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How to Eat Low-Carb Food at Burger King
With careful choices, hitting the Burger King drive-through needn't mean going off your low-carb diet. Here are some tips for the lowest-carb options.

Spinach Blended with Pecans, Mushrooms, and Cheese
Try our easy, delicious recipe for spinach blended with pecans, mushrooms, and cheese. Great as a side dish or a dip at room temperature.

How to Cut Meat Against the Grain for a Perfect Slice
Cutting flank steak, skirt steak, brisket, London broil, etc. against the grain makes it easier to eat. Learn more.

Low-Carb Pasta With Chicken Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
This recipe can use any kind of low-carb pasta, but it works very well with the shirataki fettuccine​ noodles (pictured).

Serving Suggestions for Green Leafy Vegetables
Be excited to get more green, leafy vegetables into your diet with these cooking tips and recipes.

The Atkins Overview | Low Carb Diet and Weight Loss Program
Our Atkins overview explores the popular low carb diet and weight loss program. Learn how Atkins works, its four phases and and what to expect.

Atkins Diet Phase Three - The Pre-Maintenance Phase
Phase three of the Atkins Nutritional Approach - a description of the pre-maintenance phase, the goals, how to do it, and what to eat in phase 3.

Atkins Diet: Phase Two - Ongoing Weight Loss
A description of the second phase of the Atkins Diet, called OWL, for Ongoing Weight Loss. Read about what you can eat, the goals, and menus of this phase.

How to Cook Eggs: A Beginner's Guide
How to cook eggs in a variety of ways to a variety of dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner meals. The goal is to help you master cooking eggs.

Quick & Easy Low-Carb Spinach Casserole
This spinach casserole is easy to throw together. It's easy to adapt with different spices. I find salad dressing seasoning mixtures work well.

Easy Eggs Florentine Recipe
In this very easy version of Eggs Florentine, the eggs poach in the spinach. You can make it easily in 15 minutes, and it really works for any meal.

Easy Low-Carb Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe
You can whip up this low-carb blue cheese dressing in two minutes. There's no reason to pour bottled dressing on your lovely salad!

What Are Oligosaccharides and Prebiotics ?
Oligosaccharides are carbohydrates that have recently gotten attention for their health benefits. Find out what they are, and how to get them.

Do Low-Carb Diets Really Work?
Find out the facts about low-carb diets and how they work for weight loss or other health problems. Read how much weight you might be able to​ lose.

Carbs in Bananas - Glycemic Index and Load
Learn more about bananas including carbs, glycemic index, fiber counts, calories, nutritional information and health benefits.

Prize-Winning Low-Carb Zucchini Casserole Recipe
This Zucchini Casserole is based on an award-winning recipe from the 1960s. This version has been modified to make it a low-carb main course or side dish.

A Healthy High-Protein Low-Carb Diet Menu
This one-day high-protein menu would work for almost any low-carb plan, including the Atkins Diet or Phase Two of the South Beach Diet.

Salmon Selection, Cooking, and Salmon Recipes
Learn how to select the best salmon from the market and the best and most tasty ways to cook it (with recipes).

Recipes for Low-Carb Salads from Around the World
Are you looking for a salad variation that is sugar-free and low in carbohydrates? Check out these recipes for salads from around the world.

Slow Cooker Beef Brisket and Veggies - Low Carb Recipe
This simple slow cooker beef brisket recipe is spicy and only takes minimal prep time to make. Ingredients are for those on a low carb diet.

Crock Pot Chicken Cacciatore Recipe
This hearty, tomatoey stewed dish gets a low-carb, slow cooker makeover in this crockpot version of traditional chicken cacciatore.

Condiments in the Low-Carb Pantry - What You Need
What condiments to keep, toss, or buy for your low-carb pantry. Also, read about what condiments really do contain sugar.

Sugar-Free Coconut Flour Raspberry Muffins Recipe
These sugar-free muffins are made with coconut flour - a very low-carb, high-fiber flour alternative. They can be made with raspberries or blueberries.

Low Carb Chia Seed Pudding Recipe
How to make an easy pudding from chia seeds, similar to tapioca pudding. Quick, no cook, low-carb, sugar-free and gluten-free as a snack or breakfast.

How To Make a Crustless Quiche
Quiches are easy and versatile. Usually we think that a quiche must be in a crust, but it isn't necessary. Here's how to make a crustless quiche.

Cut Carbs With This Cauliflower 'Rice' Recipe
An easy method for making

Watermelon - Carb Counts and Health Benefits
Watermelon nutrition information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, glyemic index and load, calories, nutrients, and low-carb recipes.

Spaghetti Squash - Calories, Health Benefits, and Carbs
Spaghetti squash carbohydrate information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, glycemic load, and low-carb recipes.

Red Bell Peppers Carbs, Calories, Health Benefits
Red Bell Pepper carb and nutrition information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, nutrients, and low-carb recipes with red Bell Peppers.

Cucumber Carbs, Calories, and Health Benefits
Cucumber information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, health benefits, and low-carb recipes.

Apples - Carbs and Nutritional Information
Apple information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, and low-carb recipes containing apples.

Carb Counts and Health Benefits of Lettuce
Lettuce information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, glycemic load, and links to low-carb recipes.

Carbohydrate Counts of Root Vegetables
Some roots veggies have more carbs than others - here are the carb counts of many root vegetables, including sweet potatoes, turnips, celery, and more.

Carb Information for Turnips
Turnip nformation, including carb and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, health benefits, and glycemic index and load.

Sweet Potatoes and Garnet Yams Carb Information
Carbohydrate information for sweet potatoes and garnet yams, including carbs, glycemic index and load, fiber, calories, and nutritional information.

All About Spinach From Carb Counts to Low Carb Recipes
Info on the low carb food spinach, a dark leafy green, including carbohydrate and fiber, calories, nutritional information, recipes and glycemic load.

Grapefruit Carb Counts and Health Benefits
Grapefruit nutritional and health information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, and a low-carb recipe containing grapefruit.

Carb Counts and Health Benefits of Blackberries
Blackberry information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, and links to low-carb recipes containing blackberries.

Figs - Carbs, Fiber, and Glycemic Index
Fig nutritional information for low carb diets, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories and glycemic load for both dry and fresh figs.

Mango - Carbs, Glycemic Index, and Health Benefits
Mango information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, and low-carb recipes containing mangoes.

Low-Fat, Low-Carb Foods and Recipes
Need to find recipes that are low-fat and low-carb? There are occasions when it's nice to be able to cook recipes that follow both.

Low-Carb Recipes with Pork and Beef
Lots of low-carb main dishes made with beef or pork, from Hungarian Goulash in the crockpot to easy grilled Korean beef. There's even a noodle dish!

Low-Carb Sugar-Free Peanut Butter Cups Recipe
These sugar-free, low-carb peanut butter cups are better than any

Low-Carb Mojitos Sugar-Free, Low-Calorie Recipe
How to make mojitos that are sugar-free, low-carb, and low in calories. Mojitos are very refreshing, which makes them a great summer drink.

Easy Grilled Korean Beef Recipe
Sugar-free Korean beef is easy to make and cooks quickly on the grill. To really speed things up, have the butcher cut the beef into strips for you.

