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The Gift Of Low Carb Food

CarbSmart Magazine December 2013

Sometimes a gift of food hits the spot with your special someone. Maybe they are a true-blue foodie. Or maybe they struggle to find that perfect take-along snack. Or maybe it's just as simple as them loving a specific vittle so much, that a gift of it would be just the thing this holiday season. Whatever the reason, we all love food and giving someone such a gift can certainly score points on the brownie-scale. (Sugar-free of course!)

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Review: The Farmer’s Kitchen: The Ultimate Guide to Enjoying Your CSA and Farmers Market Foods

CarbSmart Magazine June 2013

Worth It: The Farmer's Kitchen: The Ultimate Guide to Enjoying Your CSA and Farmers Market Foods by Julia Shanks and Brett Ghohsgal, reviewed by Amy Dungan in the June 2013 issue of CarbSmart Magazine. So you've got 2 zucchinis, 3 heads of lettuce, a basket of cherry tomatoes, a dozen eggs, and some local grass-fed cheese. Now what? Introducing the book that knows.

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CarbSmart Magazine Is Now Available in Apple’s iTunes Newsstand

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.

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Fat Head, Director’s Cut by Tom Naughton Documentary Review

Fat Head, Director's Cut DVD

Comedian Tom Naughton started out with the intention to film a rebuttal to Morgan Spurlock's documentary Super Size Me but what he ended up with was so much more. After he started looking into the nutritional science behind our national dietary recommendations, Tom realized something was very wrong - the science and the recommendations didn't align. Fat Head quickly morphed into a funny and educational combination that teaches you to look critically at the science, understand how the body/food connection actually works, and to think for yourself with this snazzy little thing called a functioning brain. He reminds us that we aren't stupid, despite what certain organizations would like us to believe, and we can make smart decisions all by our little ole' selves.

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When Good Foods Go Bad

I can remember when cookies were healthy. No. Seriously! They were only 100 calories, fat-free, and claimed to be good for me. Come to think of it, there were several other healthy foods I enjoyed regularly, some of them even branded with the heart-check logo from the American Heart Association. Cheerios, SnackWells, Baked Lays, granola bars, fat free bagels - all that healthy processed goodness, wrapped in fancy packaging, promising health benefits that range from weight control to lower cholesterol.

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