My Low Carb Story, Diet Book, Cookbook and Shopping List [NOOK Book]

Overview

I used to think that a bowl of cereal with milk and a banana for breakfast was better than three eggs with bacon. I have changed my mind. I have decided to follow a low carbohydrate diet for the rest of my life. I started with a low carb diet in 1998 and two medicals studies have convinced me that this was the right thing to do.

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Overview

I used to think that a bowl of cereal with milk and a banana for breakfast was better than three eggs with bacon. I have changed my mind. I have decided to follow a low carbohydrate diet for the rest of my life. I started with a low carb diet in 1998 and two medicals studies have convinced me that this was the right thing to do.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000833568
  • Publisher: Fernando Urias
  • Publication date: 3/8/2010
  • Series: A Low Carbohydrate Life , #1
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 12,329
  • File size: 92 KB

Meet the Author

Fernando Urias is a manufacturing engineer and manager with experience leading large organizations and projects. His hobbies include cooking, low carb dieting, guitar playing, reading and writing economic theory.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2011

    awesome

    this is fantastic i lost 30 pounds because of this book

    27 out of 29 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 23, 2011

    Highly Recommended - you must check it out!

    I already knew the diabetic health classes I took were full of baloney and was reducing my carb intake, but quite slowly. Now I see that reducing carbs is really necessary.
    I also appreciate the simple way of determining the amount of protein necessary. And of fiber and why it is important.
    This free book is worth so much more than the awful diabetes nutrition classes (4 three hour time wasters!) I took about one year ago.
    Thank you Mr. Urias.

    24 out of 27 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 24, 2011

    Great, quick read. Very informative.

    If you are interested in a low carb lifestyle and don't know where to begin, this is a great book to start witn.

    16 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 8, 2011

    Excellent read

    This book is written in simple, easy to understand style. I love the way, information is presented in a no nonsense fashion. The subject matter is to the point and i tookaway alot of useful information.

    13 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2011

    Not a cookbook!

    I expected a cook book. This is more like a jounal with some nutritional info. I'm glad it was free, I would have been very disappointed if i'd spent money on it.

    12 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 5, 2011

    Good thing its free!

    Feel free to skip this book. The author spends a lot of time giving condensed version of the Atkins Diet that you might as well get that instead. I have seen the Atkins Diet book and it is a whole lot more complicated than Mr. Urias implies. Also, a high protein diet can be hazardous if you also have hypertension.

    12 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 29, 2011

    Not a page turner

    I wanted to get familiar with the whole low carb diet thing. This was somewhat helpful, in that I now know everything this man put in his mouth for days on end. I would not classify it as a cook book (no recipes to speak of) and I guess I was aiming too high for the shopping list. I was expecting a list I could take to the store. It did help show me what the day to day life on a low carb diet is like so I guess it did it's job.

    10 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2012

    Low carbs and hypertension

    A low carb diet can be dangerous for people that have high blood pressure. You should consult your doctor before starting any diet, especialy if you habe pre-existing health problems.

    8 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2012

    Amazing!

    The author took time to deliver facts from his personal journey with low-carb dieting which meant so much. It helps to take the information and facts in from a dieters view. His research was very detailed, well written and understandable for anyone wanting to know real facts. This Journal/Thesis/shopping list/jump start guide is an 80 page MUST HAVE.

    Steven M. Boles

    7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 19, 2011

    Testamonial

    If you have ever considered one of the low carb diets this book may help you decide. A short, sincere testamonial of one man's experiences with low carb dieting along with his menus are included in this book. Yes, the book could use some editing, but it isn't unreadable. Useful.

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 23, 2012

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    Great book with valuable information

    I read this book and it just made sense. I haven't even tried hard to lose because when I read the book was in December with goodies everywhere. However, after only a few weeks I've lost 10 pounds without even trying hard. This book explains in easy to understand language how and why this plan works.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 18, 2011

    Very informative

    A good system, and healthy too. I loved it.

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2012

    Needs recipes

    This book had some good points and tips, but wasnt what you would think. It may be someones own personal journey, but sometimes those help more than an actual diet book.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 20, 2011

    Waste of Money

    This book is useless. Written poorly, redundant. Wish I could get my money back.

    2 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2012

    Waste

    A waste of time and space on nook. Jajaja meaningless talk in book.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2012

    Very informative

    I have researched a lot of weight loss information but i believe this was the most informative and easy to read of them all. Also i have a math mind and like to think of things in numbers and portions and so i really liked her in depth explination of each essiential nutrient. Only a few ides for recipes though, not any actual recipes.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 23, 2011

    Some good information but very badly written.

    It seems like English is not the authors primary language judging by the way the book was written

    1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 9, 2011

    more from this reviewer

    I am so excited!!!!

    Love love this book. I am sure i wilk be loosing weight. Thanks!!!!!! :)

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2014

    Save your money

    This "book" if you can call it that, ws a total waste of money! Nothing you couldn't find on the internet. The "cookbook"....what a joke....do you know how to scramble an egg? Do you know how to fry an egg? It should be titled "5 Ways to Eggs" and "Oh, make a salad" The ONLY plus of the book was his testimonial of how the Low Carb diet has helped with his heart problems...his heart is healthier!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2013

    A Nice Solid Read!

    I enjoyed this book because of how in depth it was. I liked how the author presented his life journey with eating a low carb diet. It was refreshing to read a book that didn't try to hide facts for the purposes of sales or publicity. It was down to earth and very easy to understand. I learned from it.

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