Low Carb Sugar Free Cooking

LCHF strawberry dessert

A note about natural sugar substitutes Disclaimer: The information in this article does not constitute advice of ANY kind. I would encourage everyone do do their own research on the internet & books by people such as David Gillespie, Sarah Gilbert ?? If you are anything like me, you probably didn’t know that such a thing existed as a natural sugar substitute. I’m sure you have all heard of saccharine, sorbitol & aspartame and other artificial sweeteners. These have been

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Facts you learned in school that are no longer true

This post is a bit of a work in progress. I’ve been meaning to make a post like this for a long time. I was spurred on today by a Trivia Calendars entry today that was as follows: “Due to the amount of mercury in Lake Michigan, more than 40% of fish are born autistic and don’t survive past their first year.” Some of these things I was always suspicious about growing up however it’s only been in the last

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How to manage type 2 diabetes with diet

low carb desert ideas

My relationship with food over the years has been a difficult one. I have struggled with my weight all my adult life. My annual doctors’ blood tests had invariably resulted in my being sent for further tests (a Glucose Tolerance Test) and even though the doctor never specifically said it, the writing was on the wall. I had Type 2 diabetes in my future if I didn’t take immediate action. This realisation and a chance remark I heard at a

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Insulin Resistance Recipes

LCHF strawberry dessert

This is the next article in our series following on from How to control type 2 diabetes without medication. While Taubes and Naughton introduced me to the whole concept of insulin resistance and food politics, the seminal work on food politics has got to be from Nina Teischolz. A couple of youtube videos from Nina to start us off here. Nina wrote a great book called ‘The Big Fat Surprise” This book is perhaps one of the best books I

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How to control type 2 diabetes without medication

low carb mushrooms and peppers

This post continues the article we started here. So Tom Naughton and Williams Davis started our journey but it wasn’t long before we found Gary Taubes, both through Youtube and his excellent books. Here is one of his many videos on youtube. It’s worth mentioning as well Tom Naughton’s movie Fathead which we also watched. You can buy Fathead here and support Tom’s work and find lots more great resources. I have read three of Gary’s books. You can purchase

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