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Low(er) Carb Eating... Kind Of.

So, I’ve been trying to eat fewer carbs the past few days and I think it’s doing some good things for my numbers. I’m a bit ambivalent about eating “low carb” though. 313 more words

Diabetic

Spaghetti Squash Recipes

Many weight-conscious folks are cutting down on carbohydrate consumption. One way to do that is to find lower-carb alternatives to carb-rich items.

An alternative to spaghetti… 584 more words

Recipes

The Etiquette of Diabetes

Do you inject in public? What happens if you are in a meeting and you suddenly experience a hypo (low blood sugar) and what do you say to people when you are invited to their homes for a meal? 901 more words

Diabetes

Pros and cons of a low carb high fat (LCHF) diet

Tons of people are following a low carb, high fat (LCHF) lifestyle at the moment and raving about it – and I can see why. Having followed the diet myself for several weeks, I can tell you that I’m really happy on it – but, like every eating plan, it’s not for everyone. 742 more words

Low Carb High Fat

Do Low-Carb Diets Cause Death?

Japanese researchers say low-carb diets are causing premature death. I’m skeptical.

The potentially healthful side effects linked to low-carb eating include reduced weight, higher HDL cholesterol, and lower triglycerides and blood pressure. 885 more words

Longevity

Protein -- The New Marketing Buzz Word

Well the new food marketing buzz word is “protein.” I’m seeing it everywhere. Ugh! I pretty much ignored the “fiber” and “gluten-free” craze, but this is just outright annoying. 265 more words

Food

Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat Diet for Weight Loss Without Increase in Heart Disease Risk

…according to an article at MedPageToday.

Many physicians have been reluctant to recommend low-carb diets out of fear that they increase cardiovascular risk. A recent study compared low-carb to low-fat dieting over 12 months and actually found better improvements in cardiovascular disease risk factors on the low-carb diet (max of 40 grams a day). 70 more words

Weight Loss