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The top three reasons low carb diets succeed and fail

Low Carb Success Secrets   Do not skip meals. Eat three regular-size meals a day, or four or five smaller meals. Do not go more than six waking hours without eating. Some people need a snack at the four-hour mark. Eat enough protein. Consume it in the form of poultry, fish, shellfish, meat and eggs, [...]

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Weight-loss Secrets of Nutritionists and Dietitians

How the pros drop five pounds—fast! STEP ON THE SCALE ONCE A WEEK Dietitians say this keeps them aware of when they've gained a few pounds, so they can instantly employ their favorite calorie-cutting weight-loss strategies to get back on track. DIETITIANS ARE HUMAN TOO They gain weight on vacation, eat when they're stressed out [...]

By | November 1st, 2015|Categories: Benny's Blog, Diet & Nutrition|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The best fruit choices for low-carbers

While some fruits are indeed too high in fructose to fit easily into a carb-conscious plan, still more are nutritional powerhouses packed with the nutrients and fiber your body needs. South Beach diet creator Arthur Agatston, M.D.,  advised changing the way we think about fruits, such as bananas — formerly off limits due to their [...]

By | February 18th, 2015|Categories: Benny's Blog, Diet & Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Top Vitamins and Minerals For Losing Weight

The Top Vitamins and Minerals For Losing Weight   When attempting to lose weight it is wise to remember that what we put into our bodies is just as important as what we leave out. Crash dieting, cutting down on carbohydrates and increasing our exercise levels are all common ways of trying to achieve rapid [...]

By | August 20th, 2013|Categories: Healthy, News, Trends, & Research|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

How to make vinaigrette when dining low carb

Vinaigrette's derive their zestiness from a balance of oil and vinegar. The standard 3:1 ratio will vary, however, depending on the boldness or subtlety of the ingredients. Robust oils call for a higher proportion of vinegar or another acidic liquid such as citrus juice. Lighter oils require less. Likewise, sharp, high-acid vinegars demand a substantial [...]

By | November 13th, 2012|Categories: Diet & Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Low carb with greens and homemade salad dressing

Eating low carb is a snap when you use vibrant greens, crisp-tender vegetables, lean proteins and crunchy nuts are quintessential ingredients for sensational salads — salads that deserve sensational dressings homemade dressing. Homemade salad dressings may not be as convenient as bottled varieties, but they have fresh flavors and more taste per serving, so you [...]

By | November 13th, 2012|Categories: Diet & Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments


Yield: 8 Servings 2 lb Angus beef tenderloin roast - Gras Finnish Seasoned salt to taste Pepper to taste Sauteed mushrooms (follows) Texas Caviar (follows) SAUTEED MUSHROOMS 1 tb Butter - Real Butter 4 c Mushrooms, whole 1/2 c Onion, chopped 1 ts Garlic salt 1 c Chablis wine Side Dish TEXAS CAVIAR 1 can [...]

Battle for the Belly

IMPORTANT! BATTLE FOR YOUR BELLY - 75-80% of your immunity and what you look and feel like is related to DIET. The saying you are what you eat holds true. More research is leading back to diet causing the following issues including: allergies, arthritis, asthma, autoimmune diseases, depression, headache, fatigue, infections, muscle pain, liver problems, [...]

By | July 24th, 2012|Categories: Benny's Blog, Healthy|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Figs are high in fiber, iron, and boost energy

Nutrition Tip: Figs are fresh in fiber and high in iron, boosting energy and promoting healthy blood. Fig leaf extract has anti-diabetic properties reducing the amount of insulin needed by some people with diabetes. Figs are however high in calories so they should be eaten moderation. Figs contain sterols which lower cholesterol, good source of [...]