Death March

The sky is high, the clouds are pale, We watch the wild geese vanish southward. If we fail to reach the Great Wall we are not men. –Mao Zedong (Mount Liupan) Over the last few years I have heard and read a lot of people who insist that exercise is dependent upon carbohydrates to some […]

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Mass Confusion

Only a fool would discount his doctor’s opinion: and only a fool would do whatever his doctor told him without wise consideration.

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Results

Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. ― Clive James I would like to explain to you today the results of my personal test of the Resistant Starch Craze. I wrote about this starch in this post, which […]

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Aww, Nuts

Worldly riches are like nuts; many a tooth is broke in cracking them, but never is the stomach filled with eating them. –Rabbi Nachman of Breslov If you putter around the low carb world for very long, you’ll see that we have a strange relationship to nuts. On the one hand, you’ve got people using […]

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, 2

Some of you may remember a previous post, where I directed you to the website of Sam Feltham. Mr. Feltham conducted a little personal experiment whereby he over-ate an incredible number of calories worth of fat for twenty-one days straight. He did not eat carbohydrates, and he ate sufficient, but not excessive, protein. He changed […]

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Jet Lag

Usually, jet lag is not this big of an issue for me. I’m not sure why I’m so disoriented this time. It could be due to the amount of chocolate and french fries I’ve eaten in the last two and a half weeks. –April Winchell I’m not sure who April Winchell is. Some kind of […]

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