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Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 11-18-2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By Avicenna
Just wanted to put out a tactful note that not...

Just wanted to put out a tactful note that not all of us are here because of those "certain foods" that got us to a certain weight that we now have to eliminate. I would venture that many long-time...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-14-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Avicenna
How about turmeric milk? You can boil almond milk...

How about turmeric milk? You can boil almond milk and add turmeric, some ginger root, cinnamon, sweetener, and nutmeg for a few minutes, then remove the ginger and enjoy!
Forum: JUDDD 10-09-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By Avicenna
Wishing you the best :heart:

Wishing you the best :heart:
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-03-2017, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,180
Posted By Avicenna
I am also glad you found something that worked...

I am also glad you found something that worked for you. I agree about not jumping to medication but, at the end of the day, that's what it's there for!

I feel like I have a similar metabolic issue...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 07-30-2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,180
Posted By Avicenna
I am glad it worked out for you. :) They do...

I am glad it worked out for you. :)

They do it where I live...they have a less invasive one now which is, apparently, non-surgical (although I'm sure that surgery happens if it goes wrong)......
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-12-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,620
Posted By Avicenna
1 Minute Muffin: 1/4 cup dried ground tube...

1 Minute Muffin:

1/4 cup dried ground tube grubs
1 slug liver (pureed)
1/8 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp dried ungaberry
1/4 cup snail juice
1 smashed gree worm

Mix ingredients in cup. Place cup in...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-05-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,303
Posted By Avicenna
I can't believe someone would have the nerve to...

I can't believe someone would have the nerve to say that to you!
Forum: Other Plans 04-05-2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,574
Posted By Avicenna
Hi, Does 'eating low carb the rest of the...

Hi,

Does 'eating low carb the rest of the time' mean 'eating low carb on the fasting days' (for instance, skipping breakfast and lunch, and eating plain eggs for dinner, but not necessarily eating...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-05-2017, 03:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By Avicenna
I'm going to remember that, thanks. :) I...

I'm going to remember that, thanks. :)

I think there is something primal in the human psyche which does associate communal eating with communal identity (and lack of eating with being an...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-23-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By Avicenna
There is a very good one using coconut milk,...

There is a very good one using coconut milk, eggs, and xylitol- don't remember it offhand but you can find it online by searching for paleo ice cream recipes
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-23-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,228
Posted By Avicenna
You could make tofu or avocado based chocolate...

You could make tofu or avocado based chocolate mousse.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-20-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By Avicenna
Could always try this! They may indeed have tube...

Could always try this! They may indeed have tube grubs...

http://www.freep.com/story/entertainment/dining/mark-kurlyandchik/2016/05/22/edible-insects-descend-detroit/84551758/

:)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-02-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,817
Posted By Avicenna
Congrats! I did a 3-day one last week (that...

Congrats!

I did a 3-day one last week (that was my limit, I didn't want to see another egg after that). My weight did drop immediately, although I'm not sure where the long-term result is because...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-27-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By Avicenna
Thanks for the thoughts! Fully agree!

Thanks for the thoughts! Fully agree!
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-20-2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,180
Posted By Avicenna
Thanks for taking the time to leave your...

Thanks for taking the time to leave your thoughts!

It's something I'm thinking about even if I am able to stabilize my weight and lose some, because by now I have quite a bit to lose.

Take care
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-12-2017, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By Avicenna
Looks beautiful!

Looks beautiful!
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-12-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,180
Posted By Avicenna
Gastric balloon?

Hi,

I was wondering if anyone had any experience with this.

I am feeling very frustrated because I recently had another spurt of weight gain and am now above my original weight when I joined...
Forum: Celiac / Gluten-Free 02-05-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,384
Posted By Avicenna
Sorry to hear that! Maybe it's a good time to use...

Sorry to hear that! Maybe it's a good time to use the old adage of "think of what you CAN eat" and make the most of it. And also, to think of all the healthy things you'll be eating!

I can relate...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-01-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,020
Posted By Avicenna
Enjoy!

Enjoy!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-26-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,401
Posted By Avicenna
"Smokey" sounds like it might be chipotle pepper...

"Smokey" sounds like it might be chipotle pepper (the one in the jar), but go easy on it!
Forum: The Century Club 01-24-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By Avicenna
An egg fast is essentially an Atkins fat fast...

