Hydration for Sport – you have got to be kidding!

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!

Harvesting Blackberries

Berries are a great source of  fiber, vitamins and minerals and are reputedly anti inflammatory. Wild ones are very suited to a low carb diet as they have the added advantage that they have not been cultivated to be extra sweet like many shop bought fruits have been. https://authoritynutrition.com/13-anti-inflammatory-foods/ Wild blackberries are usually at their best … Continue reading Harvesting Blackberries

Yummy Scrummy Low Carb Quiche Lorraine

Here is a great article by Tim Noakes on the fact that Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease caused by a high carbohydrate diet is a key indicator of heart disease. So no, it's not cholestrol that's the cause of heart disease. http://foodmed.net/2016/04/14/noakes-its-the-fatty-liver-disease-stupid-lchf-banting/ Here is a nice high fat Quiche for your weekend picnics, if you are lucky enough … Continue reading Yummy Scrummy Low Carb Quiche Lorraine

The Likely Journey for LCHF

Here is a very recent interview of the superb Tim Noakes by the equally superb Fat Emperor aka Ivor Cummins. http://www.thefatemperor.com/blog/2016/5/28/prof-tim-noakes-at-foodloose-iceland-driving-the-revolution-lchf-diabetes Ivor talks to Tim about how he discovered LCHF after being diagnosed as a T2 diabetic after years of carb loading as an elite athlete. He also talks about the challenges that are being … Continue reading The Likely Journey for LCHF