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[IPk] Re: ip-uk-digest V5 #357



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On Wednesday, 19 February 2014, ip-uk-digest <email @ redacted>
wrote:

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> ip-uk-digest       Wednesday, February 19 2014       Volume 05 : Number 357
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> Re: [IPk] extreme low carb diet
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> Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:24:56 +0000
> From: Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IPk] extreme low carb diet
>
> If he's been following an extreme diet for a number of years then it
> wouldn't surprise me if this were the cause, given that he's had tests
> for all the usual things. I wonder if his doctor is aware of his diet?
> Hard to do much when someone has such a mindset, but I'd say it's worth
> mentioning about the low carbing to him...
> Di
>
> On 19/02/14 10:14, Nanette Freedman wrote:
> > Yes, he's been showing visible signs of muscle atrophy over several
> > years, and has had umpteen tests but as far as he's been told, none of
> > these tests have revealed an obvious cause for the condition. My
> > brother is highly intelligent and articulate, though entirely
> > non-scientific and non-technical in his background - given what I know
> > well about lack of good communication within the NHS, I sometimes
> > wonder about what is really going on.
> > Nanette
> >
> > On 19 February 2014 11:57, Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
> wrote:
> >> Hi Nanette
> >> Is he showing signs of muscle atrophy? Or are you worried that that
> might
> >> result from a low carb diet?
> >> Di
> >>
> >>
> >> On 19/02/14 09:52, Nanette Freedman wrote:
> >>>
> >>> I don't want to do this - for all the reasons that you state, and a
> >>> few more besides (like chocolate and other carbs that I enjoy eating).
> >>> I myself have tried lowish carb diet with benefit to my BG's, but alas
> >>> so far have never succeeded in sticking to them for long.
> >>> But I have a brother who is drawn to extreme lifestyle options. And
> >>> one of those that he has adopted over the last several years is a very
> >>> low carb diet (probably not lower than Bernstein now - he told me that
> >>> he's modified his original version somewhat!), combined with an
> >>> assortment of large amounts (probably never properly tried and tested)
> >>> of various herbs and spices recommended by an alternative medicine
> >>> practitioner which may well alter absorption of nutrients.
> >>> My brother's wife is worried about him, and I'm worried about him too
> >>> - and since surpisingly enough he sometimes still listens to his older
> >>> sister, I'm trying to see what I can do to persuade him to make at
> >>> least minor changes for the better (can't hope for more than that).
> >>> So I am grateful for all input.
> >>> Nanette
> >>>
> >>> On 19 February 2014 11:19, Joel Milner <email @ redacted>
> wrote:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Does anyone know anything about potential adverse effects of a very
> >>>>
> >>>> extreme low carb diet (more extreme than Bernstein)?
> >>>>
> >>>> IIRC the Bernstein diet is pretty low carb as it is (??? <30 g per
> >>>> day???).
> >>>>
> >>>> Most plant-derived foods contain some carbs, even something as
> apparently
> >>
> >>>> innocuous as lettuce or broccoli has a few carbs, so if you are going
> to
> >>>> go
> >>>
> >>> to
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