An egg fast is essentially an Atkins fat fast (eggs, cheese, and fats) with specific foods. I think it's an excellent way to jump back into ketosis/LC.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-14-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,699
Posted By Avicenna
I do well with warm drinks (herbal tea, coffee,...

I do well with warm drinks (herbal tea, coffee, decaffeinated coffee, etc).

Yes, I think you have to "white knuckle" the sugar. Although, some people do well using sugar substitutes as a...
Forum: The Century Club 01-14-2017, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By Avicenna
Hi, I've done it periodically (at the most,...

Hi,

I've done it periodically (at the most, 3 days), off and on the past year.

Good luck!
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 01-05-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,696
Posted By Avicenna
Have you tried the amino acid supplement plan in...

Have you tried the amino acid supplement plan in _The Diet Cure_?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-04-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By Avicenna
I think most people notice, but they tell it to...

I think most people notice, but they tell it to each other and not to you. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-31-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,995
Posted By Avicenna
I think you are misreading what I wrote. :)

I think you are misreading what I wrote. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-29-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By Avicenna
I know it can be overwhelming at the beginning -...

I know it can be overwhelming at the beginning - good job getting started, and good luck!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-29-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,995
Posted By Avicenna
Ummm...isn't a symptom "causal"? In any...

Ummm...isn't a symptom "causal"?

In any case, I was referring to people who have been hypothyroid on a long-term basis (e.g. from childhood) and not people who suddenly develop the condition.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-29-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,995
Posted By Avicenna
It could be argued that people who are...

It could be argued that people who are hypothyroid are more likely to be overweight, and hence more likely to start doing LC. And many people become more conscious of health or health problems during...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-27-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By Avicenna
I had two bouts of weight gain this year and I...

I had two bouts of weight gain this year and I think both of them might have been triggered by artificial sugars (I went through a Diet Coke phase and another sweetener phase). I felt like something...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-11-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By Avicenna
Yes, the article is a bunch of baseless prose...

Yes, the article is a bunch of baseless prose that sites like that are expected to churn out. It might resonate with the "average person", but certainly not someone like me (who, incidentally, puts...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-10-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,296
Posted By Avicenna
Sorry to hear you're having a hard time. I think...

Sorry to hear you're having a hard time. I think as a general rule, anything that you want to keep private, should be kept private!

I find most people's unsolicited comments about weight and food...
Forum: Other Plans 11-19-2016, 04:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,489
Posted By Avicenna
Hi, I'm giving this a try - I'm tired of...

Hi,

I'm giving this a try - I'm tired of spending so much time and energy on eating plans.

That being said, part of me would still like to try combining it with IF (such as the Fung fasting) or...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-10-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By Avicenna
Hi, If you haven't seen it, you could look...

Hi,

If you haven't seen it, you could look at a paleo blog called "my heart beets" which has paleo versions of South Asian recipes - some of that should be ok for LC.
And, cauliflower rice!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-19-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Avicenna
Looks beautiful and sounds wonderful! :)

Looks beautiful and sounds wonderful! :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-14-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 23,737
Posted By Avicenna
I think a lot of people would challenge that....

I think a lot of people would challenge that. Unless they have solid evidence to prove "this is why", it's just their views which may be true for some people but not others.

For instance, it is...
Forum: JUDDD 09-17-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,062
Posted By Avicenna
I think than rather than trying to convince them...

I think than rather than trying to convince them it will work, it might be more effective to convince them to trust your judgement or treat it as your own personalbusiness.

Glad it's working out!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-05-2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,361
Posted By Avicenna
Hope you feel better soon!

Hope you feel better soon!
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 08-27-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,600
Posted By Avicenna
Yes...I took it for a few months when I read The...

Yes...I took it for a few months when I read The Diet Cure and tried the amino acid supplement program in the book (which includes an intensive use of amino acid supplements). I agree it definitely...
Forum: Other Plans 08-24-2016, 03:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,864
Posted By Avicenna
Do you think that Fung had in mind less-calorific...

Do you think that Fung had in mind less-calorific broth? (Like maybe a broth that is 10 calories per cup)

BTW I realized my message above doesn't make much sense, in that trying a cream-only fast...
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