LCHF Smoothie

Normal smoothies are very high in sugar and should be avoided. This one is not however, clocking in at only 5.2g of net carbs. Avocado is a good substitute for eggs for breakfast. They are also a super food being full of vitamins and healthy fats promoting a healthy cholesterol profile. You can find out … Continue reading LCHF Smoothie


Another twist on breakfast muffins

'Fixing Dad' is a documentary about how two sons REVERSED their fathers 10 year struggle with Type 2 diabetes by getting him to drastically cut his carbohydrate intake.  It will be shown on BBC2 on Sunday evening July 24th. Watch it if you can! Read more: I get lots of positive feedback on my low … Continue reading Another twist on breakfast muffins

Smoked Salmon & Shocking Statistics for UK and Ireland

"We now live in a world in which more people are obese than underweight, major global analysis reveals." By 2025, the UK is projected to have the highest levels of obese women in Europe (38%), followed by Ireland (37%) and Malta (34%). Similar trends are projected in men, with Ireland and the UK again showing … Continue reading Smoked Salmon & Shocking Statistics for UK and Ireland

An Alternative Breakfast Cereal

Flaxseed (or linseed) makes a good alternative to commercial grain based sugary cereal. They contain 29% carbs, but 95% of that amount is fiber which cannot be digested. The net digestible carbs are only 1.5g for every 100g of seeds, making flax seeds a low-carb friendly food. Read more about the health benefits of flaxseed here. In this picture … Continue reading An Alternative Breakfast Cereal

Hard Boiled eggs

I really like this article in the UK Times and in particular its conclusion "Medicine needs to get better at changing its mind." It states that "a 2013 review by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology found “no appreciable relationship between consumption of dietary cholesterol and serum [blood] cholesterol”.....Nor is there any … Continue reading Hard Boiled eggs