Category Archives: Low-Carb & Paleo

Commentary: ‘Fat is NOT Fabulous’

Not too long ago, I saw a provocative title on my Facebook news feed — “Fat is NOT Fabulous: How the Obese are Endorsing Obesity”.  It came from the folks over at The Family Podcast Network, and while I generally … Continue reading

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Blood Sugar Impact: Breyers Carb Smart Ice Cream Bar w/Almonds

I performed this experiment about two weeks ago, but for some reason, I never got around to posting the results.  I’m not sure how to interpret the results, but here they are, for what they’re worth. I tested a chocolate … Continue reading

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Transformation Update: 09/30/13

For the first time in a while, I’m actually excited to post an update.  I feel like I’m making real progress, and I have a lot of neat things to report. First, since I’m in a new “decade”, I had … Continue reading

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Transformation Update: 09/24/13

I didn’t post an update last week because I got a little too wrapped up in other stuff, so it just didn’t happen.  I wouldn’t have had much to report, and to be honest, I don’t have a lot to … Continue reading

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Blood Sugar Impact: Carbmaster White Chocolate Raspberry Cultured Dairy Product

I find it amusing that I tested “cultured dairy product” today.  Most folks just call it Carbmaster “yogurt”, but I suppose that’s inaccurate. Here’s the nutrient profile for one tub of Carbmaster White Chocolate Raspberry “yogurt”: 60 calories 1.5 grams … Continue reading

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Blood Sugar Impact: Dannon Light & Fit Greek (Pineapple)

Today, I tested Dannon Light & Fit Greek yogurt.  I had the pineapple flavor this morning, but the strawberry and peach flavors also have the same nutrient profile, so I won’t be testing each flavor separately. Here’s the nutrient profile … Continue reading

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Blood Sugar Impact: Millville Caramel Nut Bar

My weight’s been bouncing all over the place recently, so this morning, I decided to start a series of trials.  Basically, the trials will so something like this.  Each morning (in a fasted state), I’ll start by checking my blood … Continue reading

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Transformation Update: 09/09/13

I’m really excited about my progress over the last week.  The scale is moving in a meaningful direction again, and I seem to be getting my blood sugar, blood pressure, and energy level more balanced.  Now, if I could just … Continue reading

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Canning Projects at the Homestead

Surprisingly, this summer has provided several opportunities to get more proficient with my canning skills.  And I’m stunned by the value of one purchase that’s made it all go so much easier. I believe it was last winter when my … Continue reading

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Transformation Update: 09/02/13

While “Transformation Day” has long since passed, I’m still making progress toward meeting my goals.  I thought I’d start posting regular updates again for those who’re interested. I had some labs ordered at my last doctor’s visit.  I went and … Continue reading

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