View Single Post
Old 03-22-2014, 10:46 PM   #26
Senior Member
Locke's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 594


Low carb made me sick- I had to go to urgent care for female bleeding issues. It's not for everybody. I've said this before and I'll say it again- nobody has gotten fat by eating boiled wheat berries. The problem with low carbers is that they treat all carbs alike- a potato is the equivalent of a candy bar. It's a reductive way to think about human nutrition and it's actually symbolic of what has gone wrong in the fields of nutrition research. You can't just talk about vitamin A vs. polysaccharides vs. lycopene instead of liver, potatoes, and tomatoes. I agree that eating whole foods is the best thing you can do for your body- but eating bacon, butter, and cheese as dietary staples isn't healthful and that's what a lot of low carbers do.
“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” - Nelson Mandela
Locke is offline   Reply With Quote