Best low-carb sources of vitamin C

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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”

7 Ways to Boost Your Keto Diet with Multivitamins

Keto Diet MultivitaminsKeto Diet is easier than low-fat or calorie-counting diets. It lets you lose weight without going hungry.

But you might run into some problems, especially in the beginning. Sugar cravings, Keto flu, tiredness and mood swings can strike at any point.

Can you fix these problems with supplements? Scientific research confirms that you can. Keep reading “7 Ways to Boost Your Keto Diet with Multivitamins”

Choosing the Right Multivitamin for Your Low-Carb Diet

Low Carb MultivitaminsDo you wonder if you need supplements to support your low-carb diet? Low-carb diet authors and dietitians recommend supplementation, especially in the beginning.

Lack of essential nutrients can derail your diet, no matter how hard you work.

Getting all the required vitamins from low-carb food is possible, but requires meticulous planning.

If you don’t have the time or the patience, a multivitamin is a cheap insurance policy against possible deficiencies.

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Vitamins and supplements for Atkins Diet

Supplements for Atkins DietYou started Atkins Diet to lose weight quickly, effectively, and without feeling hungry.

Millions of people have done just that in 40 years since the original book was published in 1970s.

Despite this track record, critics still claim that balanced nutrition on Atkins Diet is impossible.

Could they be right?

It is true that you would consume less of some vitamin-rich foods such as fruit and grains, especially during Atkins Induction (Phase 1 of the diet).

But you would get more proteins, amino acids and healthy fats, which also contain plenty of vitamins and nutrients.

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