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Forum: Diabetes 07-12-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,564
Posted By Mistizoom
My husband has been diagnosed as Type II and has...

My husband has been diagnosed as Type II and has only ever taken Red Yeast Rice (a "natural" statin) but I eventually got him to stop taking it. Stains block an enzymatic process that occurs in every...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-23-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By Mistizoom
Thank you for your kind thoughts! I do agree I...

Thank you for your kind thoughts! I do agree I need to try and give myself some time, and not give up finding a solution that works for both weight loss and my health issues.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-23-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By Mistizoom
Hi Cathy, thanks! I haven't taken a look at GAPS...

Hi Cathy, thanks! I haven't taken a look at GAPS but I am also reviewing the Wahls Protocol and AIP (Paleo Autoimmune Protocol), so I will add GAPS onto the list to consider.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-23-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By Mistizoom
I have been diagnosed with Raynaud's syndrome...

I have been diagnosed with Raynaud's syndrome (primary) which is an auto-immune disease and is cold hands to an extreme. Cold and sometimes stress triggers circulation to be cut off to one or more...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-18-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By Mistizoom
Yes, I've had mine tested multiple times because...

Yes, I've had mine tested multiple times because of PCOS. When I was eating high carb and not on metformin it was higher than normal - high 20's (µU/ml, reference range 2.6-24.9 µU/ml). After I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-17-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 813
Posted By Mistizoom
Which is it? In your first post you said, "She...

Which is it? In your first post you said, "She went no higher than 1500 grams." (I assume you mean milligrams), and in your second post you said, "She doesn't go below 1500." When I say bad advice I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-16-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By Mistizoom
Yes, I frequently eat Atkins meals for lunch and...

Yes, I frequently eat Atkins meals for lunch and have used them successfully when I was actively losing weight. Note, that was before they had all the pasta and pizza meals available. I do eat those...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-16-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 813
Posted By Mistizoom
Below 1500 mg sodium/day can actually be...

Below 1500 mg sodium/day can actually be dangerous. It is bad advice, bordering on bad medical advice.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-07-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By Mistizoom
I never said I ate clean low carb. Now I'm...

I never said I ate clean low carb. Now I'm confused. :stars: Keto does not equal "clean". It can be, but doesn't need to be. Take what you want and leave the rest.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-07-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By Mistizoom
Breakfast Atkins Advantage - Advantage Milk...

Breakfast
Atkins Advantage - Advantage Milk Chocolate Delight Shake (O), 11 fl oz

Lunch
Blue Diamond Natural - 100 Calorie Bag of Oven Roasted Almonds - Sea Salt, 1 bag (17g)
Atkins -...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-07-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By Mistizoom
Breakfast Vande Rose Farms - Artisan Dry Cured...

Breakfast
Vande Rose Farms - Artisan Dry Cured Bacon, 2 slice
Eggs - Scrambled (whole egg), 2 large

Lunch
Atkins Advantage - Advantage Milk Chocolate Delight Shake (O), 11 fl oz
Oscar...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-07-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By Mistizoom
Eating out day: Breakfast Atkins Advantage...

Eating out day:

Breakfast
Atkins Advantage - Advantage Milk Chocolate Delight Shake (O), 11 fl oz

Lunch
Jimmy John's - #16 Club Lulu Unwich - From Website, 1 Unwich
Jimmy John's - Large...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-07-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By Mistizoom
Here are my normal keto weight loss goals: ...

Here are my normal keto weight loss goals:

Calories 1,410 kcal
Carbs 35 g
Fiber 10 g
Fat 110 g
Protein 71 g
Sodium 3,000 mg
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-07-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By Mistizoom
You are the same weight and height as me, and...

You are the same weight and height as me, and about 5 years older. I am peri-menopausal. The numbers the keto calculator gave you are correct, 1400-1600 cals/day to lose weight. That is how I lost...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-07-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By Mistizoom
Are you male or female? How old? What do you...

Are you male or female? How old? What do you weigh? Height? Medical issues? I am over 200 lbs. and have to eat 1400 cal/day to lose. So it isn't out of the realm of possibility. 80% of calories from...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-07-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By Mistizoom
The menu you posted does not sound typical to me,...

The menu you posted does not sound typical to me, it is not enough food for most people. That said, for my age, weight, gender and body type, I did keep calories at around 1400 a day to lose weight....
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-22-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By Mistizoom
It may sound backward but you actually need more...

It may sound backward but you actually need more sodium. 3000 mg per day is minimum on keto. If you don't get enough your body will retain what it can. Try going your sodium to 3000-5000 mg per day...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-22-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By Mistizoom
Wow, it does say 3 eggs and 2 oz. (60 g) butter....

Wow, it does say 3 eggs and 2 oz. (60 g) butter. In my opinion that's ridiculous. I used to like the Diet Doctor but I feel he went downhill when he monetized his site a couple of years ago. Frankly...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-22-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By Mistizoom
I have no idea what plan you are on that calls...

