Low Carb in Copenhagen: Japanese desserts →
Very interesting post about the diet in Japan. It actually complements a lot posts and thoughts I have about diets in different cultures. Some things that I like about this post are: 1. She lost weight eating the food of that culture 2. Japanese prefer fatty meat vs lean meat 3. Starbucks did not have sugar free syrups or artificial ingredients. I personally think this is a good thing. 4. ...
I haven’t been that focused on my diet, which might actually be a good thing. I’m still eating really fatty food, however I’m just not logging and doing any calorie counting. I’m still recovering from jet lag and also a cold. I’m supposed to be meeting my personal trainer tomorrow, but in all honesty, I don’t really want to go. I really liked not having...
Update on Cholesterol
My doctor sent me a message while on vacation. FYI, his first message was this: Your LDL (bad cholesterol has gone up ) it was 92 on 3/14 (this was a good result) , now it is 144 ( a bad result) Based on this response, it seems like my cholesterol is bad, and that I should take some steps to fix this. I then responded with this: Thank you for your response. I have read there are subtypes of...
Is Skim Milk Making You Fat? →
Saw this on the front page of Yahoo. Hopefully this trend of mainstream “fat is good” reporting continues.
Back from the Philippines
Here are some observations and thoughts I have about the eating/health habits in the Philippines My assumption that Filipinos in the Philippines are skinny is false. When I was in the cities, I saw Filipinos in all different sizes. I even saw some really obese Filipinos. I did notice that the Filipinos that lived in the province (rural areas) ARE skinny. I hardly saw any “buff”...