Category Archives for Low carb

When a protein ball is not a protein ball

I was talking with my sister a few weeks ago, and she mentioned that she had made some protein balls. Great, I thought, that’s an excellent snack and so much better for the kids than a bag of chips. As we talked, it became obvious that what she had made were carb balls, not protein […]

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Diabetes Success Stories

We’re in the middle of Diabetes Week, and to draw attention to the role diet plays in the management of Type 2 Diabetes, we’d like to introduce two of our lovely members. Most treatments for Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) treat the symptoms rather than the cause. T2D is a disorder of carbohydrate metabolism, where the […]

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Sleep and exercise tips

Sleep and exercise tips Here’s the third in our series on low-carb tips. What’s sleep go to do with low-carb tips? A lot, it turns out. Poor sleep has negative consequences for the hormones that control hunger, appetite and weight: Increases ghrelin, the hunger hormone – you eat more Decreases leptin, the satiety hormone – […]

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Salads are not boring

Even though it’s still November, with hot weather well and truly here mums everywhere are trying to convince their families that salads are not boring. Cooking in the heat becomes a real chore and salads take priority – if for no other reason than to keep the kitchen cool. Most people have a “fall back” salad […]

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Lack of protein may stop you losing weight.

Are you confused about protein? We don’t blame you? Just this week we’ve seen two studies hit the media with conflicting points of view. Some ground-breaking weight management research has been released from Dr Alison Gosby at Sydney University. The research found for the first time that reducing the percentage of dietary protein will result […]

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What's Safer to Eat – Sugar or Fat?

Have the experts got it wrong – for the last 30 years?

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Losing Weight Without Losing Your Health

We all have to be careful and skeptical about what we read in the media. The media have a vested interest to hook you in. They understand that “Bad news sells”. You’ll never see a headline like “New XYZ Diet Actually Works AND Makes You Healthier”. You’re more likely to see something like: Carb cutting a risk […]

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