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    The resident pro-carb writer. "Eat carbs and then...

    The resident pro-carb writer. "Eat carbs and then fast!" Trouble is that carbs disappear quickly, by turning into blood sugar that is then tucked away by insulin in the fat cells. (I know, you don't...
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    Research from a study ...

    Research from a study on kids with bad diets showed that supplements raised IQ by 2-3 points, showing that supplements improve health. Of course, getting it all from food works too, but few people...
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    Dr. Krista Varady studied intermittent fasting...

    Dr. Krista Varady studied intermittent fasting for more than a decade, first on monkeys and then humans. It was her research that the journalist Michael Mosley stole, interviewing her, then wrote a...
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    For several days now I have been eating almost...

    For several days now I have been eating almost only eggs and vegetables. Sometimes pork. It is comfortable and healthy, I get the feeling that meals shouldn't have to be more: why spend time on...
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    I have a few cups per week. But coffee increases...

    I have a few cups per week. But coffee increases cortisol, which can cause wrinkly skin.
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    Carbs even aging your skin

    If you needed any more reason to quit the wheat, do it for your skin. Apparently, when blood sugar rises often and quickly, it can attach to the collagen in your skin and make it stiff and...
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    Wow, those are gyms? They sound like ... mini...

    Wow, those are gyms? They sound like ... mini worlds! But 100 dollars a month, I think that is too much for a gym. One of the two gyms closest to me sell one-year cards that are 56 dollars a month,...
  8. Thread: Bike commuting.

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    Bicycles are a great invention: a great way to...

    Bicycles are a great invention: a great way to move around town, and you get rid of some calories. When you move around at a slow pace that doesn't make you sweaty, the body uses fat for energy but...
  9. Actually you are not seeking facts and logic. You...

    Actually you are not seeking facts and logic. You are asking other people who do answer, but you know they will not have the urge to look up the scientific details for you. That way you can attack...
  10. Has it been mentioned yet that fastfood contains...

    Has it been mentioned yet that fastfood contains trans fats? In the processing of the meat and in the oil for frying the French fries. Although McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains have...
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    If this forum isn't paleo, funny that people use...

    If this forum isn't paleo, funny that people use the word paleo all the time. I don't think you understand Mark's use of the word primal. He takes the paleo diet and combines it with some other...
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    It's not about being "opposed to". We are not...

    It's not about being "opposed to". We are not "hostile to" rice. It's not about feelings. It is about research. Rice is starch, carbohydrates through and through. Does it really need to be explained...
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    I recognize this and what labgirl writes, it is...

    I recognize this and what labgirl writes, it is tough to kick the sugar habit. I have always liked sugar more than anyone I know. Still haven't eaten too much of it though, but it requires...
  14. Oh no, someone manages to find a tribe still...

    Oh no, someone manages to find a tribe still living in the Stone Age that eats carbs, well that's evidence for sure. Beats all the scientific research on nutrition. (And I'm sure that tribe sits...
  15. Sounds good! And at 26 your metabolism will be...

    Sounds good! And at 26 your metabolism will be high. You can absolutely get down to 20 percent. (Btw, weighing myself since my last post I saw that I have gone down from a weight plateau, so now I'm...
  16. Yes, just this evening there was an old Columbo...

    Yes, just this evening there was an old Columbo episode from 1972, where a woman says approximately, "I have no willpower, I get most of my calories from carbs."
  17. Should get it down to 20 percent for a woman. It...

    Should get it down to 20 percent for a woman. It can be done. If I can reduce my body fat to 15 percent, so can anyone! I know I can reduce it even more, it just takes time. But women should have a...
  18. Here you go, French, Mark explains it for you: ...

    Here you go, French, Mark explains it for you:

    The Definitive Guide to Insulin, Blood Sugar & Type 2 Diabetes (and you’ll understand it) | Mark's Daily Apple
  19. Yes, I liked the cow. :) 16480 I didn't...

    Yes, I liked the cow. :)

    16480

    I didn't quote the whole article here, but as you know from reading it, it also explains how carbs turn into blood sugar, which insulin stores in fat cells, etc....
  20. All we have said about fat and carbs promoted in a WSJ article

    Read it, it's like it could have been written by Mark. In fact, it is written by a journalist called Nina Teicholz, author of "The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy...
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    Thank you, I'll make that some day soon

    Thank you, I'll make that some day soon
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    Yes, Jazzmama, they are fun and inspiring. Make...

    Yes, Jazzmama, they are fun and inspiring. Make me come up with new things to eat!

    Today I had cabbage, carrots, avocado, mandarins, two potatoes, coffee with milk, tea, and (expensive) sausage...
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    What did you eat today?

    For dinner today I had....

    One carrot
    One banana
    One mandarin
    One avocado
    Some bacon
    Two boiled eggs

    Ever since I went primal I have stopped using recipes and just eat the basic food like...
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    When I started about fifteen months ago I lost...

    When I started about fifteen months ago I lost five kilo in four weeks, down to my ideal weight, easy as strawberry pie.

    Well, not entirely easy. I remember missing bread very, very much the first...
  25. "Evil capitalists! Slaves to the corporate...

    "Evil capitalists! Slaves to the corporate machine!" Maybe you socialist posters in the U.S. could stop and think for a while: if they are "slaves to the corporate machine", why would the hundreds of...
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