Did you ever see the video where he talks about monkfruit diets, and how he has a peach tree outside his window? Really like John McDougall, have been listening to him on YouTube. No more oils in my salad dressings or stir-fry, not necessary really! 248-250 starting weight, 204.3 lbs now. But, eating a high starch diet along WITH healthy plant based fats does help me stay full much much longer. Related eBooks. ( Log Out /  It is a whole-food, plant-based diet with a heavy emphasis on starches. I am not suffering at all. Posted by 4 years ago. I am not suffering at all. Head to my Patreon to be featured here! My emotions swung to rage the next day when I started watching the required bariatric surgery educational video. About October 15th I got dizzy and stopped taking my blood pressure pills and called the doctor. The kidney function test concerned me. About a week after starting potato starch my blood pressure dropped to an average of 113/75 mmHg and my blood glucose averaged 80 mg/dL (4.4 mmol/L) daily. I nearly went crazy because most of those side effects were happening to me daily. I wish I could edit my message, I wanted to mention, when I was doing the starch solution my stress levels were much higher. What finally broke me was the memory of a question the surgeon didn’t answer. I have never felt better eating Starch Solution great post and thank you for more ideas! excited for you. It definitely made me feel good and satisfied, but like that lost I wrote described, it really excited my mind, I find that starches are valuable in resetting leptin , to get to lower body weight percentages, but I don’t think I could ever eat as many again as I was when I was mcdougaling. The new challenges were my insurance didn’t want to pay and the hospital didn’t take cash…not only did I have to complete every step but I had extra tests. My Vegan Shop (to support animal sanctuaries! I can’t lie. They are extreme examples of psychotics but, I can say, I think it has to do with dopamine, GABA, serotonin, and insulin especially. By this time I had discovered ‘The Starch Solution’ and had seen Dr. McDougall talk about the Rice Diet and using salt, soy sauce, and other things to help eat the food. The surgeon wrote a letter to the insurance company. As it turns out, I missed it like a drowning man misses air. 2014 started a particularly dark time in my life. Even with working out 15 hours a week. By the 44th day of the Starch Solution, I had lost 42 pounds. Every minute remove a sample of the starch-amylase solution and add it to a drop of iodine on the spotting tile. I’m so interested in this diet but need to learn more before taking the leap! Archived . More movement and breathing. Even now I don’t know what got me through the first week. If I didn’t eat every 90-120 minutes I’d get shaky. Change ). I felt like I was starving to death while gaining weight. 2019 Update: See my Instagram for daily posts on my weight loss & body progress, food & recipes, and diet updates. I rarely do processed foods, make everything from scratch. In Feb 2017, my Doctor referred me to a new weight-loss program. While still over 300 pounds, I feel better than I have in a long time. One of the things I got from Penn was that moderation doesn’t work. I was on my way to McDonalds when I thought that I couldn’t quit. You'll find Dr. McDougall on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. I could wait it out, take oil, or exercise. I stepped on the scale and weighed 20 pounds less (exactly 2 weeks before the same scale showed 400 pounds). I grew to hate potatoes. Those hormones seem to all be really de-destabilized by continuous high carb feedings. My memory and attention span were affected. Therefore, the accuracy of this video on this webpage can not be guaranteed. You may also like. The appointment started great. just reading this post again…. I have a background in Martial Arts. I would actively participate in decisions. I have tortured myself with hunger. Not only do I already love starches, but his premises make sense to me–and I’m a very cynical/scientific person, so it takes a persuasive argument to get me on board with something like that. I guess this is one time being obese worked in my favor. I … Then I heard Gall Bladder death, Kidney Stones, Hemorrhoids, and a few other things go directly back to the VBG. Then I saw a flyer for Tai Chi Chuan. Big bowls of mashed potatoes, rice and beans, and oatmeal. Things happened very fast. But here I was going up and down the steps multiple times in a short period of time. I felt kind of silly asking for another surgery but I would