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New Research on Low Carb Diets and Management of Type-2 Diabetes

January 28, 2021

Sadly, we are still in the midst of a diabetes epidemic: Almost 52 percent of adults in this country have diabetes or prediabetes. Fortunately, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) recognizes that nutrition is a powerful tool in managing prediabetes and diabetes, going as far as stating in their Standards of Medical Care that “Reducing overall

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What Is The Ketotarian Diet?

January 21, 2021

The Ketotarian Diet is a high-fat, moderate protein and very low carb eating plan that eliminates meat and dairy and focuses on plant-based sources of fat and protein. Ketotarian foods include eggs and fish if you’re a vegetarian, but not if you’re vegan. Your macronutrient breakdown on the Ketotarian Diet typically looks like this: 5%

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This Year’s Resolution: Move Past the “Diet” Mindset!

January 7, 2021

A global study shows what we may have suspected: During the pandemic, many of us ate more junk food, exercised less, were more anxious and slept less. All those extra carbs and sugar, lack of exercise and more stress can contribute to a few extra pounds and health problems.  You’re probably ready to make some

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How to Do a Low Carb Detox, Plus, 8 Low Carb Detox Recipes

January 5, 2021

It’s time for a fresh start! Are you ready to cleanse your system of all those holiday goodies, take-out food and all the other binge eating while you were binge watching in 2020? A low carb lifestyle naturally detoxes your system of sugar and refined carbs by focusing on fiber-rich vegetables, protein and healthy fats

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Low Carb Recipes for a Virtual New Year’s Eve Celebration

December 29, 2020

You’ve probably never been happier to welcome the new year, and while your New Year’s Eve party may be located on your couch instead of in a club, you can still ring in 2021 with delicious low carb finger foods, savory bites and festive cocktails.  If you’re celebrating virtually with friends and family, there’s nothing

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5 Low Carb Holiday Cocktail Recipes

December 18, 2020

Instead of a hectic schedule of holiday traveling or parties, you might be spending more cozy nights at home. In this case, ‘tis the season for a low carb holiday cocktail to add festive flair to family game night or a more intimate holiday meal.  A general rule of thumb when it comes to counting

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The Inside Scoop on Macros and the IIFYM Diet

December 11, 2020

What is a “macro”?’ Well, it’s short for “macronutrients”, three nutritional compounds (carbs, protein and fat) that your body needs in significant qualities to function every day. Along these lines, you may have heard of the “If It Fits Your Macros” Diet (IIFYM), a flexible eating style that focuses on macros and calories. The idea

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Low Carb Foods to Reduce Inflammation Plus 7 Low Carb Recipes

December 4, 2020

Have you fallen a little off the low carb wagon over the past week thanks to some indulgent Thanksgiving meals and leftovers? If so, you may be feeling the effects of a little too much sugar or refined carbohydrates. Research shows that what you eat can affect the levels of inflammation in your body. Foods

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How to Have a Low Carb Thanksgiving During COVID

November 20, 2020

The crowd around your Thanksgiving table may be a bit smaller this year, but you can still make the most of your intimate gathering. Whether you look forward to cooking a scaled-down version of a traditional Thanksgiving feast or totally breaking with tradition, I have plenty of tips for having a low carb Thanksgiving during

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Introducing: The Atkins 100 Eating Solution Easy, Low Carb Living for Everyday Wellness

November 11, 2020

Have you noticed you’ve put on a few pounds over the last six months thanks to eating at home while working from home, stress eating or pigging out on take out? Now, more than ever, we’ve realized how important it is to be proactive about our health. That starts with reducing carbs and sugar, because

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