Is Low-Carb
Eating Expensive?

Is low-carb eating expensive? The short answer is NO, but it can be if you let it!   Why? The main culprits are prepackaged keto products. A lot of people buy these to replace the old carb-filled foods they used to eat, but these products are often very expensive, and the costs can add up… Continue reading Is Low-Carb
Eating Expensive?

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Negative Lifestyle Creep

In working with clients and patients on a low carb and ketogenic diet approach, Dr. Tro, Amy, and I talk a lot about carb and fat creep. These are two things we often see as roadblocks to those of us eating a low carb diet — especially if we have been doing it for a… Continue reading Negative Lifestyle Creep

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How To Start a Low-Carb ‘Diet’

How do I start low carb? That’s an important question you need to consider if you’ve ever thought about using therapeutic carbohydrate reduction (TCR) to meet your weight loss and metabolic health goals. Unfortunately, starting a low-carb/ketogenic diet can be very confusing, because there is so much conflicting information out there. A simple Google search… Continue reading How To Start a Low-Carb ‘Diet’

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7/6/2021 Group Meeting: Long Term Tips — “What’s Next”?

In this week’s group meeting, Dr. Tro and Health Coaches Amy Eiges and Brian Wiley discussed something a lot of us wonder about when we are near or approaching our health and weight loss goals: “What’s Next”? The team discussed their health journeys and how they have been able to make low carb a long-term… Continue reading 7/6/2021 Group Meeting: Long Term Tips — “What’s Next”?

6/29/2021 Group Meeting: New Case Study

In this week’s Group Meeting, Dr. Tro and Health Coaches Amy Eiges and Brian Wiley discussed Dr. Tro’s most recent published case study on lowering A1c with minimal weight loss using carbohydrate restriction. The team also discussed the ways patients with obesity are treated differently by doctors in the modern healthcare world. The conversation then… Continue reading 6/29/2021 Group Meeting: New Case Study

6/22/2021 Group Meeting: All-or-Nothing Thinking

In this week’s group meeting, Dr. Tro and Health Coaches Amy Eiges and Brian Wiley discussed all-or-nothing thinking in relation to diet and exercise and how this extreme view has negatively impacted their goals. Discussion: Dr. Tro started the discussion with a member who was struggling to lose weight after having surgery. Tro talked about… Continue reading 6/22/2021 Group Meeting: All-or-Nothing Thinking

6/15/2021 Group Meeting: Special Guest Jason Jodway

This week’s group meeting featured low-carb success story Jason Jodway. Dr. Tro and health coaches Amy Eiges and Brian Wiley talked to Jason about his inspiring story and how he overcame obesity using a low-carb approach to lose over 300 pounds. Discussion: Dr. Tro began the meeting by talking about a study that showed how… Continue reading 6/15/2021 Group Meeting: Special Guest Jason Jodway

6/1/2021 Group Meeting – Staying on Track

In this week’s group meeting, Dr. Tro and health coaches Amy Eiges and Brian Wiley discussed how to keep your diet momentum going. Many people are feeling anxious about maintaining their health goals with things starting to open up after COVID restrictions and more opportunities for socializing. The team discussed ways to navigate these situations… Continue reading 6/1/2021 Group Meeting – Staying on Track

5/18/2021 Group Meeting – Food Addiction Continued

In this week’s group meeting Health Coaches Amy Eiges and Brian Wiley continued the discussion of food addiction, sharing their everyday struggles with the many low-carb options now available. Many members also shared their challenges. Discussion: Amy opened up the meeting talking about the long term effects of the things that drive us to eat.… Continue reading 5/18/2021 Group Meeting – Food Addiction Continued

5/4/2021 Group Meeting – Special Guest Jerry Teixeira

In this week’s group meeting, we had the pleasure of doing a Q & A with fitness expert Jerry Teixeira. Jerry shared his personal story and explained his approach to bodyweight exercise. He was a video game and book nerd before joining the Marine Corps, and after getting out of the military Jerry continued exercising… Continue reading 5/4/2021 Group Meeting – Special Guest Jerry Teixeira

Is Low-Carb Eating Expensive?

Is low-carb eating expensive? The short answer is NO, but it can be if you let it! Why? The main culprits are prepackaged keto products. A lot of people buy these to replace the old carb-filled foods they used to eat, but these products are often very expensive and the costs can add up if… Continue reading Is Low-Carb Eating Expensive?

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3/30/2021 Group Meeting – CGM’s and Data Overload

In this week’s group meeting Dr. Tro and health coaches Amy Eiges and Brian Wiley finished the month of March by answering questions and understanding CGM data. The conversation also discussed the idea of data overload and how to sustain momentum long term. Dr. Tro began by discussing how his practice uses tools like scales,… Continue reading 3/30/2021 Group Meeting – CGM’s and Data Overload