Why You Should Be Concerned About Insulin Resistance

In the human body, insulin is a critical hormone. But too much of a good thing can lead to dangerous health problems down the road. When it’s perpetually too high, the tissues in your body don’t respond to it properly leading to a condition known as insulin resistance. Estimates in recent studies reveal that nearly...
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How Going on a Low Carb Diet Can Help Women with PCOS

There is a glimmer of hope for women diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). This condition affects hormone levels, causing the body to produce more male hormones than normal for an imbalance that leads to skipped periods while making it more difficult to successfully achieve pregnancy. If you’re among the 10% of women that have...
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What Most Doctors Won’t Tell You About Fat

With popular low carb diets like keto that revolve around high fat consumption, much buzz is in the air about consuming fats. Saturated fats in particular have been villainized since the 1960s and even as recently as 2018, are still heavily scrutinized. An American scientist by the name of Ancel Keys first proposed that dietary...
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Alternate Day Fasting: The Form of Intermittent Fasting That Everyone’s Talking About

We recently discussed intermittent fasting, though it wouldn’t be fair if we didn’t fully cover an option known as alternate day fasting. Sometimes called ADF for short, this approach to intermittent fasting allows you to fast on one day while eating roughly what you want on the following day. Dr. Jason Fung discusses alternate day...
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What You Didn’t Know About Vegetable Oils

At the store, you might notice the big “Heart Healthy” graphic on the gleaming bottles of vegetable oil. But are they really? Vegetable oils are shrouded in controversy. Competing studies argue in favor and against using it, making it quite difficult to simply get your grocery shopping done before it’s time to make dinner tonight....
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Work on Reversing Your Diabetes Rather Than Simply Managing It

If you have type 2 diabetes, you know that your body is making insulin but isn’t using it properly. That leads to having too much sugar in your blood which damages blood vessels over time. Your body isn’t getting any of the energy it needs from that glucose either and if you don’t do something...
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Intermittent Fasting: What Every Beginner Should Know First!

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When using a low carb diet, a great way to kick things up a notch is to add in intermittent fasting. It’s been used since ancient times and can help boost metabolic health. These days, it’s making quite the comeback, and when done correctly, it has a bevy of benefits for your health. What can...
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101 Healthy Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas (that taste delicious!)

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Just because you went low-carb doesn’t mean your breakfast needs to suffer! Here’s over 100 (yes, it still counts) low-carb breakfast ideas that will get your healthy day started in the right direction. Let’s begin with some low-carb breakfast ideas from the world famous category of morning starters: The Omelets! Low-Carb Breakfast Omelets Click Here for...
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Low Carb Lasagna Stuffed Peppers

Print Low Carb Lasagna Stuffed Peppers Author: LC Foods Cook time:  30 mins Total time:  30 mins Serves: 4   A low carb spin on traditional stuffed peppers! Ingredients 4 Bell Peppers, any color 1 lb Ground Beef 1 cup Marinara Sauce, read labels 1 Onion, chopped 2 cloves Garlic, minced 1 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 Tbsp...
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Low Carb Game Day Sliders

Print Low Carb Game Day Sliders Author: LC Foods Cook time:  6 mins Total time:  6 mins Serves: 6   Classic sliders on low carb buns, perfect for game day! Ingredients 1 lb Ground Beef Salt and Pepper 1 tsp Garlic Powder ¼ cup chopped Onion 6 LC-Dinner Rolls Yellow Mustard LC-Ketchup 6 slices Sharp Cheddar Cheese...
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