Gluconeogenesis a concept that is hard for many to swallow

Don’t let this word scare you.  It is a major reason why so many low carbohydrate diets work so well.  It’s often pronounced incorrectly on you tube by many who claim to be diet experts.  I knew I had to open with this subject when I had a conversation with a colleague of mine.  She… Continue reading Gluconeogenesis a concept that is hard for many to swallow

Exploring very low carbohydrate intake

Today is the first day of my thirty day journey.  Over the course of the next thirty days I intend to drop my carbohydrate intake below 20 grams daily.  Last night, I prepared my mind as this will not be easy, at least at first.  My tool kit of twenty years as a health care provider will be utilized… Continue reading Exploring very low carbohydrate intake

Exploring very low carbohydrate intake

Tomorrow, begins my thirty day journey into this lifestyle change.  I call it the carb blast.  One might think this is all about eating pasta and bread, quite the opposite.  My consumption will entail eating high fat and moderate protein.  Eating less than 20 grams of carbohydrate a day is not for the weak hearted.   Tonight, I prepare my… Continue reading Exploring very low carbohydrate intake