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Posted by: 1206 (Guest), Monday, January 29, 2007, 2:29pm
I am finding that I am feeling better if I do not eat many starch veggies. I eat a HUGE amount of collards, spinach and all of the green leafy bennies but was also throwing in lots of carrotts, onion, turnup, pumpkin and celery root which makes eating so divine and my tummy full....but I still was not feeling as well as I thought I should. (I also eat grass fed beef, bison, ostrich in the AM, and fish in the evenings along with the veggies, no grain, very few nuts, and a piece of fruit before bed). For the last two days I have experimented with mixing my starch veggies with the green leafies at the evening meal and felt a big difference. I will miss my carrotts through out the day but I would rather feel this new healthy feeling. Do others have this problem with the starch veggies?
Posted by: Lola, Monday, January 29, 2007, 2:52pm; Reply: 1
many prefer having their starch veggies at included.
Posted by: yaman, Monday, January 29, 2007, 3:00pm; Reply: 2
Hi Dewdrop,

I have a nonnie gene, and I cannot tolerate artichokes, eggplant, rice, squash, zucchini the way I used to a couple of years ago (while BTD'ing of course).

I don't know if the nonnie gene is taking over recently ;D

Posted by: Brighid45, Monday, January 29, 2007, 3:46pm; Reply: 3
I'm not a nonnie but might as well be. I'm really sensitive to starches of all kinds, even beneficial root vegetables. I usually save those for the evening meal, and eat them very sparingly. Greens are much better for me :)
Posted by: Don, Monday, January 29, 2007, 3:51pm; Reply: 4
I usually will only eat any form of concentrated carbs, such as grains or vegetables late in the afternoon or evening. I primarily eat protein and cooked or salad greens for breakfast and lunch.
Posted by: ISA-MANUELA (Guest), Monday, January 29, 2007, 4:26pm; Reply: 5
soooo Yamancim, are you now a royal half  of a nonnie or just a half royal ??) :X ;)
Posted by: yaman, Monday, January 29, 2007, 4:46pm; Reply: 6

My son is a B-nonnie, official now :)

Posted by: 1206 (Guest), Monday, January 29, 2007, 5:12pm; Reply: 7
I am in good company, thanks for validating!
Posted by: Alia Vo, Tuesday, January 30, 2007, 4:04am; Reply: 8
Perhaps choose one meal designated to eating a starchy vegetable and introduce only one starchy vegetable per meal, then you'll know which ones give you the most challenges.


Posted by: KimonoKat, Tuesday, January 30, 2007, 4:09am; Reply: 9
Quoted from debi
I am in good company, thanks for validating!

I think y'all just stick together and act stuck up becuz y'all have your own clubhouse.

;D ;D ;D

J/K! (tee-hee!  I have some pretty dear nonnie friends here!)
Posted by: Victoria, Tuesday, January 30, 2007, 5:19am; Reply: 10
Hang around KK, maybe some good nonnie will rub off on you!
Posted by: Victoria, Tuesday, January 30, 2007, 5:20am; Reply: 11
I also vote for having the carbs at the evening meal only.
Posted by: 1206 (Guest), Tuesday, January 30, 2007, 4:29pm; Reply: 12
Thank you again for the are ALL ;)) very wonderful!!
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