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Will I Lose Muscle If I Eat a Low-Carb Diet?

Originally posted on eating4optimalhealth:
I have had very respected physicians and nutrition experts tell me that if I eat a low-carb, high-fat diet for too long, I will lose muscle and be weak. These are the type of statements that have been misleading people for decades. Since my journey began with a this way…

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Cauliflower Pizza

Originally posted on eating4optimalhealth:
Pizza Wee all love pizza and I really enjoyed this meal. In addition, you can place any leftover cauliflower dough in the freezer or refrigerator to use later in the week to make cheese “bread” to dip in soup or sauce. head of 1 cauliflower 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese…

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Cheese Chips

Originally posted on eating4optimalhealth:
CHEESE CHIPS Great snack idea!!! You will be able to satisfy the ‘crunch’ that is missing from a low carb, high fat lifestyle. Take a BUNCH of grated cheese and place on a GREASED plate. Thin layer. Microwave for 3 minutes. Let cool and cut into squares. You can also…

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Is Sugar Toxic?

Originally posted on eating4optimalhealth:
Watch the video below. It was on prime time TV. Here are the highlights: Over the top, but true, sugar is toxic. High fructose corn syrup = sugar = both equally bad Sugar is linked to obesity, hypertension, heart disease, type II diabetes The American lifestyle is killing us, 75%…

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Fat Bombs……A great treat!

Originally posted on eating4optimalhealth:
A great frozen treat to satisfy anyone. They are called FAT BOMBS. Keep frozen because they melt soon after taken out of the freezer. Very low carb and it can help increase daily fat content.

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Finally…..A Low-Carb Bread Worth Eating!

Originally posted on eating4optimalhealth:
By far, the biggest complaint I hear from an individual beginning the low-carb, high-fat lifestyle is the lack of edible bread. All current ‘whole-grain’ products are not suitable for the low-carb lifestyle. In addition, gluten-free bread is full of unnatural ingredients that can spike blood sugar, cause inflammation, and inhibit…

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Is Nutritional Ketosis Safe for Me?

Originally posted on eating4optimalhealth:
In doing research about training for another Ironman, I ran across hundreds of athletes reducing carbohydrate intake to create ketones for energy. In the past, the modus operandi was to carb load before an event, ingest hundreds of calories several hours prior to the race, and keep up with the…

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The Sugar War is On!

Now that the word is spreading, the food industry is slowly trying to profit from our fear of sugar. Yes, you should eliminate sugar and artificial sweeteners from your diet. Fat is NOT the culprit. Eating fat does NOT make you fat. Sugar and things that turn into sugar, like starches, is the primary reason […]
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Tofu, Soy, and Tempeh

Originally posted on eating4optimalhealth:
In many of the patients I treat, an alternative source of protein is always a question. But, how healthy are these products? Can I eat them instead of steak? What about my vegetarian cousin? How can she be a low carb advocate? This is a GREAT article about how each…

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Why I Mix Oil and Butter In My Coffee

Originally posted on eating4optimalhealth:
Oil and Butter mixed with my morning coffee? Why in the world would I do this crazy thing? For the past 4 months, my main ‘go to’ breakfast has been BulletProof coffee The main component of BC is medium chain triglyceride oil (MCT). These are some benefits of MCT’s 1-…

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