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Update to Healthy Living 77 – keto update

Short post today... Had a mini-plateau and dropped 3 pounds this week.  I love when that happens.  The sudden shed of some weight.  Total loss now at 107 pounds.  265 on the scale.  I now weigh what I did as... Continue Reading →

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Update to Healthy Living 76 – How to get started with Keto

There is no one source for keto.  Dr. Atkins WAS the source for the "atkins diet". With a "ketogenic diet", this was actually first done about 100 years ago to treat children suffering from seizures that could not be treated... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 75 – Tinfoil hat brigade in force | What I’m learning with the “food history” and why keto is the right choice for me

Hopefully this is not as long as my other posts.  Hit 105 pound weight loss today.  It's slowed a bit the last 5 weeks for me, might be switching things up a little soon, who knows.  For me, I like... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 74 – athletic performance on keto

Shorter post this time... Does athletic performance suffer during keto? Yes and no.   When you start keto, you are draining your body of your glycogen stores.  Mostly, your liver glycogen.  When that is depleted, your body starts turning your... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 73 – calorie math bogus? Why macros and food quality are important

I have read about half of Jonathan Bailor's book The Calorie Myth, and there's just so much in there that makes sense. With the traditional physics slant on calories, 3500 calories equals 1 pound.  The concept is, calories in, calories... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 72 – Keto overview and why we gain or lose weight with carbs

There is a movement brewing.  I want to spend a few minutes explaining to you why this makes sense to me more than anything else - and what we have gotten wrong that led to people like myself gaining a... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 71 – LDL on keto?

I have to be very careful here - especially on this post - because everyone needs to do the research for themselves.  I am NOT a doctor.  I am NOT a medical professional.  In fact, many medical professionals are VERY... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 70 – net carbs or total carbs on keto | Do calories count?

You see a lot of changing information. Some people say 20g of carbs or lower. Others say 30g of NET carbs or lower. Others just say 50g total carbs or lower.  Just this past week, one of the people I... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 69 – Keto is a diet? I think not

Ladies and gentlemen, I am 5 days from my official end of my "3 month keto challenge".  Note, this is something I sort of came up with myself, there is no official ice bucket challenge for this shit, I just... Continue Reading →

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