Low Carb Diets Equal Better Sex!

I have heard from numerous people that once they go on a low carb diet, their sex drive increases dramatically.  At first I wondered why but then after thinking about it I can name a few reasons: Following a low carb diet means that you are eating more fats (good fats). Fats are responsible for […]

The Rules of a Low Carb Lifestyle

I have been asked to re-post this for those of you who are new to my blog…please let me know if you have any questions: I think following any diet that consists of low carb, HIGH good fats and moderate protein is the healthiest thing you can do for your body. I promise if you […]

Appetite Control and Leptin

Appetite Control and Leptin Leptin, the “satiety hormone”, discovered in just 1994 is a hormone made by fat cells that helps to regulate hunger.  After you eat, leptin is released into the bloodstream where it travels to the brain telling you to stop eating because you’re full.  Without leptin we could continue to eat until […]

Zucchini Pizza Muffins

Again Angela comes up with such yummy low carb, gluten free foods.  I am definitely going to try this one!  Each muffin only has 2 net carbs and is gluten free!  How can you lose? Zucchini Pizza Muffins Course: Snack Servings: 10 Muffins Author: Angela Coleby Ingredients 1 zucchini grated 4 eggs 1/4 cup 57g […]

What is Syndrome X?

What is Syndrome X? Well it USED to be called Syndrome X but now it is called Metabolic Syndrome.  According to the American Heart Association, 47 million Americans have it. That’s almost a staggering one out of every six people. This syndrome runs in families and is more common among African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians, and Native […]

Remedies for Blood Sugar Issues

Top Remedies for Blood Sugar Issues Do you have blood sugar issues?  Hypoglycemia, Pre-diabetes or diabetes?  As you know by now I am a big advocate of the low carb lifestyle.  Why?  If we eat too much sugar or high-glycemic carbohydrates (white rice, cakes, crackers, bread, potatoes and cookies), we experience a rapid influx of […]

What to look for in a weight loss supplement

In order to lose weight, there are a few factors to consider that a good weight loss supplement will address: Stress: You need to address stress. When you are stressed (mentally or physically) your body goes into the ‘fight or flight’ response.  When this happens your body immediately stores fat.  It is our coping mechanism.  […]

What Can I Eat on a Low Carb Diet and What Should I Avoid?

The one thing I quickly realized when following a low carb diet is to BE PREPARED!  A lot of us (including me) are lazy cooks.  If my husband isn’t cooking for me I would tend to open a can of tuna and have a tuna sandwich.  It’s simple, easy and fast and quite filling for […]

APPLE CIDER VINEGAR…WHY USE IT?

“I’ve heard so much about apple cider vinegar in the last few weeks from a lot of my friends and now it is everywhere on line and in stores.  I heard it’s good for weight loss.  Can you tell me what the hype is with it and will it help me with weight loss?” What […]

Garcenia Cambogia for Weight Loss?

What Is Garcenia Cambogia and How Will It Help Me Lose Weight? Garcenia Cambogia is a tropical fruit also known as Malabar Tamarind.  It has been a popular weight loss supplement and for good reason…it works for a lot of people!  I have had so many people come into our stores raving about this supplement […]