Nutrition

4 APRIL 2013

How to Count Carbs on the Atkins Diet

Managing carbohydrate intake is the heart of the Atkins diet plan. In addition to computing your daily carbohydrate intake, you will gradually reintroduce carbohydrates back into your diet in a specific sequence called the carbohydrate ladder.

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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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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

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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26 FEBRUARY 2012

QUESTION: I want to eat protein with the taste of meat but with no sodium nitrate in it. What kind of foods can replace the taste of meat?

How can you keep the taste of meat without consuming extra doses of sodium nitrate? The short answer is eat fresh meat from an organic source.

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26 FEBRUARY 2012

Question: What do I do when I still crave carbs?

In general terms, when we have a craving it means that we are thinking about something on a consistent basis. So you have two choices, you either have to stop thinking about the thing that you are craving, or think about something better

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