Very Easy Dilled Grilled Salmon Recipe
This grilled salmon recipe takes only a very few minutes to put together, and is one of the salmon recipes we like to serve to guests.

Low-Carb Eating Out in Mexican Restaurants
Low-carb Mexican eating is a cinch once you look past the tacos and enchiladas. A guide to the Mexican restaurant menu, low-carb style.

Low Carb Veggies Green Onions and Scallions
Learn nutritional information about green onions as well as spring onions and scallions as low carb veggies that are great to use in low carb diets.

Low-Carb Menu #9 - Low-Carb High-Nutrition Menu
This menu has 34 (or 40) grams usable carbohydrate and 29 (or 31) grams fiber, plus all essential nutrients.

Low-Carb Menu - No Cooking Required
This high-protein, low-carb day requires no cooking, and includes a fast-food lunch. This menu has 33 grams of net carb, plus 25 grams of fiber.

Low-Carb Menu #3 - Sandwich For Lunch on Low-Carb Bread
This menu has 30 grams of usable carbohydrate plus 25 grams of fiber. This menu includes a sandwich for lunch on low-carb bread.

Green Bean Casserole With Onion Topping Recipe
If you love green bean casserole but not the calorie load, try this low-carb and gluten-free version of the classic dish.

Low-Carb Lunch Menu Ideas
Soups, salads, wraps, and other low-carb lunch ideas.

Low-Carb, Sugar-Free, Gluten-Free Lemon Bar Recipe
These low-carb lemon bars are sugar-free and gluten-free. This recipe uses the juice and zest of 5 lemons, making them ultra-lemony.

Low-Carb Dinner Menu Ideas
Are you at a loss for what to make for dinner on your low-carb diet? Here's how to put together delicious low-carb main dishes and dinner menus.

Low-Carb Emergency Food - Emergency Food to Have on Hand
Storms, earthquakes, natural disasters and illness are all great reasons to have low-carb emergency food on hand.

Low-Carb Sugar-Free "Doughnut" Muffins Recipe
These low-carb muffins are meant to taste like doughnuts. There's even a version made with buttermilk. They are sugar-free and gluten-free.

Low-Carb Cooking Videos for Every Meal of the Day
Learn how to make low-carb bread, cauliflower

Greek Lemon Garlic Salad Dressing Recipe
This easy Greek salad dressing can be used on salads, other vegetables, or as a yummy marinade for chicken. It is made with lemon juice rather than vinegar.

New England Style Low-Carb Clam Chowder Recipe
This authentic-tasting New England clam chowder has a fraction of the carbohydrate in the regular kind. This chowder is a true low-carb comfort food.

Low-Carb Chicken Vegetable Soup Recipe
A simple but delicious chicken soup with vegetables. 5 grams of effective carbohydrate per serving, and 92 calories.

Low-Carb Chicken (Or Turkey) Pot Pie Recipe
This low-carb turkey or chicken pot pie recipe has my low-carb biscuits on top. Don't have leftover chicken or turkey meat? Buy a roasted chicken.

Low-Carb Chicken or Turkey a La King Recipe
A low-carb recipes of the great comfort food Chicken a la King (or turkey ala king). We add some twists to the recipe to give it a unique flavor.

Low-Carb Sugar-Free Cheesecake Recipe
Here is a recipe for a great basic low-carb cheesecake, with links to other low-carb cheesecake recipes. Great topped with fruit.

Low-Carb Breakfast Menu Ideas and Recipes
Breakfast menu ideas for a low-carb diet -- egg dishes, hot and cold cereals, low-carb muffins, pancakes, and other low-carb breakfast ideas.

Low-Carb Gluten-Free Biscuit Recipe with Almond Flour
The perfect recipe for a fluffy low-carb biscuit uses almond flour, which makes for a biscuit that's gluten-free, low-carb, and high in protein.

Low-Carb Asian Noodle Dish With Pork Recipe
This low-carb noodle dish can be made with shirataki noodles or tofu noodles. For a higher-carb dish, substitute with chicken.

Low-Carb, Sugar-Free Almond Pie Crust Recipe
This is a very easy pie crust to make. It goes very well with the fresh blackberry pie.

Bloody Mary Cocktail - Low Carb Cocktail Recipe
This Bloody Mary is a high-flavor reduced-carb cocktail that you can enjoy for brunch or at a dinner party as an exchange for sugary drinks.

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Getting Through the First Week of a Low-Carb Diet
The first week of any change is the hardest part. Low-carb diets have special challenges, but if you're prepared for them, you can breeze through.

Allowed Beverages List for the South Beach Diet
Here's our helpful list of beverages allowed and outlawed on the South Beach Diet, including alcohol, caffeinated beverages, and others.

Garlic Parmesan Flax Seed Crackers Recipe
High fiber, low carb, tasty, crunchy, and nutritious. These crackers made from flax seed meal are easy to make once you get the hang of it.

Low-Carb Focaccia-Style Flax Bread Recipe
This healthy, low-carb, and high-fiber bread is easy to make. The recipe uses flax meal instead of flour and is almost all fiber.

Flax Seed: Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits
Information about flax seed, including nutrition, health benefits, and safety issues. Links to lots of yummy recipes.

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Low Carb Flax Seed Bread With Resistant Starch Recipe
Learn how to make low carb flax seed bread baked flat on a sheet pan with this recipe. This delicious

Berries Health Benefits and Recipes
Health benefits and tips for sugar-free cooking with berries - strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, and cranberries.

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Asian Broccoli Recipe with Ginger, Garlic and Almonds
This versatile, easy broccoli recipe goes with almost any meal. It features a flavorful, Asian-inspired sauce and toasted slivered almonds.

The Importance of Body Fat Percentage and Losing Weight
Is the scale telling you what you need to know? Maybe you are losing weight, but it's not as much of it is actually fat as we'd like it to be.

Low-Carb Beer Options for Drinking on a Diet
How will drinking beer affect a low-carb diet? Learn about the alcohol, the carbs, and maltose.

Alcoholic Beverages on a Low-Carb Diet
Read about the carbohydrate counts of various alcoholic beverages - wine, beer, spirits, and liqueurs. Also, how to choose low-carb alcoholic beverages.

Egg Nutrition and Cooking Information
Eggs are loaded with nutrients and can be a beneficial part of a low-carb diet. Learn more about what makes eggs so incredible.

Possibly Fish Oil
Fish oil may be able to help constipation.

Are You Getting Enough Magnesium?
Getting enough magnesium on your low-carb diet can help prevent constipation.

Are You Eating Too Much Dairy?
For some people, dairy products such as cheese can have a constipating effect.

Eat Plenty of Non-Starchy Vegetables
Eating non-starchy vegetables provides great nutrition, as well as fiber.

Eat Nuts and Seeds, Especially Flax and Chia Seeds
Eating nuts and seeds is a low-carb way to get great nutrition as well as fiber.

What About Laxatives?
If your constipation is caused by diet, fix it by diet rather than laxatives.

Drink Plenty of Water.
Why drinking water helps constipation.

How to Ease Constipation on a Low-Carb Diet
Constipation can be an issue on a low-carb diet, but it's usually due to some common mistakes. Here are some pointers to help you go!

Gut Check - Try Probiotics
Probiotics can improve digestive health.

