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?”
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”
Keto Diet is easier than low-fat or calorie-counting diets. It lets you lose weight without going hungry.
But you might run into some problems, especially in the beginning. Sugar cravings, Keto flu, tiredness and mood swings can strike at any point.
Can you fix these problems with supplements? Scientific research confirms that you can. Keep reading “7 Ways to Boost Your Keto Diet with Multivitamins”
Do you worry about getting enough fibre on your low-carb diet?
Critics often cite lack of fibre to claim low-carb nutrition is not healthy.
Is this a real issue?
Fibre deficiency is common. Most adults get less than the recommended minimum, even on a standard diet.
Keep reading “Low-Carb High-Fibre Foods”
Do you wonder if you need supplements to support your low-carb diet? Low-carb diet authors and dietitians recommend supplementation, especially in the beginning.
Lack of essential nutrients can derail your diet, no matter how hard you work.
Getting all the required vitamins from low-carb food is possible, but requires meticulous planning.
If you don’t have the time or the patience, a multivitamin is a cheap insurance policy against possible deficiencies.
Keep reading “Choosing the Right Multivitamin for Your Low-Carb Diet”
Sugar addiction is a real thing. The effects of refined sugar on the body are similar to that of Class A drugs.
Once you are addicted, you are locked into a cycle of sugar highs followed by slumps and cravings for more, until your health starts to deteriorate (diabetes, obesity, heart problems).
Low-carb diets provide a way out of this nightmare cycle. Cutting refined sugar out of your diet for good is the only way to break the spell and get rid of the addiction for good. Keep reading “15 ways to beat sugar cravings on a low-carb diet”
You started Atkins Diet to lose weight quickly, effectively, and without feeling hungry.
Millions of people have done just that in 40 years since the original book was published in 1970s.
Despite this track record, critics still claim that balanced nutrition on Atkins Diet is impossible.
Could they be right?
It is true that you would consume less of some vitamin-rich foods such as fruit and grains, especially during Atkins Induction (Phase 1 of the diet).
But you would get more proteins, amino acids and healthy fats, which also contain plenty of vitamins and nutrients.
Keep reading “Vitamins and supplements for Atkins Diet”
Green tea has a solid reputation as a healthy drink.
Unlike some products that are misrepresented as beneficial (sugar-loaded fruit juices, anyone?), green tea actually deserves its super-food label.
Numerous scientific studies back up health claims connected with green tea.
Some of these benefits are useful to anyone following a low-carb diet, such as Atkins, Dukan, Paleo or Keto. Keep reading “Green tea: Miracle drink to aid your low-carb diet”