Eat Smart Carbohydrates

Eat SmartNo one likes to analyze their food. It’s like counting calories or counting chickens before they hatch, or, like counting sheep, it puts you to sleep. You need to eat smart by knowing your low carb veggies that you like to nosh on before you eat them.

Net carbs* should be around 20 – 30 per day; find the ones you love and eat your veggies!!  Continue reading

Want to Eat Smart? Then do it smart.

Fresh-Meat-and-VegSo it’s back to the Basics

  • Eat: Meat, fish, eggs, vegetables growing above ground and natural fats (like butter).
  • Avoid: Sugar and starchy foods (like bread, pasta, rice, beans and potatoes).

The smart part is to eat when you’re hungry and only until you are satisfied. It’s that simple.

You do not have to avoid the fat that comes with the foods noted below.
You do not have to limit quantities deliberately.

You must stop eating when you feel full – if you eat mindfully you will know when this happens.  Don’t “clean your plate”,  be prepared to save it for later or to throw it out.

For hunger check how you feel: Is it hunger, thirst or something else?

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10 Low Net Carb Snacks

donutsIf you’re like me, you want to eat less carb-laden snacks. Yeah, I know you like them!! All those cakes, pies, sandwiches on fresh bread, don’t deny it, but every so often you should take a look at some low-carb options. They are more filling in the long run and depending on what they are, better for you. Remember fat is filling and is your friend …so onward. Continue reading

A Quick Guide to a Better Diet

Primal food pyramid

Primal food pyramid

 

A simple guide about what real food used to be like and should be like. Maybe it’s time to rethink how we fuel ourselves before it’s too late.

And yes, there is science behind it we just have to keep up with it. So, in a nutshell (pun intended) eat whole food, eat raw veggies, eat better quality meats, move your butt a little more, get sleep.
The infographic below is not necessarily accurate about what true paleo humans ate. People have taken a lot of liberties with the use of the word paleo; I suppose it’s catchier than a Low Carb, High Fat diet, but that is really what it is. Nothing wrong with that either it is after all just a word. Continue reading