A Snack: Toasted Coconut Chips

Coconut contains medium chain triglycerides, which are metabolized differently and are extremely beneficial to eat as part of an LCHF lifestyle. They help the body  increase ketones and burn fat. https://authoritynutrition.com/top-10-evidence-based-health-benefits-of-coconut-oil/ These coconut chips are made extra tasty by toasting them in the oven for 4-5 minutes. They are perfect for filling a gap or adding to … Continue reading A Snack: Toasted Coconut Chips

A Snack: Olives

Olives are a staple of the Mediterranean diet and have many health benefits including improved heart health. Read more here  https://authoritynutrition.com/foods/olives/#Health_Benefits Olives are very easy to incorporate into the diet, and make a great addition to a healthy, real food-based diet. They are on the green list for an LCHF lifestyle http://realmealrevolution.com/real-food-lists#green They make a prefect … Continue reading A Snack: Olives

A Snack: Cheese

  "It’s no secret that hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance underlie a vast array of chronic health conditions, affecting everything from reproductive health to cognitive function, to cardiovascular disease and “idiopathic” issues, such as vertigo, tinnitus, and ”essential hypertension.”  People unnecessarily "may spend decades being treated with pharmaceutical drugs and other interventions that are completely ineffectual for … Continue reading A Snack: Cheese

Hard Boiled eggs

I really like this article in the UK Times and in particular its conclusion "Medicine needs to get better at changing its mind." http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article4449967.ece?shareToken=7dba4f3ccd918bfcc1a900e04c14f6bb It states that "a 2013 review by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology found “no appreciable relationship between consumption of dietary cholesterol and serum [blood] cholesterol”.....Nor is there any … Continue reading Hard Boiled eggs