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  • Red Meat Recipes

    Cooking is self-care for me, as I believe it is for many others. Creating new recipes, seeking out existing ones, and putting a twist on those that aren’t always just right is something I enjoy doing. For a time, I relied solely on poultry and fish for my main protein Read More

    • Martin
    • 30/06/2017
  • My ABCs of LCHF

    Low Carb High Fat works. It just does. It has its variances, but it has changed me and others around me who have followed in the same type of lifestyle in magnificent ways. Let me tell you my ABCs of LCHF so you can understand the impact it can make. Read More

    • Martin
    • 29/06/2017
  • Power in Knowledge

    The way we learn about what we eat matters. We deserve to understand and be knowledgeable about what we’re putting into our bodies – the very thing that drives the energy with which we exist every day. Sleep, fitness, and mental health are all certainly extremely important. Today, I’ll discuss Read More

    • Martin
    • 27/06/2017
  • Ignore the Fast Fix Headlines – Eat Real Food

    I’ve officially lost count of the number of times I’ve stood in line at the grocery story, glanced over at the magazine stand and seen headline after headline touting the next best way to “lose ten pounds in ten days,” or “best foods to combat winter fluff.” While I appreciate Read More

    • Martin
    • 23/06/2017
  • Please Pass the Steak

    I’ve learned the hard way that overeating is not that hard to do. I’ve navigated different diets and tried to figure out best choices. One of my most significant decisions came in middle school when I chose to be a vegetarian. I was hungry a lot, so I ate a Read More

    • Martin
    • 22/06/2017
  • The Danger of Vegetable Oils

    If you cook, there’s a good chance that you have either cooked with vegetable oil in the past or you still do so on a regular basis. More than likely, the restaurants at which you eat cook with vegetable oil, too. I used to cook with vegetable oils all the Read More

    • Martin
    • 21/06/2017
  • What Atkins Did Right

    While Nina Teicholz, author of The Big Fat Surprise, doesn’t advocate a particular diet plan, fans of the Atkins Diet will certainly feel vindicated by the revelations in her book. Most importantly, she agrees with the diet plan’s claim that replacing carbs and other sugars with healthy natural fats will Read More

    • Martin
    • 19/06/2017
  • Toppling the Food Pyramid

    Investigative journalist Nina Teicholz has produced a book, The Big Fat Surprise, that has readers questioning the science behind the traditional food pyramid that we all grew up with and that still dominates our thinking about food today.   Just as we look at the ancient pyramids of Egypt and Read More

    • Martin
    • 16/06/2017
  • Stefansson and the Example of the Innuit

    In her book, The Big Fat Surprise, Nina Teicholz begins her exploration of the topic of a low carbohydrate and high fat diet with several historical examples of populations living this lifestyle. One of these was documented by the Arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1879 – 1962).   Stefansson was Canadian-born Read More

    • Martin
    • 15/06/2017
  • How a President’s Heart Attack Changed a Nation’s Nutrition

    Investigative journalist Nina Teicholz covers the many twists and turns of nutritional history in her book The Big Fat Surprise. One chapter explains how the health of President Dwight D. Eisenhower affected America’s nutritional future.   When Eisenhower had his heart attack in September 1955, the whole nation reeled at Read More

    • Martin
    • 13/06/2017