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November 2012

Low Carb Sleep Benefits

Restroom

It wasn’t until we had an overnight guest over the Thanksgiving weekend did I realize just how much my nightly sleeping has improved. Let me see if I can explain this delicately. My husband and I are of the age where we are feeling the effects of health mistakes we made in our youth. Some… Read More

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Lower Carb Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

I’d like to say we enjoyed a low-carb Thanksgiving, but I’d be telling a halftruth. Actually, we enjoyed a lower carb Thanksgiving. I modified the ingredients on some foods and didn’t cook others to reduce the carb load. However, not everyone at my Thanksgiving table is on a low-carb eating plan so I made a… Read More

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I Love Jicama

Jicama (pronounced Hik-A-Ma) looks like something you move out of the way of the lawn mower. The one I purchased looked like a huge light-colored rock. It was just as heavy as a huge rock. Cooked vs. Raw I’m sure cooked jicama works just fine for some dishes. My initial venture into jicama land was… Read More

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Adventures in Low Carb Dining

Smoked Salmon

The other day we stopped at the diner for breakfast. Hurricane Sandy had knocked our power out so the diner was a quick and easy solution to the breakfast challenge. Being a low carb foodie, I ordered the smoked salmon and cream cheese on a bagel, but told them to hold the bagel. The meal… Read More

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Food Plate

Since going low carb I continually look for evidence confirming I’m doing the right thing.  Aside from my improved health, reduced blood pressure and normalization of my blood iron count (previously suffered with bouts of anemia if I forgot to take my iron tablets), I love reading about the benefits of low carb eating.  What… Read More

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Enjoying the Low Carb Life

Burrata

Since reducing my carb intake I feel great! I no longer think of this as a dietary change. I think of it as a way of life. Just like some people don’t eat radishes or broccoli or liver, I choose not to eat foods with a high glycemic index. In other words, in general I… Read More

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