Keto Restaurant with only Low-carb and Keto Recipes

Can you imagine a restaurant that only serves low-carb or ketogenic options? That would be glorious for those on LCHF who do not wish to be tempted and want to enjoy dining out with friends and family and stick to their new eating lifestyle. Celebrating with no regret afterwards. Think about it — a guilt-free experience with no sugar or grain options in sight … or on site? That would be magical.

Low-Carb Recipes – the Best in the World

Ketogenic Rat

Sometimes a picture says it all. Two rats were fed the same calories. The rat  pictured on the left was fed the standard low fat/ high carb Western diet and the rat pictured on the right was fed a high fat/low carb ketogenic diet. Notice the visceral fat covering the somewhat sickly-looking organs of the WD rat, and the lack of fat around pristine organs in the KD rat? See how awesome the liver of the Ketogenic Diet rat looks compared to the Western Diet rat. Eating keto and switching the body to fat burning cleans out the fat in a fatty liver … and in other organs. The process is made even quicker if you combine intermittent fasting. Read my posts on IF for more information.

Crazy Cheap Keto Tip

This is a fantastic Keto tip.  I love this tip. Noobies to this WOE (way of eating) have anxiety about getting enough healthy fat but it’s really not that hard. You can add butter to meals. You can leave some fat on cuts of meat. You might learn to love avocado which also has the added benefit of being quite high in potassium. You can cook with coconut oil (tolerates very high heat without denaturing). Use olive oil in your dressings (some fry with it but olive oil is known to break down at high heat).  You can eat cheese to get your fat but be careful of that addicting casein protein–it’s an opioid. And forget what the Bread board says, eggs are your friend. But my favorite is this — because it’s so quick and easy — 1 can or tin of coconut milk a day. It has most of your daily fat need for the Keto WOE. Also, it’s bloody cheap.

Halle Berry Rocks The Keto Way

Halle Berry is beautiful AND smart. Okay, that sounds wrong. But she is beautiful. And she is smart. Apparently, the actress has adopted the ketogenic way of eating which involves starving the body of sugar and simple carbs and starches and training the body to prefer fat as fuel.

Halle Berry Says Trick To Looking Flawless At 50 Is “No Sugar, No Carbs”

Thinkinthin is Back.

I’m back! I apologize to all my readers/visitors who haven’t been able to reach this site for months. Technical issues cast my thinkinthin.com down in to oblivion. I was a webless wonder. That’s 2 ‘W’s instead of the requisite 3.  Everything’s better now.

I will start off by reporting that I’m down to 217 lbs.

BAM!!

Low Carb/High Fat/Moderate Protein plus Intermittent Fasting (I eat all my calories in an 8 hour window) — but I do enjoy a triple cream coffee (NO sugar) 2 or 3 times while fasting. Works for me! 45 lbs to go. I began at 285. I plateaued for a while in the 240s going up a little, down a little until I realized I was eating too much protein and not enough fat. I’ve been losing steadily ever since.

I suppose this eating protocol could be called Keto or ketogenic. Fancy words for ketone-forming fat-burning. When your brain has no glucose for energy the body creates ketones instead. That only happens through carbohydrate starvation. Keto-people talk about Macros. “Um .. what are your macros, man?” Gotta be 70/25/5 or 75/20/5. That’s 70% of your calories from fat, 25% from protein, and 5% from carbs. That’s 20 grams of carbs per day. Sounds impossible but it is doable. Starting this way for a few weeks will train your body to prefer fat over glucose for energy. Then you can up your carb eating to maybe 80 grams a day.

I have progressed closer to 80 grams per day. I have more energy. I am hungry less often. I have lost weight.

I have lost more weight by adding Intermittent Fasting. I stop eating at 9 pm or 10 pm and I don’t eat again until 2 pm the next day. That fasting period rests my digestive system, promotes cell-repair, and makes me less drowsy during my work day. Sounds nuts but it’s absolutely true. Now, it’s not a pure fast–I actually get to enjoy 2 or even 3 triple cream (no sugar) coffees while fasting. I LOVE it!

I am a type 2 diabetic and I manage my diabetes without meds–no metformin and no insulin. If I use meds fasting is dangerous because my blood sugar would crash too low. Comas No Más.  Around 1:30 pm before my 2 O’clock meal my BG has dropped to 70 or 4 depending on which half of N. America you live in. I’m from Canada so I would say 4. Sometimes it is in the low 5s. This is very encouraging to me so I am going to stay with this plan for a while.

I will keep you all posted.