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    Jimmy Moore has he lost the plot?


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    Jimmy Moore has he lost the plot?

    Post by Eddie on Fri Apr 28 2017, 14:32

    Anyone with an interest in low carb diets or low carb lifestyle, has probably heard of Jimmy Moore. I say lifestyle, because to keep reaping the benefits that low carb brings, the changes in food choices have to be permanent. The beauty of a low carb lifestyle is it’s simplicity. In a nutshell, you remove sugar and highly processed carbohydrate foods (carbs turn to sugar once digested) from your life, permanently. That’s all there is to it, end of.

    Jimmy Moore is arguably one of the most high profile diet guru’s in the US. Some years ago Jimmy lost a huge amount of weight using a low carb diet. No one was a better example than Jimmy, in what could be achieved using low carb. He got off medication, and his health improved markedly. But alas, it all went wrong, Jimmy walked away from simple, and turned himself into a one man science experiment. Unfortunately he has become a failed science experiment.

    You may be wondering how this return to morbid obesity has come about. The answer is almost always simple, Jimmy is either using the wrong diet, or is overeating the correct diet. There are many great myths surrounding a low carb lifestyle, most are complete nonsense, pushed by corrupt dietetic outfits and dietitians on the junk food payola system. One myth I hear all too often, low carbers can eat what they like, as long as it’s low carb and high fat, and still control their weight, this is completely ludicrous.

    The bottom line calories count, whatever diet you may be using. That being said, a calorie is not just a calorie, especially for diabetics. Clearly drinking 500 calories from high sugar soda drinks, has a totally different effect on the body, as say 500 calories from meat and low starch vegetables. Especially so for the 400 million diabetics in the world and countless heavily overweight people. The truth is, there are no quick fixes, no magic formula's, no easy ways to control weight and diabetes. That being said, we can give ourselves a head start in our return to good health and safe weight. We can remove from our diets the foods that have made so many overweight, so many ill, and so many type two diabetics. Namely, sugars and highly processed carbohydrates.

    I do not forget, Jimmy was promoting low carb, long before many of today’s high profile medical professionals were on the case. Jimmy has been a hugely positive influence on countless people, including me. It pains me to say this, but Jimmy has become a liability to the low carb higher healthy fat cause. Over the years Jimmy has had many critics, mostly from people who have nothing to offer, the sort of people that help no one. No sound advice for diabetics, no help whatsoever for the overweight, basically they post nothing but negative bile. Jimmy once said “the haters made me famous” I’m hoping the haters can motivate Jimmy back to a healthy weight, if not for the haters, then for himself.

    Type two diabetic-low carb diet (50 carbs per day) and two 500mg Metformin pills per day. Apart from diagnosis HbA1c almost 12-all HbA1c results none diabetic. For over eight years my diabetes medication has not changed. My weight has remained stable, I have suffered no ill effects from my diet whatsoever. Every blood test has proved, I took the right road to my diabetic salvation. For almost seven years, I have asked medical professionals and naysayers, how do I maintain non diabetic BG levels on two Metformin other than low carb ? The silence has been deafening !
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    Re: Jimmy Moore has he lost the plot?

    Post by chris c on Sat Apr 29 2017, 23:09

    Yeah it's sad. Or SAD.

    He always struck me as one of those rather obnoxious salesmen the Yanks hold in such high regard. I'm really not sure what he's selling now, I don't want to look.

    I also don't bother with a lot of the rest of the Paleo Movement which also seems to have become obsessed with marketing books, supplements and other stuff and having ego battles.

    The main major thing I found was that once I got my blood glucose in range, and presumably also my insulin, and my IR dropped substantially, my hunger started working properly for perhaps the first time in my life. I discovered a major qualitative as well as quantitative difference between Real Hunger and carb cravings. Lots of other stuff came back into line and stayed there, except of course that I'm much older now.

    Admittedly he was much more broken than most of us in the first place, but then so was Wooo and yet her regime seems to be working long term.

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