Fiber Supplements
Fiber supplements can have a place in a low-carb diet.

A Guide to Low-Carb Eating in College
The College Carb Trap: Avoid college weight gain by reducing carbs in a healthy way - a low-carb guide to college.

Panera's Hidden Low-Carb Menu for Dieters
A number of fast-food restaurants have

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Saturated Fat Definition and Examples
Definition of saturated fat, along with examples and other information.

Low-Carb Salad with Chicken, Bacon and Apple Recipe
This healthy and filling low-carb chopped salad recipe makes a great lunch or dinner and includes chicken, bacon, a little apple, and blue cheese.

Kale Carbohydrate and Calorie Information
Learn more about adding kale to your low carb diet and get carb and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information and tips on how to prepare kale.

How to Start the Protein Power Diet
Six steps to be successful on the Protein Power Diet.

Radishes - Glycemic Load, Calories, Nutrition & Carbs
Radish information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, glycemic load, and preparation tips for radishes.

What Are Simple and Complex Carbohydrates?
Introduction to a series with information about carbohydrates. The term

Low-Carb Menu #7 - Menu Plan With Breakfast Burrito
This menu has 45 grams carbohydrate and 27 grams fiber. It would be good for most low-carb plans after the first phase. This includes a breakfast burrito.

Low-Carb Menu #2 - High-Fiber, Low-Carb Menu for a Day
This low-carb menu for a day contains 35 grams usable carbohydrate and 23 grams fiber, plus essential nutrients. It includes tuna walnut salad for lunch.

South Beach Diet Nuts and Seeds Lists
What is a serving of nuts or seeds on the South Beach Diet? Here is a list of nut and seed servings on this diet.

A Peek into the 2015 Upcoming Dietary Guidelines
The new 2015 Dietary Guidelines will probably drop the idea that we need to limit cholesterol in our diets. Why? And what's next?

South Beach Diet Phase Two - Phase 2 of the South Beach Diet
Here's our comprehensive look at Phase 2 of the South Beach Diet, including a summary, goals, and menu options.

Basic Information About Omega-6 Fatty Acids
Here's our definition, including examples and sources, of Omega-6 Fatty Acids.

Alton Brown's Four List Eating Plan
Alton Brown's Four List Diet method, with commentary on its value from a low-carb perspective, and the value of having a similar approach.

Easy Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe
This low-carb sugar-free fudge is so easy to make - no cooking, and it is so good! Melt the chocolate and mix the ingredients together - you're done!

Oven-Baked Salmon With Herbs Recipe
This foolproof and extremely easy method for baking salmon or other fish comes out moist and flavorful every single time.

Food Inc. Movie Synopsis and Review
Here's our comprehensive description and review of the movie Food, Inc., by Robert Kenner, about the state of America's food system.

10 Ways to Break a Weight Loss Stall on a Low-Carb Diet
Are you experiencing a weight loss stall on your low-carb diet? Here are ten tips for getting weight loss started again.

What are Sugar Alcohols? Comparing Sugar Alcohols
Information and comparisons of the various sugar alcohols, such as maltitol and sorbitol. Amount of sweetness in each; how they impact blood glucose.

Review of Sonoma Diet Positives and Negatives
Are you interested in the Sonoma Diet? There are positives and negatives to any diet - here are the pros and cons of the Sonoma Diet.

6 Ways to Reduce Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
Take control of some of the common risk factors for type 2 diabetes to lower your risk and live a long, healthy life.

Carbs vs. Calories - Which is More Important?
Is it better to count calorie, or count carbs? It really depends on your own body and your own goals. Myths about calories and carbs debunked.

10 Low-Carb Snacks You can Find at Convenience Stores
Low-carb food options you can often find at convenience stores for those times when you are stranded and stuck for choices.

Dietitian Organization Comments On New Diet Guidelines
The professional organization of dietitians has made an extensive comment about the proposed Dietary Guidelines.

Low-Carb Substitutes for High-Carb Food
Are you following a low-carb diet, but miss the carbs? Here are ideas for low-carb substitutes for high-carb foods such as breads, pasta, candy, etc.

Important Nutrients in Low-Carb Diets
There are 5 nutrients that people tend to eat less of on low-carb diets, and 4 more that people tend not to get enough of. Here's how to get plenty on your low-carb diet.

Honeydew Melon Carbs and Health Benefits
Honeydew melon carb information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, and serving suggestions.

Green Leafy Vegetables | Go Green with These Superfoods
Green leafy vegetables are nutritional powerhouses; Learn preparation tips for your favorite leafy greens and learn how to get more into your diet.

Carb Counts and Health Benefits of Tangerines
Tangerine information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, glycemic index, and glycemic load of tangerines.

Easy Low-Carb Thai Coconut Curry Chicken Recipe
This delicious and easy Low-Carb Thai Coconut Curry Chicken is a great weeknight meal because it is prepared in one skillet. How simple is that?

Peach Carb Counts and Nutritional Information
Information about peaches, including carb and fiber counts, calories, glycemic index, nutritional information, and low-carb recipes with peaches.

Choline: How Much We Need, Where to Get It, Benefits
Choline is a nutrient which shows signs of being quite important to our brain development. Info about choline and a list foods high in choline

Date Carb Counts, Calories, and Glycemic Index
Information about fresh and dried dates, including carb and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information and glycemic index.

Recommendations for Pre-Diabetes
The American College of Endocrinology recently came out with a statement of recommendations for managing pre-diabetes (PDF). Learn more.

What Low-Carb Meat and Other Proteins to Eat
A list of low-carb protein foods - meats, eggs, seafood, chicken - what to eat and what to avoid on a low-carb diet. Some actually have some carb!

Snow Peas and Snap Peas Carbs and Nutritional Information
Sugar snap pea and snow pea carbohydrate information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, nutritional info, glycemic load, and health benefits.

Almond Flour or Meal- How to Use It and Where to Get it
Almond flour or meal is a nutritious alternative to flour in many low-carb and gluten-free recipes. How to use almond meal, plus low-carb recipes.

Carbs in Celery with Low-Carb Celery
Celery carbohydrate information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information and glycemic load if celery.

Parsnips - Health Benefits, Calories, and Carbs
Parsnip carbohydrate information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, glycemic index and glycemic load.

Green Bell Peppers Carb Counts
Green Bell Pepper information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information and glycemic load.

Acorn Squash Carbs, Calories, Nutrition Facts
Acorn squash information, including carbs, glycemic index, fiber counts, calories, nutritional information and glycemic load of butternut squash.

How Dr. Robert Atkins Died
The truth about the death of Dr. Robert Atkins, creator of the Atkins Diet. Many people believe falsehoods about the cause of his death.

Lemons Carb Counts and Health Benefits
Lemon carbs and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, and lots of low-carb recipes containing lemons.

Is Mayonnaise Good or Bad for You?
Mayonnaise - healthy or unhealthy? What are the best choices? And what is that stuff, anyway? Learn all about mayo.

6 Foods That Have More Carbs Than You Think
These low-carb foods tend to trip people up because they either have more carb than people think, or people tend to eat more than they should of them.

