Mussel Chowder

Mussel Chowder4.6 out of 5 stars5 star81%4 star0%3 star18%2 star0%1 star0%11 ratings11 Moderate low carbModerate low carbFat84%Protein10%Carbs6%10 g carbs / serving Easy 5 + 20 m5 minutes preparation20 minutes cooking time

Make this creamy and flavorful low-carb mussel chowder in no time with frozen or canned mussels, some vegetables and lots of lovely heavy cream.

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Why the Paleo Movement is Dying

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Check out this new Instagram post from PaleoFX – the largest Paleo conference.

Makes perfect sense right? Because we all know that cavemen used to drink artificially sweetened soda in the summer, while eating lollipops. So why not sell it?

It’s a perfect illustration of the decline of the Paleo movement. Once, many years ago, it was about a powerful revolution, about massively improving people’s health. Now it’s about selling chocolate bars. Or mayo. Or even soda.

Here’s what’s been happening to Google searches of “paleo” in the last few years:

Going down. Fast.

It’s sad, because getting back to an evolutionarily normal lifestyle is super important for the future health of humanity. But unfortunately “Paleo” is now turning into a joke, and the people at the head of the movement have only themselves to blame.

Maybe it can still be saved, but that would require some drastic action I believe. What do you think?

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Prevent Kids’ Cavities with a Low-Carb Diet

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What can you do to keep your kids cavity-free? Feed them fewer carbs.

Dr. Roger W. Lucas, pediatric dentist, explains the link between carbs and cavities in his book More Chocolate, No Cavities: How Diet Can Keep Your Kid Cavity-Free. Simple carbohydrates such as flour and juice feed mouth bacteria that cause cavities. On the other hand, high fat and protein foods don’t.

How to Use Diet to Prevent Kid’s Cavities

The dentist even claims that it is better to give children really dark chocolate (70%+) than snacks such as juice and crackers in preventing cavities. The chocolate contains a lot of fat, that protects the teeth from the sugar.

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What Do Overweight and Obese People Eat?

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Here’s what a group of mostly overweight or obese people are eating (via Dr. Ted Naiman).

Does it suggest anything to you?

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Dominic D’Agostino about the Benefits of Ketogenic Diets

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Do you want to learn more about a ketogenic diet and its benefits? In this new podcast, Dominic D’Agostino, researcher and one of the world’s top experts on ketosis, discusses the advantages of being keto-adapted.

IHMC: Dominic D’Agostino Discusses the Physiological Benefits of Nutritional Ketosis

Specifically, things such as using a ketogenic protocol for treating disease, how keto can improve athletic performance and his own research are discussed.

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“Now Sugar Is the Bad Guy”

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Is fat or sugar the enemy when it comes to overcoming heart disease?

Last week, we wrote about an episode at CBC Radio that examined this question. Now it’s time for part 2, featuring experts such as Gary Taubes, Nina Teicholz and Dr. David Ludwig.

First, fat was the dietary bad guy. We were warned back in the 1980s to cut back on eggs, meat and full-fat dairy to avoid heart disease. So we started eating more bread, rice and pasta and fat-free snacks. But we got sicker and fatter. Now sugar is the bad guy. Contributor Jill Eisen explores the complex, and sometimes contradictory, science of nutrition — and tries to find clarity amidst the thicket of studies and ambiguous research.

Listen to the program:

CBC Radio: Fat or Sugar, Part 2

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Low Carb Was the Only Thing That Helped – Full Interview


4.8 out of 5 stars5 star93%4 star0%3 star0%2 star4%1 star2%45 ratings1,940 viewsThe lawyer Benjamin Kuo tried everything to lose weight. But nothing worked… until he found low carb.

This interview has only been available on our member site, but now everyone can watch it above. Enjoy – and feel free to share it.

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“She Finally Feels Good and It Warms My Heart”

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The little girl Alicia suffered from severe migraines – until her mother Isabelle decided to take out sugar from her diet. This is what happened:

The E-mail

Hello!

The story I’m going to tell is about my daughter Alicia, age 7, who suffers from terrible migraines that have gotten worse over time. She throws up and has to lay down in a dark, silent room for many hours, completely unable to do anything. Last fall she had several migraines per week. I went to the doctor, like so many times before. They increased the dosage of her blood pressure medicine.

I called for X-rays and a thorough screening. It showed “nothing of significance”. After Christmas, doctors prescribed pills that she were to take six times per day. This made me feel that we’ve had enough. I thought that we should try eliminating sugar from her diet and see what would happen. We allow her to have stevia, erythritol and fruit (or should I say us, because we didn’t want her to feel alone with her new diet).

She didn’t have a single migraine episode in January until she had sugar on the 30th when she had a party. We were able to lower her dosage. As of today (26th of April), she hasn’t had another migraine episode since the 1st of January, other than three times when she consumed sugar. She went completely off her medications two months ago.

She finally feels good and it warms my heart. I hope that this story can serve as an inspiration. Especially to other children that suffer from migraines. And then again, we weren’t people who consumed a lot of sugar before either.

Best, Isabelle

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Low-Carb Cauliflower Pizza with Artichokes

Low-Carb Cauliflower Pizza with Artichokes4.4 out of 5 stars5 star60%4 star21%3 star18%2 star0%1 star0%38 ratings38 Strict low carbStrict low carbFat66%Protein29%Carbs4%10 g carbs / serving Medium 10 + 30 m10 minutes preparation30 minutes cooking time

A picture says more than a thousand words. Who can resist this creation? A vegetarian pizza filled with cheese and wonderful flavors on a delicious crust.

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How Kevin Benjamin Reversed His Type 2 Diabetes

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Here’s another case of absolutely stunning type 2 diabetes reversal. Kevin Benjamin’s doctor could hardly believe it.

From insanely high blood sugar with an A1c of 12.7 – despite medication – to completely normal sugars, with no medications! Plus he lost most of his excess weight. All with a couple of simple lifestyle changes, not including more exercise.

You can probably guess what he did (yes, it includes low carb and some intermittent fasting). In this interview Kevin Benjamin shares his best tips and tricks for how to do it, and keep it up for five years like him.

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The full interview is now available (with captions and transcript) for members:

How Kevin Benjamin Reversed His Type 2 Diabetes

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