Have a Heart

"Organ meats from grass-fed animals are safe and rich in high quality amino acids, fat, B vitamins and B12, CoQ10, minerals, and “fat-soluble activators” (vitamins A, D and K), important for mineral absorption", read more about these superfoods here. Although not to everyones taste, organ meat such as heart and liver can be cooked in … Continue reading Have a Heart

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Brussels and Bacon

Its late November and Brussels sprouts are in season. They are an extremely nutritious low carb vegetable, read more about their benefits on Dr Mercolas blog. For people who find them too strong in taste, the key is to avoid overcooking them, about 10 minutes of steaming is more than enough. The other option is … Continue reading Brussels and Bacon

Healthy versus Unhealthy Fats

A low carb diet means that healthy fats must be increased. However the type of fat matters greatly. Healthy fats include butter, ghee, coconut oil, rendered animal fats, extra virgin olive oil. Seed and vegetable oils are heavily processed and often oxidised, causing excessive Omega 6 fats in the body resulting in inflammation and so … Continue reading Healthy versus Unhealthy Fats

Fermented Foods

These days fermented foods are getting quite a lot of attention in the world of health and nutrition. This is partly because they contain high levels of probiotics which promote good gut bacteria as well as other health benefits.  Fermented foods really compliment an LCHF lifestyle as they are typically very low in net carbohydrates. Kimchee … Continue reading Fermented Foods