Shirataki noodles have zero calories and are touted as miracle noodles. Since regular pasta has no place in a low carb or keto diet, shirataki noodles are certainly intriguing. This post explains what shirataki noodles are, how they can have 5 grams of carbohydrates yet no calories, and some insights into preparing them and their taste.Read More “Shirataki Low Carb Noodles – The Answer to Pasta Cravings?”
If your goal is to lose weight on a low carb diet, snacking can get you in trouble unless you have a few tricks up your sleeve. In this post, I share three low carb substitutions to high carb snacks that are not only satisfying but also good for you!Read More “Low Carb Substitutions for High Carb Snacks”
When you have insulin resistance, your cells do not respond to insulin properly. Because insulin is the hormone that moves energy-rich glucose from the foods you eat into your cells, this resistance leaves you feeling low on energy, hungry, and at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. In this post, I’ll share both the subtle and distinct signs of insulin resistance, some of which you can see by looking in the mirror.Read More “Signs of Insulin Resistance – Do You Have Them?”
Prediabetes is a common condition that is marked by higher-than-normal blood sugar levels. According to the CDC, more than one in three Americans have the condition (1).
If it is allowed to progress, it puts you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. In this post, I explain how to tell if you have prediabetes and what you can do to prevent it from progressing.Read More “Prediabetes: What Is It? Do I Have It? What Can I Do About It?”
When you go on a diet, you want your body to burn body fat efficiently. This is what happens when your body is fat-adapted. In this post, I discuss what it means to be fat adapted and the foundational foods that help you get there.Read More “Foods to Eat to Get Fat Adapted Fast”
To follow a low carb diet, you must reduce the number of carbohydrate grams you eat in a day. That is an obvious statement, but what does that look like, and what can you eat? In this post, I share a full day of eating a low carb diet for those who are just getting started.Read More “Starting Low Carb? Eat This Today! [Full Day of Eating]”
It is easy to find success stories from low carb dieters who have reached their goal weight and feel great. But no goal is reached without first encountering hurdles. Those early challenges can knock you off course if you are not prepared, causing you to stop before the results show up. In this post, I’ll share three common traps new low carb dieters face so that you can avoid them, stick with your plan, and reach your goal.Read More “Common Traps for New Low Carb Dieters”