Low Carb Living

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
The holiday season bring lots of surprises; great presents, terrible presents, exciting news and inappropriate things your drunk uncle says haha. One thing is certain though amongst most households – a boat load of left over food! It often leaves you wondering: what to do with leftover Christmas Ham! The great thing about ham is… View Article
Sugar is a type of carbohydrate. Carbohydrate is a macronutrient present in a vast range of foods. There are many different carbohydrates; the major types are outlined below. Sugars are considered simple carbohydrates; they include fructose found naturally in fruit and lactose in milk. There are also refined sugars such a table sugar and glucose… View Article
It’s that time of year again. Time to wrap up the year that was, and celebrate with friends, family and work functions. Here are some tips and tricks to get us through the silly season, without compromising our goals. 11. Never go to a social event hungry! A boiled egg or two, some vegetable sticks… View Article
Those on a Keto diet eat foods high in fat, moderate in protein and low in carbs in order to get the process of Ketosis to kick into place. When Do I Know If I’m In Ketosis? Ketosis occurs when you stop burning carbs as fuel and you start burning ‘ketones’. Click here to read… View Article
The Keto Diet is a diet that focuses on eating foods high in fat, moderate in protein and low in carbs. The diet is said to help with rapid weight loss by forcing your body into a deprived state which gets it burning this fat for energy. Click to read more on the Keto Diet…. View Article
Living Low Carb does not mean that we have to give up the fun stuff, especially during party season. Here are 6 tips to help create a Low Carb Cocktail. ❣️ Pure Spirits have 0 carbs e.g Whisky, Gin, Brandy, Vodka, Tequila – just add/ or order your favourite low/ no sugar mixer or soda… View Article
What are the different types of sugar? The term “sugar” usually refers to a group of carbohydrates known as “saccharides” (which originates from the Latin word “saccharum”). Sugars are sweet-tasting, crystalline carbohydrates found naturally in most plants and some animal products. But what are the different types of sugar? Simple sugars Such as glucose and fructose… View Article
You may have recently read a lot about the Keto Diet as it’s increasing in popularity and having ‘it’s day’ across media. After reading about it, you may be wondering if it is for you. As with all diets, I would recommend making long term lifestyle changes rather than doing a short term fad diet… View Article
The Keto Diet seems to be having its day, with many people turning opting to live a Keto lifestyle. It’s similar to a lot of the other diets out there at the moment e.g. The Paleo Diet, in the sense that it is a diet to be stuck to long term, not a quick fad… View Article
When considering a diet or change in lifestyle, it’s important to consider the benefits and pitfalls. If the diet isn’t going to benefit you – what’s the point? But also, if the side effects are unmanageable, you may want to think twice. Keto diets are more popular than ever with a high number of athletes… View Article