Weight 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 avoid diet failures”
You already know about the benefits of a low-carb diet. Some of us are tempted to go even further.
Cutting down carbs to 20-30g a day makes you lose weight quickly and painlessly.
So, if you cut your carbs down to zero, it will be even better – right?
Not necessarily. Here’s why. Keep reading “Zero-carb diet – worth a try?”
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”
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”
You get home after a long day at work, feeling tired and hungry. You know the healthiest way to eat is to cook from scratch. But spending hours in the kitchen is the last thing you need right now.
Not to worry – there are plenty of quick ways to throw together a healthy low-carb dinner! Here are some simple dinner recipes you can make in 20 minutes or less.
Keep reading “Low-Carb Keto Dinners – 8 Quick and Simple Ideas”
Sugar is a pure 100% carbohydrate. On a low-carb diet, sugar is the first ingredient you must boot out – never to return. Good riddance! Sugar is highly refined, addictive and can harm your health and well-being in many ways.
Keep reading “How sugar sneaks up on us”
When you think of vitamins, which food comes to mind first? Is it oranges? Or perhaps apples, mangos or grapes?
Either way, I bet you are thinking of fruit.
Fruit has a great reputation. These beautiful, juicy, brightly coloured treats are supposed to be packed full of vitamins, fibre and all sorts of goodness.
Keep reading “Best low-carb sources of vitamin C”
“Slow metabolism” often gets the blame when weight loss is difficult. But what does it actually mean?
In everyday life, it tends to be used as an umbrella term for various weight loss obstacles. This usage is not exactly scientifically accurate – but it does describe a real problem. Keep reading “How to speed up sluggish metabolism”
Are low-carb diets healthy? Critics say no. But the answer is yes – provided you do it the right way and follow all the guidelines.
Cutting down on the carbs is, of course, the key requirement. But it’s not the only one. Just like people on “standard” diets, you also need to watch your nutritional balance. Keep reading “8 tips for a healthy low-carb diet”
Low-carb is a great diet for food lovers. You can have incredibly rich and satisfying meals.
Succulent steak, scrumptious roast chicken, crispy bacon… Keep reading “Simple Low-Carb Food Substitutes”