I have no idea what plan you are on that calls for eating 3 eggs and a half stick of butter for breakfast. What is the name of the plan and where did you find it? Have you done low carb before or is...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-30-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 22,380
Posted By Mistizoom
I tried all three smart cakes. They were tasty...

I tried all three smart cakes. They were tasty but way too expensive for me to order again given that they are each the size of a small square cupcake/muffin.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-04-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By Mistizoom
I use glucomannan and sometimes add a pinch of...

I use glucomannan and sometimes add a pinch of xanthan gum with it. Glucomannan thickens without becoming slimy. Vital wheat gluten is not a thickening agent. I use it in some recipes such as low...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-02-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By Mistizoom
Thanks, I have some cranberries I need to use up...

Thanks, I have some cranberries I need to use up and these sound great!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-02-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By Mistizoom
For quick and easy, I love the Seal Sama...

For quick and easy, I love the Seal Sama Sugar-Free Teriyaki sauce that Netrition has: http://www2.netrition.com/seal_sama_sf_teriyaki_sauce.html
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-21-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By Mistizoom
Tried them all. I liked chocolate best. The other...

Tried them all. I liked chocolate best. The other two were way too sweet and after trying them both I couldn't really tell the difference between them (ate them a day apart, but neither stood out in...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-15-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By Mistizoom
I bought some at GNC yesterday. I tried the...

I bought some at GNC yesterday. I tried the chocolate so far. It was really good.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-22-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 22,380
Posted By Mistizoom
Thanks for the review. I am going to try these on...

Thanks for the review. I am going to try these on my next order.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-02-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,195
Posted By Mistizoom
I saw it in my Facebook feed as well. I am going...

I saw it in my Facebook feed as well. I am going to try them (free sample if you pay shipping) when the weather cools down a tad more. Not sure if they will be any better than other low carb...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 09-23-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,657
Posted By Mistizoom
I have multiple issues with Jason Fung and have...

I have multiple issues with Jason Fung and have much more faith in the research of Phinney and Volek when it comes to appropriate protein levels. They do give ranges that are appropriate depending on...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 09-20-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,657
Posted By Mistizoom
1. Add more fat to your diet to maintain weight...

1. Add more fat to your diet to maintain weight without adding carbs or messing with your glucose levels.

2. Health and longevity

3. You should make sure you get sufficient protein given your...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 09-20-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,306
Posted By Mistizoom
I agree with the others regarding your symptoms,...

I agree with the others regarding your symptoms, but under 50 g protein a day sounds extremely low to me. I am a 46 year old female and I aim for 70-75 g protein/day at least when I am tracking....
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 09-16-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,475
Posted By Mistizoom
The poster is very interesting but it would be...

The poster is very interesting but it would be good to have more details of the methods (i.e., did Splenda include a bulking agent?) The size of the vertical bars on the data points for Figure 3...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-14-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By Mistizoom
I like them better but they are different than...

I like them better but they are different than shirataki. They are pretty thin and wispy, so not a lot of substance on their own. But no off flavors or odors, as they come dry. They are also not...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-14-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By Mistizoom
I really like the Kanten pasta, it's good in...

I really like the Kanten pasta, it's good in soups and stir-fry dishes. It takes a lot longer than 30 seconds to soften though. I have bought the Sea Tangles but haven't made them yet. Moon cheese is...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-31-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By Mistizoom
In the comments of the YouTube video he seems to...

In the comments of the YouTube video he seems to indicate for him it comes powdered. But still, hard to say and the husks vs. powder can make for very different results.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-31-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By Mistizoom
Google "The Keto King banting bread" and the...

Google "The Keto King banting bread" and the first result should be a YouTube video showing the recipe. Basically almond flour, salt, baking powder, yogurt, psyllium husk powder and eggs, along with...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 08-31-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,330
Posted By Mistizoom
What macros are you following? What is your sex,...

What macros are you following? What is your sex, age, weight, height? Any medical issues or medications? As clackley says, ketosis does not equal weight loss. The key thing is you must only eat to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-30-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,607
Posted By Mistizoom
I do like the Atkins meals, but didn't know about...

I do like the Atkins meals, but didn't know about the low carb Healthy Choice meals. Thanks for the tip, Ms. Woods! I will look for some this weekend.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-30-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By Mistizoom
Are you eating enough salt? If you are doing...

Are you eating enough salt? If you are doing strict low carb you should be getting 3,000 - 5,000 mg/day of sodium. If you don't eat enough sodium, your kidneys will dump potassium to keep the...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 08-26-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,544
Posted By Mistizoom
I looked up that brand and while I wouldn't...

I looked up that brand and while I wouldn't personally buy them because of the amount of flax and soy protein, I don't see any reason why the nutrition information would be in error.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-24-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,391
Posted By Mistizoom
What units are you using for the numbers you are...

What units are you using for the numbers you are seeing? Have you calibrated your meter? What meter are you using?
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