Low-Carb Gnocchi Recipe - Spinach and Ricotta Gnudi
Miss gnocchi? Here's a low-carb version of gnocchi using ricotta cheese and frozen spinach. These are often called gnudi in Italy.

Getting Started on a Low-Carb Diet
Are you new to low-carb eating? Here are six steps to help you get off to a successful start on your low-carb diet, including planning your first week.

Low-Carb Comes Out Ahead in Diet Comparison
A July 2008 study in the New England Journal of Medicine compares three diets. Results and observations.

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Salmon: Nutrition Information, Health Benefits
Nutrition and health benefits of salmon, as well as issues around farmed vs wild salmon, how to prepare salmon, and salmon recipes.

Low-Carb Eating with Family on Differing Diets
Are you trying to eat in a way that is different from your spouse/partner/family/roommate? Here are some guidelines to help you out.

Tomatillo Carbs, Nutritional Information and More
Information about tomatillos, including carb and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, glycemic load, and prepartion tips for tomatillos.

Insoluble Fiber Definition - Glossary Definition of Insoluble Fiber
Find out all about insoluble fiber, including what it is, health benefits, and low-carb foods which are rich in insoluble fiber.

How to Use Leftovers to Create New Meals
It may be easier to avoid overindulging when you think about new meals you could create with the leftovers. Tips on cooking with leftover food.

Cabbage Carbs, Nutritional Info and Calories
Carb information for cabbage, including carb and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, and low-carb recipes.

Jicama - Calories, Carbs and Health Benefits
Jicama information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, health benefits, and nutritional information. Also, find low-carb recipes and serving suggestions.

Cauliflower Carbs Health Benefits Low-Carb Recipes
Cauliflower nutrition information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, health benefits, nutritional information and low-carb recipes.

Rational vs Emotional Eating in Your Brain and Hormones
Research shows that our brains respond to our appetite hormones by increasing so-called emotional eating.

Mary Vernon on Diabetes Weight Loss and Low-Carb Diets
Dr. Mary Vernon uses low-carb diets to treat diabetes and obesity, and teaches other doctors how as well. She says it's wonderful to have happy patients.

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Eggplant Carbs, Calories and Health Benefits
Eggplant carbohydrate information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, glycemic load, and low-carb recipes.

Oven-Baked Cheese Crisps Recipe
These easy snacks can be spiced up any way you like - garlic, spicy, or even with cinnamon. They can also be

How to Stock a Low-Carbohydrate Pantry
Many tips for filling your pantry and refrigerator with foods that will support your low-carb diet - keep the mustard and ditch the barbecue sauce.

Green Beans Carbs and Nutrition Facts
Green bean (snap bean, string bean) information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, and low-carb recipes.

Carbs in Avocados and Low-Carb Recipes
Avocado carb and calorie information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, low-carb recipes, and nutritional information.

Is Dreamfields Pasta Really Low-Carb?
Dreamfields brand of pasta claims to be lower in carbs. Is Dreamfields pasta really safe for diabetics and people on low-carb diets?

Carb Counts and Health Benefits of Cranberries
Cranberry information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, and low-carb recipes containing cranberries.

Leek Carbs, Calories, and Health Benefits
Calories, carbs, and fiber in leeks, as well as nutritional information, health benefits, and how to prepare leeks, plus a low-carb recipe with leeks.

Blueberries Carbs, Health Benefits and Low-Carb Recipes
Carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, health benefits and links to low-carb recipes and serving suggestions for blueberries.

How Many Carbs Are in a Nectarine?
Nectarine information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, glycemic index and glycemic load, calories, health benefits and storage tips.

Flax Seed Meal - Where to Get It and How to Use It
What are flax seeds good for, where to get them, the differences between flax seeds and flax seed meal, and how to grind your own.

Low-Carb Eating in a Chinese Restaurant
It can be a challenge to eat low-carb when in a Chinese restaurant. This will help guide you through the menu the next time you go.

Low-Carb Fruit List With the Most and Least Sugar
Low-sugar fruits are best for those limiting carbs or sugars in the diet. This list of the best and the worst fruit for low-carb diets will help.

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash - 4 Ways
How to cook spaghetti squash in four easy ways - cut up or whole, by baking, boiling, microwaving, or even in a crock pot, Includes storage tips.

High-Fiber, Low-Carb Food List
Feel as though you aren't getting enough fiber on your low-carb diet? Here's a list of foods which are high in fiber, but low in carbohydrates.

7 Myths About Low-Carb Diets and Tips to Do It Right
There are a lot of myths about low-carb diets and what they do in the body. I help explain them, one by one with scientific research and common sense.

Shirataki Noodles: What They Are and Where to Get Them
What are the benefits of shirataki noodles? Find out what they are, how to use them, recipes, and where to get these low-carb noodles.

Quick and Easy Low-Carb Snacks
When you're eating low-carb, it's important to have a variety of quick and easy to prepare low-carb snacks on hand. Here are over 20 ideas and resources.

Definition of Carbohydrates with Examples
We hear about carbohydrates all the time, but what do you know what they actually are? Do we really need them?

Moving From 'Dieting' to a 'Way of Eating'

Quick Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas
A low-carb breakfast doesn't have to take a long time. Get out the door fast with these quick low-carb breakfast ideas.

Making Sugar-Free Jam Three Different Ways
The results of trying to make blackberry and strawberry jam sugar free in very ways. Recipes included.

Super-Easy Five-Minute Guacamole Recipe
Here is a delicious guacamole recipes which can be thrown together in 5 minutes. A very easy way to get kudos on your cooking!

Low-Carb Recipe Ideas for Chicken or Turkey
Try these 12 deliciously different ways to take chicken or turkey and make it into a delicious low-carb meal, using the skillet, crockpot, oven, or grill.

Carb Counts for Summer Squash
Summer squash information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, nutritional info and glycemic load of summer squash and links to low-carb recipes.

Dangers of Fructose Sweetener
What is fructose? Why is fructose a problem? How can you stay away from it? Learn the truth about high fructose corn syrup and fructose in general.

Compulsive Eating, or Too Much Carbohydrate?
Some of what we call compulsive overeating may be the result of overloading our bodies with carbohydrate. Here are three reasons why.

How to Cut Down on Sugar - Tips for Eating Less Sugar
Sugar is in lots of obvious and hidden places in the foods we eat. Here are lots of tips for cutting down on sugar in your diet.

Lots of Individual Difference in Blood Glucose Response to Food
Different people can have very different blood glucose responses to the same foods, and the best diet for one person (and their gut bacteria) can be bad for another.

Dreamfield's Pasta to Withdraw Low-Carb Claims
Ah, Dreamfields pasta...so many thought it was the answer to their low-carb pasta prayers. But those people should now be able to get a little of the money

A Low-Fat Diet is a High-Glucose Diet
A low-fat diet is almost always high in glucose. Here's why that is, and why it isn't good for everyone.

Can Soda Shorten Our Lives?
Can soda make us age faster? What to eat, and what to avoid, and other things to do that could slow down the aging of our cells.

Carbs in Potatoes plus Calories Glycemic Index Nutrients
Carbs and nutrients in potatoes, including carb, fiber, and calorie counts, and the glycemic index and load. Also, low-carb substitutes for potatoes.

Rhubarb Carbs, Calories, and Health Benefits
Rhubarb information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, and low-carb recipes containing rhubarb.

