Tag Archives: carbs

Goodbye Carb Cravings! Break-Up with Sugar for Good

Why is it so hard to quit sugar? No matter how much will-power you muster against it, those cravings keep creeping up on you, especially during times of stress or when you’re feeling down. It’s not just you. Sugar is a highly addictive substance for everyone. Research shows that sugar stimulates the same brain pathways as some of the most… Read More

Slow-Carb Dinner: Coconut Curried Salmon on Steamed Asian Greens

Contrary to popular weight loss trends these days, the latest research shows that the most health-sustaining and ideal weight-loss diet is one that is HIGH in carbs – high in “slow” carbs, that is. Slow carbs are high-fiber, low-sugar and nutrient-dense carbs that are slowly digested in the body, discouraging blood sugar spikes and fat storage while increasing detoxification, metabolism,… Read More

Eat As Many Carbs As You Want To Lose Weight – Here’s How

The low-carb diet fad hit hard in the early 2000’s, and its popularity continues to reign supreme among weight loss enthusiasts today. Indeed, many people have seen impressive weight loss results from adopting a low-carb lifestyle, and scientific evidence supports that carbohydrate regulation is a more effective way of losing weight and improving health than low-fat and low-calorie approaches. However,… Read More

4 No-Carb Pasta Alternatives

One of the first steps of many weight loss plans is to go on a Search & Destroy mission through your pantry for all highly refined carb foods in your daily diet. For pasta lovers, this can be a brutal blow to the system. Not to worry – a healthy weight loss plan shouldn’t leave you drowning in pasta pipedreams,… Read More

Rainbow Holiday Pancakes

Photo Credit: Fernando Messino The holidays are a tough time to stick to your diet, constantly torn between the desire to stick to your weight loss goals and to gift yourself a free pass to let loose and enjoy all of the high calorie foods surrounding you. So it’s good to have some recipes on hand that satisfy both the… Read More

Low-Fat Diets Don’t Work for Weight Loss

The growing number of health benefits gained from diets that are rich in healthy fats (such as the Mediterranean diet) continue to be reported. Unfortunately, many people still find it hard to move past fear of dietary fat, unable to let go of old nutrition theories that pin dietary fat as the sole cause of weight gain. No doubt about… Read More

Keep Carbs from Causing Weight Gain

No matter how many times you’re told to kick carbs from your diet for weight loss, you can’t seem to keep them off the brain. Of course you can’t – that’s because your brain, muscles and all the organs in your body use carbs as their ideal go-to source of fuel for proper functioning and balance. Where you start to… Read More

Hate to Count & Measure Food? This Diet Strategy is for You!

There are a lot of weight loss eating programs and systems out there, most of which require you to abandon your former care-free ways of eating for a more precise and calculated method of dining. Eating for weight loss can require a lot of advance planning, log tracking, careful counting and food measuring. And while the thought of this often… Read More

Are Carbs the Enemy For Women’s Weight Loss?

You want to lose weight, and the very first thing that people start yammering at you is to “change your diet change your diet change your diet change your diet…” Changing the way you eat to lose weight isn’t a new idea; even the very best diet pills for women can’t replace the need to make dietary adjustments to support… Read More