There's no doubt that the best low-carb foods are easy to be found: just check the perimeter of any supermarket. The meats, produce, and dairy sections yield most of the foods most of us eat on a day-to-day basis. However, we can bring a greater variety of foods to our diets with a few "extras". Check out my top picks, and then share your own ideas with others. Also, check out this great interview with Dr. Mary Vernon. And have a great week! Laura
I have a fairly new section where I invite you to review low-carb products you have tried. This can be a big help to others, either to encourage them or warn them away from the many specialty low-carb products on the market. Review:
Dr. Mary Vernon spends a lot of time educating other physicians about low-carb eating. Fellow blogger Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt recently interviewed her and posted the video on his blog. Also, check out My Interview with Dr. Vernon from a few years ago.
A carb is a carb is a carb, right? If this is so, then why do some products marketed to low-carb eaters have one number on the "Nutrition Facts" panel, and a much lower number labeled "Net Carbs", "Net Atkins Count", or something similar? These labels are a big warning sign to me. I explore the various "low carb" ingredients. Different people tend to react differently to these ingredients.
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