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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-15-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 125
Posted By battler
Ghee, Ghee and more ghee.......everything tastes...

Ghee, Ghee and more ghee.......everything tastes delicious. An added bonus is that its easier to clean pots and pans than when using oils.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-30-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By battler
I did it, and seemed to help me. You just have...

I did it, and seemed to help me. You just have to try it and see how it goes, and you will need to give it 2-3 weeks to assess impact. Do not expect to have a high-carb meal, and expect to have a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-29-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By battler
No Do some research. Georgia Eades has...

No


Do some research. Georgia Eades has written some good material. Vegetables arent necessarily good for everyone. That said its fine to eat them, but no problem having a meal without them. ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-17-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By battler
I got through 20 min of the first episode and no...

I got through 20 min of the first episode and no more. I also made sure I unsubscribed.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-17-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By battler
You have to decide what you really want and make...

You have to decide what you really want and make the choice most conducive to that. I think most would acknowledge that it was a huge effort to come off the carbs.

You can eat carbs because you...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-15-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By battler
I agree with Charski. Your brain is used to...

I agree with Charski. Your brain is used to glucose from a high carb diet, and like any addiction you just do not give in to the craving.

If I was going to do anything, I would eat additional fat...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-13-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,773
Posted By battler
I would have thought so, but am no expert. I...

I would have thought so, but am no expert. I would be more inclined just to eliminate products that have artifical sweeteners in them.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-12-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By battler
blue light at night suppresses melatonin, so you...

blue light at night suppresses melatonin, so you could try some blue blocking glasses.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-12-2017, 01:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By battler
You need to do your own research on cholesterol. ...

You need to do your own research on cholesterol. There are many doctors and books that explain the truth, but in short, its not something to be concerned about and it changes all the time. ...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-09-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By battler
ghee?

ghee?
Forum: The Exercise Board 11-06-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By battler
I think you should go easy on yourself. I think...

I think you should go easy on yourself. I think your feelings are very understandable. No one can give you any assurances regardless of your weight so I say follow your instincts. I used to feel...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-05-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By battler
6 days is not that long. I would not draw...

6 days is not that long. I would not draw anything conclusive after only 6 days. How much weight do want to lose overall. The less you have to lose, the slower the loss.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-04-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By battler
Based on your stats, you dont appear to have a...

Based on your stats, you dont appear to have a lot to lose. The less you have to lose, the slower the weight loss. This was my case as well and only lost about a rate of 1-2 pounds a month. Other...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-02-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By battler
You should read the recent research on...

You should read the recent research on cholesterol which concludes its not an issue - its just the triglycerides that matter. As for the carbs, I think its wise to consider that a diet which...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-31-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By battler
If you are out in nature, you should at least...

If you are out in nature, you should at least look into the concept of grouding/earthing for energy. There is a free documentary called 'The Grounded' on youtube and it is well worth a watch. It...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-29-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By battler
If carbs is helping you - I assume in a smaller...

If carbs is helping you - I assume in a smaller volume than the SAD, why not heed that as something you might need right now.

I do better with a few extra carbs as well, but still consider...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-29-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By battler
I have low blood pressure tendency as well and...

I have low blood pressure tendency as well and experienced similar symptoms. I increased sodium - had some in a glass of water and generally added a bit more to my food to increase my tolerance. ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-28-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 970
Posted By battler
Don't think about it as fasting which by default...

Don't think about it as fasting which by default brings on notions of starving for a period of time and having to show some sort of willpower. I am firmly in the camp that believes we were not...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-22-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By battler
Thats awesome. The brushing teeth thing straight...

Thats awesome. The brushing teeth thing straight after dinner was something I did in when I started low carbing - I had completely forgotten about it now. It was a small thing, but it really helped...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-18-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By battler
The cholesterol hypothesis is one of the main...

The cholesterol hypothesis is one of the main sources of this poor dietary advice. Until that in itself is addressed, the dietary advice of low fat will remain.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-17-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By battler
but thats ok. This happens to everyone and...

but thats ok. This happens to everyone and remember its just a choice. Dont turn willpower into a big thing that you pass or fail. It is in fact just something you say yes or no to and either...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-17-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By battler
congratulations. How did you discover this 8...

congratulations. How did you discover this 8 years ago?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-17-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By battler
Well done. I digress, but how did you discover...

