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why you might want to try low-carb, and how to do it.

in this video and post we discuss why you might want to try low-carb, and how to do it our way.

  • metabolic syndrome and how insulin resistance is behind it.
  • insulin resistance and what contributes to it.
  • what insulin does in the body.
  • how macro-nutrients affect insulin and fat storage.
  • why calories in / calories out doesn’t work.
  • how low-carb is the SHT?
  • what is low-carb to us?

resources including downloadable presentation and handouts are below.

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what is low-carb to us?

  • no dominant carbohydrate sources: no safe starches, fruits, sugars, or alcohol.
  • freedom – no measuring or inputting data: “low-carb” needs to be intuitive.
  • as much meat, fat, and vegetables as you want.
  • bounce in and out of low-carb as it feels right.
  • think lower carb at first! try reducing what you are currently doing.

books mentioned.


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Paul C. Tijerina

Paul C. Tijerina | BS MFT CPT NLP | Nutritional Therapist & ATAVIST Life Coach