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Heathy Homemade Mayonnaise Recipes

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Making homemade Mayonnaise is actually quite simple. Making your own means you can control the ingredients that you're putting into your body. You can avoid the partially hydrogenated oils the FDA admitted were unsafe for human consumption, and it tastes great! Basic Mayo  Ingredients: 2 organic, free range eggs 2 Tablespoons organic apple cider vinegar ½ Teaspoon organic Continue Reading...

Healthy Oils and Smoke Points

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Q: "What happens to an oil when we add heat for cooking?" A: Oxidation and a loss of nutrients. This does not mean you shouldn't cook with your oils, but it does suggest to do so mindfully. All natural oils go through an oxidation process over time and through exposure to inappropriate light, air, and temperature. It's important to know that well-stored, fresh oils can be detrimental Continue Reading...

The Skinny On Fat (and Oils)

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Results from a 2014 study of the primary grocery shoppers for 2,000 American households are shocking. * 60% are unaware of the dangers of trans-fats, and * 15% have not heard of saturated fats. TONIGHT we're live streaming on fats and oils. Stop in and interact live with us here: https://blab.im/laura-childs-eat-fat-to-lose-fat-which-fats-why-this-works-lchf-keto Know Your Fats Fats Continue Reading...

Red Meat Carcinogenic?

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Yesterday the World Health Organisation declared red meat consumption “probably carcinogenic to humans" and processed meat as “carcinogenic". For our own health and yours, we looked deeply into this allegation. In our search for the truth of the statistical data, incidence reports, and quantities referenced, we are comfortable stating that the WHO must have fallen on its head. The reasons Continue Reading...

Hosting or Attending A Holiday Party While Dieting

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I have a few more low carb dieting strategies to get you through the holidays today! We're going to talk about two different scenarios in this article; hosting vs. attending social functions. Hosting holiday events such as Christmas parties, New Years' events, or Thanksgiving can be a lot of work, but it does provide an advantage in terms of managing your diet. This is far easier to do with a Continue Reading...

11 Holiday Hacks (To Keep You On Track)

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It's the most wonderful time of the year! If you're looking forward to the holidays but not the standard 10-20 pound weight gain that 70% of the population suffers from after the holidays, you're not alone. Past the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving food preparation, Christmas shopping, gift wrapping and New Year's celebrations, this is the season for family get-togethers, relaxing by the Continue Reading...

The Holiday Without Weight Gain

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If this is your first holiday season (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years) on a low carb high fat diet, this months' series of articles are for you! They are taken right out of our notebooks and conversations last year - the first holiday season in our lives where we lost, instead of gaining weight! Up until last year, we couldn't escape the inevitable weight gain over the holidays. Once we Continue Reading...

Low Carb High Fat During The Holidays

Low Carb High Fat Through the Holidays
Staying true to your low carb high fat way of eating over the holidays for the first year, can seem like a challenge! Throughout the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holiday season, we are surrounded by a range of decadent treats at parties and family gatherings. Friends attend your house and workplace with sugar-laden goodies - it is part of our heritage and tradition after all! These Continue Reading...

Low Carb Slow Cooker

The photos below are (or will be) reader submitted photos having used the recipes in "Slow & Low: Low Carb Meals from Your Slow Cooker" by Veronica Childs, NT and Laura Childs (2015). To submit your own photo(s) using one of the 60+ recipes in the book, click here. (Apologies! Our server was hacked and a number of our photos have been lost. We are currently working on restoring Continue Reading...

The Truth About PHOs Finally Spoken

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It is official. The truth about PHOs (partially hydrogenated oils) is out. PHOs damage health and cause chronic disease. For years the FDA and other governing bodies have told us to steer clear of trans fats and mandated that packaged foods be clearly labelled when they do contain trans fats (hydrogenated oils). And so, factories reformulated their foods and maintained a similar shelf life Continue Reading...