Causes and Symptoms of Insulin Resistance During Pregnancy (Part 2 of 3, Who Am I?)

Low Carb Pregnancy

In order to figure out my unexplained and substantial weight gain, my starting point of thought was “What is the underlying cause for this excessive weight gain during my pregnancy, and why was it so difficult to get it off?” Valerie Berkowitz shares part 2 of her personal story about her history with Dr. Atkins and how she learned about insulin resistance during pregnancy.

The Carbiest Generation: Paying the price for an ill-conceived experiment

bad carbs ice cream sandwich

Until our generation, no human society has ever lived on a high carbohydrate diet. We are paying the price for this ill-conceived experiment on humanity with higher and higher rates of obesity – including childhood obesity – and rapidly growing rates of type 2 diabetes. In her first column for, Rebecca Latham chronicles the decline in the health of our generation and why it happened.

Why You Should Always Bring Your Own Low Carb Foods to a Conference or Special Event

A typical conference lunch not safe for a diabetic

Reason Why You Should Always Bring Your Own Low Carb Foods to a Conference or Special Event. You don’t know what they will be serving.

One Genuine Risk of Starting a Low Carbohydrate Diet

Medical syringe and tablets

Carbohydrate restriction is such a dramatically effective intervention that many medications will need to be adjusted immediately. This is particularly true of all blood sugar medications

Will a Low Carb Diet Help A Type 1 Diabetic?

Taking Insulin for Type 1 Diabetes

Dr. John Briffa in a recent article poses that if a type 1 diabetic eats less carbs, they will balance their blood sugar levels just like type 2 diabetics do with a low carb diet.

Torani Sugar Free Syrups

With handwritten recipes from their hometown of Lucca, Italy, Rinaldo and Ezilda Torre introduced Torani syrups to the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco in 1925. Mixing their syrup recipes with sparkling water, the Torres introduced the classic Italian soda to local cafes, and soon began mixing, blending and selling Torani Syrups from their Italian wholesale grocery. Over the years they created some of the best Sugar Free flavors around. Sweetened with Splenda and Acesulfame Potassium.

Monin O’free Sugar Free Syrups 750ml bottles

Monin O’free Sugar Free Syrup 750ml bottles offer a premium gourmet flavor and traditional syrup texture, yet are free of sugar, calories and aftertaste.