Visit FamilyCorner.com for tons of seasonal ideas!
quick link - go to our home page quick link - kid's crafts, family fun, printables, etc quick link - sign up for our free newsletter quick link - holiday crafts, recipes and ideas quick link - gardening, organizing, saving money, decorating and more quick link - our FunBook is filled with lots of quick ideas, tips and crafts quick link - join our bustling community of friendly members


Go Back   FamilyCorner.com Forums > > >

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 03-26-2008, 04:59 PM
bluebird's Avatar
Assistant Moderator
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 12,886
anyone low carbing?

I have read and done the Atkins before. Lost over 30 pounds. I haven't read The Zone. I have read Suzanne Sommers, more of food combining.

Does anyone have a favorite?
__________________
Don't stay were you are tolerated, go where you are celebrated!
https://aquasunrise.wordpress.com/
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 03-27-2008, 07:23 AM
bluebird's Avatar
Assistant Moderator
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 12,886
I started reading Atkins for Life last night.
__________________
Don't stay were you are tolerated, go where you are celebrated!
https://aquasunrise.wordpress.com/
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 03-27-2008, 08:26 AM
mariana's Avatar
Three Year Member
FamilyCorner Newbie
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Brooklyn
Posts: 6
I like the cleansing diets, they help you lose weight and get all the bad stuff out of you. My personal favorite is the master cleanse. the book i read was by Peter Glickman.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 03-27-2008, 12:26 PM
DeBora4BobbyL's Avatar
Welcome Wagon Moderator
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 16,010
Of the ones you mentioned, I think Suzanne Somers' books are the best. The book that has the best diet and proper food combining is Fit for Life, written by a couple by the name of Diamond.
__________________


Bobby Labonte Official Page Facebook
.


FC Welcome Wagon : Need help? New to FC? Just ask me!
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 03-27-2008, 12:52 PM
bluebird's Avatar
Assistant Moderator
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 12,886
I think I have that book too. I will reread it. I liked thier website about five years ago, better than what they have now.
__________________
Don't stay were you are tolerated, go where you are celebrated!
https://aquasunrise.wordpress.com/
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 04-01-2008, 05:15 AM
LaurieS's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Addict
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 5,722
I have done Atkins in the past and lost over 30 lbs.

I also have done the Fit for Life diet too.
They are both good.

I keep trying to get back to the Atkins diet, but seem to keep falling off the wagon.

I know I feel better when I'm eating right. But you know they say that the Atkins diet was bad for your health. But I happen to think it's the sugar and bread that's really bad for you.
I get stressed out too easy and then I reach for sugar.

Going to give it a good try again, starting today. Got to get healthy.
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 04-01-2008, 06:04 AM
bluebird's Avatar
Assistant Moderator
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 12,886
I have heard the same thing. How can a diet of non starchy veggies, chicken, meat be bad? I agree with you it is the overeating of bread and sugar that is bad for us.

I am going to find some time today to read more of the book, then plan menus for the week. I will post them.
__________________
Don't stay were you are tolerated, go where you are celebrated!
https://aquasunrise.wordpress.com/
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 04-02-2008, 08:49 AM
NEAVON12's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Admirer
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: TEXAS
Posts: 139
I did sugarbusters a few years ago and lost 35 lbs. I just started back on it Friday..hoping to lose soon!
Nancy
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 12-10-2009, 11:52 PM
cat lover's Avatar
Head Moderator
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Taswell,Indiana
Posts: 8,053
anyone doing any type of low carb right now? I have been for about 1 year now and lost 60 pounds so far. Had to do it because doc said if I didn't change eating habits I would be a diabetic in 20 years. Been a real struggle at first because carbs is what we ate because of the no fat diet DH has to have. So I am still struggling at times between, no fat, no carbs, and low sodium! Always looking for new recipes!
__________________
cat lover
We Welcome Strays

When I was young we used to go "skinny dipping"; now we just "chunky dunk"


“The value of doing something does not lie in the ease or difficulty, the probability or improbability of its achievement, but in the vision, the plan, the determination and the perseverance, the effort and the struggle which go into the project. Life is enriched by aspiration and effort, rather than by acquisition and accumulation.”

― Helen Nearing, The Good Life
Reply With Quote
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 12-13-2009, 04:39 AM
Moderator
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Egg Harbor City, NJ
Posts: 10,054
Goo mornign all!!

Cat Lover - I am doing the South Beach diet, because the dr. has just diagnosed me with diabetes, hypo-thyroid and high cholesterol. I have lost 18 lbs. so far, and seem to be at a holding pattern for the last couple of weeks.

I am not too concerned as it is the holidays, and I am not a real up-tight person. I have had one 1X1" cookie though, the whole season. I like cheesecake, just those 3 bites as directed, but I do include the crust.

I like baked/roasted chicken and turkey and they are my go-to foods. I also like most veggies, so the 30 that are listed on the low glycemic chart are fine by me. I am just not a fan of cauliflower, so I am skipping the mashed version also.

I also like the ability to have the flexibility that this diet gives. As your situation changes (dinner at home or at a friend's house or a restaurant) you eat according to the foods you like and those presented. I do stay away from Italian restaurants because they push the pasta dishes and charge extensively for the non-pasta ones.

Swapping quinoa pasta for regular has been a great help. I can make mac and cheese, pasta with sauce and sausage, even pasta salad that way. I no longer would use the pasta salad as the whole lunch as I used to - flesh it out with with a cucumber salad on the side.

These days we have so many more choices than when my grandmother was a diabetic in the 50's and 60's. Her diet was: 2 poached eggs and toast for breakfast, a scoop of cottage cheese and 1/2 a canned peach or pear for lunch, and a regular dinner.

Taking advantage of the choices and variety makes it easier than ever to manage the medical conditions, lose the weight and stick with it.

Take care all!! Norma
Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My low carbing starts tomorrow - 1/09 --Anyone want to join me? ajrsmom Low-Carb Living 57 03-22-2010 12:20 PM
Anyone here at FC starting or still low-carbing? ajrsmom Low Carb Dinner Ideas 243 01-12-2008 08:44 AM
What Did You Do Frugal Today Sec. 10 AnnaInOhio What Did You Do Frugal Today 1469 05-16-2005 03:10 PM
Atkins Diet clutterbug Diets & Programs 75 06-09-2004 03:24 PM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 04:59 AM.


Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

POPULAR AREAS OF FAMILYCORNER.COM

Our Family FunBook is packed full of ideas from parents just like you!

Our members say that they have never found a friendlier message board community than ours!

Our kid's craft section is filled with easy ideas for creative little minds.

We have tons of free printable coloring pages to keep your little ones happy.

We offer a wide variety of free newsletters delivered right to your inbox.

Our Household Hints & Tips have a wealth of information on cleaning, organizing, and more!
Go to the funbook Go to forums Go to kid's crafts Go to printables Go to newsletters Go to Hints & Tips

Home || Newsletters || Advertising || Terms of Use || Privacy || Services || Submissions || Contact Us || Media Opportunities || Link To Us || Shop || Feedback || Staff || e-Cards || Reminder Service



FamilyCorner.com® is sponsored in part by...




Visit our friends --> MomsMenu | Main Street Mom | She Knows | Baby University | Personal Fitness Zone | iChef.com

Copyright Notice | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use/Disclaimer