Engaging people on the subject of low-carb diets is the heartbeat of everything that I am doing these days and will continue to do for many years to come. Whether it is on my blog, iTunes podcast, YouTube videos, and elsewhere online or in speaking with people face-to-face, my passion remains strong for sharing with everyone I know about the incredible health benefits of livin’ la vida low-carb. Nobody will ever convince me that eating a high-whole grain, low-fat diet is ever gonna be good for my body again.
One of the places where enjoy hearing from people who don’t necessarily buy into the low-carb message is on the discussion boards at Amazon.com. I’ve blogged about how the thread I created a few years back about low-carb diets has heated up from time to time, including when vegan diet proponent T. Colin Campbell showed up to express his disdain for the low-carb lifestyle. When I created that thread in 2006, I had no idea there would be such a lively interaction with people but I’m glad there has been. It provides opportunities for learning about what low-carb is REALLY about without all the innuendo and misinformation that tends to dominate media headlines and out of the mouths of the so-called health “experts.”
One person commented on his thoughts about low-carb diets and shared four areas of concern that he just couldn’t wrap his head around. Here’s what he wrote:
This person obviously didn’t have a very good experience in his mind about livin’ la vida low-carb and I was thrilled to have the opportunity respond to some of his concerns. Here’s what I shared back with him:
I never did hear back from this commenter again, but I was able to respond to each of his concerns about livin’ la vida low-carb specifically and thoroughly so that others who might have been reading got the facts from both sides to make an informed decision for themselves. That’s why I keep sharing the message daily in as many places as I can because this is just too important not to. If you have a reason for NOT going on a low-carb diet that you think is legitimate, then I’d love to see it. E-mail me or leave a comment below to share with all of us why the healthy low-carb lifestyle is not worth doing for the rest of your life.