Do you miss fruit on your low-carb diet?
Fruit is a great source of vitamins and fibre. But it is high in sugar.
Most fruit is off-limits on low-carb. Those of us who love fruit struggle to let it go.
Maybe you miss the sweet but tangy taste of fruit. Maybe it’s the crunchy texture.
Keep reading “Low-carb fruit cravings”
Low-carb snacks are bit of a challenge, especially for low-carb diet beginners. All standard options like sweets, pastries or fruit are high in carbs.
Sure, there are some low-carb foods that make great snacks – for example, cheese cubes, olives or berries. And natural whole foods are better for you than pre-packaged products.
Keep reading “Low-Carb Snacks to Buy”
Are you worried about low-carb food prices? Does a low-carb diet mean spending a lot more money on groceries?
Staple low-carb foods like fresh meat, fish and vegetables can be expensive – but for a good reason. High-quality foods are more nutritious and healthy than cheap refined carbohydrates.
Keep reading “How to save money on low-carb foods”
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.
Keep reading “Hidden carbs – Don’t let them sneak back”
“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”
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”
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”
Keto 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”
Are you diligent about counting your carbs? Every gram matters when you are aiming for a very low daily intake.
You are probably already careful about checking food labels, weighing your food, and keeping a food diary. Keep reading “Net Carbs – Avoiding Common Mistakes”
Have you already tried cauliflower mash? If you do it right, you will never miss mashed potatoes.
The basic recipe is self-explanatory: cook some cauliflower, and mash it.
You could just do that and get an adequate low-carb side dish. It might be a bit watery and taste not so great, but at least it will be low-carb. Keep reading “How to Make Perfect Cauliflower Mash”