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Old Wed, Sep-12-18, 16:52
LCer4Life LCer4Life is offline
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What low-carb books are you reading? What have you read and can recommend?

I'm currently almost done with Dr. David Perlmutter's Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain–for Life (2015).

I'm always on the look out for a good book to read. Since I don't watch t.v. programing, I have lots of time - lol.

I just ordered Dr. Michael Ruscio's Healthy Gut, Healthy You: The Personalized Plan to Transform Your Health from the Inside Out (2018).

Next up I have:

Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, Jimmy Moore, Eric C. Westman (2014)
The Longevity Diet, Valter Longo (2016)
Diabetes Epidemic & You, Joseph R. Kraft (2008)

Keto Clarity will be the first Ketogenic diet book I've read. All I know is once a while back I looked up Ketogenic diet and it said it was the same as Atkins Induction.



Presently I am reading this forum and so enjoying it very much. s93uv3h, I am trying to figure out what Keto is vs. Atlkins and how they differ. It's interesting that you had read Keto is same as Atkins Induction, as most of what I've seen, not read alot, is that Keto allows 50+ carbs. I guess I'll read Keto Clarity. Your post was awhile back - what is different? I'll keep researching but I'm following Atkins as I know it works for me - and it is once again, working for me.
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Old Wed, Sep-12-18, 18:58
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Plan: Atkins 40
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Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution (2002) is my bible. It helped me lose 30 lb and keep it off. No other book has done that. The Atkins plan is so distorted by what we read on the Internet, what people think it is or want it to be. I get the feeling a lot of people "do Atkins" without ever having read his own words in his own book. I highly recommend it!
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Old Wed, Sep-12-18, 23:46
LCer4Life LCer4Life is offline
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I’ve read many Atkins books over & over. I find that as you are eating LC per Atkins you learn more from his books as you now have something to relate to.
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Old Thu, Sep-13-18, 04:54
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Presently I am reading this forum and so enjoying it very much. s93uv3h, I am trying to figure out what Keto is vs. Atlkins and how they differ. It's interesting that you had read Keto is same as Atkins Induction, as most of what I've seen, not read alot, is that Keto allows 50+ carbs. I guess I'll read Keto Clarity. Your post was awhile back - what is different? I'll keep researching but I'm following Atkins as I know it works for me - and it is once again, working for me.
Keto vs. Atkins. What is different? I think it depends on who you read / which book you read. I could not make it through Keto Clarity as the format is too hard to read for me. I did make it through The Ketogenic Bible: The Authoritative Guide to Ketosis, Jacob Wilson, Ryan Lowery (2017), and am well into The Ketogenic Diet: A Scientifically Proven Approach to Fast, Healthy Weight Loss, Kristen Mancinelli (2015). Ketogenic Bible barely mentions Atkins, and The Ketogenic Diet refers to Atkins a lot. Ketogenic Bible has a calorie counting section right at the start on getting started on keto. The Ketogenic Diet has you counting protein grams per your weight - I've never seen anyone explain how this is done. All are interesting books, and I take away many tidbits of info from each.
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Old Thu, Sep-13-18, 05:20
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Here's one comparison of Atkins vs Keto. But many members here write they are on Atkins, but stay at Induction level, which makes it "Ketogenic". Dr Westman's clinic version of Atkins does that too (which is what Dr Atkins used in his own clinic for patients obese or diabetic) Stay at 20 g total carbs until at goal weight, then see if some carbs can be added. https://www.foodsforbetterhealth.co...kins-diet-37140
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Old Thu, Sep-13-18, 06:33
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Janet, that is what I did and am doing is to stay on 20g or less. Earlier when I did Atkins, I tried to increase after Induction, but I would gain, so I just stay on 20g or less and I lose slowly, but lose.
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Old Sun, Sep-16-18, 06:25
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...Dr Westman's clinic version of Atkins does that too (which is what Dr Atkins used in his own clinic for patients obese or diabetic)
Here's Dr. Westman's “No Sugar, No Starch” Diet pdf.

^ This is what was paraphrased in Gary Taubes' Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It (2010) - what I started March 30, 2018 before I even finished the book.

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Old Sun, Sep-16-18, 21:16
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Here's Dr. Westman's “No Sugar, No Starch” Diet pdf.

^ This is what was paraphrased in Gary Taubes' Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It (2010) - what I started March 30, 2018 before I even finished the book.



Thanks for posting this. Worth printing out as a handout.
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Old Mon, Sep-17-18, 03:57
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Thanks for posting this. Worth printing out as a handout.
Yes, it is. That is the exact version of the Clinic Diet that has been used for years, with the correct amounts of limited foods and all the other extra guidelines the Taubes/DietDoctor copy is missing. It is what I was given in Feb 2011 and is exactly what was in the Purple booklet that is no longer in print. There have been other versions on-line, and will be some newer plans in an upcoming book, but this is a good one to start.
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