Practice Bringing Attention to Your Eating

  If you struggle with overeating and aren’t reaching your weight loss goals on your low carb diet, here’s a tip: when you’re eating, eat. Put away your phone and turn off the tv. Don’t eat in front of the computer. Turn your attention to what you are eating and how you are eating it, Read more about Practice Bringing Attention to Your Eating[…]

Using Low Carb Menu Planner to Gain Insight

I’ve observed many people use various formulas to calculate their “macros”— how many grams of protein, carbs, and fat to eat in order to lose weight. They use these numbers to guide, and restrict, their eating.   Using external tools to reign in appetite doesn’t address the fundamental question as to why one is driven Read more about Using Low Carb Menu Planner to Gain Insight[…]

Another Way to Follow My Low Carb Cafe

  Many people (many people!) find success on very strict ketogenic/low carb diets which restrict some or all of the following: -grams of (net) carbohydrates -types of food -grams of protein -grams of fat We designed My Low Carb Café to control the amount and types of carbohydrates eaten during weight loss and into weight Read more about Another Way to Follow My Low Carb Cafe[…]

Acceptable Sugars on a Low Carb Diet

Quiz time: which of the below are acceptable sugars for you to eat on a low carb diet? Barley Malt Grape Sugar Barbados Sugar Galactose Evaporated Cane Juice Honey Brown Sugar Icing Sugar Buttered Syrup Invert Sugar Cane Juice Malt or Malt Syrup Cane Sugar Maltodextrin Caramel Fruit Juice Concentrate Corn Syrup Mannitol Corn Syrup Read more about Acceptable Sugars on a Low Carb Diet[…]

Dietary Polyphenols and Carbohydrate Metabolism

Interesting article I found on pubmed: Impact of Dietary Polyphenols on Carbohydrate Metabolism “Polyphenols, including flavonoids, phenolic acids, proanthocyanidins and resveratrol, are a large and heterogeneous group of phytochemicals in plant-based foods, such as tea, coffee, wine, cocoa, cereal grains, soy, fruits and berries. Growing evidence indicates that various dietary polyphenols may influence carbohydrate metabolism Read more about Dietary Polyphenols and Carbohydrate Metabolism[…]

Eggs For a Healthy Low Carb Breakfast

I eat eggs almost daily for breakfast. Here are some ideas to add variety to your scrambles and omelets: Cooking Fat You can cook your eggs in a non stick frying pan with some spray oil, with butter, ghee, coconut oil, avocado oil, or extra virgin olive oil. If you cook bacon in the pan, Read more about Eggs For a Healthy Low Carb Breakfast[…]

Coconut Almond Berry Bars

These are delicious! Enjoy as a snack, breakfast, or on the go meal. Makes 9 servings. PrintCoconut Almond Berry Bars IngredientsIngredients: ¼ cup coconut oil 1/3 cup almond butter ½ cup water 1 egg ½ tsp salt 2 cups almond flour 2 tbsp coconut flour ½ tsp baking soda 2 cup raspberries 1 tsp liquid Read more about Coconut Almond Berry Bars[…]

3 Tips For Ordering Low Carb in a Restaurant

I went out for dinner a few nights ago and got a delicious salmon salad: On the menu, it was listed with food items that I didn’t want to eat. This is often the case when looking at a menu; an entrée comes with something high in carbohydrates.   I requested the salmon grilled plain Read more about 3 Tips For Ordering Low Carb in a Restaurant[…]

Low Carb Life

1. Fun morning at the Sunday farmer’s market! This is where I usually pick up sugar free bacon and raw cheese.   2. Beautiful evening sky in northern California. I was on my way back from a talk about ranking search results.   3. I made a delicious stir fry with grass-fed steak, broccoli, and mushrooms. I seasoned Read more about Low Carb Life[…]