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The Asthma - Wheat connection.
Wow. This is a little nuts. I'm always in tune with what my body is doing. I have just finished a 65 pound weight loss and did it mostly through eating moderately lower carbs, and moderately higher ...
15 replies, last reply by MrsRatfire, 5 months ago.   3,251 views.
started by northernmusician.   
Going Paleo to get my Blood Glucose under control.
Type 2 diabetic here. 3 weeks out and I'm running healthy (100 +/- 20) numbers. So far I'm recommending a Paleo plan for those able to cut the carbs and follow up with daily exercise and close ...
no replies.   293 views.
started by Stockyguy, 6 months ago.   
Woot!
In a good mood today, and not just because it is Friday! Lost 13 pounds since starting the Paleo diet on Jan 20th. I started it for medical reasons - I have an autoimmune disease. After 6 days of Paleo, ...
1 reply, last reply by Draglist, 7 months ago.   572 views.
started by dukeagain7.   
Slightly elevated blood sugar ... with symptoms!
I discovered suddenly via a very thorough nurse, that I have elevated blood sugar. I have such mildly elevated blood sugar (5.6 - 5.9) that I shouldn't be experiencing symptoms, but I feel ill about ...
7 replies, last reply by Killermartinis, 7 months ago.   1,344 views.
started by Killermartinis.   
How does anyone who doesn't have dairy get calcium?
It seems I have recently become intolerant to all dairy (I am hoping this is just for the hayfever season, rather than a permanent change). I can't eat/drink even a small amount on a daily basis ...
9 replies, last reply by wheelfifi, 7 months ago.   2,337 views.
started by dandelionSKY.   
Constipation issues
So I am following Atkins and am at the end of my first week. I lost 5lbs this week which is good. I am having constipation and have been using Metamucil to help. Has anyone else had this issue and used ...
31 replies, last reply by MinkiZoe, 7 months ago.   4,824 views.
started by danawiesner.   
Diabetic
Morning World I am a longtime diabetic and really have no guidance, support (I live alone) help or backup. I do realise I need to eat a LOW carb diet to get the glucose levels to stabilise I was hos ...
5 replies, last reply by Phooka, 7 months ago.   662 views.
started by Queenie_2011.   
Adult Beverages
This weekend I had a birthday party to attend. To be social I had 2 lite beers. After I got home I was talking to my roommate and she said I would have saved calories by having a mixed drink with vodka. ...
11 replies, last reply by Ginsin, 7 months ago.   700 views.
started by Schu12.   
Need help/advice on Atkins/Breastfeeding??
Hi all, So here is my issue.. I had lost over 80 pounds on atkins a few years ago and kept it off. When I found out I was pregnant my doctor told me I had to reintroduce carbs and me not knowing I could ...
5 replies, last reply by mummydee, 7 months ago.   871 views.
started by lilkoko.   
Dialysis/diabetic diet
Is anyone else on a special (dialysis/diabetic diet? So many foods restricted and fluid restrictions.:roll:
5 replies, last reply by oh_goodgrief, 8 months ago.   851 views.
started by oh_goodgrief.   
liver cirrhosis
What should a person eat and drink if they have liver cirrhosis? Is there an upper limit to the protein intake? Thanks
no replies.   347 views.
started by Vic2009, 8 months ago.   
alternate day fasting
is anyone following this diet. I hear it has some excellent health benefits - was featured on horizon a few months ago...?
28 replies, last reply by mrspackrat, 8 months ago.   10,924 views.
started by newyearnewme13.   
Just been diagnosed with hypothyroidism...
Had my physical October 16. My mother had thyroid problems, I turned 40 this year and now have hypothyroidism. I was doing really good until about 2 to 3 months ago. I started gaining weight. Now it seems ...
14 replies, last reply by ukeranian, 8 months ago.   4,130 views.
started by seechellec.   
Anyone here get heartburn regularly?
Hi. I am looking for any advice other than the usual non-helpful advice. I know about elevating the bed, no alcohol, no chocolate :( , no caffeine-I cheat here, no garlic, no spices, no fat, no noth ...
20 replies, last reply by cobwebwings, 9 months ago.   2,484 views.
started by Hygienebabe.   
Reactive Hypoglycemia?
The doctors finally figured out I have reactive hypoglycemia. I've been trying to tell them for years that no matter what types of food I eat that afterwards I crash and feel crummy. This has resulted ...
12 replies, last reply by PBmama, 9 months ago.   1,263 views.
started by PBmama.   
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This is tough......I,m spending 90% of my time trying to stay on meal plan and the other 10% going off it.....Resulting in an increase in weight..
05 Jan 14 for diet Atkins