Tips for Eating Low-Carb on a Budget
Lots of tips and ideas for low-carb eating on a budget.

ADA: Low Carb Diet Helps Diabetics but Not Recommended
The American Diabetes Association admits that low carb diets help diabetics manage their condition -- but still won't advocate reducing carbs.

The Benefits of Fiber and How It Works Inside the Body
Surprising new information about different types of fiber and their benefits to our bodies, in our digestive systems and in prevention of diseases.

The Atkins Induction Phase | Phase 1 Food Restrictions
The Atkins books say the Induction Phase is essential. The website says it's optional.

Brussels Sprouts Carbs, Calories, Health Benefits
Calories and carbs in Brussels sprouts information, as well as fiber, health benefits, nutritional information, and glycemic load of Brussels sprouts.

Cantaloupe Carbs and Health Benefits
Carb and nutritional info for cantaloupe, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, and nutrients, as well as how to choose a ripe cantaloupe.

Carrots - Carbs and Nutritional Information
Carrot carbohydrate information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information and glycemic index and load.

Casaba Melon Carbohydrate Counts - Carb Counts of Casaba Melon
Casaba melon information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information and glycemic load.

A Low-Carb Diet Guide to Carbs in Celeriac (Celery Root)
Learn about celeriac (celery root) from its carbohydrate and fiber counts to the best low-carb recipes. Here is a complete nutritional guide.

Butternut Squash Carbs, Calories, and Health Benefits
Carbohydrate and nutrition information for butternut squash, including carbs, glycemic index, fiber counts, calories, and nutrients.

Cherry Carbohydrate Counts and Health Benefits
Cherry information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, and low-carb recipes containing cherries.

Corn Carbs, Glycemic Index and Load, Nutritional Information
Carbohydrate information for fresh, canned, and frozen corn, including carbs, glycemic index, fiber counts, calories, and nutritional information.

Carb Counts and Health Benefits of Guava
Low carb fruit information for guava, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information and its glycemic load in comparison.

Carb Counts and The Health Benefits of Limes
Limes are used to add flavor and saltiness to a low carb diet, learn about the carb counts, calories, and easy low-carb recipes containing limes.

Carbs, Glycemic Index, and Health Benefits of Oranges
Discover the important nutritional information about oranges for a low-carb diet, including carb and fiber counts, calories, and glycemic index and load.

Carb Counts and Health Benefits of Pears
Pear nutritional information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, glycemic index and glycemic load, and potential health benefits of pears.

Green Peas Carbs, Health Benefits, and Calories
Pea carbohydrate information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, glycemic load, and health benefits.

Deviled Ham Salad Recipe
Have leftover ham? With a food processor you can mix up this tasty deviled ham salad in 5 minutes.

Low-Carb Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe
This homemade cream of mushroom soup uses both dried and fresh mushrooms, for extra depth of flavor. The dried mushrooms also help to thicken this gluten-free, low-carb, nutritious soup.

Carbohydrate Information for Chard
Chard (Swiss chard) information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, glycemic load, and low-carb recipes.

Quinoa Carbs, Protein, Calories, and Health Benefits
Quinoa nutrition information, including carb and fiber counts, calories, protein, and glycemic index and load, and health benefits on quinoa.

My Big Fat Diet DVD Review
A review of the Canadian documentary film My Big Fat Diet, about a town that went on back to a traditional tribal diet (low-carb) and the consequences

Calculate Protein Needs Using Lean Body Mass
How to compute protein needs based on the method described by Barry Sears (Zone Diet) and Drs Eades (Protein Power Diet), based on lean body mass and activity level.

How Do Low-Carb Diets Affect Blood Sugar
Low-carb diets are all about balancing out blood sugar. Basically, we eat low-carb diets to keep our blood sugar stable. Learn why this is important.

What Is Effective Carbohydrate Count (ECC)?
The definition of Effective Carbohydrate Count (ECC) is similar to the concept of

Book Review: 500 Low Carb Recipes by Dana Carpender
Book review of Dana Carpender's low-carb cookbook, 500 Low-Carb Recipes: 500 Recipes from Snacks to Dessert, That the Whole Family Will Love.

Carbs in Pumpkin - Calories, Health Benefits
Carbohydrate information for pumpkin, including carbs, glycemic index, fiber counts, calories, nutritional information and low-carb recipes made with pumpkin.

Carbs Fats and Calories in Nuts and Seeds
This chart shows the calories, fiber, types of fat, and amount of carbs in one ounce of various nuts and seeds, from almonds to walnuts.

Atkins Diet Guide to Phase Four: Maintenance
The Atkins Diet's Maintenance Plan as a way of eating for life. In this fourth and final phase of the program, you have to practice more self-control.

Pros and Cons of the Low Carb Atkins Diet
Low-carb diets are still very popular despite the death of Robert Atkins. Learn the positives and negatives of the Atkins Diet and what to expect.

Summary of Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Diet
A summary of the main points of Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Diet by Richard Bernstein, M.D.

Is Agave Nectar Better Than Other Sweeteners?
What is agave nectar (agave syrup)? Is it better than regular sugar? Is it good for people on low-carb or low-glycemic diets? Get the facts here.

Chicken Marsala - Low-Carb Diet Recipe
Chicken Marsala is a traditional Italian dish, originally from Sicily and very popular in the area around Rome. Can also be made with veal.

Low-Carb Deviled Eggs Recipe
This low-carb deviled eggs recipe is perfect for parties with each filled egg half racking up only 59 calories, 1/2 gram of carb, and 3 grams of protein.

Low-Carb Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato (BLT) Wrap Recipe
Want to know how you can have the delicious flavors of a classic BLT (bacon, lettuce, and tomato) sandwich without the bread? Try this fresh recipe.

12 Complete Low-Carb, High-Fiber Menus
These 12 days of menus are suggestions to get you started on a healthy low-carb diet. They each fulfill a full day's requirements for vitamins, minerals, and fiber. They range between 20 and 50 grams of net carbohydrate (total carb minus fiber).

Paleo Diet An Introduction to the Paleolithic Diet
An introduction to the Paleo or Paleolithic Diet, also called the Cave Man Diet, Primal Diet, Hunter-Gatherer diet, Stone Age diet, and others.

Collard Greens Carbs and Nutritional Content
Carbs in collard greens, including carb and fiber counts plus calories, nutritional information and collard green recipes.

Plum Carbs, Calories and Health Benefits
Plum information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, glycemic load, and low-carb recipes containing plums.

The Importance of Phytonutrients for Your Health
Learn the definition and basic information about phytonutrients, also known as phytochemicals, and how they affect your low carb diet and overall health.

Low-Carb Vegetables List - From Least to Most Carbohydrate
A list of low-carb vegetables, ranked from lowest to highest in carbs, as well as ones to avoid on low-carb diets.

Low-Carb Diets - Health Improvements & Other Benefits
Low-carb diets have many benefits. Here are a couple of dozen scientifically proven ones that you can make the most of and that low-carbers like most.

Low-Carb Sugar-Free Chocolate Recipes and Resources
All the low-carb recipes using chocolate on the site, plus other resources, including reviews of sugar-free chocolate products.

