I doubt it... but it is just one more reason to lower intake of refined carbohydrates & to not be so afraid of saturated fat. Wonder what the SP folks think of this?
www.nytimes.com/2014/09/ 02/health/low-carb-vs-low- fat-diet... Read more
Mr. Sisson makes some good points in this response to the essay contest by the NY Times... that contest has asked people to respond as to "why it is ethical to eat meat". The whole thing seems fishy to me, and sure sounds like they are asking me... Read more
I'm not in weight loss mode anymore... I got to within a few pounds of my goal (woohoo!) then found out I'm pregnant. That was 2-3 months back, and now I'm 19 weeks and starting to show. Also starting to gain some weight, up about 4-5 lbs total.... Read more
I was so excited to try Biaggi's gluten free pizza last night. I ordered their sausage pizza and a salad ... Delicious! When I picked it up, they said that since the salad came with bread, they put some gluten free bread in the bag too. Yay righ... Read more
Sometimes I don't know how to take things... like when someone makes a comment like "oh you're losing weight" or "you look so much thinner!" I know these are supposed to make me feel better, but sometimes I think "Geez I must have looked really... Read more
You may have seen the recent headlines that say "EATING RED MEAT WILL CAUSE TYPE 2 DIABETES!". It screams at you on the screen. The burger-lovers are worried, and vegetarians are quickly bookmarking the webpages. But me? I'm just shrugging m... Read more
I didn't want to prolong the thread too much in the Message Boards, so here is my response to the latest comments over there.
Sorry to prolong this topic, but I feel that some things could be clar... Read more
Sometimes we come across people that believe that they have all the answers for you, me and everyone else. These people believe that because they lost weight eating X, Y, and Z that you surely will have the same results. That you cannot possib... Read more
I am a procrastinator.
I get overwhelmed with large amounts of tasks.
Working overtime is taking a toll on me.
Clutter is taking over my home.
These things are all bugging me today, as I work from home and look around the h... Read more
I just read an online article from a month ago... it totally blew my mind. It is about snacking and how it can make you fat. And weak. (Edit: They are referring to eating high-carb snacks, specifically). What the heck???? That was my reaction... Read more
Line stolen from Robb Wolf.
I find myself saying this a lot lately when discussing diet, exercise, and weight loss. Basically, the message is... your lifestyle, including food and activity, should improve your quality of life. If it is no... Read more
There are so many message board posts (on SP and elsewhere) from people who are frustrated and upset that they are not losing weight. I don't have all the answers, but today I just want to celebrate the small victories I've had in the past few ... Read more
Thanks, SPARKBIRDY for the 50 Questions and for the chance to pass it on.
1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE?
No, they thought I'd be a boy, so my parents had to think of a girl's name quick!
2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIM... Read more
Bah, I hate when you make several changes all at once, then get really good results... I mean, it's great that I'm leaning out again, but what the heck caused it? I want to know!
In general, I eat a paleo/primal-ish/lower carb diet, with... Read more
I keep hearing how the Paleo Diet or Primal Blueprint is boring... how can someone possibly be happy without grains? It must take forever to cook all your own food instead driving through McDonalds! It's easier to throw a Lean Cuisine in the mi... Read more