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[…]

Delicious Low Carb Breakfast With Variations

There are numerous ways I’ve made this low carb breakfast. My three constant ingredients are eggs (I use 2), heavy cream, and salt. After mixing these in a bowl I add one of the following to the egg mixture: ground flaxseeds, raw hempseeds, coconut flour, or cream cheese. Next, I mix in a few of Read more about Delicious Low Carb Breakfast With Variations[…]

Low Carb Meal Plan

Tips For Success On this highly effective weight loss meal plan, eat no more than 20 total grams of carbohydrates per day. Best carbohydrate choices are vegetables. Stick to the basics: protein, vegetables, fat. After 14 days, assess whether you’d like to repeat the Meal Plan or move on to more liberalized menus which include Read more about Low Carb Meal Plan[…]

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[…]