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Bloodwork and paleo

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Recent bloodwork results.....I've never had such good cholesterol and triglyceride levels in I don't know how long. Funny how every doc except my naturopathic doc doesn't get my success at all.

After having a heart attack I got all the regular bullcrap. Eat like no fat, take statins, etc. Only because I bothered to read at all did I find that's not a good way and certainly not the natural way but, of course, that was before the naturopathic doc.

I've gone paleo...no grains, mainly, and I eat only coconut oil and butter and I don't skimp on them or meat..I eat 40% of my calories of each...20% carbs only.

After the latest bloodwork at a different facility for an injury was another doc asking if I am certain I had a heart attack because the bloodwork looks so good. She went and requested my records from my doc because she didn't believe me and they proved it. She asked which statin I was on...I told her none. She asked what I changed so I explained it. She audibly gasped! When are they going to learn they need to listen to more research that is open minded?

:::shakes head:::
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    250 days ago
  • JUNEAU2010
    Thanks for the inspirational blog. I have just discovered bone broth. It has really nipped cravings in the bud. I can't believe how much better I feel without dairy, nuts and most grains!
    1125 days ago
    I keep hearing wonderful things about the paleo diet. One of my friends is trying it, and she keeps posting the most delicious recipes she's tried. Congrats on improving your levels! emoticon
    2684 days ago
    That is so incredibly motivating to me. Thanks for posting!!
    2684 days ago
    Super you did so well on the paleo diet!
    Looks like you found your niche.

    Wondering what you are up to these days, assume you are megabusy with the court reporting.

    Take care
    : )
    2684 days ago
    I am glad your program is working for you. Keep up the good work. Take care.
    3198 days ago
    emoticon Way to show them! emoticon
    3255 days ago
    Congratulations!! You are doing great and maybe the new doc learned something.
    3292 days ago
    Congratulations on the good blood work! Sometimes the patient knows more than the doctor if they do their own research!
    3295 days ago
    Awesome! Every doctor who sees these examples is one step closer to do some continuing education on the topic of nutrition.
    Keep up the good life. emoticon
    3296 days ago
    ... I know it just defies all logic doesn't it!!!!!... same with me, my LDL level decreased from 122 to 107 and my doctor could not understand it because I was eating primal/paleo. She "hesitantly" told me to keep doing what I was doing because it was working, but I could tell she was not comfortable with it.

    I can understand how it is difficult to understand how one can eat more fat and saturated fats and still make progress, I was skeptical myself, and although I had lost weight in 3 months from 168 to 154, I wasn't sold on it until my blood work came back... needless to say, I am never turning back. I love this lifestyle, however, I am not 100% with it because there are certain foods that I enjoy and know that I can never, nor do I want to give them up forever. In the bigger picture, as long as I follow the program 80 - 85% of the time, and not suffering any physical effects, bloating, gut irritation, etc., I am not going to worry about it. Thanks for sharing this information.

    emoticon on excellent results and keep up the good work! ~ Dee

    3296 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/4/2012 8:57:30 AM
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