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Carbohydrates, moderation or nothing?

I, me and my fat, Part 8

There is no one-size-fits-all prescription for the quantity of carbohydrates in our diet.

There are genetic variations in fatness and leanness, that are independent of diet.

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Weight Control

Navigating Atkins

Mom and I both lost a substantial amount of weight during the Atkins Induction phase, but plateaued when we move into Phase 2, which goes from 22 g of carbs per day to 27 g. 356 more words

Paleo

What can we do about fat?

I, me and my fat, Part 4

We can control the quantity and quality of our carbohydrates we eat!!

A born predisposition to get fat, is beyond our control, but this predisposition is set off by the quantity and quality of the carbohydrates we eat.

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Weight Control

How does eating millets help those with diabetes?

Wheat, paddy and most millets have comparable glycemic index. i.e. the total quantity of sugar released in ones blood on eating 100gms of the grain, a direct function of carbohydrate content. 215 more words

Millets

Clearing the confusion behind Carbohydrates.

When brainstorming what I’d post on this blog, I thought what better food to talk about than the one that’s been vilified in many fad diets; carbohydrates. 878 more words

Wellness

Proactiv vs. Kale for Acne

Proactiv vs. Kale?!

I’d take kale over Proactiv any day.  I can tell you from trying Proactiv and many other topical acne treatments that contain many of the same ingredients vs. 1,417 more words

How to Shrink Blood Sugar Spikes and Stabilize Glucose Levels

“”I have the right to do anything,” you say- but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything” -but not everything is constructive.” 1,975 more words