Liver can take a bit of getting used to due to its strong flavour and texture, but it is a fantastic source of nutrients. Have a look at this nutrient table from Chris Kessners blog. It beats vegetables and red meat by a long shot. This recipe serves 2 adults and has a real Asian feel … Continue reading Liver: Japanese Style
Some recent pronouncements from the WHO declared that red meat increased risk of cancer. I found it interesting that processed meat was lumped in with the data and recommendation, so if you don't eat processed red meat, is the recommendation still the same? Well draw your own conclusion, but here is a very interesting overview … Continue reading Steak and Stir Fried Chinese Veggies
Lamb is a naturally fatty meat that is also high in protein and many vitamins and minerals. It is particularly suited to a low carb diet. This recipe uses a leg of lamb but it would also be equally good made with a cheaper cut such as shoulder. 1.4 kg leg of lamb 1 onion finely … Continue reading Braised Leg of Lamb
If you are feeling like having a Chinese takeaway, be aware of the many harmful impacts of fast food which is heavily processed. They are typically very high in sugar and inflammatory vegetable oil. Some also contain MSG which really drives appetite and food addiction. And you get all that even if you don't eat … Continue reading Feel like a Chinese Takeaway?
Slowing down your metabolism will eventually lead to weight gain. One of the advantages of an LCHF lifestyle is that your are not eating too few calories, just eating the right ones https://authoritynutrition.com/6-mistakes-that-slow-metabolism/ Intermittent fasting on the other hand has many health advantages without the risk of slowing metabolism.The entire strategy of weight loss with intermittent … Continue reading Avoid Slowing Down Your Metabolism
This is what real butter looks like Ingredients: Milk Fat 80% min, Salt 2% max In case there is any confusion....the following picture is not butter, this is an artificial spread and will wreak havoc with your health. Ingredients: Cream, Palm Oil, Rapeseed Oil, Salt (1.7%), Colour (Carotenes) Any butter type product with a lid should … Continue reading I can’t believe its not butter!
Energy from these highly addictive sugary drinks? You must be joking. What you really get is a spike in sugar and corresponding spike in insulin (the fat storage hormone) followed by a slump and a voracious hunger. This leads to weight gain and you are now well on the path to metabolic syndrome. What ever … Continue reading Hydration for Sport – you have got to be kidding!
Here it is. My weekly Banting (LCHF) shop from Aldi. Every thing is full fat. I get coconut oil, butter and extra virgin olive oil there. The raw nuts are much cheaper if you buy from the baking section. I also but the free range chicken as its only a couple of euro dearer but … Continue reading My Weekly Shop
Dr Mark Hyman has an excellent blog with lots of great articles to reinforce the message that eliminating sugar and refined carbs from your diet is the right think to do. In this article he talk about sugar being eight times as addictive as cocaine. "Being addicted to sugar and flour is not an emotional … Continue reading Sugar – “8 times as addictive as cocaine”
Further to my recent talk “Banting (LCHF) to Reclaim your Life”, my group is now open to join here http://realmealrevolution.com/group/banting-to-reclaim-your-life-/189 The first one hour group meeting will be held at Tolka Rovers Football Club, Glasnevin on Wednesday , September 7th starting promptly at 8pm. The group is a very effective way to learn how to live and … Continue reading Banting (LCHF) to Reclaim your Life starts Wednesday Sept 7th