My first few days of low carb eating were incredibly easy. I found that I wasn’t as hungry as I used to be and I had more energy. I was propelled by adrenaline – excited to finally be trying something I was sure was going to work. In Tara Grant’s Journey to Low Carb Part 2, like many of us, she learned she had to commit and recommit to Low Carb Eating.
In her first column for CarbSmart, Tara Grant, Primal Girl, explores her history with sugar addiction and how after finding the right doctor to diagnose and treat her Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), she started her journey to better health. This journey includes the steps she took to the low carb lifestyle and eventually to refining it the Paleo/Primal way.
Jimmy Moore has lost over 60 pounds and normalized both his insulin and leptin levels by adopting Nutritional Ketosis in his Low Carb Lifestyle. But is his success due to the Nutritional Ketosis or because he’s naturally consuming less calories than he uses? Jimmy weighs in with his opinion based on his n=1 experiment.
Dr. Joe Leonardi’s Success Story: Fat Then, Fit Now Part 1. Dr. Leonardi utilized his education and experience to put together an eating and exercise program to drop his weight from on obese 340 pounds to a fit 210 pounds. He has appeared on television, radio and internet programing discussing obesity related topics. He is now ready to help others live a life beyond obesity.
Today I want to share 5 mistakes I was making in my own low-carb plan that prevented me from reaching the needed level of nutritional ketosis. Correcting these mistakes has helped me effortlessly shed 50 pounds (and counting!) in less than five months. This is not a comprehensive list of the common low carb mistakes. However, these are worth a closer look if you are struggling with your weight and health goals. You might just be surprised!