It's Not the Turkey!

A Guide to Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) and Ketogenic Diets to Reverse Diabetes and Obesity (Diabesity)

It's Not the Turkey!

A Guide to Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) and Ketogenic Diets to Reverse Diabetes and Obesity (Diabesity)

Why You Are Fat!

Fat Lady

The Struggle

It's a common misconception that we get fat because we eat too much and exercise too little—after all, this is what we've been told our whole lives!

So many of us (me included!) have spent years and years starving ourselves and exercising like crazy just trying to get the weight off—weight that seemed to appear for no apparent reason when it all began… We were told we just needed more willpower and to avoid eating too many calories or high-fat foods and that the weight would come off. We did as we were told, yet when we gained even MORE weight, we were chastised by our doctors for not following instructions! However, we KNEW we had done everything possible to lose the weight…

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Obesity/Diabetes - Chicken or Egg?

It seems that the common perception is that people overeat, become obese, then get Type II diabetes… That overeating causes obesity which causes diabetes… and that to reverse diabetes you need to lose that weight!

However, I'd like to propose a different version of what happens (as have many others)! What if it were the opposite?! Remembering that Type II diabetes is really the highest level on the insulin resistance spectrum… I propose that it goes more like this:

Insulin resistance (diabetes) leads to obesity which leads to overeating!

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Jacki Barineau
Hi, Linda! Thank you so much for your kind comments! I'm thrilled to hear from a professional who is using this approach to help t... Read More
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 18:27
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In the Beginning...

Journey

Getting Started

So you've decided to begin a ketogenic lifestyle and don't know where or how exactly to start! You're in the right place! I will share some of the very basics of LCHF/Keto and also some of my own journey, as well as some books, articles, and videos from other web sites to help you get started right…

First of all, some terminology clarification… You will hear several terms to describe this way of eating (WOE - there's your first term!), and it can become confusing. Here are a few and what they mean:

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