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I've been on a low-carb diet lately (less than 30g carbs a day) and it has been working out great. The first week was a bit hard as I was always feeling tired, but after that I stopped having carb cravings and also my energy levels stabilized completely. I'm eating a lot of fatty foods with plenty of protein and this has had significant benefits for my body composition as well as workouts. I've been sleeping much, much better, and I'm also in a great mood all the time.
The problem is that I will be spending this weekend and next weekend at my uncle's. The reason this is a problem is because he is a baker, and always bakes his own bread. He has a pretty huge belly that he claims he hasn't been able to lose despite lots of exercise over the past year, and honestly I don't want to deal with trying to convince him to eat better.
The typical foods they eat are also full of carbs. Mornings have cereals and bread and yogurt, and lunch and dinner usually has rice and pasta and potatoes and things like that (also meat, but that's usually a small amount).
Here's my question: do you guys think it would be too extreme/rude if I took some of my own food with me when I go down to my uncle's? I'm thinking several servings of nuts and beef jerky for snacking on, and maybe some protein powder in a ziplock bag to supplement that. I'm also trying to figure out a way to politely decline all the carbs that they will no doubt try to make me consume, primarily because baking is sort of a family tradition on my uncle's side of the family and he is quite proud of the breads he bakes.