Has anyone heard of this? It was just recently brought to my attention. The theory is for 14 days you have 1 tbsp seeds high in omega 3 (pumpkin, flax...) and then the remainder of your cycle you have seeds high in omega 6(sunflower...). Apparently it takes 3 months to notice a difference. I thought I would try it since it's stuff I already have. I wanted to see if anyone has heard of or had any experience with this? Thank you in advance for your thoughts, suggestions, and wisdom on experience.
You could try it however there is much evidence that the body has a lot of trouble converting plant based omega 3's like flax to the real thing in the body. Fish oils provide the body with a much easier source of omega 3. (we like cod liver oils for that purpose). But... I'd be interested in your results.
I already use cod liver oil on a regular basis. And I really don't know a lot about seed cycling. It was just brought to my attention last week. I'm waiting to get in to see my dr and then the right timing in my cycle to get the blood work done for my hormone tests. I had an appointment scheduled last week (which would have been perfect timing blood work) but they moved it until the end of this week. Although I was just thinking Pearl... if my cycle is quite long (37-47 days) then would that mean I should be testing later in my cycle then 18-21 days or what ever the timing was you had in the book? I started ovulating yesterday and I'm on day 27. Do you think that makes a difference? Just a thought.
lauriebovi: Just starting on this plan. Well I've been starting for a while now. Anyone have a really hard time staying on? I have no issue with what I'm eating. I feel like I'm just lazy and fall into old habits. any advice or personal experience?
Jul 16, 2015 11:45:08 GMT -5
steffanie3: lauriebovi, a menu plan really helps me even if it is just a daily plan so I kind of know what I will be eating through the day with snacks and meals. Also for me prepping ahead is a super helpful, having a large batch of something to grab when needed
Jul 20, 2015 5:09:50 GMT -5
alane: I've been on THM for 14 months and there is still a detail or two I am not sure about. The book lists 3/4 c quinoa as a serving limit, yet some of the breakfast recipes have 1 c listed. Can you clarify this for me? Thanks!
Aug 1, 2015 13:24:37 GMT -5
lynnluce: I have been doing the THM lifestyle for 8 months now with great success, for the first 6 months I have had the weight just slid off, lots of energy, and much happier. Now I am tired all of the time, cranky, and can't get rid of my lower belly. Help
Aug 3, 2015 6:11:41 GMT -5
steffanie3: alane, you can do 3/4 of a cup if alongside some other foods (including a bit more E fuel) and a full cup if it is the center of the meal like porridge It is a little confusing.
Aug 12, 2015 11:23:04 GMT -5
steffanie3: lynnluce, were you maybe losing too quickly? Maybe your body needs some time to heal?
Aug 12, 2015 11:23:27 GMT -5
fran: ok I have missed vibes for whey powder? Which ones NOW or Swansons, or Robs?
Aug 25, 2015 2:56:53 GMT -5
gaelle: Just noticed the Lifeway Plain nonfat kefir I bought contains 12 sugars!!! :-( Also made the THM pancakes but added an egg beaters thinking it was egg whites. Need to be better at reading labels!
Aug 26, 2015 7:26:28 GMT -5
steffanie3: THM, Jay Robb are both on plan. Preferred is a cross-microfiltered whey isolate
Sept 22, 2015 12:12:21 GMT -5
steffanie3: The Lifeway Plain is fine Enjoy it in an E setting. Egg Beaters are ok because they are also non-fat, but they are flavored where plain egg whites will be better You will get there.
Sept 22, 2015 12:13:22 GMT -5
lovelea: Hi guys I am back! Oh man I did THM with amazing success then let my self go! I am back to where I started and I need to get back on track!
Nov 3, 2015 8:00:06 GMT -5
mbernadette: Today I received a wonderful package from THM. My Muffin in a Mug and recipe box. Happy with these gifts. Thank you.
Nov 6, 2015 5:10:53 GMT -5
mbernadette: I have started to slide backwards after losing 63 lbs. Now I must get back to business. I may require a vavle replacement surgery and also two new knees. I need to be as healthy as possible for these.
Nov 6, 2015 5:12:14 GMT -5
htebe: What does JUDD stand for; it was mentioned to a lady who was wondering why she wasn't losing?
Nov 11, 2015 6:23:49 GMT -5
steffanie3: JUDDD has a small mention towards the end of the first book, I think it is a mixing of FP and regular meals by days, but honestly don't recall for sure. It is mentioned for menopausal, stubborn loss mamas.
Nov 16, 2015 15:36:49 GMT -5
steffanie3: Welcome back ladies
Nov 16, 2015 15:37:56 GMT -5
singtoangels: So I was just wondering, should I really read up on THM and wait until at least after Thanksgiving or should I try to dive into it now? Those who have stuck with it what do you do?
Nov 16, 2015 16:43:10 GMT -5