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Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert

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In September of 2003, I was working with a very good friend who just happened to be the owner of the company I then worked for, and I had noticed that he had lost some weight - he kept pulling up the pants of his pinstripe suit like a hobo. I asked him about it and he seemed reluctant to say, but... Full Bio
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The Caffeine Withdrawal Diaries Part 2 by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My previous post was about caffeine withdrawal. But then I stumbled on to some research that shows that, while some coffee is certainly OK while dieting, the am ... Read on »
Is Failing to Attain a Goal Success of Another Type? by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’m 209 – not 185. That’s a little off… On August 1st I was going to be 185, by golly. It was set in stone. All over but the shouting. It didn’t happen. ... Read on »
Low Carb Potato Salad Recipe by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating OK – there’s no such thing as ‘low carb potato salad’. It’s like a potato salad but it uses cauliflower as a substitute, which is a perfectly acceptable low carb ve ... Read on »
The Caffeine Withdrawal Diaries by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating As mentioned in my previous post on this , it started as sort of a bet – that I couldn’t give up my addiction to coffee and nicotine lozenges. The lozenge ... Read on »
Can I live Without Caffeine and Coffee? by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I know this is a blog about low carb and this is a bit off-topic, but I was presented with a challenge regarding my phenomenal intake of coffee. I actually used to ... Read on »
Low Carb Dining At The Cheesecake Factory by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If there was ever a place that was more of an anathema to a low carb diet, the very definition of a low carb den of inequity  - it’s The Cheesecake Factory . There ... Read on »
Cauliflower Rice – A Low Carb Substitute for Rice by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It’s obvious to us low carbers that rice is a no-no. I love rice, however, and so does my wife, who does not follow a low carb diet per se, but is looking for ways ... Read on »
Low Carb FAQ by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A lot of people get to this site through search engines, and I can see what these folks entered into the search bar to find me. A lot of these are questions, and ... Read on »
What is ‘Nutritional Ketosis’ (Without the Gobbeldygook) by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ve used the term ‘nutritional ketosis’ in a few posts but I haven’t taken the time to explain it – as if everyone’s a nutrition nerd like I am and knows what the ... Read on »
Shopping Low Carb: Whole Foods, Supermarket, Trader Joe’s, and Amazon Subscribe and Save by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Shopping low carb – at least the way that I do it, can be a pain in the ass. The reasons for this are: The conventional supermarket has the most variety and ... Read on »
My Wife’s Theory on Why Low Carb Works for Me by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The past few days I have not been particularly vigilant in my record-keeping – I just haven’t felt like it, so I can’t provide even rough numbers on calorie counts ... Read on »
Simple Cooking: Quick and Easy Baked Cod Recipe by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I think cooking, above much else, is a must for any dieter. The problem lies in that many of us don’t know how to cook. It is becoming a lost art, something for hob ... Read on »
Anatomy of a Failure: Recovering from a Dieting Disaster by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ve been at this for nearly a decade, and boy, have I failed a lot. So the question comes: how have I kept 60 pounds off my frame for a good part of a decade if ... Read on »
Day 15 of Atkins Induction – Now it’s ‘Nutritional Ketosis’ by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The Atkins plan – at least the 1992 Atkins plan I started with – recommended a 2-week induction period with a slow and steady increase in carbs which, while it migh ... Read on »
Low Carb Confidential is 6 Years Old by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It would have passed without notice but I got a notification from WordPress – the nice people who host this blog – that I have been cluttering the Internet with my ... Read on »
Making Your Own Mayonnaise for Cowards – Atkins Induction Day 10 by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating There’s cooking and there’s cooking. Throwing some chicken on the grill, over seasoning with a store-bought seasoning mix, then checking that it is cooked enoug ... Read on »
The Lonesome Bread Roll – Atkins Induction – Day 7 by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It is usually the ‘kiss of death’ for my diet to mention these things, but the above picture is from my lunch at Legal Seafood , which is one hell of a seafood re ... Read on »
The Skinny on Fats – Without the Gobbledegook by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating [First, a quick disclaimer: while there's a chance that I might end up in bankruptcy court because of my habit of obsessively buying books on health, food, and nutr ... Read on »
Why I Hate Supplements by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It’s Jimmy Moore’s fault. Not that I hate Jimmy Moore, of course, he’s a nice guy who tirelessly promotes ‘low carb’ with sincerity, honesty, warmth, and gracio ... Read on »
Atkins Induction Day 10 – Ketosis Hits Like a Ton of Bricks by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I said yesterday that I went into ketosis and didn’t feel it. I spoke too soon. That heaviness hit – and what I would describe as tiredness without sleepine ... Read on »