Afraid of Fat in the Ketogenic Diet?

Are you the guy with the wrinkled brow? Are you thinking of starting a ketogenic or paleolithic diet? Having second thoughts because of the high fat content of the ketogenic diet or the paleolithic diet? Are you worried about the results of your latest lipid panel? Did your doctor just tell you, “Might need to start you on medication to control your “bad cholesterol”?

I’ll tell you my story. Maybe my attempt to understand the fat content of the ketogenic diet will help you decide whether eating a ketogenic or paleolithic diet is the right choice for you. For proportions of macronutrients in ketogenic and other diets, follow the links. http...

A child's hand holding a s'more

Food Rituals, Addiction & S’mores

I can’t think about childhood without thinking of food rituals. I particularly remember Graham Crackers and s'mores. When I got hungry between meals, I begged for a Graham Cracker. When I was sick and had sympathy on my side, I asked for a Graham Cracker in my weakest sickbed voice. I can’t think of Graham Crackers without images of the s'more rising to the surface.

Carbohydrate Addiction

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Ketogenic Diet and Cancer?

The War Is On

Can what you eat affect whether you get cancer or succumb to cancer? How about ketogenic diets and cancer? Let's talk about that.

Does the "C" Word Scare You?

The "C" word certainly scares me. Every time I get a mammogram, I can’t sleep the night before and I worry each day until I get a clean result. Then, I feel elated. I escaped again!

The most amazing and important fact about followin...

What Is A Ketogenic Diet?

I’m going to jump into the fray. What is a Ketogenic Diet? What is a Paleolithic Diet? What is a Low Glycemic Index Diet? How do the Atkins and the Modified Atkins Diets differ? Which diet do I choose?

I’m writing a series of posts to answer my own questions. I lost weight using a Ketogenic Diet, and I'm a fan. However, I want to refine my diet to improve my general health. I need to go deeper to make the right choice. If you’re asking the same questions and are equally confused, read on. I’ll give my best shot at answering the first question. How do these diets compare?

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Internet Information Jungle: What to Believe

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The internet is an information jungle. It has no rules and no referees (except the Google Search Engine). Information on the internet could come from anywhere and for any purpose. The internet doesn't recognize full disclosure. You have no obligation to tell the internet user why you've started the website or what your purpose might be.

"There are lies, damned lies, and the internet (statistics)." B. Disraeli

Disraeli used the word "statistics". I added the word, "internet". He warned about the misl...