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Hidden carbs – Don’t let them sneak back

Hidden Carbs

Is your carb intake as low as you think? Going over your daily carb limit – usually unconsciously – is a common problem on a low-carb diet.

Some people fall into this trap because they don’t pay attention. Maybe they don’t bother to track their food.

Guessing carb content instead of looking it up also leads to mistakes, as well as estimating quantities instead of weighing your food.

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Low-Carb Keto Dinners – 8 Quick and Simple Ideas

Quick low-carb keto dinners

You get home after a long day at work, feeling tired and hungry. You know the healthiest way to eat is to cook from scratch. But spending hours in the kitchen is the last thing you need right now.

Not to worry – there are plenty of quick ways to throw together a healthy low-carb dinner! Here are some simple dinner recipes you can make in 20 minutes or less.

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Best low-carb sources of vitamin C

Low-carb vitamin c - bell peppers

When you think of vitamins, which food comes to mind first? Is it oranges? Or perhaps apples, mangos or grapes?

Either way, I bet you are thinking of fruit.

Fruit has a great reputation. These beautiful, juicy, brightly coloured treats are supposed to be packed full of vitamins, fibre and all sorts of goodness.

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8 tips for a healthy low-carb diet

Healthy low-carb dietAre low-carb diets healthy? Critics say no. But the answer is yes – provided you do it the right way and follow all the guidelines.

Cutting down on the carbs is, of course, the key requirement. But it’s not the only one. Just like people on “standard” diets, you also need to watch your nutritional balance. Keep reading “8 tips for a healthy low-carb diet”

35 Low-Carb Keto Side Dishes

Low-Carb Keto Side DishesLow-carb side dishes can be a challenge for beginners. Maybe because we are all so used to carb-fest sides like potatoes, rice and noodles.

Vegetables to the rescue!

Clever low-carb versions of traditional side dishes exist – like cauliflower mash instead of mashed potatoes. And plenty of delicious vegetable recipes are naturally low in carbs.  Keep reading “35 Low-Carb Keto Side Dishes”