basically...

I have a serious issue with nuts. Basically because they are so high calorie. I find I can easily over-eat nuts. Using the butters as sauces helps, but that is basically all I can deal with. I...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-21-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,836
Posted By Punkin
I am 5'3"

I am 5'3"
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-18-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,088
Posted By Punkin
Two things you can try. Up your fat, or when you...

Two things you can try. Up your fat, or when you feel hungry drink a tsp of fresh lemon juice. Take it with water or tea. I use a bit of splenda and make a single glass of lemonade and it works. ...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-18-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,836
Posted By Punkin
And in my case the extra protein might be more to...

And in my case the extra protein might be more to correct the imbalance in osmotic pressure, which was causing the abdominal bloating. I might not actually need to eat that much protein. When you...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-16-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,836
Posted By Punkin
Well, basically it is severe abdominal bloating. ...

Well, basically it is severe abdominal bloating. It sorts of looks like the disease that malnourished children can get in third world countries. In fact, some people suggested I had the same thing....
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-14-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,836
Posted By Punkin
clackley. I don't feel personally attacked. I...

clackley. I don't feel personally attacked. I just want you to try to understand it from my perspective. There could be woman out there reading this, trying to reduce their protein in order to try...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-14-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,836
Posted By Punkin
Cathy, I am not sure why you are attacking my...

Cathy, I am not sure why you are attacking my post. Just because I have different opinions and experiences than you do, doesn't mean I am wrong. It is important on a forum to express ideas and...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-14-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,716
Posted By Punkin
What? Really? My mother lives up north and...

What? Really? My mother lives up north and there are wild fruit trees and plants everywhere. We used to make homemade pies and jams from wild fruit all the time when I was a kid.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-14-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,836
Posted By Punkin
The good news is that I have been slowly adding...

The good news is that I have been slowly adding back the protein and my health issues are clearing up. I am officially out of NK, but honestly, I never hit the 0.5 mark with circulating ketones very...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-13-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,836
Posted By Punkin
I pretty much tired everything to stay in NK, but...

I pretty much tired everything to stay in NK, but nothing seemed to work. I felt best when I had the high fat diet, with moderate protein, but my stomach ballooned out like a woman who was 7 months...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-13-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,836
Posted By Punkin
@clackey. These forums are for us to share our...

@clackey. These forums are for us to share our personal experiences. Aren't they? I have been trying to do NK for a little of a year now. And yes, I did end up with a health problem, trying to...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-13-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,836
Posted By Punkin
I had to recently up my protein due to...

I had to recently up my protein due to malnutrition. I was originally following Volek and Phinney's recommendations but at the lower end, in order to get enough fat in. I can't make the NK...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-13-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,308
Posted By Punkin
Yes, and I do think the definition of a low carb...

Yes, and I do think the definition of a low carb diet changes depending on your goals. As Leo41 mentioned, there is variations in the low carb WOE. Right now I am more of the whole food, low carb...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-13-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By Punkin
I can't tell you how important it is to force...

I can't tell you how important it is to force yourself to keep a journal. My journal is a notebook and a pen. I also keep a calculator with it. My notes make no sense to another person however to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-13-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By Punkin
It completely depends on your training. Some...

It completely depends on your training. Some athletes burn almost 100% fat for long endurance events, where as others do need carbs. Me, my HR never gets up high enough that I get into the glycogen...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-11-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,716
Posted By Punkin
Yes, I found this too. Which is about 8 carbs. ...

Yes, I found this too. Which is about 8 carbs. I can handle more carbs at a meal, but it has to come from veggies or dairy. It probably has something to do with the blocking agents in these foods:...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-11-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,383
Posted By Punkin
Have you tried any other nut butters? I make...

Have you tried any other nut butters? I make them myself by throwing nuts in the food processor. I do like peanuts but sometimes I take a break from them. With some of them I add a bit of oil to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-11-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,309
Posted By Punkin
Weight as it reads on a scale is a function of...

Weight as it reads on a scale is a function of several things: water storage, glycogen (glucose) storage, amount of body fat, amount of muscle tissue, bone density, organ size and blood volume. ...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-10-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By Punkin
Just remember that BMI charts and healthy BF...

Just remember that BMI charts and healthy BF ranges are based on stats or correlational comparisons, they aren't actual facts. If you go to another country or somewhere else in the world, what is...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-09-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,396
Posted By Punkin
It has a lower smoke point than it claims. I...

