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?
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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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
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
Roast beef is a great food choice for those of us eating a low carb diet. In this recipe I describe a foolproof method of cooking roast beef, I used to just put the beef joint in the oven turn the heat up and hope for the best. The results were mixed. Ages ago I watched a…Read More Roast Beef: The Low Temperature Way.
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
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 have transformed their lives through changing their life style and by eating a low carb diet. Jimmy’s story…Read More Jimmy Moore – Livin’ La Vida Low Carb