Neurological Disorders and Low Carb High Fat “Diet”

As Registered Nurse, I can appreciate articles by accredited resources such as Harvard, Mayo, Rush or the Journal of Lipid Research.  All have performed great research regarding the positive effects of a high fat diet on neurological disorders.  Of the lengthy articles, here are some key points that I found pertinent to justify following a… Continue reading Neurological Disorders and Low Carb High Fat “Diet”

Low Carb Garlic Basil (essential oil) Crackers

Hey everyone!  It has been a couple weeks since my last post.  In the mean time, I made these simple and amazing low carb crackers that I want to share with you.  Are you looking for some food with crunch?  This recipe is for you!  It makes about 6 to 7 servings and is approximately… Continue reading Low Carb Garlic Basil (essential oil) Crackers

Follow up: Apple Cider Vinegar Experiment

So about two weeks ago, I decided to drink Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) three times a day and take CLA Safflower Oil daily.  I had no problem swallowing the CLA Safflower Oil.  On the other hand, Apple Cider Vinegar was awful tasting!  The taste of ACV is comparable to nothing I have ever put in… Continue reading Follow up: Apple Cider Vinegar Experiment

Apple Cider Vinegar and CLA Safflower Oil on the High Fat and Low Carb Diet

Have you considered apple cider vinegar (ACV) and CLA Safflower Oil to promote weight loss?  How do you drink the ACV concoction?  What are the benefits of ACV and CLA Safflower Oil?    If you are a carb counter like myself, you are probably wondering  how many carbs are in a serving.  (Just so you… Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar and CLA Safflower Oil on the High Fat and Low Carb Diet

Low Carb Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese- Quick and Easy

On chilly days in Wisconsin, I love warming up with a bowl of soup.  I phoned my mom today and told her that I was growing tired of plain broth soups and I wished that there was a low carb cream of tomato soup; and the soup would be nice with a grilled cheese sandwich… Continue reading Low Carb Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese- Quick and Easy

The Importance of Water & Weight Loss

Following high fat and low carb way of eating makes your body work harder, as with any “diet,” to get rid of wastes.  At a cellular level, your body needs water to help with those waste removing metabolic processes. Most people who go on a “diet” are overweight or obese.  According to Lemone and Burke’s… Continue reading The Importance of Water & Weight Loss

The Right Amount of Protein, Fighting a Weight Loss Plateau

Living a low carb and high fat lifestyle can be a macro balancing act.  One thing that you need to balance is protein intake.  Remember that the low carb and high fat “diet” is not a high protein diet.  It is a moderate protein diet.  Too much protein can stall weight loss and negatively impact your… Continue reading The Right Amount of Protein, Fighting a Weight Loss Plateau

Getting High the Right Way, With Bacon

As I mentioned in my previous blog, ketones have a positive effect on the brain.  By cutting carbohydrates or carbs, you not only increase gamma aminobutyric acid or GABA in the brain, but also increase a chemical in the brain called Serotonin.  Serotonin can have an effect on mood, social behavior, appetite and digestion, sleep,… Continue reading Getting High the Right Way, With Bacon

Fast Food Low Carb Style

I am going to wager that you are just like me. Before you know it, dinner time comes up quick after a long day at work or a busy weekend; and you are too tired to cook one of the hundreds of fancy low carb meals that you have pinned on Pinterest. Rather than giving… Continue reading Fast Food Low Carb Style

Choosing the High Fat and Low Carb Way of Eating

You have probably found this blog after searching for ways to lose weight or because you have questioned a low carb lifestyle.  Perhaps you were researching ways to come off your medications.  Have you asked yourself as I have, “How did I let myself go?” Growing up I was  a lanky, spindly little girl, with