Re: exhaustive research on life extension

CurtAdams (
Sat, 11 Apr 1998 01:19:34 EDT

In a message dated 4/10/98 5:47:01 PM, wrote:

>True...but to get to the "real" (I) have to get past the first
>problem...(an unreal problem?) of getting it off to begin with.

You're a human; you need to think ahead. Losing will do no good if you just
gain it back. Healthwise you'll be worse off than you were in the first

>I've read more of the far it makes sense to me...who knows I might
>try it. I've always been a "meat and potatoes" type. How hard would it be to
>ditch the potatoes and double the meat?

Harder than you might think. On ketotic diets, you must essentially eat
but meat, eggs, cream, and oils (25 grams of carbohydrate is one carrot a
No candy, no dessert, no fruit, no milk, no vegetables, no bread, not even

>One of the interesting claims I've
>heard is that on this diet youre NOT hungry all the time....which is a major
>defect of all previous diets I've tried.

Since you can eat what you want, this is basically true. Some of the research
literature claims ketotic dieters develop carbohydrate craving for the foods
they can't eat. So you'll really want that candy bar, even though you're not