What Is Ketosis and Is It Dangerous?
What is Ketosis? This is a lot of confusion about ketosis. Learn about this misunderstood process, why some think it's bad, and why they are wrong.

How Many Carbs are in Soy Milk?
The carbohydrates in soy milk and other milk alternatives, such as almond or rice milk, can vary greatly between brands. Here's what to look for.

Why Do Potatoes Raise Blood Glucose More Than Sugar?
Why do potatoes raise blood glucose more than sugar? The glycemic index of potatoes and sugar explained and the consequences for health.

Making Healthy, Low-Carb Salad Dressing
It can be hard to find healthy salad dressing in the store. Here are tips for choosing salad dressings, and easy ways to make your own.

Low-Carb Travel Guide - Dieting in Cars and Planes
How to eat low-carb while traveling away from home. Includes ideas for a Low-Carb Survival Kit.

Zucchini (Carbs, Calories, Health Benefits)
Carb information for zucchini, including carb and fiber counts, calories, recipes, nutritional information and glycemic load of zucchini.

Carb Counts and Health Benefits of Raspberries
Raspberry information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, and lilnks to low-carb recipes containing raspberries.

Food Lists for Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Diet
Lists of foods which are allowed or forbidden on Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Diet.

Forbidden and Allowed Food Lists for Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Diet
Lists of foods for Dr. Bernsteins's Diabetes diet - lists of foods which are allowed or forbidden to help you make choices on the Bernstein Diet. Page 2.

Phase One of the Atkins Diet: Induction
A description of the goals and methods of the Induction Phase of the Atkins Diet, with links to food lists and other tips for following the diet.

Carb Counts and Health Benefits of Prunes
Learn about prune carb counts, glycemic index, glycemic load, as well as the health benefits of prunes.

Low-Carb King's Cake Recipe (Sugar-Free, Gluten-Free)
This is a low-carb, sugar-free, and gluten-free version of a Northern Italian almond cake with lemon flavoring.

What Is Glycogen and How Does it Fuel Exercise?
Glycogen is the molecule the body makes to store glucose, and a low-carb diet will deplete it. Find out about the role of glycogen in a low-carb diet, and during exercise.

Low-Carb Chicken Recipes for the Stovetop and Skillet
Boneless, skinless, chicken - add items from your pantry or fridge plus 1 skillet and 1 stovetop -- voila! A quick, delicious, low carb chicken dinner!

Low-Carb Thousand Island Dressing Recipe
Most Thousand Island Dressings have quite a lot of sugar, but this sugar-free and low-carb version is just as good and used on salads, burgers and more.

Rainbow Soup - A Low-Carb Vegetable Soup
Rainbow vegetable soup is a soup with colorful veggies in it, packed with nutrition and fiber. You can add chicken or turkey or leave it as is.

Low-Carb Sugar-Free Cole Slaw Recipe
Coleslaw usually has a lot of sugar, but this creamy, ranch-style cole slaw is sugar-free and low-carb. It's great with barbecue!

Low-Carb Miracle Brownie Recipe
Yes, there is only one gram of carbohydrate in each brownie. And yes, they really are truly brownies in every way--taste, texture, and intense chocolate flavor. Can a brownie be low-carb and good for you? You bet. It's a miracle!

Low-Carb Eating on a Budget
Advanced strategies for saving money while eating a low-carb diet.

Sunflower Kernels - Nutritional Information and Carbs
Nutrition information for sunflower seeds, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, protein, and glycemic index and load of sunflower seeds.

The Problem with Maltitol as a Low-Carb Sweetener
The problems with maltitol, and better alternatives.

Carbs in Strawberries and Health Benefits
Strawberry information, including carbohydrate and fiber counts, calories, nutritional information, and low-carb recipes containing strawberries.

Onion Carbs, Calories and Health Benefits
Learn about the healthy properties of onions including how many carbs, fiber, and calories, nutritional information and health benefits.

What is a Carb? Glossary Definitions
What is a carb, anyway? There are a number of definitions, depending on who is using the word. Here are all the ways carb is used.

Low-Carb Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe
Recipe for low-carb sugar-free blueberry (or raspberry) cream cheese coffee cake made with sour cream. Wheat-free and gluten-free. Rich and yummy!

Recipe for Creamy Apple Bacon Chicken
Why do apple and bacon seem to go so well together? I think the sweet/salty combination makes it, and also works nicely with chicken.

Eating Out in Restaurants on a Low-Carb Diet
Tips for low-carb dining in restaurants. Links to chain restaurant menus, and tips for eating out in ethnic restaurants (Chinese, Mexican, etc.)

Low-Carb Zucchini Pasta Recipe
I've put various pasta sauces over cooked zucchini strips for years. This is certainly fine, but I've discovered some tricks for making zucchini pasta that's a little closer to actual pasta. The noodles are low-carb, low-calorie, and gluten-free.

Why It's So Hard to Keep the Weight Off
Why it's so hard to keep weight off once you've lost it, and what you can do about it.

Whole Wheat Bread On a Low-Carb Diet?
We hear a lot about the importance of eating whole grains. What about if you're watching your carbs? Isn't whole-grain bread still a nutritious choice?

Which Foods Are High in Carbohydrates?
Which foods are high in carbohydrates? Here are descriptions and examples of foods which are especially high in carbohydrates.

LCHF - The Unapologetic High-Fat Diet
The LCHF diet stands for Low-Carb, High-Fat. It originated in Sweden, but it is quickly spreading.

What is Satiety and Why It's Special to Low-Carb Diets
What is satiety, and why is it a key concept important to the low carb way of eating? Definition and information about satiety.

What is Insulin Resistance? Description and Causes
How can you tell if you have insulin resistance? Why is this important? It is vital that we intervene early if our bodies aren't dealing well with sugar.

What is Diabetes and How Does it Develop?
Type 2 diabetes is a long process in the body that begins a long time before the actual diabetes diagnosis. Understanding the process can help you avoid becoming diabetic.

What is a Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)?
The basics about randomized controlled trials, particularly when used to study diet and nutrition, including a common pitfall in diet research.

What is a Whole Foods Diet?
Which foods are

What Does 'Net Carbs' Mean on Food Labels?
Why is the carb count on the front of the label, often called

Weston Price Synopsis and Dietary Recommendations
A synopsis of the dietary recommendations of the Weston A Price Foundation, with some thoughts about them.

"Are All Calories Created Equal?" Symposium Topic
Are all calories created equal? The 2013 Nutrition and Metabolism Symposium discussed the metabolic effects of different food groups in an effort to answer this question.

Low-Carb Valentine's Day Menu Ideas
Thinking about making your honey a romantic dinner for Valentine's Day? Here are some tips to make the evening romantic, stay within your low-carb diet, and not feel too stuffed for romance!

Ideas for Using Leftover Turkey or Chicken
How to use up your chicken or turkey leftovers -- all suggestions work for reduced-carbohydrate or low glycemic diets.

Fruit Juice
Fruit juices can be very high in natural sugars.

Many popular cocktails are loaded with sugar.

Juice Drinks and Fruit-Flavored Drinks
How much sugar has been added to that juice drink?

Sweet Iced Tea
Sweetened iced tea can have a lot of sugar in it.

Coffee Drinks
Coffee drinks can have a whole lot of sugar in them if you aren't careful.

