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There is no such thing as NO CARBS

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

I am on day 10 of a 2 week "no carb" diet.

There are two things wrong with that comment.
1. There is no such thing as healthy eating without carbs. Most foods naturally have at least trace amounts of carbs.
2. Healthy nutrition is not dieting.

My Doctor wanted me to go on a "no carb" diet for 2 weeks, meaning no added carbs to my daily routine. He feels my body is quite content relying on the amount of carbs I eat to give me energy. No need to bother that fat storage.
This is to jumpstart my metabolism and I 'm sure he also wants to show me that maybe I don't need so many carbs.

It has not been easy. First, I found it difficult to keep the fat levels down (my love of peanut butter is excessive). I try to eat vegetables but that area I am seriously lacking skills in making tasty options. I am learning though One step at a time.

And it is working. My blood sugar levels have been better. I have lost 4.5 pds in 10 days.
I will add carbs back into my daily plan slowly.. But I can't wait to have that 1/2 whole grain bagel with peanut butter for breakfast on Sunday !!
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  • EZDUZIT_1-2-3
    I'm sure he meant low carbs. Because your fruits and vegetables have natural carbs in them they're not simple sugars
    1835 days ago
  • CYNTHIA1612
    I think Spark says you definitely need healthy carbs. Docs don't know as much as what they think they do. Blessings to you :)
    1835 days ago
    No but you HAVE to try PBfit. Or whatever is in your area. Powder PB that you add a bit of water to get the consistency you like. Now i have my PB and celery all the time. Check it out.
    1835 days ago
    I had a full bagel with whipped peanut butter UN your honor for breakfast today.
    1835 days ago
  • 19PENGUINS93
    Good job! You're almost there!
    1835 days ago
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