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Between net carbs and total carbs, insoluble and soluble fibre, sugars and sugar alcohols, getting your macros right on a low carb diet can seem complicated.  When it comes to carbs, there’s sometimes confusion between net carbs and total carbs and whether to include fibre in the carb content. The difference between net carbs and… View Article
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
Wondering how to start low carb living? The tips below are to help make the transition super simple. Regardless of your reason, these EASY steps will help you get started. Before we dive into the how to let’s look at WHAT IS A Low Carb way of eating.  In simple terms, Low Carb is a… View Article