Category Archives: Nutrition

From moderate-carb to low-carb

Being who I am, I have continually been mucking over the past few months with my nutrition. In this context, “being who I am” means that I can go geek with just about anything that interests me. So, when I … Continue reading

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Why You May Need To Eat More Protein by Dr. John M Berardi, CSCS

I just figured out a couple of days ago that I’m eating far too little protein for my current state & goals, & am adjusting my eating accordingly. And then happened across this article that explains just why protein is … Continue reading

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TDEE, meal tracking, & macronutrient levels

Well, here’s a couple of good reasons for meal tracking. After overhauling my diet two years ago, I got into a new set of habits for eating that are healthy overall. But meal tracking over the past week or so … Continue reading

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Baseline: cardio & strength

History. When I made my permanent dietary changes two years ago, I also began exercising pretty consistently. I started with dancing, because I enjoy it. I would simply stick the earbuds of my iPod in my ear, put on a … Continue reading

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Hunger pangs & satiety

I don’t really have problems much with food cravings, not after two years of eating a low-glycemic diet & being sure I don’t skip breakfast. And I haven’t had a big sweet tooth for even longer than that. Nor have … Continue reading

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My nutritional approach (state of my art)

Originally written for my Burn the Fat Inner Circle progress journal. My nutritional approach History. On December 21, 2005 (winter solstice), I made the crucial decision to heed the warning brought to me through the grief of my mother’s death … Continue reading

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Refresher

I started up again on getting exercise again just two & a half weeks ago, on Monday, February 18, doing about 30 minutes each morning before I went to work. Incredible how even that little bitty bit improved things. I … Continue reading

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Tweaking my diet with Precision Nutrition

Using John Berardi’s Precision Nutrition program to tweak my diet. Continue reading

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Starting points

As I prepare to optimize my diet with John Berardi’s Precision Nutrition & my exercise program with Craig Ballantyne’s Turbulence Training, it seemed useful to review how I got to where I am now. Continue reading

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Tweaking & optimizing

I was attracted to Precision Nutrition by John Berardi’s discussion at his website of insulin resistance & insulin sensitivity. In my own research on insulin resistance, prediabetes, & Type 2 diabetes, I learned a few months back about how fat … Continue reading

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