do anything. See my Round Two of Starch Solution–a second month of daily food diaries! Iodine solution is used to test leaves for the presence of starch. It is amazing what has happened since starting the WFPB diet. Lettuce has a lot of protein and nutrients! If you see mcdougal, or any high carb vegan. I have also gotten off oil, and feel better and have lost another couple of pounds. ), glad you found Dr. McDougall, I think he’s awesome! Even with the large weight-loss, they approved. I would be the Captain of my care. So I have made different decisions. Despite emerging from the kidney slightly, the tumor hadn’t spread outside the fat envelope surrounding the organ. The cantaloupe, etc. My name is Fran Myers. have fun! I can’t call the Starch Solution a diet. At first, starch consumption seemed so contrary to popular belief and the science I had been reading—especially with regard to weight loss. All I knew was corn on the cob on day 14. I just wanted to see if I could do it. Awesome! Into the juices right now, so delicious!!! When I woke up, I asked – “can I do this for the whole day?” So, I stopped ingesting soda, meat, dairy, eggs, and oil. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. I started Oct 7. I decided not to add oil to my diet. The Monday before Thanksgiving I got pissed off about my diarrhea situation and decided to double the dosage of the potato starch. I love the food. He said the only time he ever eats that much fruit is when it produces peaches, and that’s the closest thing to a mono diet he really recommends haha. Caveats: talk to your doctor about diet. I eat when I want, as much as I want. I’ll either do food diary posts that have a day or two each, or do a weekly post with what I ate each day that week. All without the weight-loss surgery side effects. Before going WFPB, I measured food by the double cheeseburger. Just write in your 4 apples, 2 bananas, etc, etc and watch how your fat, protein, etc. Since before 2014 my life was filled with pain. I’ve struggled on the starch solution, tried to follow it to the letter of the law without very small results (even tried the potato strong solution) and been admonishing myself. and Stopped 3 Medications Simply By Changing Her Diet, Gustavo: Lost Over 70 Pounds, Regained His Health and His Passion for Life, Jeff: Lost Over 100 Pounds, No Longer Suffers from a Long List of Health Problems, Phyllis: Changed her Diet in 2001 After She Was Diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Paul: Lost Weight and No Longer Suffers from Severely Painful Intestinal Issues, Jerry: Cured his Heart Disease by Switching to a Starch Based Diet, Evan: Got Rid of his Fatty Liver and Lost Weight, Nancy: Lost Weight and Lowered Her Cholesterol, Judith: Needlessly Suffered from Many Chronic Illnesses for 40 years. I’ve struggled on the starch solution, tried to follow it to the letter of the law without very small results (even tried the potato strong solution) and been admonishing myself. I went to bed thinking I could. I’ve been frustrated because I didn’t want to go back to a high protein, no starch diet again after listening to all the facts on the studies and documentaries. I wanted to prove my diet was having positive effects. John A. McDougall, MD, has coauthored many bestselling books with his wife, Mary, and is featured in the documentary and book Forks Over Knives. Every day was filled with pain, shame, and things I couldn’t do. My Doctor said I needed to add oil to my diet to get the triglycerides down. The Starch Solution is a groundbreaking program that will help you shed pounds, improve your health, save money, and change your life. xo. Turns out it was the same place I had my Bariatric Surgery 16 years before. The majority of compliant foods on The Starch Solution are complex carbohydrates that are high in starch and fiber, such as potatoes, grains, and legumes. I am worried that I am not eating enough, and I am so confused…. If I needed something and I didn’t have it upstairs – I didn’t need it. CA 95402, Phone: 1-800-941-7111 Back when I started this blog I would post them everyday, but because I don’t have nearly as much time as I used to, I thought I could instead give you guys snapshots of what I eat every once in awhile. A bestselling author’s groundbreaking eating plan that challenges the notion that starch is unhealthy From Atkins to Dukan, the fear-mongering about carbs over the past few decades has reached a fever pitch; the mere mention of a starch-heavy food is enough to trigger a cavalcade of shame and longing.
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