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Need to clarify though that the body does require you to drink a lot of water to function at peak efficiency. It just doesn't need to hold onto i...

Nov 22nd 2012

Keep in mind also that retaining water can lead to inflammation as well, and inflammation is probably the worst thing for the body. In fact a lot...

Nov 22nd 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Minnie Mi's question:

Whey Protein Isolate

Whey Protein will spike your blood sugar, but the difference is that you are having it after a long fasting state. Essentially it will be used primarily for fuel rather than storage because of th...

Nov 22nd 2012

Some research into Keto diets has shown that consuming a can of chicken broth can eliminate the brain fog and headaches. It is believed (although...

Nov 16th 2012

It used to be the widely held belief that Ketosis was bad, mainly because it was the widely held belief that fat was bad. A lot of the new clinic...

Nov 16th 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Mary Ellen Maloney's question:

Legumes beans etc

I no longer eat the beans on a regular basis. It is pretty common that most people lose the weight faster without them, or at least limiting the amount. The reason why Slow Carb is so effective ...

Nov 15th 2012

Essentially it is low carb yes, but you must eat consistently, and I wouldn't call it a cheat meal but a re-feed meal where you re-introduce some ...

Nov 9th 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Mary Ellen Maloney's question:

I currently weight 127 lbs and am 5'3 I would like to lose about 10lbs. Has anyone had a similar goal of only about 10lbs. How fast did it come off.

Try the Last Mile section of the book. You should see results rather quickly if your body is used to eating Carbs.

Nov 8th 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker shared a tip:

Tim Ferriss on the Advisory Board of NuSI

Finally, Tim and Gary Taubes together. Lol. Tim is on the Advisory Board for NuSI. If you are not familar with NuSI you should check it out. Nice to see that NuSI recognizes the work Tim has d...

Nov 2nd 2012

As well as this, most people choosing to follow the Slow Carb or Paleo Diets tend to be more conscious about the treatment of animals and will onl...

Oct 19th 2012

While I agree that most vegan's choose their lifestyle for other choices other than health I don't think those choices are always well informed. ...

Oct 19th 2012

Love your answer, but don't like that you include Saturated Fats in the high LDL cholesterol section. There is no clinical study that I can find ...

Oct 13th 2012

If anyone does come across clinical studies showing how sweeteners cause weight gain, or cancer for that matter I would love for them to post them...

Oct 5th 2012

Have to agree with Wombat. Yes it is probably best to cut out all sweeteners but there really is no clinical research that I have come across tha...

Oct 5th 2012

There are a lot of studies showing positive benefits of Whey consumption in fighting Cancer, which is why I still choose it over Casein despite it...

Oct 5th 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker shared a tip:

Everyone Interested in Nutrition Research

Everyone that is interested in Nutrition Research should check out the Nutrition Science Initiative. This Initiative is founded by Gary Taubes and Peter Attia and hopes to be a new means for mean...

Oct 1st 2012

I found greater results doing it the day before than the day after. When I do it the day before my weight gain from the cheat day is minimal. Wh...

Sep 26th 2012

It really depends on a few things. Each individual is different, so you can try it and see if it has a negative effect on you. Secondly if you a...

Sep 24th 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Merry Popkins's question:

Headache + feverish + nauseous ... Day one. Help.

There is some studies that show drinking a can of Chicken stock helps with this. Cutting the fast acting carbs out of your diet also normally means cutting out many other things and the initial s...

Aug 22nd 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Marcele Voussoir's question:

Why no pasta or porridge?

One answer that isn't always discussed very often is that carbohydrates (especially refined carbohydrates) stimulate areas of the brain that release dopamine (a pleasure hormone). In fact studies...

Jul 30th 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Oliver Hume's question:

Avoiding ketosis

Slow Carb is designed to encourage Ketosis through the night, as far as my understanding goes. That is the mechanism behind the fat burning, as fat becomes a primary fuel source during your fast....

Jul 26th 2012

Hey Gretchenlin just wanted to make a few comments and see what your thoughts are about Dr. Jack Kruse and his ideas. I have read a lot of his st...

Jul 12th 2012

Oh and I am not arguing that you are wrong, so please don't take it that way. You are absolutely right that there are more Omega-3 Fatty Acids in...

Jul 12th 2012

TeddySC I don't think this kind of comment is helpful in anyway, especially the last part. Everyone is trying to help on this site and if you dis...

Jul 12th 2012

I used Whey Protein in the mornings with Milk (despite not being Slow Carb) and I lost 54lbs in total. I went from 222lbs to 168lbs. I agree tha...

Jul 9th 2012

I typically do 12-7 eating window.leaving me with a 17 hour fasting period. This worked really well for me, and seemed the easiest. Trying to ex...

