It´s always important to learn the basics, no matter what sort of project you are beginning. This is doubly true when your health and well being are on the line!
* Low Carb Glossary
There are many terms in the low carb world that can be confusing. Learn more about ketosis, sucralose, and the other words that help explain what is going on in your low carb world.
* Low Carb Myths
There are many myths about the low carb diet styles. Here are the truths behind those myths, to set your own mind at ease and to help you educate others.
* Low Carb Problem Solving
Are you having a particular problem with your low carb diet? Are you on a plateau, or having stomach problems? Are you having hair loss, which is typical on ANY diet plan?
* Low Carb Tips and Tricks
Looking to get started on a low carb diet? Here are tips and tricks to help you deal with cravings, allergies, sensitivities, vacations, and other situations!
Are Foods Bad or Good?
Sometimes people wonder if a given food is bad or good for a healthy eating plan. The key is to remember that no food is intrinsically "bad" or "good". All food is food - and you need to balance your intake based on your activity and your nutritional needs.
Cravings can strike at any time, catching you off guard in your healthy eating lifestyle. Here are how to deal with some of the most common cravings.
Daily Carb Count Values
It's the most basic information that every healthy eater wants to know. How much can they eat each day and not risk gaining extra weight? Here's how to figure that out.
Determining your Daily Carb Count
The balancing act on a low carb diet is to eat fewer carbs than your body needs - so the excess is not stored as fat. How do you determine your carb point?
FDA Definition of Total Carbohydrates
If you look on any nutrition label in the US, you see it shows you the total carbohydrates in that food item. This is regulated by the FDA. Just how is that value determined?
How Much Weight Can I Lose?
One of the most frequent questions to the low carb site regards how much weight the visitor is going to lose, and how quickly. Like everything in life, it really depends on many factors.
Low Carb Christmas Wish List
If you have a low carb person in your life, here are some great ideas for things to get them for a Christmas or holiday present. Support them on their quest for healthy living!
Low Carb Daily Menu
Designing a daily low carb menu is really very easy! It's all about finding a set of foods YOU enjoy that have protein, vegetables, dairy and other nutrient groups represented. Read on for my suggestions, to give you a hand!
Low Carb Food List
When you´re first thinking about a low carb diet, you often want a safe Low Carb food list to work with. Here are suggestions for healthy, low carb foods to enjoy.
Low Carb Radio on KTRS
For the second time in two months, I´ve been on the radio talking about low carb beer! KTRS in St. Louis, Missouri had me talk about the low carb beer of Anheuser Busch.
Low Carb Shopping Tips
A key to doing low carb and to eat healthy is to shop wisely and frugally! Here are ways to eat very well but not pay a lot of money for it.
Maintaining a Food Journal
Out of the past ten books I have reviewed on the subject of dieting and self help, literally every single one recommended readers keep a food journal. Just what is a food journal, and why is it so helpful?
Portion Control / Plate Clearing
How much food you put on your plate - and how you´ve been trained to then eat it all - can have serious impacts on your health and weight. Here are tips on having a more healthy relationship with the food you eat!
Quick and Easy Low Carb Recipes
Low carb recipes can be incredibly easy and still taste delicious. The secret? You´re working with fresh vegetables, delicious spices, and natural ingredients!
Reading Carbs on a Nutrition Label
Reading a nutrition label can be challenging. Here is how to read the carb value on a nutrition label, and some real life examples of labels with their values.
Snack Frequently and Wisely
The key to any healthy eating plan is to keep your body in a constant flow of nutrients and energy. Balance is key - you are aiming not to overload your system while also not allowing a deficit to occur.
Stocking a Low Carb Pantry
You´re getting ready to go with a low carb diet. Here´s how to stock your pantry and your fridge to give your diet the best possible chance of success.
The Basics of Low Carb Diets
You may know a friend who lost a lot of weight on a low carb diet. You might have seen the books on TV or in your bookstore. Just how does a low carb diet work?
Two Studies Prove Low Carb Works Faster
In two separate studies, low carb diets are proven to work more quickly than low fat diets. Diabetes sufferers had better control of their blood sugar, too.
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