I don’t often talk to friends and family about my low carb or paleo diet and generally people aren’t in the least bit interested about what I eat. However if asked I tell people that if you follow a paleo diet you generally don’t eat wheat and other grains, sugar, processed foods, legumes, starchy vegetables…Read More Is a Low Carb or Paleo Diet a Balanced Diet?
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) Diet rather like the Mayo Clinic Diet (grapefruit diet), have been circulating society for a number of years. I should first of all be clear that neither the BHF nor the Mayo Clinic endorse either of these diets. The Unofficial British Heart Foundation Diet. 3 Day Diet. This is a…Read More The British Heart Foundation Diet
I received an e-mail this morning from the site run by the paleo diet or primal diet guru Mark Sissons called Marks Daily Apple. The e-mail contained some exciting news of a new section on his website. If you have never heard of Mark Sissons he promotes a diet and lifestyle that is compatible with…Read More Paleo Diet Success Stories
I came across a heartwarming, emotional and inspiring presentation by Dr. Wahls. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, by 2007 she could barely walk, and couldn’t sit on a normal chair. By radically changing her diet to include fruits, vegetables, fish and pastured meats and excluding processed foods, dairy and all grains, she has recovered…Read More Dr. Terry Wahls uses a Paleo Diet to recover from Multiple Sclerosis
What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – PCOS? The disease polycystic ovaries syndrome “PCOS”, effects the way in which ovaries work. It is thought to effect millions of women around the world. PCOS is a major cause of infertility. Polycystic Ovaries Symptoms. Below are some of the outward symptoms of PCOS, however it should be noted…Read More Polycystic Ovaries Symptoms: Can a Ketogenic Diet Help?
What is Medifast? Medifast is a meal replacement diet. On offer are a vast range of Medifast meals, from bars, shakes, soups, chili, stew, oatmeal and pancakes, you eat 5 portions of these replacement meals. Medifast Recipes: Lean and Green Meals Selection On top of the replacement meals, you choose from a selection of carefully…Read More Information on the Medifast Diet and Medifast Reviews
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I have been searching around the internet and I have found some interesting research done on the possible benefits of following a low carbohydrate diet, other than for weight loss. Cancer Research Researchers from the British Colombia Cancer Research Centre have found that a diet high in protein and low in carbohydrates may reduce your chances of getting cancer. Also, there…Read More Low Carbohydrate Diets in the News
I recently came across an interesting paper published by research Scientists, which has some intriguing results. Using a ketogenic diet to feed mice to reverse a type of kidney disease that diabetics develop called diabetic nephropathy. The Scientists were from The Fishberg Center for Neurobiology, Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of…Read More Reversal of Diabetic Nephropathy by a Ketogenic Diet
This Feta cheese and bacon salad was concocted from some ingredients I found in the refrigerator. I love cooking bacon until it is crispy and adding this to salads this makes a great bread crouton substitute in the salad good for us on low carb diets that try to avoid consuming bread. As a contrast the lovely salty but creamy texture of the feta cheese is…Read More Feta Cheese, Olive and Bacon salad