Quick Note About “Safe” Starch. And While You Are Here – Eat Meat!

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I’m a little up in the air about this. My gut feeling is that during times of NIMGU (that magical post workout hour when your insulin is well mannered and disciplined) it’s fine to have some starchy carbs such as rices or potato (mostly yam) since the effect of insulin resistance is out of play during that hour. […]

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R7D17 – Insulin: Don’t Kill The Messenger

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Yesterday’s post was a bit of a dog’s breakfast but it got me thinking as I re-read it this morning. I really needed to find out what exactly insulin does and why it has been outed as a bad guy in the whole weight control thing. You see, most people I talk to don’t know […]

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Refined Carbs. Why Bother?

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In a nutshell, here’s how it works: When you eat carbs, your blood sugar goes up. Eat gobs of carb-rich foods (bread, sugar, pasta, rice, etc. — all of which are nutrient poor, relative to meat and veggies), and your blood sugar goes up a lot. In response, your body secretes insulin, a storage hormone, which takes […]

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