Energy Drinks
Some energy drinks have a shocking amount of sugar in them.

Sports Drinks
How much sugar is in a sports drink? Do we need it?

How much sugar is in lemonade? Probably more than you think.

Not a Surprise: Soda
Sugar sweetened beverages sometimes have a shocking amount of sugar.

Low Carb Diets 101 | All About Carb Counts
Carb counting can be hard on a low carb diet. Learn how to read food labels and how fiber, the way nutritional info varies and the serving size.

Moo Shu Chicken Recipe - Sugar-Free and Low-Carb
A yummy recipe for moo shu chicken, without sugar.

Sugar-Free Baked Apple Almond Dessert Recipe
For me, baked apple is a comfort food. Regular recipes are full of sugar and raisins. This is sort of a cross between baked apple and an individual apple crisp, but it's done in the microwave, so it isn't crispy. Sometimes I top it with yogurt, or mascarpone cheese mixed with the flavored sugar-free syrup.

Medications and Low-Carb Diets: When to Pay Attention
There are certain types of medications which require checking with your doctor before starting a low-carb diet. What to know before cutting carbs.

Meatza Pizza Recipe - Low Carb Pizza With Meat Crust
This is my version of pizza with a meat crust, with an option to do it on the grill. Using the grill is a bit more work, but a lot tastier in my opinion.

Top 10 Ready-Made Low-Carb Foods at the Grocery Store
When you don't feel like cooking, put together a low-carb meal at the supermarket from ready-to-eat foods.

Low-Carb May be Better at Maintaining a Weight Loss
After losing weight, people in this study alternated between different diets to help figure out which one helped to maintain the weight loss.

Low-Carb Diet Menu #1
This menu has 20 or 26 grams grams of carbohydrate, and includes all essential vitamins and minerals, and 29 or 32 grams of fiber.

Low-Carb Grocery Shopping List
Don't know what to eat when you're going low-carb? Here's an aisle-by-aisle list of what to buy at the supermarket when you're on a low-carb diet.

Negative Reactions to a Low Carb Diet
Evaluating low carb diets and dealing with negative reactions in the first few days.

Low-Carb Diets and Weight Training: Good or Bad?
My colleague Paul Rogers, About.com's Guide to Weight Training, recently wrote an article entitled

12 Low-Carb Superfoods to Add to Your Diet
An easy way to dramatically increase the amount of nutrients you are eating is with so-called

Sugar-Free, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb Coconut Cake Recipe
This sugar-free coconut cake recipe has less than one gram of carbohydrate per serving. If you think baked goods made with coconut flour must be heavy, try this light and tasty cake! The recipe is also gluten-free.

Low-Carb Pumpkin Bread
This low-carb and sugar-free pumpkin bread is easy to make, and also is gluten-free.

Low-Carb Pumpkin Apple Pudding Recipe with Maple
Looking for an easy alternative to pumpkin pie? Try this pumpkin-apple pudding flavored with maple and coriander. It's low-carb, sugar-free, and gluten-free.

Low-Carb Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie Recipe
This is a yummy low-carb pumpkin pie that has gotten me compliments for years. It is both sugar-free and gluten-free, but no one will guess! People will ask you for the recipe.

TVP "Oatmeal" Recipe - Low Carb Oatmeal from TVP
You won't believe how close to oatmeal this is, and there are many ways to make this TVP

10 Low-Carb Fish and Seafood Recipes
Here are ten recipes for low-carb main dishes with fish and seafood (to be honest, most are with salmon or shrimp). Most are very quick to make.

Low-Carb Desserts | Chocolate Bourbon or Rum Balls
Valentine bon-bons, no cooking involved for this holiday snack that can be given as a homemade gift. Contains erythritol or other sugar alcohol.

Low-Carb Baked Jalapeno Poppers
These jalapeno poppers have a combination of spice, cheese, and bacon that can be addictive! Fair warning!

LDL Cholesterol on Low-Carb Diets: 3 Reasons Not to Worry
Sometimes LDL cholesterol rises on a low-carb diet, at least at the beginning. There are at least three reasons why this may not be a problem.

The Problems with Processed Foods
Reasons to stay away from processed foods, and two great book recommendations.

Timeline of the Kimkins Diet Scam Story
Basic timeline of the Kimkins Diet Scam story from 2002 to March 2008. Be very wary of this dangerous diet. Page 4.

Low-Carb Diet: What to Keep, Toss, Buy for Your Fridge
What perishable foods to keep, toss, or buy for your low-carb refrigerator and freezer.

The Kimkins Diet - Description and Dangers
What it is, and the controversy surrounding it. I am giving out this information to warn people away from this potentially dangerous diet. Page 1 of 4.

Inside Kimkins - Review and Update About the Kimkins Diet
Review of the Kimkins Diet and Web site, and developments in the

Kimmer Identity Revealed - Kimkins Founder Identity
Page three of review of Kimkins Diet - Kimmer's identity and quotes from ex-Kimkins members, address for Kimkins class-action lawsuit. Page 3 of 4.

Is the Glycemic Index Useful?
Issues surrounding the use of the glycemic index in making food choices. Does it do us any good to know the glycemic index of a food?

Tangy Glazed Salmon Recipe with Soy-Mustard Glaze
This tangy glaze is sweet and spicy, and works very well with the rich taste of salmon. I like it for grilled salmon, but it works for baked salmon as well.

Sugar-Free and Low-Sugar Jams and Preserves
Upgrade from jelly to jam and preserves while on a low carb diet. We offer carb counts of regular and sugar-free jams, fruit spreads, and preserves.

Low-Carb Sweet and Spicy Dipping Sauce Recipe
This super-easy no-added-sugar, carb-friendly sauce is a great zippy condiment with coconut shrimp, chicken wings, ribs, meatballs and more.

Low-Carb Sugar-Free Custard Sauce Recipe
This sugar-free low-carb soft custard can used as a sauce over fruit, snow pudding, or anything else you want. It's similar to creme anglaise.

How to Stop Drinking Soda and other Sugary Drinks
Cutting out sugar-sweetened drinks can be the best diet change you can make. Here's why, and how to do it.

How to Overcome Fat Phobia
We are surrounded by messages condemning fat in our diets. Here are some facts about fat, and how to go about adding healthy fats to our diets.

South Beach vs. Atkins (Diet Comparison)
Find out the similarities and differences between the South Beach and Atkins diets. You may be surprised! This could help you decide which to do.

South Beach Diet - Fruit and Juices List
Learn how to phase back in fruit and fruit juices allowed (and not) on the South Beach Diet in both phase two and phase three of this low carb diet.

How to Do Wave One of the Sonoma Diet
What to eat on Wave 1 of the Sonoma Diet, along with a description of the goals and methods of the diet.

Some Results From a Truly Long-Term Diet Study
An overview of a six-year diet study published in the New England Journal of Medicine that provides a rare counter-example to most diet studies.

Links to Best Prices on South Beach Diet Books
These are all the books published by Arthur Agatston, MD, relating to the South Beach Diet. They are linked to the best prices available for each book.

Sonoma Diet Food Lists
Lists of foods that are allowed and foods not allowed on the Sonoma Diet. Page 1 of 3.

