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CarbSmart Magazine September 2013 Issue

CarbSmart Magazine serving the low carb community, has taken its digital presence to the Apple iPad, Google Android and Amazon Kindle tablets.

I Have Insulin Resistance, Now What? (Part 3 of 3, Who Am I?)

Valerie Berkowitz, MS, RD, CDE, CDN

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.

Counting Carbs at The Counter: Premium Burger Restaurant Review

The Counter® Custom Built Gourmet Burgers

The Counter Custom Built Gourmet Burgers is not a low carb restaurant, but it is a restaurant where low carb dieters can have a delicious, healthy, low carb / high fat meal. With locations in nine states and three countries, we have a great option to make us not feel like a second-class citizen.

Low Carb Dining App Keeps You Informed


One of the most useful FREE apps you’ll find in recent months is a little beauty called Low Carb Dining. I know many low-carb enthusiasts have found themselves wondering what menu items are acceptable while traversing the fast food universe.

Ain’t That Nutritional Ketosis Thing Just Another Way Of Saying Atkins?

Dr. Robert Atkins Low-Carb Nutrition

Isn’t Nutritional Ketosis Just Another Way Of Saying Atkins? 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.

6 Ways to Add Healthy Crunch to Your Low Carb Diet

Crunchy Vegetables For Your Low Carb Diet

Caitlin Weeks, Grass Fed Girl, shows us that there are plenty of crunchy snack foods you can add to a low carb or paleo diet to satisfy your need for snap and taste. Plus they’ll help you stay on your program.

Is Switching From Low Carb to Paleo Enough for Long Term Diet Success?

Exercising on the Beach

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”.

4 Strategies for Resisting Temptation on Your Low Carb Diet


Believe it or not, you can cultivate a state of mind where low carbing becomes much, much, easier. In her first article for CarbSmart, Laura Dolson, Low Carb Diets Guide for presents four strategies to get you to this state of mind.

My Trip To The Ancestral Health Symposium 2012 or Dana Goes to Harvard

My Trip To The Ancestral Health Symposium or Dana Goes to Harvard

Dana Carpender summarizes her trip to the Ancestral Health Symposium 2012 at Harvard. Lessons & inspiration for the low carb & paleo communities.

Scoring a Low Carb Touchdown for the Home Team

Tex-Mex Sloppy Joe on low carb Revolutionary Roll

Plan for success & you can navigate into the end zone & score a low carb win for the home team. Susie T. Gibbs lays out her tips for helping the whole family stay low carb during football season.