> > >
> > > On 05/12/2013 09:58 AM, Alex Stanley wrote:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ---  "Jason" <jedi_spock@> wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >>>>>
> > > >>>>> ---  "Ann" <awoelflebater@> wrote:
> > > >>>>>> If I were in FF I would be sure to be there today - no lie.
> > > >>>> ---  "Alex Stanley" <j_alexander_stanley@> wrote:
> > > >>>>> Ugh... I am in FF, and you couldn't pay me to go.
> > > >>>>>
> > > >>>>>
> > > >>> ---  "salyavin808" <fintlewoodlewix@> wrote:
> > > >>>> Are you more of a steak and chips man Alex?
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>>
> > > >> ---  "Alex Stanley" <j_alexander_stanley@> wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >>> Grass-fed steak, and replace the chips with something non-starchy. 
> > > >>> And, ditch the life-abnegating, fundie Hindu dogma as well.
> > > >>>
> > > >> Replace the steak with fish, it's better for you.
> > > >
> > > > I eat only one meat/poultry/fish/eggs meal per day, eaten between mid 
> > > > morning and early afternoon, and I alternate with two days of 
> > > > fish/eggs/poultry followed by one day pastured beef or lamb. The dairy 
> > > > in my diet is Radiance Dairy cream in my coffee, one little cup of full 
> > > > fat fruit yogurt 5-6 days a week, and a little butter. The bulk of my 
> > > > diet is non-starchy plant foods, much of it raw. I eat my last meal of 
> > > > the day, usually carrot sticks and guacamole, at 5pm, so that I sleep 
> > > > on an empty stomach and basically fast for 12 hours every day.
> > > >
> > > > Personally, I don't care what any mainstream dietary dogma or 
> > > > "conventional wisdom" says is healthy. I spent decades believing that 
> > > > kind of stuff while completely ignoring my body telling me that it was 
> > > > all wrong for my physiology. With all my experience from eating wrong 
> > > > to eating right, I am now acutely aware of my metabolism and how it is 
> > > > affected by diet. I experience two types of hunger: caloric hunger and 
> > > > nutrient hunger. I eat the red meat that I do because it provides a 
> > > > deep sense of nutrient satiety that no other food provides. I avoid 
> > > > starch because I'm carbohydrate sensitive, and the glucose load spikes 
> > > > and crashes my blood sugar, making me tired and lethargic and ramping 
> > > > up caloric hunger to a level that drives overeating. My diet is all 
> > > > about high quality, nutrient dense foods that give the body what it 
> > > > needs while maintaining a state of endocrine serenity.
> > > >
> > > >
> > ---  Bhairitu <noozguru@> wrote:
> > > 
> > > Are you a "brittle diabetic?"  My aunt who was my mother's twin sister 
> > > and an RN always thought my mother was.  In fact my mother had a GTT and 
> > > it had the curve and she also suffered from hypoglycemia.  Same with 
> > > me.  I thought the term "brittle diabetic" was something my aunt made up 
> > > but it is a real medical term. Brittle diabetics are like type 1 but the 
> > > condition is too unstable to diagnose as type 1.   And yes, chasing your 
> > > blood sugar can really put the weight on.
> > >
> > 
> ---  "Alex Stanley" <j_alexander_stanley@> wrote:
> >
> > I've never gotten any kind of diagnosis, but I've had blood sugar issues my 
> > entire life. For the most part, I grew out of the worst of it, which then 
> > allowed me to spend the first two decades of my adulthood believing 
> > Ayurvedic and new age dietary dogmas and eating a diet largely based on 
> > grains and beans. Thankfully, an ugly descent into middle age put an end to 
> > that. A few years ago, my HbA1c tested normal, so I don't think I have 
> > diabetes.
> >
> 
---  "Susan" <wayback71@...> wrote:
>
> Alex, I find an egg or 2 for breakfast keeps me steady for a long period of 
> time.  And I feel really satisfied.  A great food, for me.
>

http://articles.latimes.com/2012/aug/14/news/la-heb-egg-cholesterol-smoking-20120814




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