By: Tiffany D. Davidson
The time of temptation is upon us, keto allies! We've made it past the bags of Halloween candy, and it just gets more difficult from here with Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner.
The holidays are a common time of year to fall off the diet wagon, reassuring yourself that you'll get back on track with the new year.
But as we all know - once you fall off, it's not always easy to get your blood sugar, your cravings, your weight, and your health back on track.
That said, let's go ahead and do some preventative planning, shall we? As the saying goes: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and that's never been more true...
At this point, multiple studies have confidently concluded that low-carb diets truly are the best approach for weight loss, not to mention improving overall health and preventing disease. In this article, we’ll dive into the top 10 low-carbohydrate foods that are especially helpful to lose weight, and that promote optimal health, as well.
Honey has been touted as a superfood in the world of health and nutrition, and it is undoubtedly a far healthier choice than refined sugar. There are conflicting opinions as to whether or not honey really can be part of a healthy diet, or if it is no better than other types of sugar. In this article, we’ll compare the health benefits of honey to more processed sugars, and also consider whether it has a place in your low carb diet.
Did you know that beef can (and should) be considered a superfood? Unfortunately, red meat has been largely demonized as unhealthy and at the root of heart disease, but more recent studies have debunked this myth and we now know that it offers some unparalleled health benefits. However, not all beef is created equal, so here we will take a look at the major differences between grass and grain-fed beef.
Green tea has been used historically in many cultures around the world for its many health benefits. From improved athletic performance to antioxidant support to increased brain function, green tea can definitely be considered a superfood. You might be surprised to know that various studies have now proven green tea’s ability to help you lose weight, which adds just one more impressive health benefit to this tasty beverage.
Going gluten free certainly has become trendy these days. Unlike many other health trends, however, this one has earned its popularity for good reason. Despite the fact that there are many excellent reasons to go gluten free, many people following a gluten free diet aren’t exactly sure why, so let’s take a closer look at what gluten is, and the real benefits of avoiding it
By Rachel Fiske
Food additives are ingredients that are added to our foods (typically processed/packaged foods) in order to enhance their appearance, flavor, color and shelf-life. While they might sound harmless enough, some of these additives can pose very real health risks, and learning which ones to be on the lookout for is important to your health
By Rachel Fiske
Undergoing a detox diet or cleanse has become hugely trendy these days, and there is certainly nothing inherently wrong with wanting to support our body through cleansing. However, it is hugely important that we take this on in the smartest and healthiest way possible. If not, we can actually do far more harm than good.
By Rachel Fiske
Bone broth is definitely a hot trend these days, and you can find it in many major cities in food carts to broth bars to entire cafes and restaurants strictly focusing on this nutrient dense food. But, rest assured that there is definitely nothing new about bone broth; in fact, it has been used as a traditional medicine and nutritional remedy for centuries long before it became the trend we see today.
By Rachel Fiske
Coffee is the most commonly consumed beverage after water, yet there is a ton of confusion surrounding its health risks and benefits. A typical cup of coffee contains about 100 mg of caffeine (although this can be much more if you make your coffee particularly strong), and also provides a wide variety of nutrients and antioxidants. For you coffee drinkers out there, the bottom line is this: for many people, coffee can be a healthy part of a balanced diet, and even offer some real benefits. For those following a low carb diet model, the same rules apply. However, if you suffer from anxiety, insomnia, or certain other conditions, coffee can be harmful.
Carb Manager is the easiest and most powerful way to count carbs and live the low carb life. In this blog, we've invited experts on LCHF to contribute their views on everything low carb.