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…

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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…

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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…

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Here is my attempt at producing the best spatchcock chicken recipe by Nigella Lawson I thought I would give this recipe from Nigella Lawson’s books Nigella Bites called spatchcock chicken. In her recipe, she prepares the chicken, then marinades it and cooks the chicken on the BBQ. However, I just cooked the chicken in a…

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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…

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