Carb Addiction And AI
- diets all fail
- don’t count macros
- let your body tell you
- start with a carnivore diet
- add in what is necessary
- for diabetics, never eat potatoes, grains, rice
- one meal a day pure carnivore
- no snacks
- a snack is an emotional event
- slow down your eating
- picks your meats
- vitamins should all be taken with food
- pink salts are best
- check B-12 levels
My primary additives are spices like pepper, garlic powder, hot sauce, and salsa.
Lots of coffee, sometimes with a touch of cream.
I must concentrate on building a lifestyle, not setting meaningless goals with deadlines, stress, and failure built in.
For example, I want to take a picture of myself daily to see if I am gaining weight and building muscle.
I want to make this a habit, but if I miss a day now and again, it’s not a failure. Life goes on.
Pundits are predicting all kinds of problems with AI taking over. Indeed, we will need new economic models to account for disappearing jobs.
Are we all about to become subsistence farmers again?
Or are we all about to become wards of the state?
Andrew Yang is one smart cookie. Is it time for Universal Basic Income?
It won’t happen overnight, and maybe I will be dead before it arrives, but it will happen.
Implementing and maintaining specialized diets can benefit individuals with specific health conditions or dietary goals. However, it’s essential to approach these diets cautiously and follow best practices to ensure optimal health and nutrition.
I try to follow a keto diet, but the carb monster rears its ugly head every week or two. I go on carb binges of ice cream and Pop Tarts.
While not all restrictive diets are guaranteed to fail, many can be challenging to sustain long-term. Here are some essential best practices to consider:
- Consult a healthcare professional: Before starting any specialized diet, consult a registered dietitian, nutritionist, or healthcare professional who can provide personalized guidance based on your needs and health condition. They can help you create a well-rounded and nutritionally balanced meal plan.
- Educate yourself: Learn about the principles, benefits, and potential risks of the specialized diet you are considering. Understand the nutritional requirements, potential deficiencies, and ways to mitigate them. It’s crucial to have a solid understanding of the diet to ensure proper implementation.
- Variety is key: Focus on incorporating a wide range of nutrient-dense foods into your diet to ensure you get a balanced array of vitamins, minerals, and other essential nutrients. Restrictive diets often limit certain food groups, so make sure you’re compensating by diversifying the foods you can eat.
- Adequate calorie intake: Ensure you consume enough calories to meet your body’s energy needs. Many specialized diets restrict certain food groups or macronutrients, which can lead to inadequate calorie intake. Monitor your energy levels and consult a professional if you’re experiencing significant fatigue or weight loss.
- Address nutritional gaps: Restrictive diets may increase the risk of nutrient deficiencies. Consider incorporating appropriate supplements or fortified foods to address potential gaps. Work with a healthcare professional to identify and manage any deficiencies.
- Monitor and adjust: Regularly assess your progress, monitor your health markers, and change your diet as necessary. Listen to your body’s needs and make modifications to ensure optimal health and well-being.
- Psychological and social well-being: Considering the psychological and social aspects of implementing a specialized diet is essential. Some restrictive diets may be challenging to maintain in social settings or significantly impact your relationship with food. Seek support from healthcare professionals, support groups, or therapists if needed.
While many people can successfully adhere to a specialized diet and achieve their goals, it’s worth noting that some restrictive diets may be difficult to sustain in the long term.
Here are a few reasons why some of these diets may ultimately fail:
- Lack of flexibility: Many restrictive diets eliminate entire food groups or severely limit certain types of foods. This can make accommodating social situations, travel, or dining out challenging. Over time, the strictness of the diet can lead to feelings of deprivation and make it harder to adhere to in the long run.
- Nutritional deficiencies: Eliminating certain food groups or severely restricting calories can increase the risk of nutrient deficiencies. Over time, these deficiencies can impact overall health and well-being. Ensuring that any specialized diet is nutritionally balanced and sustainable is essential.
- Emotional and psychological factors: Strict diets can create a negative relationship with food and contribute to disordered eating patterns. Constantly focusing on restrictions and limitations can lead to guilt, anxiety, or even obsession with food. This can ultimately sabotage long-term success.
- Lack of individualization: Each person has unique nutritional needs, preferences, and tolerances. A one-size-fits-all approach may not consider these individual factors, leading to difficulty maintaining the diet over time.
- Sustainability and long-term behavior change: Many restrictive diets are not designed to be followed indefinitely. They are often seen as short-term interventions to achieve specific goals. It can be easier to sustain the initial progress with a plan for transitioning to a more sustainable eating pattern or maintaining healthy habits.
A balanced diet is a myth. Focus on a varied diet, nourishing your body with nutrient-dense foods, and adopting healthy lifestyle habits that work for you.
Consulting with healthcare professionals and registered dietitians is crucial for personalized guidance and support on your journey toward optimal health and nutrition.