How to cope with carb cravings

Started a low-carb diet – but can’t stop craving carbs? Sugar and other refined carbs are addictive – almost like a class A drug. Getting hooked is easy. Breaking away is hard.  

A low-carb diet is the best long-term solution to escape sugar addiction. But adapting to your new lifestyle might take a while.

And cravings can attack at any point.

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Can you trust “net carbs” claims on low-carb products?

net carbs claims

Are net carbs a myth? The term was first popularised by Dr Atkins.

Some carbohydrates, such as fibre, are not digested by our bodies. So it makes sense to exclude them from your daily carb count.

This distinction matters to those of us who follow ketogenic low-carb diets, like Atkins or Keto, with very low carb limits of around 20-30g a day.  

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How to get your carb counts right

Are you sure your daily carb count is accurate? It’s the one thing you must get right – or your diet won’t work – for obvious reasons.

And yet surprisingly many people get this wrong.

So how can you ensure your carbs count is correct? Here are our best tips on to how to count your carbs quickly and accurately.

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Top 5 Low-Carb Diet Tips for Beginners


Have you just started a low-carb diet, like Atkins or Keto? Feeling a bit overwhelmed?

Changing your lifestyle is not easy. There is so much to learn and get used to.

Here’s a quick compilation of top low-carb diet tips for beginners, to help you glide into your new lifestyle and transform your body.  

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Simple mind hack to avoid diet failures

low-carb diet mind hackWeight loss is hard, even if you have found the right diet that works for you.

You can educate and motivate yourself through diet books, blog posts, videos and online communities.

But you might still fail. Because it all comes down to one crucial factor – your impulse control.

Can you ignore your sugar cravings? Or your desire to have a treat – right now? Keep reading “Simple mind hack to avoid diet failures”

Low-Carb Snacks to Buy

Low Carb Snacks To Buy Online

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.

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