Foods Forbidden on the Sonoma Diet - Food Lists for the Sonoma Diet
Lists of foods that are not allowed on the Sonoma Diet. Page 3.

Spinach Turkey Rollups
Here are five healthy low-carb snacks which are under 5 grams of net carb each. Snack #3: Turkey Spinach Rollups

Hard Boiled Eggs with Radishes
Here are five healthy low-carb snacks which are under 5 grams of net carb each. Snack #4: Hard Boiled Eggs with Radishes or other raw vegetables.

5 Healthy Low-Carb Snacks Under 5 Grams of Carb
Here are five healthy low-carb snacks which are under 5 grams of net carb each. #1: Ricotta with Raspberries.

Tuna Salad with Celery
Here are five healthy low-carb snacks which are under 5 grams of net carb each. Snack #2: Tuna Salad with Celery.

Here are five healthy low-carb snacks which are under 5 grams of net carb each.

Counting Carb in Fruit
How to count carbs in fruit. Low Carb Diets.

Counting Carbs in Beans and Starchy Vegetables
How to count carbs in beans and starchy vegetables

How to Count Carbs
In counting carbs, should you use total carbs or net carbs? A complete guide to carb counting.

Counting Carbs in Nuts and Seeds
How to count carbs in nuts and seeds.

Grains, including Pasta
How to count carbs when eating grains.

Counting Carbs in Baked Goods
How to count carbs when eating baked goods

Counting Carbs in Dairy Foods
How to count carbs in dairy foods - milk, yogurt, cheese, etc.

Measuring Your Food When Counting Carbs
Measuring your food is vital when counting carbs.

Counting Carbs in Non-Starchy Vegetables
How to count carbs in non-starchy vegetables.

Everything Else
How to count carbs on a low-carb diet

Roasted Red Pepper Soup Recipe - Smokey Red Pepper Soup
With a hint of smokiness and a little heat, this easy red pepper soup makes a colorful first course.

How to Calculate Your Body Fat Percentage
Most of the time we need special equipment to get an idea of how much fat we are carrying on our bodies. But we really only need a tape measure.

Skillet Chicken Divan - An Easy Chicken Divan Recipe for the Stovetop
You can make this low-carb version of chicken divan on the stovetop and run it under the broiler if you want. Or forget the broiler and just serve and eat. Classic comfort food.

How Much Carbohydrate Is Right for You?
Reduced-carb diets all suggest different amounts of carbohydrate restriction. How do you know which is right for you? Here are some guidelines to get you started.

How to Save Money on Soft Drinks Nuts Spices and More
How to save money on those important

Half of Americans Have Diabetes or Prediabetes
In 2015 we reached the point where most of us are struggling with diabetes or prediabetes. What does this mean, and what can we do about it?

Quick Quiz: Which Foods are High in Potassium?
How well do you know your high-potassium foods? Take this quiz, and then see a list of foods high in potassium and low in carbohydrates.

Good Carbs, Bad Carbs - Is this Helpful?
Are there really good carbs and bad carbs? And if so, how can we tell the difference?

Ground Beef and Pumpkin Skillet Meal - Hamburger with Pumpkin and Spices
Recipe for a quick skillet dinner using ground beef and pumpkin. Mildly spicy, and nice for fall and winter.

Is Polyunsaturated Fat Good or Bad for You?
Polyunsaturated fats are fats that have more than one double bond in the chemical structure. They're found in oils, nuts and fish.

Low-Carb Peanut Butter Protein Balls Recipe
These sugar-free high-protein snacks are nice when you need a quick high-energy bite to eat. Very simple recipe.

Packaged Foods in the Low-Carb Pantry
What packaged foods to keep, toss, or buy for your low-carb pantry.

Foods Forbidden on the Paleolithic or Paleo Diet
A description of foods forbidden on the Paleo or Paleolithic diet, including some differences and disagreements between experts in Paleo eating.

Carb Counts in Various Dairy Products
Carbohydrate in liquid dairy products and alternatives such as soy milk, to assist people who are reducing carbs in making decisions.

Low-Carb Alternatives to Pasta
There are more low-carb alternatives to pasta. Here's what to eat when you have a pasta craving and you are on a low-carb diet.

How to Thicken a Low-Carb Sauce
Here are lots of ways to thicken a sauce if you are watching your carbs, as well as how to make a low-carb White Sauce (Bechamel).

Making Your New Year's Resolutions Stick
Help maximize the chances that you will stick to your New Year's resolutions in one step.

How to Make a Low Carb Meatloaf
Learn all the components that go into making a scrumptious meatloaf, one that's low-carb friendly, too.

Small and Fun-Sized Candy Bar Calorie Count
A lot of Halloween candy, fun size, snack size, and loose candy doesn't have information about sugar and calories. Here's a handy dandy candy list to help you out!

Low-Carb Vegetarian Resources
Resources for vegetarians who need to cut carbs, or low-carb dieters who don't want to eat meat. Yes, it's totally possible to do this!

Low-Carb Recipes for Brunch or Tea on Mother's Day
Make a breakfast, brunch or afternoon tea for your low carb mom!

How to Eat Low-Carb at a Fast-Food Restaurant
Three main rules to follow when choosing low-carb fast food, with links to advice for eating low-carb at specific fast-food restaurants.

Mediterranean Summer Vegetable Saute - Ratatouille
Nothing says

Sonoma Diet Food Lists Page Two - Food for the Sonoma Diet
Lists of foods that are allowed and foods not allowed on the Sonoma Diet. Page 2.

Low-Carb Lemon Ricotta Pie Recipe
This is a low-carb, low-calorie version of a lemon ricotta Italian Easter pie. This is a crustless

Kofta Kebabs - Middle East Grilled Ground Meat
The richly-spiced Middle Eastern flavors aren't the burn-your-mouth kind of heat, and are a delicious change from the usual.

Joe's Special Recipe - Laura's Recipe for Joe's Special Egg Dish
Every breakfast place in the San Fransisco area seems to have their version of Joe's Special - the local classic made with eggs, spinach, and ground beef. Here's mine.

Paleo vs. Low-Carb Diets Comparison
There is some conflict in the Paleo community about whether one of the reasons their approach works is carb reduction. I report and comment.

Old Vs New Glycemic Index - Comparisons and Issues
If you seem to remember a glycemic index that had some foods with values over 100, you are correct.Some problems may have arisen from using the new version.

Quick Low-Carb Chicken Alfredo with Shirataki Noodles
This is a fast meal which the whole family will love. Shirataki noodles don't need to be cooked, which speeds up the process. Add veggies and voila!

How To Make Healthy Homemade Mayonnaise
Making homemade mayonnaise is easy, and the result is delicious. Here's how to make healthy mayo in 3 easy steps.

Warm Spinach Salad With Hot Bacon Dressing
This version of the classic warm (or wilted) spinach salad can easily be made into a meal by adding chopped cooked chicken, turkey, or even fish or tofu. Chopped egg is also a classic option. If you want more vegetables, mushrooms and red pepper work especially well.

Tzatziki with Mint - Cucumber Yogurt Sauce or Side Dish
I love this version of this yogurt-cucumber dish with fresh mint, but you can also use parsley or dill or no herbs at all and it's still delicious.