6 Key Considerations When Going Vegan

Going vegan is a trend many people seem to be gravitating towards and for good reason. There is a plethora of research out there which boasts the many health benefits of vegan eating, from decreased cancer risks to a reduction in inflammation and even weight loss. However, the decision to switch to vegan eating should…

The Whole Nine Months: Low Carb Diets and Pregnancy

It’s very important to watch what you eat. You are eating for two—which doesn’t mean that you eat more (so say goodbye to that second slice of cake), but that you eat smart. You are your baby’s only source of nutrients, and you need the proper balance of proteins, vitamins, minerals, fiber and carbohydrates. That…

Stoke Your Body’s Furnace With Low Carbohydrate Food

When a low carb dieter restricts carbohydrates, his or her blood sugar is only slightly raised, thus preventing excess insulin production. But many low carbohydrate dieters’ hopes are ruined by uncontrollable sweet cravings, hypoglycaemic mood swings, hunger urges and lethargy. The truth about carbohydrate is that too much carbohydrate provides too many Calories and probably…