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?”

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.

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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.

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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.

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Low-Carb Keto Dinners – 8 Quick and Simple Ideas

Quick low-carb keto dinners

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.

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