Another view of weighing in For weight loss, accountability is the key, not just accountability to others, but to yourself. Some argue that weighing in every day is a way of taking account every day of your behavior as it relates to your body weight.
Weighing in on weighing in Are frequent weigh-ins are good idea when dieting? If so, how frequent? What other records should you keep?
Looking beyond the headlines about dietary research When you encounter an article about a dietary study, it pays to read more than just the headline and summary, which are often more alarming than the details warrant. Here is a case in point . . .
How do you take your coffee? One of the great things about adopting an LCHF diet, other than losing weight and inches around the middle, is that you can drink your coffee with cream in it. Not “creamer,” not “milk,” not “half-and-half,” but real heavy whipping cream.
Alcohol in an LCHF diet Today’s topic — alcohol in a low-carb diet. Is it a good idea? Assuming that you’re an adult, that you’re not an alcoholic, and that you have no religious convictions or drug interactions to worry about, perhaps it is!
The great butter crisis of 2017 According to news reports, butter reserves in Europe have plummeted due to increased butter demand and declining milk production. In fact, as a CNBC article reports, between May 2016 and May 2017, European Union butter reserves dropped 99%. Butter prices in Europe are doing what prices always do in […]
Chia seeds: fiber for an LCHF diet At first glance, chia seeds appear to be a dubious addition to a low-carb diet, even if they are supposed to have been the super-food of the Aztecs. That’s because a single serving of chia seeds contains about 13 grams of carbohydrates. However, a closer examination of the food […]
Plotting the obesity line To show the obesity trend on a graph, what data could we use? What would the obesity line look like? We all know obesity has been increasing for decades. But what are the statistical details for the United States?