Almond flour, ground almonds, almond meal… Are they all the same? Unfortunately not.
As I have discovered through trial and error, there are a few things you need to watch out for. Especially if you are an enthusiastic low-carb baker who uses almond flour all the time.
The article explains the differences between ground almond product variations. Keep reading “Almond Flour and Ground Almonds – Same or Not? “
Dear Readers of Low Carb Support blog,
Low Carb Support website has now been officially renamed to Carbophobic!
Website redirects are already in place, so if you are reading this, then you have already reached our new domain at carbophobic.com.
So why did we decide to change the name?
Keep reading “Our website name has changed!”
Do you often indulge in low-carb cakes, Keto bars and other sweet treats? Well, they are sugar-free – so it’s not a problem, right?
Unfortunately, that’s not always the case – at least for some of us.
We are all different. Sweeteners and similar products can have adverse effects on some of us, but none whatsoever on others.
Keep reading “The Dark Side of Sweeteners”
Finding a diet that works for you isn’t easy. Many weight-loss diets are unconcerned about your long-term health.
Keto diet ticks all boxes. It is great for weight loss and beneficial for your overall health – plus it makes you feel great physically and mentally.
The benefits of Keto go far beyond weight loss. It can truly revolutionize your wellbeing and long-term health.
Keep reading “Can a Keto diet benefit your health?”
Do you think vegetables are boring? You know that nutrient-rich low-carb veggies are the best way to spend your daily carb limit. But the thought is so uninspiring… especially if you are not a vegetable lover.
Keto is a great opportunity to transform your relationship with vegetables.
What’s Keto diet high in? Fat! And fat can transform any bland food into a scrumptious delectable meal.
Keep reading “How to jazz up low-carb veggies”
Sugar cravings can hit you hard on low-carb. Refined carbs (sugar, flour, and all of their derivatives) are highly addictive – almost like class A drugs.
Getting hooked is easy. Breaking away is hard.
A low-carb diet is the best long-term solution to escape sugar addiction. But adapting to your new lifestyle might take a while.
And sugar cravings can attack at any point.
Keep reading “How to Cope with Sugar Cravings”
If you’re a bodybuilder or weightlifter, increasing muscle size and strength is clearly your usual priority. But when you’re prepping for a contest, photo shoot, or other main event, cutting becomes your main concern.
Dieting is the only way to drop excess fat and water to display chiseled muscles. And science shows that low-carb or ketogenic diets are the easiest way to get cut, shredded, ripped, and otherwise superlean.
Keep reading “Cut Carbs, Cut Your Physique: How to Shred With a Keto Diet”
Are net carbs a myth? The term was first popularised by Dr Atkins.
Some carbohydrates, such as fibre, are not digested by our bodies. So it makes sense to exclude them from your daily carb count.
This distinction matters to those of us who follow ketogenic low-carb diets, like Atkins or Keto, with very low carb limits of around 20-30g a day.
Keep reading “Can you trust "net carbs" claims on low-carb products?”
Are you sure your daily carb count is accurate? It’s the one thing you must get right – or your diet won’t work – for obvious reasons.
And yet surprisingly many people get this wrong.
So how can you ensure your carbs count is correct? Here are our best tips on to how to count your carbs quickly and accurately.
Keep reading “How to get your carb counts right”
Are you thinking about trying low-carb? You already know it’s a great way to lose weight. But exactly how low is “low-carb”?
Do you have to cut out all carbs? Do you need to follow a specific diet like Atkins or Keto?
These are important questions to consider before you start your low-carb weight loss.
Keep reading “How "low" is a low-carb diet?”