Dana Carpender

You know Dana Carpender from her popular cookbooks -- all 20+ of them, so far. A pioneer of the low-carb frontier, Dana has been fighting the low-fat lie since 1996 at HoldTheToast. She lives in Indiana with three dogs, a cat, a backyard full of chickens -- and, of course, That Nice Boy She Married, with whom she shares much bacon on a pleasant Sunday morning.

Ketogenic Diets Effectively Lower Blood Pressure

Ketogenic Diets Effectively Lower Blood Pressure by Dana Carpender

Ketogenic Diets Effectively Lower Blood Pressure by Dana Carpender. What the nay-sayers never admit is that eliminating that excess water brings blood pressure down, often practically overnight. Indeed, when the Atkins diet was compared to the Zone, LEARN, and Ornish diets, Atkins lowered systolic blood pressure (the top number) considerably better than the other diets – and four times better than the Ornish diet.

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Review of The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living

Review of The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living article by Dana Carpender in the Premiere Issue of CarbSmart Magazine. If you want the physiological explanation of the low carb lifestyle, this is your book. Read the full article in the premiere issue of CarbSmart Magazine available in iTunes. …

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It’s That Time Of Year Again! Choose Your Low Carb New Year’s Resolutions!

2023 Resolutions

It's time for our annual reminder of the relentless passage of time that makes New Year's Day a great time to rededicate ourselves to achieving and preserving a healthy lifestyle. In the interests of doing just that, here are some suggestions for low carb New Year's resolutions.

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Low-Carb Breakfast Egg Recipes for Easter by Dana Carpender – All With Video!

Low-Carb Smoked Salmon and Asparagus Frittata Recipe - 8 Eggs

With 30 chickens in her backyard, Dana Carpender can state with some authority that eggs are symbolic of spring in general and Easter in particular because that is when she notices that the hens start laying eggs again. This article includes these awesome egg-based recipes: Green Eggs and Ham, Ham, Cheddar and Broccoli Quiche, and Smoked Salmon and Asparagus Frittata.

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