I will do this diet for the next 3 months, till the end of February 2017.
- A one week break at Christmas (Dec 22nd - Dec 28th), with some caveats
- No candy
- Only homemade desserts (none from store)
- 2 cheat days per month, which are optional
- No cheat days in December other than the one-week mentioned above
I wrote more about the ketogenic diet here, as well as another approach to nutrition called intermittent fasting, which somewhat explains why I want to try it out.
Exactly what I eat every day will be a work in progress, but my initial shopping list was strongly influenced by this blog post from Peter Attia.
My primary goal is not weight loss, but I do expect to lose weight.
My starting weight on 11/28/2016 is 193 pounds.
I will return and report at a later date.
And here's a random picture of me with two nephews and a niece, sharing some of our thoughts about life in general...