Low Carb Living

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
Like many people, I have, at times struggled with my body, how to feel my best and also how to get in great shape and feel as confident as I wanted. About 8 years ago, I was working as a Personal Trainer, at the same time as I was running my own cafe in Darlinghurst,… View Article
How does Sugar affect Weight Loss? When metabolised by humans, all sugars deliver 17 kilojoules of energy per gram of sugar absorbed. The body has an immediate need for glucose for its various metabolic functions. When humans are active, this energy need increases and when rested, the energy need decreases. If the amount of sugar… View Article
It’s easy to overlook every day foods that actually are significantly high in protein and can provide our bodies with more fuel than we might at first think. There are many reasons why foods high in protein are good, namely because they keep us fuller for longer, they help us to achieve our goals in… View Article
Statistics show that more than half of Australians are exceeding the World Health Organisation’s recommended daily intake of added sugars every day. According to the Heart Association, the maximum amount of added sugars a person should eat per day is for men, 37.6g (or 9 teaspoons), and 25g (or 6 teaspoons) for women per day…. View Article
Dietary advice is varied, but if there is one thing most of us can agree on, it is to steer away from highly processed foods in favour of eating fresh produce such as meat (or other protein sources), eggs, nuts, dairy, fruit and vegetables. But while “eating clean”, we still like our occasional sweet treats!… View Article
You may have read my ‘How do I Stop Eating Sugar’ article and be looking to reduce your sugar intake with recipes that are fulfilling and tasty but have a low sugar content. If this is the case, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re looking for a snack or inspiration for breakfast or… View Article
Can we really stop eating sugar altogether? And what would this mean? There have been books published, articles written and diets created in order to help us to stop us eating sugar full stop. But how easy is it in reality? Like any type of food or ingredients, everything is ok in moderation and this… View Article