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Why offal is good for your low-carb diet

offal organ meats low-carb ketoDo you feel squeamish at the thought of eating offal? You are not alone.
Most people in the West shun organ meat and think of it as “subprime”. It is used in pâté and processed meats, but rarely cooked on its own.
This is really such a shame. Offal (also called variety meats or organ meats) is in many ways better than standard muscle meat. Keep reading “Why offal is good for your low-carb diet”

Are all polyols zero-carb?

Carbs in polyolsLow-carb and Keto diets are becoming popular. I keep seeing new product brands – low-carb cookies, Keto bars, sugar-free sweets – all sweetened with sugar substitutes like polyols or artificial sweeteners.

It’s great to have so much choice. Unfortunately, not all these products are as good as they claim.

Small companies – usually run by low-carb dieters and enthusiasts – tend to do a good job. They care about their clients and make products that are genuinely low-carb. Keep reading “Are all polyols zero-carb?”

Simple Mind Hack to Fight Cravings

low-carb diet mind hackWeight loss is hard, even if you have found the right diet that works for you.

You can educate and motivate yourself through diet books, blog posts, videos and online communities.

But you might still fail. Because it all comes down to one crucial factor – your impulse control.

Can you ignore your sugar cravings? Or your desire to have a treat – right now? Keep reading “Simple Mind Hack to Fight Cravings”

Do you need supplements on your low-carb diet?

Low Carb Diet Supplements

Do you need nutritional supplements on a low-carb diet? Can they really make your weight loss easier and healthier? Or perhaps it’s all just hype, designed to make you spend megabucks on useless products.

There is no single definitive answer. There is a fair chance supplements could work for you. Millions of people get real results and tangible benefits from nutritional supplements.

Keep reading “Do you need supplements on your low-carb diet?”

How to save money on low-carb foods

Save money on low-carb diet foods

Are you worried about low-carb food prices? Does a low-carb diet mean spending a lot more money on groceries?

Staple low-carb foods like fresh meat, fish and vegetables can be expensive – but for a good reason. High-quality foods are more nutritious and healthy than cheap refined carbohydrates.

Keep reading “How to save money on low-carb foods”

Hidden carbs – Don't let them sneak back

Hidden Carbs

Is your carb intake as low as you think? Going over your daily carb limit – usually unconsciously – is a common problem on a low-carb diet.

Some people fall into this trap because they don’t pay attention. Maybe they don’t bother to track their food.

Guessing carb content instead of looking it up also leads to mistakes, as well as estimating quantities instead of weighing your food.

Keep reading “Hidden carbs – Don't let them sneak back”