My main sources of added dietary fats are butter, olive oil, avocado oil and coconut oil. Recently the American Heart Association (AHA) published recommendations that expressed a preference for polyunsaturated fats (such as corn oil, canola oil and soybean oil) over saturated fats. Being that I have educated myself years ago on how damaging polyunsaturated fats are, I can say that I did not even blink at the news.
One of my favorite quotes is credited to Thomas Edison: Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Simply stated and very true. There is no substitute for consistently doing the work.
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I wore out several pencils underlining sentences that resonated with me in this book. I first heard about the philosophy of stoicism and this book on some of the Primal Potential podcasts. Right away, I fell in love with this book. It appeals to the practical and pragmatic essences of my character. Continue reading
This month marks one year following the lifestyle of nutritional ketosis and intermittent fasting for the primary reason of improving my insulin resistance. I have been successful in a number of ways and look forward to continuing my journey.
Pursuing squirrels is quite an exciting challenge for my dog Ginger. She approaches this activity with enthusiasm daily. It is amusing to observe her pursuit during squirrel patrol, but I have realized there is a lesson here. Continue reading
My 11 month nutritional ketosis/intermittent fasting anniversary is here. Shall we have cake? Bahahahah. I don’t THINK so. But what I will have is quite a bit of anticipation over marking next month as 1 year. It is hard to believe that I began this life changing journey 11 months ago but I easily express how genuinely grateful I am to have done so. So, what kind of observations are good to have at this “almost a year” milestone? Continue reading
Sooner than I had in mind, I completed another 5 day fast earlier this month. At the last minute, I decided to join podcaster Elizabeth Benton with her foray into extended fasting and see what the group fasting experience would be like. Continue reading
Lately I have been thinking about what will make my time on this part of the path, the weight loss portion of my journey, the last time. What is different THIS time? Sure, I can SAY this is the last time, because I have SAID that before. I am fully aware it takes more that wanting, wishing and saying. Continue reading
I will be watching! The website link in this post has tons (33) of interviews with experts in the field of nutritional ketosis from the 5th Global Symposium on Ketogenic Diet Therapies held September 20 – 24, 2016 in Banff, Alberta, Canada sponsored by The Charlie Foundation. Continue reading