Well done. I digress, but how did you discover it 8 years ago. It was not that prolific on the internet then was it?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-16-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By battler
MCT stands for medium chain triglycerides - type...

MCT stands for medium chain triglycerides - type of fatty acids found in coconut and palm kernel and maybe some other sources. MCT oil is an extraction of these oils and thus the MCTs are...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-13-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 427
Posted By battler
Focus on getting over the sugar/carb cravings...

Focus on getting over the sugar/carb cravings over trying to lose weight, otherwise it will be a constant battle/conflict.

I agree with Susan46. 85% + is pretty bitter and it was a good help for...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-06-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By battler
The other thing you might consider if you have...

The other thing you might consider if you have not done already, is to seek the guidance of a nutrionist or homeopath who subscribes to the paleo or lower carb method of eating. If they do, you...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-06-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By battler
So cool too often the focus is on numbers,...

So cool too often the focus is on numbers, whether that be the scale, carb and calorie counting, number of steps etc, but these things you mention hold so much more value.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-05-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By battler
Its just changing the mentality. Vegetables for...

Its just changing the mentality. Vegetables for me, are now a carrier for fat. I use clarified butter. I eat oily fish and only buy fatty cuts of meat. If no issues, dairy products are good fat...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-05-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By battler
If you think of real food, being meat, fish and...

If you think of real food, being meat, fish and vegetables, then its naturally low carb. Refine carbs, sugar and refined fats are the domain of processed foods, and regardless of age, they are good...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-05-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By battler
Too simplistic to look at it this way. Consider...

Too simplistic to look at it this way. Consider this - if you break an arm or leg, it will swell - thats inflammation and its not a bad thing. Its part of the bodys natural response to injury or...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-05-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By battler
I sympathise with this predicament, but some of...

I sympathise with this predicament, but some of the frustration is coming from the long-held beliefs that calorie restriction (energy in vs energy out), and exercise are some sort of gurantee at...
Forum: Vegetarian 10-04-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By battler
or trust your bodys intuition and listen and see...

or trust your bodys intuition and listen and see the messages it sends you. Perhaps its not the best thing for you.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-02-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By battler
How did you poach the salmon?

How did you poach the salmon?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-29-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By battler
I eat breakfast and dinner. Dinner is usually...

I eat breakfast and dinner. Dinner is usually around 5-5.30pm, and breakfast say 8 am to 8.30 am. Effectively I fast about 15 hours per day. I have a big breakfast and can skip lunch. Smaller...
Forum: JUDDD 09-28-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,090
Posted By battler
Yes, good luck. Congrats on making a decision to...

Yes, good luck. Congrats on making a decision to help you move forward in a positive way. I personally feel there is a lot we just don't know about weight gain and loss, why some people lose and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-27-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By battler
Good for you for making it work. As for feeling...

Good for you for making it work. As for feeling guilty about the throwing the bread away for the sake of those who suffer from food shortages, remember that bread is not going to save them - its not...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-27-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,074
Posted By battler
hmm. I have found I cook much less since going...

hmm. I have found I cook much less since going low carb. Things like scrambled eggs, pan frying some steaks take no more than 10 min in the kitchen. I batter sardines, and even then the time is...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-25-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By battler
well done, there is no pattern to weight loss. ...

well done, there is no pattern to weight loss. It not uncommon and certainly my own experience is to lose, then put back an amount that is less than the loss, so the overall trend is down, but you...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 09-23-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,064
Posted By battler
I had one for a similar injury. It was given to...

I had one for a similar injury. It was given to me once my cast was cut off. It was to help with stability while I reduced the use of crutches. The break was still healing, so its not to 'walk as...
Forum: Women's Health 09-22-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,962
Posted By battler
That does indeed - I hope you get a favourable...

That does indeed - I hope you get a favourable outcome.
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