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It's kind of "Paleo-Libertarian"

Aug 15, 2012 - 0 comments
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paleo

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Vitamins



Foods allowed in unlimited quantities (until you feel full)
*Meat, poultry, fish and eggs
*Oils, especially olive and peanut, and butter (but no margarine or
hydrogenated oils that contain trans fats)

Foods that must be eaten daily
*Two cups of leafy greens
*1 cup (measured uncooked) of vegetables

Foods allowed in limited quantities
*Up to 4 ounces a day of cheese. Avoid processed cheese; the carbohydrate count should be less than 1 gram per serving
*Up to 4 tablespoonfuls a day of heavy, light, or sour cream
*Up to 4 tablespoons a day of mayonnaise
*Up to 1/2 an avocado a day

I also eat Plain Greek Yogurt and take a good multi vitamin along with Vitamin D and  high Omega-3 supplements because of my MS.

Foods to avoid
*All sugars, honey, maple syrup, molasses and corn syrup
*Beer, milk, soft drinks, yogurt, fruit and fruit juice
*Grains including rice, cereals, flour, breads, pasta, muffins,  bagels and crackers
Starchy vegetables including slow-cooked beans, carrots, parsnips, corn, peas and potatoes



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I've been reading articles

Aug 12, 2012 - 0 comments
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tachycardia

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potassium

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Paleo/keto

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More dietary fat



by Gary Taubes.  Gentle Mac told me about him.  I've been ditching all flour and sugar - including fruit.  Not that I ate much of either anyway although I did eat half an apple a day with Nefer.  

I've looked over some Paleo diet sites and got some recipes for flax "bread" from an Atkins/keto site.  It's working!  

I did have to learn to drink bullion and use salt substitute for extra potassium and cut down on my atenolol with the help of Dr. Ray when my tachycardia acted up.  

Overall the food makes me feel better.  More roughage...food I like to eat.  Butter.  That is one difference, adding in more fat like butter and bacon.  I'm enjoying it and I didn't think I would.  I've never used it much.  

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