Jul 9th 2012

The Science is just starting to support this idea, and Gary mentions that some people will be able to metabolize Carbs and for others they might h...

Jul 4th 2012

If your cheat day is Saturday, I would do regular Slow Carb on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. Then IF on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday for incre...

Jul 3rd 2012

I would not recommend doing IF until you have a month or two of Slow Carb under your belt. Also I would not do it post-cheat day but pre-cheat da...

Jul 3rd 2012

The most interesting thing about the Journal of American Medical Association study completed by Dr. Ludwig is that it shows that eating Low-Car/Hi...

Jul 3rd 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Falcon76's question:

Have you read Why?

I am a big follower of Gary's and you should check out his blog if you like the book. He is fighting to change the paradigm that is currently making North American's obese but its an up-hill batt...

Jul 3rd 2012

Oh and also the 30g within an hour of waking also helps to prevent the 3-4pm fatigue that a lot of us experience.

Jul 3rd 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to sabre2hopes's question:

has anyone tried skipping breakfast?

I have done IF and been very successful with it. In fact I have mentioned this in other posts asking this question, but if you look in the Additional notes section of the book Tim mentions how th...

Jul 3rd 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to maddykiedis's tip:

Big bowl of everything

Sounds good. I would add in some extra-lean ground chicken for additional protein, but besides that sounds like a great idea.

Jul 3rd 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Tomhole's question:

Exercise and weight loss

I once heard something that resonated well with me and I find to be very true. "Diet helps you wear smaller clothing sizes, exercise helps you look good naked." Basically I can effor...

Jul 1st 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Sam Theman's question:

Has anyone used Mormon tea/ Brigham tea/ American ephedra?

I had great success on an Ephedra/Caffeine stack back when I was 24. It work though because it helped me to run for 2 hours a day with ease. Not sure how well it would work on its own. Also I w...

Jun 29th 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Senshin's tip:

LA Times Article about calories & food choices

Interesting how when you read the actual study the base results for a Low-Carb High Fat Diet prove exactly what Gary Taubes has been saying and yet the lead author of the study who has been arguin...

Jun 28th 2012

Not to mention how bad we know Cortisol is for the storing of fat. If you stress over a few hundred calories here and there the stress alone coul...

Jun 23rd 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Tomhole's question:

Calorie counting

It might not be the calorie counting that has helped you. Almonds for one are meant to be used in a very limited manner, and as for the zone bars unless you are using one that I haven't come acro...

Jun 20th 2012

Honestly no one is really saying that eggs are bad for health anymore, and if they are they are really far behind the curve on research. Most MD'...

Jun 19th 2012

I did not use the Aspirin. I too found very little information about its benefit.

Jun 17th 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Camden Chelios's question:

E/C Ephedrine Caffeine Stack

I did the Ephedrine Caffeine Stack about 8 year ago, worked really well. With that being said, it can be very dangerous. If you have any undiagnosed heart problems (and most heart problems are u...

Jun 16th 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan's question:

Does anyone besides me in the forum like to consume alcohol?

I like my beer so I have been experimenting with this beer. http://www.thebeerstore.ca/beers/pc-low-carb So far so good. I do save it for weekends or have 1 or 2 during the week. Not really su...

May 23rd 2012

I agree with Justin, have not seen any studies besides a few Epidemiology studies that show that eating 30g of protein within 30-60 minutes or bre...

May 14th 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Zumbagirl's question:

Anyone NOT eating within 30 minutes and still losing?

If you look in the Appendix of the book you will note that the results for those skipping breakfast were actually better than those who ate breakfast. Other research would back this information u...

May 12th 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to berserkgorilla's question:

What about the Cheat Day Marcronutrient distribution?

I have found that not all cheat day foods are the same. For instance foods that combine carbs and fats like Pizza are by far the hardest for me to recover from weight wise. If I just have a carb...

Apr 26th 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to dmadland's question:

Cholesteral Concerns

For some reason my answer keeps getting cut in half. Either way, what is your LDL number? As for Fish Oil, they are great either way, and well worth taking.

Apr 5th 2012

The Protein Shake definitely helps get that high of protein in the morning. I just use a local brand of Whey Protein, with only 4g of carbs. A l...

Mar 21st 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Kris tohm's question:

Can this be done on two meals a day?

I currently only eat 2 meals a day and it works great for me. After reading a lot about Leptin I decided to give the 2 meals a day a try. Basically for my first meal I try to get 50-80g of Prote...

Mar 19th 2012
Jason Walker Jason Walker replied to Nadia Papineau's blog post:

Looks like I've reached my goal

Great Job! Exciting when we see more and more of these reach my final goal posts.

Mar 3rd 2012

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