Take Just A Moment and Admire . . . (Then Calculate Your Ideal Body Weight)
A patient just sent this picture to me this evening. I got a good laugh out of it.
It brought up a couple of principles. Seriously, take just a moment and admire this pile of bacon. . .
First, it’s important that we take a moment and think about what is important in life. What is it that really makes you tick? To those of us following a ketogenic lifestyle (low carb, high fat living), this represents food, fuel, taste and great conversation value. This pile of bacon forces one to think about what is really important in ones life. This pile of bacon represents 2-3 weeks of breakfast, flavor for the salad, and something to use to dip in the guacamole.
Second, how much of this bacon can one following a ketogenic lifestyle have at a meal? Well, that is based on your ideal body weight. Many people have asked me how to calculate ideal body weight this week. I’ve provided the calculation below:
Males: IBW = 50 kg + 2.3 kg for each inch over 5 feet.