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.
Keep reading “Best low-carb sources of vitamin C”
“Slow metabolism” often gets the blame when weight loss is difficult. But what does it actually mean?
In everyday life, it tends to be used as an umbrella term for various weight loss obstacles. This usage is not exactly scientifically accurate – but it does describe a real problem. Keep reading “How to speed up sluggish metabolism”
Are 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”
Low-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”
Low-carb is a great diet for food lovers. You can have incredibly rich and satisfying meals. Succulent steak, scrumptious roast chicken, crispy bacon… Keep reading “Simple Low-Carb Food Substitutes”
Have you just started a low-carb diet? Is it harder than you thought?
Low-carb fans praise the diet as the easiest way to lose weight. Generally, I agree with that.
But it’s not always easy immediately. The first several days – or even weeks – can be a struggle for some of us.
Keep reading “7 Reasons Your Low-Carb Diet Will Get Easier Soon”
The best part of going low-carb is all the great food you get to eat – while losing weight.
Crispy bacon for breakfast. Juicy steak. Creamy rich desserts. Butter!
The list goes on and on…
Look at all these fantastically rich and scrumptious foods you can enjoy freely on your low-carb diet – and still lose weight!
Keep reading “20 Great Low-Carb Foods and Treats”
Are you looking for Keto recipes? At a glance, it seems like there are many choices.
Google brings up hundreds of Keto websites. Facebook has dozens of pages about Keto and low-carb cooking. Pinterest is brimming with photos of low-carb food.
But not all these recipes are as good as they look.
Keep reading “Book Review: The Ketogenic Cookbook”
Are you eating enough fat? If you are on a ketogenic diet, like Keto or Atkins Induction, you must eat fat to get thin.
Fat is wonderful. Fat adds joy to food. You can indulge in fantastically rich and scrumptious meals while losing weight. Easy, right?
But we’ve been brainwashed by decades of misguided anti-fat propaganda. Habits are hard to reverse.
Keep reading “30 Ways to Eat More Fat”
Mushrooms are so good at guzzling fat. You can bathe them in butter or oil during cooking. They will happily absorb it all and carry on as if nothing happened.
Mushrooms, therefore, are perfect for a fat-bomb-type meal. They are low in carbs, with only 2g net carbs per 100g (3.5oz). We will infuse them with huge amounts of fat for a fantastic Keto meal. Keep reading “Keto mushroom bake”