“At Least the Turkey is Low Carb…”– Tips for Low Carb Thanksgiving

November 25th, 2013

As Thanksgiving approaches, the planning of meals begins in full force. For those of us on a low carb diet, however, this day can be something we come to dread every year. The temptation of stuffing, potatoes, and many other types of traditional foods can be hard to resist, even for the strongest-willed low carb Read More >>

Consider Supplementing Low Carb Diet for Optimal Health

November 5th, 2013

When you first begin a strict low carb diet, you may find some side effects that are negative as a result of limiting certain types of foods. You can easily combat these side effects, however, by taking dietary supplements that will make up for any lost nutrients. Read on to learn the most commonly needed Read More >>

Healthy Halloween Snack Ideas

October 28th, 2013

When autumn rolls around, Halloween is just around the corner. With this holiday and the season not only comes a wide selection of pumpkin flavored foods and drinks, but there are many other types of treats readily available that are typically unhealthy. Parties may serve cookies or pies, you face a barrage of candy at Read More >>

Most Fall Events Revolve Around Food – Low Carb Alternatives

October 9th, 2013

As the holiday season approaches, it seems that every gathering or event revolves around food. The season of holidays begins with Halloween, which is creeping up quickly. Although candy is known as one of the most common unhealthy food temptations, it is not the only one for this holiday. Restaurants (particularly fast food restaurants) capitalize Read More >>

Three Short-Term Motivational Reasons to Start Your Healthy Lifestyle

September 30th, 2013

If you have debated beginning a new healthy lifestyle on many occasions, but for some reason either never began making changes or simply couldn’t stick with your plan, we have some motivations that can help you get started. While you likely already have a goal of wanting to be healthier, thinner, reverse diabetes, live longer, Read More >>

Studies Show Similarities Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease

September 20th, 2013

Ever since low carb diets became popular, there have been many studies completed to try to dispute their validity and make claims that they are an unhealthy way to eat. Although these efforts have turned some against the traditional low carb diet, there are many people who have tried the diet themselves and have seen Read More >>

Four Tips for Sticking to Low-Carb Diets at Restaurants

September 13th, 2013

If you are on a low carb diet, you likely already know that sticking to the diet when going out to eat at restaurants can be tricky. Sometimes, it can be downright frustrating. But it doesn’t always have to be this way – there are a few tips for eating out while on a low Read More >>

Three Tips to Help You Reach Success on a Low Carb Diet

August 30th, 2013

Any time you begin a new lifestyle, particularly when it is related to something that is such a big part of your daily life such as food, it is important to be prepared in advance if you hope to achieve success over the long term. Below are simple tips to help you get started in Read More >>

Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

August 21st, 2013

If the blood sugar within the body is not regulated properly and the levels are too high, it can result in diabetes. There are many different signs and symptoms of diabetes, and sometimes these will show up before the actual onset of the disease (also known as being pre-diabetic). Anyone can be affected by diabetes, Read More >>

Are Your Bad Habits Overpowering Your WillPower?

August 5th, 2013

One of my favorite artists has always been Hugh Macleod over at http://www.gapingvoid.com. This week he posted the following drawing. Some simple art with more complex implications all snuggled into a breakfast / morning theme that I just couldn’t shake. If you are having trouble sticking to your diet, keep in mind that “Habits eat Read More >>