Are Sugar Substitutes Bad For You?

Sugar Substitutes So we have to give up sugar but what about sugar substitutes?  A sugar substitute is a food additive that provides a sweet taste like that of sugar while containing significantly less calories.   Some sugar substitutes are produced by nature, and others produced synthetically.  Here is the low down on popular sugar substitutes: […]

MCT Oil Vs. Coconut Oil

MCT Oil goes Straight to Your Liver for Fast Burning Energy for Your Body and your Brain Unlike other fats that must go through normal digestive processes, MCT oil goes directly to your liver where it’s converted into ketones for quick energy, rather than stored in your fat cells.  Do you want to speed up […]

Vegetable Breakfast Egg Loaf, Low Carb and Gluten Free

Course: Breakfast Servings: 8 Slices Author: Angela Coleby Ingredients 2 Red peppers, grilled, skins and seeds removed 1 Yellow pepper, grilled, skins and seeds removed 10 Eggs 3 tablespoons milk/cream 2 spring onions, finely chopped 1 cup Spinach, cooked 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Seasoning of choice (optional) Instructions Preheat the oven to […]

Why Is Protein So Important?

Protein is a component of every cell in your body.  It is used to build and repair tissue, manufacture hormones, enzymes and many other body chemicals.  It is the building block of muscles, bones, cartilage, skin and blood.   Thanks to the low-carb and Paleo diets we have become more educated about the health benefits of […]