Gary Taubes is an award-winning science writer. He is an outspoken opponent to the conventional wisdom, which says people get fat because they eat too many calories and they don’t exercise enough. Instead, Gary believes for effortless weight loss it is the secretion of the hormone insulin that needs to be controlled. Gary explains that…Read More Gary Taubes – Science Writer and Low Carbohydrate Diet Advocate
One of the huge benefits to eating a low carbohydrate high fat diet is the effect this diet has on your blood sugar levels. Reducing your carbohydrate consumption appears to help stabilize your blood sugar levels, meaning you don’t have those horrid low blood sugar crashes a couple of hours after a high carb meal.…Read More Information on Blood Sugar Levels
If you haven’t heard of Jimmy Moore and his blog Livin La Vida Low carb I would definitely recommend taking a look at his websites and then visiting his forum. He is one of those people who has transformed their lives by changing their lifestyle and by eating a low carb diet. Jimmy’s story is…Read More Jimmy Moore – Livin’ La Vida Low Carb
In this article, I am going to discuss the pros and cons of meal replacement diets. Meal replacement diets have gained in popularity over the years. The increased use of these diets is often prompted by the manufacturers’ claims of rapid and simple weight loss. Also, these diets are often followed by celebrities, and the…Read More Meal Replacement Diets: Pros and Cons
Pauline Quirke successfully lost 7 stone on the Lighter Life diet. She weighed in the day before this interview and had lost 7 stone in 6 1/2 months – wow! Pauline Quirke Lighter Life Diet Motivation Her light bulb moment for her in deciding to do the diet was when she had to have a…Read More Pauline Quirke Lost 7 Stone on Lighter Life
I have recently signed up to take part in a vitamin D2, D3 study at the University where I work. As part of the study, we need to give 3 separate blood tests spanning a 12 week period. Before we give blood during this study we are asked to not eat or drink anything for…Read More Fasting for Blood Work
You may have heard in the news that Sweden is experiencing an increase in the numbers of people that are taking up low carb diets. The diet of choice is called a low carb high-fat diet (LCHF), and apparently, up to 25% of the Swedish population has given the diet a go. So popular has…Read More Sweden and Low Carb High Fat Diets.
What foods have protein? Well, the short answer is…. all foods contain protein in varying amounts. However some foods have a higher ratio of protein compared to calories, for example, a large boiled egg contains about 6.5 grams of protein, which represents around 33% of the calories as protein. So you would only need to…Read More What Foods have Protein?
Here is a summary of Christmas eating 2010. Happy New year – blimey its been over a month since I last updated this blog. Christmas and New Year are out of the way. I start back to work tomorrow after the Christmas break. Had plenty to eat over Christmas. The diet really went out of the…Read More Post Chistmas News – Christmas Eating News