Sonya Tilley

Losing Inches But Not Weight Is Still Fat Loss

Losing Inches

Losing Inches But Not Weight Is Still Fat Loss. How the hell does your body hold onto weight and still manage to get smaller while you are on your chosen low-carb plan?!? Losing inches but not weight? You know the scenario: You are on Induction for two weeks, and you haven't cheated even once. You notice that your clothes fit better, that you are stepping a little livelier, and as far as you're concerned, all's right with the world.

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If My Mother Had Only Known About Low Carbing She’d Still Be Alive Today!

If my mother and grandmother only knew

If I wrote a book on the details of the diet I grew up with, this would have to be the title. I marvel that I have even lived long enough to embrace the low carb way of life. My results are a testament to the fact that low carbing is not "A" way of eating. It is "THE" way of eating if you're interested in living long and being healthy.

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Benign Dietary Ketosis And The Effects on a Diabetic

Every human endeavor, it seems, has got to have its very own set of buzzwords. Why? I think it's because we like to think that we are in a secret club, like the ones we had in elementary school. Only certain kids knew the secret password or the secret handshake, and we felt really smug around those who did not share the secret. Well, low carbohydrate dieting has its buzzwords, some self-explanatory, and some downright scary. In the scary group, the scariest for a diabetic are ketones and its friend ketosis.

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Splenda’s Splendid! Reasons to Add Splenda to Your Life

Splenda 200 Pack Packets

plenda, Splenda, Splenda. This word was drilled into my head like a mantra when I started this way of eating. Every low carb email list I belong to extolled its virtues. Almost every low carb recipe designed for the sweet tooth included packets of Splenda. I'd never heard of the stuff. Politely I asked, "What the @#$% is Splenda?" I was desperate to know.

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The Birth Of A Carb Addict – Beating the Dirty Cereal Bowl Blues

Scandinavian Bran Crispbread

I am a Carb Addict. I've been enthralled with cereal since I was three. I watched a commercial on television where they were introducing cereal in snack packs. Back then, a snack pack was a box of cereal with individually cellophane wrapped portions of cereal. The announcer, a Donna-Reed-looking lady, opened the little cello-pouch, poured out the cereal, and wadded the cellophane up in a ball and it disappeared! I was awestruck and I begged my mother to buy this new snack pack.

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