Artichokes are a wonderful low carb food, yet many people neglect or forget about them. They are simple to cook and are a great excuse to eat lemon butter. Artichoke hearts are especially tender — worth the effort!
Looking for the signs and symptoms of insulin resistance is only the beginning of the journey – there is a bigger issue. A major problem lies in the attitude and standards of practice for health care professionals. Valerie Berkowitz continues to look at her history with insulin resistance to help guide you to learn how to feed yourself with what your body really needs.
Nutritional Ketosis is the idea of putting your body in a keto-adapted or fat-adapted state through the use of a well-formulated high-fat, adequate (moderate) protein, low-carb diet. Until you get the macronutrient mix that is right for YOU, the health benefits of nutritional ketosis will continue to elude you. Jimmy Moore of Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb fame explains the concept and how adapting it has put him back on the road of low carb success.
When people begin to learn about the Paleo diet, they are usually excited to hear they can add in fruits and a few starches. In my case, I learned that I could eat a few peaches without negative side effects. However, I was also running upwards of 30 miles per week and training for marathons. Most of us are not expending that much energy on a daily basis. To lose weight, we need to be low carb, even if we are eating “real food”.