Five Tips for Maintaining a Low Carb Lifestyle

Choosing to eat a low carb diet is more then a dietary change, it is a lifestyle choice. It is a choice to reject the proliferation of heavily processed and packaged foods in exchange for fresh, whole foods that nourish your body. Getting started with a low carb diet can be a challenge. Many people… [Continue Reading]

The Ketogenic Cookbook

The latest book from author Jimmy Moore, The Ketogenic Cookbook, just arrived in the mail. Honestly, I was blown away the instant I opened the cover. The book is filled to the brim with gorgeous, mouth-watering photographs and over 150 recipes. If you need some inspiration for what to plan for your next meal…this is… [Continue Reading]

Want a Quick an Easy Way to Gain Weight? Have a Smoothie!

Say whaaa? I thought I finally had a healthy and EASY plan for breakfast! Well there is good news, and there is bad news. A green smoothie, especially one made of green leafy veggies, will be much lower in sugar. But a fruit smoothie can be a really easy way to put your pancreas into… [Continue Reading]

Excerpt from Carb-Loaded about Metabolic Syndrome

Here is a short scene from the film about the looming Metabolic Syndrome epidemic.

Whole Foods and the “Healthy ” Junk food Illusion

Let me start by saying I do much of my grocery shopping at Whole Foods. Once every week or so, you can find me in my local Connecticut store. Over the time that I have been shopping there, I have noticed an unfortunate trend. Nearly every visit I will witness someone filling their basket with… [Continue Reading]

Don’t Blame “Big Food”, We Pink Slimed Ourselves

Living in the developed world is a strange arrangement. We no longer suffer (as much) from the ailments associated with lack. Cholera and typhoid are almost never heard of in the West. By means of science and progress, we have eradicated these horrible diseases. We now associate such diseases with poverty and disenfranchisement. Without a… [Continue Reading]

The Normal Diet and Other Diabetic Myths

If there is one thing a newly diagnosed diabetic obsesses about, it’s what they are allowed to eat. Discovering that your food is no longer the comforting companion that you thought it once was can be disconcerting. In fact, it’s alarming if you consider how many people die from diabetic complications every year. New members… [Continue Reading]

The Great Gluten Myth VS The Phantom Fructan?

In case you haven’t heard, gluten is kind of a big deal. You can learn this from just about anyone that visits a grocery store or health food store. Wait staff and check-out clerks are being trained on how to answer about which of their offerings contain the terrible substance. There is no denying that… [Continue Reading]