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

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. This article explains the concept and how adapting it has put him back on the road of low carb success.

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Exercising on the Beach

Is Switching From Low Carb to Paleo Enough for Long Term Diet 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".

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The Joy of Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking

The Joy of Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking

The Joy of Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking: 80 Low-Carb Recipes that Offer Solutions for Celiac Disease, Diabetes, and Weight Loss. A recipe book that uses nut flours & stevia/splenda sweeteners from legendary bread maker and James Beard Award-winning author Peter Reinhart.

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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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Celebrating All of Your Low-Carb Holidays

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3 Question Interview with Christine Moore, FNTP – CarbSmart Podcast Episode 12

Dana Carpender 3 Question Christine Moore

In Episode 12 of the CarbSmart Podcast, I am interviewing Christine Moore, a functional nutritional therapy practitioner. Having talked to registered dietitians who embrace carbohydrate restriction about the fact that food corporations are a major source of funding, or college dietetics programs and the effect that has on what they are taught and what they are permitted to say to their clients.

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What Is A Keto Diet? Keto Basics with Dana Carpender: What You Need to Know – CarbSmart Podcast Episode 8

What is a Keto Diet

This episode of the CarbSmart Podcast, hosted by Dana Carpender, explores the ketogenic diet—a low-carb, high-fat diet that aims to trigger ketosis in the body. Dana discusses the scientific principles behind ketosis, shares practical advice for adopting a keto lifestyle, and addresses common myths. Listeners will gain insight from Dana's personal experiences and professional knowledge, gaining tools to make informed dietary choices.

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How’s Your New Year’s Resolution? Remember Things Take Time – CarbSmart Podcast Episode 6

Things Take Time Podcast

So how are those Low-Carb New Year's resolutions coming? I'd like to add one to them if you don't mind. Be patient. Remember Things Take Time. Impatience is the death of most diet and exercise regimens, whether undertaken for the new year or at any other time. In our podcast, Dana Carpender examines the expectations of Low-Carb Resolutions and how to turn them into Low-Carb Reality.

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How to Succeed with Your Low-Carb Resolutions – CarbSmart Podcast Episode 5

How to Succeed with your Low-Carb Resolutions

I'm pretty sure I was supposed to have a flying car and a robot maid by now, but I'll settle for a healthy body and a happy life. How about you? I think it's the annual reminder of the relentless passage of time that makes New Year's Day a great time to to rededicate ourselves to achieving and preserving those things, in the interests of doing just that. Here are some suggestions for low-carb New Year's resolutions.

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2023 Low-Carb Alcohol Guide – CarbSmart Podcast Episode 4

Low-Carb Alcohol Guide Episode 4

Ring in the New Year without compromising your low-carb lifestyle with our comprehensive Low-Carb Alcohol Guide. Discover how to enjoy festive spirits and toasts while maintaining ketosis with our curated selection of keto-friendly drink options. Understand the carb count of various alcoholic beverages so you can enjoy a festive and guilt-free celebration. Let's toast to a healthy, happy, and low-carb New Year!

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Low-Carb Holiday Gift Giving – CarbSmart Podcast Episode 3

Low-Carb Holiday Gift Giving

Discover the joy of low-carb holiday gift-giving with CarbSmart! Dive into a treasure trove of creative ideas and thoughtful tips that will make your holiday season both merry and carb-conscious. Whether you're looking for the perfect gift for a low-carb enthusiast or seeking inspiration to treat your loved ones without compromising on health, this is your go-to guide. Tune in to explore a range of options that celebrate the festive spirit while staying true to a low-carb lifestyle.

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