Health

30 APRIL 2013

What are probiotics

You have probably heard a lot about probiotics and how they are good for you. However, do you really understand what they are? You see it in health food stores. You read about it in magazines. You hear people talk about it on television. If you want want find out more about what probiotics are and how you can benefit from them, continue to read this article.

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20 APRIL 2013

Rhodopean Moussaka

 A favourite Bulgarian dish for those chilly winter days Note:  You can use chubritza instead of oregano. (much better). Serve with a mayonnaise based cucumber salad, and boiled carrots.  **Serves 4** 7gms carbs per serving  

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3 APRIL 2013

Good and Bad Digestive Bacteria

Did you know that the number of bacteria in our body outnumbers the number of cells in our body?

That is something that I personally find totally amazing. But you know in many ways we wouldn’t be able to live without them. Our bodies even use bacteria for digesting our food along with a healthy dose of enzymes and some really remarkable and well balanced processes but

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31 MARCH 2013

Low Carb Magazine

http://lowcarbmag.com Yes it’s true at last there is a NEW Low Carb Magazine come out just for us and here are the details. This is something that is well overdue as the LC community has been wanting a magazine for a very long time.

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29 MARCH 2013

Fruit flies fed organic diets live longer, study finds

Here is an interesting study from the Southern Methodist University in Dallas where biologist Johannes H. Bauer ran a study on fruit flies and he found that the fruit flies that were raised on organic diets performed better on several tests for general health than those that were raised on non-organic diets.

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29 MARCH 2013

Low carb diets and heart disease – What are we afraid of?

It seems that the medical establishment still does not feel comfortable with suggesting low carb diets for people with heart disease. It seems that they are afraid of something or another.

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28 MARCH 2013

Cutting Out the Sugar Cravings in Your Diet

Some food manufacturers engineer products to contain (from their point of view) the optimal balance of sugar and high fructose corn syrup. Then when you eat them you feel maximum crave and keep eating, drinking and buying more of their products. Its what they call your bliss point!

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28 MARCH 2013

Can You Smell Obesity?

It turns out that obesity may be detectable as a gas, thanks to organisms that inhabit our gut. In a study pqblished in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, researchers extend our knowledge about the hidden universe of the that live within us to show that obesity is associated with certain populations of microbes that give off a distinctive gas.

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28 MARCH 2013

World Bank Links Obesity to High Food Prices

World Bank: Food prices have dropped since peaking six months ago but remain near record levels, pushing the world’s poorest people toward “undernutrition” and obesity.

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Low Carb Food
27 MARCH 2013

Cancer and cooking: How my low carb diet is helping me to fight this disease

This treatment has been very succesful and has lead to Hannah making lifestyle changes, including switching to a low carbohydrate diet with no sugar.

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