Pork is a great meat to eat if you are on a low carbohydrate diet, and a couple of meaty pork chops on the bone can make a very satisfying meal. I just enjoy pork chops cooked in an unfussy way in the oven as described below. If you decide that you are going to cook pork chops using…Read More How to Cook Pork Chops in the Oven
I’m updating this post after 6 years of practising a low carb high fat ketogenic diet. This is the diet that I have followed off and on over the years. When I follow the diet I feel light and full of energy. But I do have a habit of eating normally whenever I go on holiday, visit my…Read More Low Carb Diet Menu Ideas
Triglycerides are a molecule that is made up of three fatty acids which are held together by a molecule of glycerol. Triglycerides are the molecules of fat that are held in our bodies cells, where they are kept until needed for energy. Their role is to provide energy to the body when needed. Put really…Read More What are Triglyceride’s?
I recently received a Waitrose 10% off every time you shop card through the post. I have had a look at the Waitrose website to see if there would be anything that would be worth buying when the 10% discount is taking into account. As I was browsing I noticed Waitrose have a section on recipes on…Read More Waitrose Recipes
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
The Basics of How to Plan Your Own Workout Program When it comes to getting fit or losing weight, having a long-term workout program planned out for months at a time, with goals to achieve along the way, will help you to stick with it. To come up with your program, you need to start…Read More How to Plan Your Own Workout Program
Its funny how my life and opinions have changed over the years. A few years back I genuinely believed that a diet high in grains and low in fats and meat was a healthy one. I had this article to post as I thought it would be of interest to readers of this blog. Now…Read More Macrobiotic Diet – Why I left this diet behind many years ago!
You will either love or loathe these pickled eggs. I’m not a great fan as I don’t enjoy other types of pickles, I just don’t find a strong taste of vinegar pleasant. However, I make these occasionally for my husband who LOVES them. For the husband the spicier the better so I add plenty of spices…Read More Pickled Egg Recipe