It has a lower smoke point than it claims. I tried deep frying with it and it smoked at a low temperature. You'll know if your temp is to high, the oil starts smoking. You could probably fry...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-08-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,348
Posted By Punkin
I don't know if I would do it again, it was a...

I don't know if I would do it again, it was a good experience, but really hard. I want to try the survial trip again, but in the summer when its warmer 8)
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-08-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,348
Posted By Punkin
I am just going on what I know based on...

I am just going on what I know based on experience. I have camped in the winter. It is very difficult to find food. Even with the best equipment, you can go days without fish to eat. Small game...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-08-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,119
Posted By Punkin
So your mom is a trigger that causes emotionally...

So your mom is a trigger that causes emotionally based eating. So is mine. Recently I decided to take control of the dynamic with her which is one of the reasons I was an overeater. I bought this...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-08-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By Punkin
I wish I could say the same. I refuse to buy it,...

I wish I could say the same. I refuse to buy it, but my husband and I don't see eye to eye on it. He goes out and buys it and brings it into our house if I don't. I worry because I want (wanted)...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-08-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By Punkin
I dread holiday parties. I am glad you had a...

I dread holiday parties. I am glad you had a good one though! I went to a pot luck last night and brought a "gluten free" salad which was actually a LC salad made with kelp noodles. I thought I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-08-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By Punkin
Sometimes the body retains the water. If you are...

Sometimes the body retains the water. If you are eating less calories than you require, eventually you will deplete your glycogen stores and the lbs will drop off. I think it took me a couple of...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-07-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,348
Posted By Punkin
Yes, there is something behind it for sure. I am...

Yes, there is something behind it for sure. I am so glad there are people out there like Taubes writing books about it. Wild foods do contain carbs, and can be low in fat. In fact if you are...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-07-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,610
Posted By Punkin
Unna, I know exactly what you mean. The other...

Unna, I know exactly what you mean. The other day I tried to convince my husband to start eating my homemade ketchup and mayonnaise. Which basically means higher fat and lower sugar, with less...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-07-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,383
Posted By Punkin
Oops, by the way I forgot to mention, flaxseeds,...

Oops, by the way I forgot to mention, flaxseeds, chia seeds and psyllium husks also contain soluble fibre, you could probably make some type of pudding or cereal out of them. I used to do it with...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-07-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,383
Posted By Punkin
I started LCing a year ago, and even though I...

I started LCing a year ago, and even though I loved being able to now eat fat, I found it really difficult to do low carb in the NA culture. Our diet seems ridiculously high in carbs, unless you...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-06-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,348
Posted By Punkin
What is the calories in vs. calories out myth...

What is the calories in vs. calories out myth exactly? I have been calorie counting for almost 4 years now, and I have simply found that to lose body fat which is not necessarily the same as losing...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-06-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,610
Posted By Punkin
Oatmeal used to be one of my weaknesses. You...

Oatmeal used to be one of my weaknesses. You could probably try something like cream mixed with course almond flour and cinnamon and maybe sweetener. Then add a bit of glycomannan powder to thicken...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-06-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,610
Posted By Punkin
I did some research once into tomato paste and...

I did some research once into tomato paste and the calories basically come from two things: High fructose corn syrup and MSG (which is a protein). I believe that type of syrup has been shown to be...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-06-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,383
Posted By Punkin
I felt this way in the beginning. I think for me...

I felt this way in the beginning. I think for me it was because of the shock of adding fat to my diet. I also completely lost my appetite. It didn't last long though, and through a ton of...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-06-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,348
Posted By Punkin
Interesting thoughts. I think Sarah is just...

Interesting thoughts. I think Sarah is just another one of those nutritional/lifestyle/exercise gurus who is mainly about making money. She might have something to offer for some people, but they...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-06-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,662
Posted By Punkin
I should also mention, is that I have...

I should also mention, is that I have periodically had to drop out of doing competitive sports for reasons, like when I had my daughter. And what happened was the pounds packed on. For some reason...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-06-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,662
Posted By Punkin
My main reason for exercising was to keep the...

My main reason for exercising was to keep the weight (fat off). I have had a weight problem ever since the age of 12 and the only thing that seemed to work for me was exercise. Mind you, back in...
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