3 Key Ingredients for Successful Weight Loss Part 3

How do you know which weight loss program is for you? Essentially there are two main types of healthy weight loss programs; calorie restriction and carb restriction. So, which one sounds good to you? To make it easier, would you rather eat a lot of fat or protein or simply not eat a lot? Would […]

3 Key Ingredients for Successful Weight Loss Part 2

What is Healthy Weight Loss?  Any person seeking information on healthy weight loss would be completely inundated with information in a simple search online. The multiple conflicting ideas and “research” as well as the endless line of “lose-weight-fast-and-easy” schemes out there is completely overwhelming. But there are some basic components of what constitutes healthy weight […]

3 Key Ingredients for Successful Weight Loss Part 1

1. Committment Losing weight is not necessarily the easiest thing to do. This is especially true if you have a lot to lose. And if you want to lose weight AND improve your health, that is even harder. Yes, there are a ton of simple, lose-weight-fast programs out there. They may make losing weight a […]

Low-Carbohydrate Menu Is Easy and Sustainable!

One nice thing about eating a very low-carb diet is that it is very simple AND it reduces hunger. I’ve settled nicely into a routine, which is easy and very satisfying. Meals are quick and appealing. And I can look at bread, pasta, and cakes with disinterest. As a matter of fact, I baked 2 […]

Ketosis and Low Blood Sugar: A Fine Line

So far, so good on this Ketogenic Diet journey! It’s actually not that difficult for me. The hardest part was figuring out what I would have as a snack in the evenings while relaxing in bed. Then I found this wonderful stevia chocolate made by Coco Polo . I like the dark chocolate with Almond one […]

The Ketogenic Diet

3 Days ago I embarked on a 10-day journey of eating a “Ketogenic Diet”! This entails eating a diet that is very low in carbohydrates and very high in fat. The protein intake is moderate. I have carefully studied the book called “Ketogenic Diets: Treatment for Epilepsy and Other Disorders” by Eric Kossoff, et al […]

Days 11-14 of High-Fat, Low-Carb Eating

Day 11: This was a very, very busy day for me and I ended up working around my house for 6 hours! This was a lot more physical activity than I am used to and I was starving by mid-afternoon. I had a snack and felt much better. Sometimes a snack is called for! Breakfast: […]

Days 9 and 10 of High-Fat, Low-Carb

The incredible cauliflower crust pizza! This was dinner on Day 9 and guess what? It was super easy to make and absolutely divine!! Breakfast: The usual; smoothie (raw yogurt, raw kefir, 2 raw egg yolks, 2 tbsp. freshly ground flax seeds, probiotic powder, handful of strawberries and blueberries), sliced bell pepper, 1 slice of bacon Lunch: […]

Day 8 of High-Fat, Low-Carb

One would think that high-fat is synonymous with unhealthy.   But oh, this is so not true! The key to eating healthy on a high-fat diet is to eat only healthy fats! By that I mean: Grass-fed/pasture-raised meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy Sprouted nuts and seeds Fatty fruits such as avocado, coconut, and olive Healthy […]

Days 4-7 of High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet

A busy 4 days have passed but I have easily maintained this way of eating. On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday I ate my usual breakfast of smoothie of raw yogurt, raw kefir, 2 raw egg yolks, freshly ground flax seeds, berries, phosphatidylcholine, and probiotics. OK, I have to face it, I eat the same thing […]

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