Low Carb Living

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
For me, low carb is personal. I know how much being low carb helps me out. My energy levels. Sleeping. No headaches in the morning. Lowers stress and anxiety levels. I also know how much it helps out my family members who live by it. Old school doctors say that diabetes runs in my family,… View Article
I had a big realisation as a teenager where I went from living to eat, to eating to live. For me, low carb just makes sense. It’s not a diet, it’s not a fad, it’s not restrictive and I rarely feel like I’m missing out. These are all arguments that anti-low carb proponents use against… View Article
Nachos, Burritos, Tacos, Fajitas (which I’m unsure are actually authentic Mexican) are all sounding pretty carb-heavy. But there is some good news, if you’re a little bit clever there are plenty of ways to eat low carb at a Mexican restaurant. With the exception of the chain stores, Mexican restaurants in Australia tend to be… View Article
Ever since my teens, I’ve had a love hate relationship with food (I’m sure I’m not the only one). Love being the fact that I love baking and entertaining, and I also love the huge positive benefit the right healthy foods can have on our bodies, minds and overall wellbeing. I believe we are here… View Article
So, in previous posts we’ve covered off how to eat low carb at Italian and Japanese but something that I think we all probably encounter more often is, how to eat low carb at the Pub! There’s going to be a lot of things that are just straight up out of the question, so prepare yourself…. View Article
Whether you celebrate Easter or not, we are all still faced with the additional tempting treats in the Supermarket (which started in January 😡) as well as the Long weekend. Similarly to the Christmas break, we may find ourselves in situations where we cannot stick to our normal food and activity routines. There is no… View Article
This is a struggle we’ve certainly all faced before…  it’s Friday afternoon and your Facebook Messenger group from your friends starts going nuts with suggestions for where you should all go for dinner tonight… “How about that new burger joint”, “what about Mexican”, “I’m feeling Italian” – it all sounds delicious but all you can… View Article
Have you noticed that when we spy sugar-based foods such as ice cream, cake, chocolate and sweets that our mouths begin to produce saliva in anticipation of eating it? Have you heard people refer to themselves as “emotional eaters” – where they eat to lift their mood? Do you suffer from a mid-afternoon slump that… View Article
This is the first of a series where we’ll looking into how you can stay on track and eat low carb at different kinds of restaurants! This week, how to eat low carb at a Japanese restaurant. It’s relatively easy to stay on track and eat low carb when you’re at home in your own… View Article
I’ve been looking for something like this for a while. I’ve tried what seems like hundreds of different low sugar yoghurts and finally I’ve found one that tastes pretty alright!!! Introducing YoPRO Protein Yoghurt. Fruit yoghurts have copped a lot of bad press in recent years and it’s little wonder why. Some varieties available in major… View Article