Tag Archives: New Years

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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Make New Habits Instead of Resolutions by Amy Dungan

Habits - good or bad, we all have them. It's the bad habits that get us into trouble, and, sadly, most people will admit they probably have more bad habits than good ones. So as the new year rolls in, we start thinking about making resolutions. I'm not the biggest fan of resolutions, simply because they generally tend to end in guilt and self-defeating attitudes. I propose we do away with resolutions for 2012. Instead, let's just work on changing habits, one step at a time. No deadlines, no pressure.

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Low Carb New Year’s Alcohol Guide

Contrary to popular belief, alcohol does not turn to sugar in your bloodstream. However, it it is carbohydrate-derived; alcohol is what yeasts pee out after eating sugars. Doesn't that sound yummy? Hey, it doesn't stop me. Alcohol does behave like a carb in one important way: your body burns it preferentially. Just as eating carbohydrate shuts down fat burning, so does drinking alcohol. Or as a medical journal article I read donkey's years ago phrased it, "Alcohol profoundly inhibits lipolysis." Furthermore, at 7 calories per gram, nearly twice the calorie count of carbs, it can take you longer to burn through the booze. This is why alcohol, despite some genuine benefits, is always an indulgence when you're trying to lose weight.

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New Year, No Excuses – Stay Low Carb During the Holidays by Amy Dungan

Holidays make us crazy. Everyone has somewhere to go, something to do. Hectic schedules, big family dinners, last minute party details - even small distractions could throw us completely off course. So why is it that we let the holiday season itself keep us from sticking to our eating plans? Many people can make the conscious decision to indulge in this or that and then jump right back on track. But making that decision, and actually doing it, are two different things. We can have the best intentions in the world, but if we don't follow up on them, they can be our undoing. I, for one, used to be guilty of putting off my healthy eating or exercise plan until after the holidays. I knew it would be difficult with all the tempting foods around. It was much easier to just wait until the feasting was over. But think about it. Are the holidays truly ever over? No, not really.

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Diets Don’t Work. However, Diet Does by Dana Carpender

How many of you made a New Year's Resolution to go on a diet? The statement "diets don't work, but diet does" emphasizes the importance of adopting a sustainable, well-balanced, and personalized dietary approach, such as a low-carb diet, instead of relying on short-term, extreme, or fad diets that may not provide long-lasting results. A low-carb diet, when properly implemented, can help individuals achieve their health and weight loss goals while still enjoying a variety of nutrient-rich foods

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Looking For Luck In All The Right Places

Happy New Year, 2002. It's a palindrome, you know, 2002. A palindrome is a word that reads the same backwards and forwards, like mom or dad or gag. The last time we had a palindromic year was 1991, and the one before that was clear back in 1881. And, there won't be another one for 110 years, not until the year 2112. These are rare years, indeed! It's a gas to be living in one.

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