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Sometimes you’re just craving some potatoes, noodles, pasta, garlic bread or rice – we get it!! It happens to all of us! Here’s my top 20 list of my favourite low carb substitutes that are great to have on hand and are really are just as good as the real thing, plus they’re a lot healthier… View Article
I first spotted this Chobani FIT Protein Yogurt about a month ago and had a good chuckle at the blatant “me too” nature of the product. I mean the packaging is probably about as close to YOPRO’s as you can get without getting sued for passing off. But leaving the yogurt business up to the yogurt… View Article
When it comes to weight loss, we often think about what we are not going to eat – what foods we might need to say good bye to and how many calories we are going to restrict. How does this process of restriction serve your mental health, and is it effective? The key to successful weight… View Article
We use lupin as a key ingredient in all our products – so if you’ve been eating our pancakes, muffins, bread, pizza bases, cookies, carrot cake and banana bread, you’ve already had a taste of lupin. We’ve also used kibbled lupin in our P300 Protein Rice. But, what is lupin, exactly? Lupin is a little legume… View Article
Losing weight is not easy. Anyone who says it is can just go suck on a chocolate bar or something like that. Dieting and losing weight take time, commitment, and a huge amount of self-discipline. And that’s just the start of it, then you have all these different types of diets and they all have… View Article
These days it is rare to find two dietitians, nutritionists or food fanatics who agree on the same thing – particularly when it comes to what to eat for optimising health. Social media has fostered an eruption of contradicting messages leaving the public (and many health professionals) confused and frustrated. However, there are some foods that… View Article
A common criticism of low-carbohydrate diets is that they fall short when it comes to micronutrients, such as low carb diets and fibre needs. As a dietitian, and a firm believer of the many potential benefits of a low-carb lifestyle, I have questioned this. How can a diet that promotes the intake of non-starch vegetables,… View Article
Who remembers having a slice of mum or grandma’s homemade carrot cake with thick cream cheese icing? Carrot cake has been an all-time favourite for decades and we love it – but even though it has carrots and walnuts, traditional carrot cake is pretty high in carbs, with sugar and wheat flour as the base. We… View Article
When I started writing this, I didn’t know where to start because there is SO MUCH evidence these days showing that fats really aren’t as bad as we once thought. Fats are essential to life The thing is, we actually need fats. When we eat fats, they break down to fatty acids which support cell… View Article
I’m really excited to be joining the team of low carbers to manage communications across all the Low Carb Living Group brands to help people just like you live a healthy and happy low carb lifestyle. My journey into low carb began when the conventional food pyramid diet was failing me as someone with type… View Article