Diabetes is a worldwide epidemic that is rising at a terrifying rate. The number of adults living with diabetes globally was estimated at 422 million in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980 – an increase of almost 400% [1]. Even with adjustments for our ageing population, the global prevalence of diabetes has nearly doubled…. View Article
As the weather begins to turn, many of us start to worry about getting sick. There are a few healthy habits that will help to get your immune system through harsh times.  We’ve included some diet and lifestyle tips to help support your immune system and ramp up its defence against attack. 1. Protein with… View Article
Know ahead of time before picking up your weekly groceries by checking out what low carb fruit and vegetables are at their best in May Low Carb Vegetables in Season in May Ginger 4.8g carbs / 100g This spicy root vegetable is indigenous to south China which subsequently spread out too much of Asia and eventually the… View Article
It can be hard to know exactly what to eat when you’re Living Low Carb. I’ve put together this quick reference guide for types of Milk, so you can make the best choices fast. Figures in this table are per 100mls. A regular take away coffee – has about 300mls of milk, and a small 210mls… View Article
With so many sugar alternatives out there, it can be confusing to know what the best low carb sweeteners are. Some natural sweeteners may seem like healthy options, like dates, agave syrup, honey and maple syrup, but they’re just another form of pure sugar. So, when you’re cutting down on carbs, what do you replace sugar with when… View Article
The Mediterranean Diet reflects the dietary choices and patterns of the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. The fundamentals of this diet are very similar to the Australian Dietary Guidelines, however has a few differences and these are based on greater intakes of olive oil, nuts, fish and red wine, while using traditional cooking styles which… View Article
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