So if it’s not total cholesterol and LDL-C that matter the most on your cholesterol panel, then what does matter? Jimmy Moore explains the 5 key health markers everyone who is concerned about their heart health should pay attention to – these matter more than total cholesterol and LDL-C.
12 Healthy High-Fat Foods Perfect For Nutritional Ketosis. Everyone has been asking Jimmy Moore what ketogenic foods he eats while achieving Nutritional Ketosis. In this long-awaited post, Jimmy shares his 12 favorite healthy leto high-fat foods perfect for being successful at losing weight through nutritional ketosis.
21 Life Lessons From Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb takes you through the daily education that has taken place in Jimmy’s life through his voracious researching, blogging, interviewing and being engaged in constantly learning more about the healthy benefits of an effective controlled-carbohydrate nutrition over the past few years. Through his wildly popular “Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb” blog LivinLaVidaLowCarb.com/blog and interview-based podcast show on iTunes TheLivinLowCarbShow.com, Jimmy Moore has firmly established himself as THE layman’s authority on all things related to low-carb living today.
“Morbidly Obese” Those words dangled from my medical chart like a scarlet letter. How could the doctor have used those words to describe me? Surely, the doctor made a mistake, or maybe my eyes were mistaken. Perhaps it was someone else’s chart. Cautiously, I looked at the chart and read the name: April Bradford. I was only 25 years old at the time. I was mortified and shocked, but I could not deny those words staring back at me from my own chart. The walls seemed to close in around me. How did I arrive at this place? How did this happen to me?
Some of the harshest criticism about low-carbohydrate diets such as Atkins has been the supposed negative heart health implications due to elevations that take place in the cholesterol levels of dieters who restrict their carbs in favor of more fat and protein. Additionally, it is presumed that any weight loss that occurs on a high-fat, low-carb diet is quickly gained back making it a uniquely ineffective means for managing weight. Finally, bone health is supposed to suffer for people following a carbohydrate-restricted diet because the higher protein content allegedly promotes bone loss. However, all of these theories about low-carb diets have been summarily shot down by a brand new study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and published in the August 3, 2010 edition of the medical journal Annals of Internal Medicine.
Jimmy is very pleased to share his interview with Dr. Atkins’ very own hand-picked registered dietitian, Valerie Berkowitz. Valerie, besides being a nutrition specialist and wife of former guest Dr. Keith Berkowitz, is the nutrition consultant for the magazines Prevention and Men’s Health, and the co-author of the book The Stubborn Fat Fix: Eat Right to Lose Weight and Cure Metabolic Burnout without Hunger or Exercise.