Low carb update
So here’s my 6 months review:
- It works!
- Weight loss to date is 12.5kg / 27 pounds
- My cholesterol is sky high! (7.7)
- My waist measurement is 104cm (<94cm is optimal)
Mentally my outlook has drastically changed. At my age (36) and height (6’2″) I should be aiming for about 90kg. Never before have I felt so confident that I will hit that.
Physically I have so much more energy. Not in the “I’m going to go to the gym for the 9th time this week”. It is more in the little things. For example, I used to leave the dirty dishes in the sink and clean them the next day. Now I see it has something that I can do in 5 minutes.
Take for example a Neenish Tart. I would often have one of these with a coffee (~ 1 per week). Now I know they aren’t good for you and that I shouldn’t have them, but just how bad are they?
(I’m not going to promote one low carb vs another. I had great results with Michael Eades’, your results may vary). The Wikipedia article couldn’t clearly define what is and isn’t low carbs. So for arguments sake, lets say you are eating 20 – 30 grams per day.
What is in a Neenish Tart?
|Serving Size 1 batch 768g|
|Calories from Fat 1368||(42%)|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|Total Fat 152.0g||233%|
|Saturated Fat 93.5g||467%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 39.8g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat 7.1g|
|Trans Fat 0.0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 427.9g||142%|
|Dietary Fiber 6.3g||25%|
|how is this calculated?|
In my experience, going off the rails like this isn’t the end of the world, but it can be a setback.
What’s your experience been like?