Archive for June, 2012

Low Carb Vegan – Day 2

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Well – I made it about a day on my 7 day Low Carb Vegan diet trial before coming to my senses. It’s just not practical or feasible for me to try low carb vegan.  It quickly became apparent that at 6’6, I couldn’t get enough protein without eating a bunch of carbs.  Way more […]

Low Carb Vegan Recipe

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

For Day 1 and my first meal on this Low Carb Vegan adventure, I made simple lentils. Lentils are actually pretty net low carb (when you subtract out the fiber).  One serving of lentils (1/2 cup dry) is only 18 grams of net carbs (40 g of carbs MINUS 22 gram of fiber).  They are also high in protein.  That one […]

Low Carb Vegan Trial?

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

A one week Low Carb Vegan diet?  Yep, I am trying something totally new, just to see what happens.  I like trying new stuff to see how I feel.  You never know.  And I was actually a vegan in college many years ago, but probably not a good one.  And as a result, I felt […]

Getting past the fear of eating a Low Carb Diet

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Even with all the studies recently showing the safety and efficacy of a low carb diet, as a society we’ve been brain-washed into being afraid to eat low carb.  People seem to still be scared to eat FAT.  So much so that if we eat a steak, we’re going to end up with coronary heart […]

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