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  1. Nelson Vergel

    Low carb and keto on a budget

    Seems like a good site. A friend recommended it https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/recipes/low-carb-budget
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    High Cholesterol - High Triglycerides

    I'm 41, eat a low carb type diet, yet my triglycerides are high. I do drink alcohol but I wouldn't think it would make my triglycerides go up that much. My doctor told me to try niacin in a high dose to help lower the triglycerides and prevent a fatty liver 20 years from now. He's not a fan of...
  3. C

    Low-carb/low calorie diet Vs. low calorie dense, low fat foods?

    So far my experience with low carb/low calorie dieting (keto) is that it SEVERELY slows down your metabolism. Granted I’ve lost about 20 lbs but I am sure half of what I lost has been muscle. Currently I consume 1500 to 1600 calories per day. Go to the gym 6 days per week (for 26 years). Walk...
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    Thyroid blood results while on low carb. Are my results normal?

    I am currently on a low carb, calorie restricted diet to lose weight. I have a good amount of muscle mass as I have been lifting weights for 26 years. I have about 15 to 20 lbs more to lose. I am 45 years old. When I am NOT dieting my TSH is about 3.40. When I am dieting my TSH goes up to 5.44...
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    Will I Lose Muscle Doing Low Carb Plus Intermittent Fasting?

    Hey guys. I’ve been weightlifting for 26 years religiously. Currently I am 215 lbs and trying to get to 195 lbs. I’ve already lost 15lbs. My problem is I am trying to maintain my muscle while just losing fat. I am always obsessed with making sure I get enough protein that I think it prevents me...
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    Craving carbs since starting TRT?

    Hey guys, started TRT 6 weeks ago. Before that, I was on a strict ketogenic diet, <20-30g carbs / day, often less. Lost 18kg / 40pounds and went down from 98kg to 80kg - relatively easily, since I'm usually more a "salty" than a "sweet" guy. Now ever since I've started TRT, I'm fighting daily...
  7. Nelson Vergel

    A Comprehensive List of Low Carb Research

    "A common criticism of low carb approaches to nutrition is that there is insufficient research. With my colleagues in the low carb and ketosis community, I've helped compile this comprehensive list of low carb research so that you can see the results for yourself. A total of 6,786 people have...
  8. Nelson Vergel

    Video: Truth and Lies About Fat Loss Supplements

    Today's google hangout with Jerry Brainum was a great success. I bet that anyone that watches this video will learn things they have never read before anywhere else about fat loss supplements. Take the time to watch it ! Here is the transcript: TRT Men's Webcast Rewind: Truth and Lies on...
  9. Nelson Vergel

    Interview with Jerry Brainum: Truth and Lies About Fat Loss Supplements

    Today's google hangout with Jerry Brainum was a great success. I bet that anyone that watches this video will learn things they have never read before anywhere else about fat loss supplements. Take the time to watch it ! Here is the transcript: TRT Men’s Webcast Rewind: Truth and Lies on...
  10. Nelson Vergel

    Sugar: The Bitter Thruth- Lecture Transcript- Part 1

    Here is part 1 of the transcript of the excellent lecture given by Dr Robert Lustig. Robert: I’m going to tell you tonight a story and this story dates back about 30 years. This story has a little bit of something for everybody. It has a little bit of biochemistry, a little bit of...
  11. Nelson Vergel

    Long-Term Effects of 4 Popular Diets on Weight Loss and Cardiovascular Risk Factors

    Long-Term Effects of 4 Popular Diets on Weight Loss and Cardiovascular Risk Factors A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials Renée Atallah et al Published online before print November 11, 2014,doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.113.000723 Abstract Background—We conducted a systematic...
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    Low Carb Diet Helps Patients with Diabetes

    The review, published in Nutrition, surveyed long-term randomized controlled trials, including National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data and the ACCORD trial. Because no one prescriptive definition for a low-carbohydrate diet exists, the researchers expanded the review’s definition...
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    How to Lose Fat: Top Suggestions from Nelson Vergel

    Get real. Ask yourself: What is getting in the way of my health? What excuses am I using to not start giving a damn? There is no perfect time to start. Do it now, even if it means one change per week in your lifestyle choices. You deserve to feel and look the best you can! You cannot change...
  14. Nelson Vergel

    Nelson's Top Tricks for Fat Loss

    Get real. Ask yourself: What is getting in the way of my health? What excuses am I using to not start giving a damn? There is no perfect time to start. Do it now, even if it means one change per week in your lifestyle choices. You deserve to feel and look the best you can! You cannot change...
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