Tag Archives: carbohydrates
How to abstain from Starbucks pumpkin scones in five easy steps. Continue reading
John Berardi’s rule for the carb content in a “gourmet” nutrition meal is simple: “[the meal] must offer you carbs only if you ‘deserve’ them.” And you only deserve higher carb meals only when you’ve exercised.
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
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
Using John Berardi’s Precision Nutrition program to tweak my diet.
Someone on my insulin resistance forum asked about insulin response to saturated fats. But it ain’t just the carbs, ain’t just the saturated fat which elicit the secretion of insulin in our bodies. A study on the insulin demand of … Continue reading
I do pretty well avoiding the black hole nowadays. Over the years (I’m now 47) I’ve worked through a lot of the emotional components that stem from my own family background & life history, & although I stay informed, I’ve … Continue reading
Recently I learned of a dietary theory propounded, apparently, by the Dr. Richard Heller & Dr. Rachael Heller, authors of the The 7-day Low-Carb Rescue and Recovery Plan & various titles related to their diet known as the “Carbohydrate Addict’s … Continue reading
The good folks at the Glycemic Index Newsletter have been engaged in some argument with low-carb proponents about whether low-carb diets are good for you. The GI people say “Slow carb not low carb”, but a fellow named James Krieger, … Continue reading