Giving Thanks to Your Low-Carb Ancestors: A Recipe for Brain Health
A lot of folks keen on losing weight have been convinced that a diet low in fat and protein and high in carbohydrates is the way to go. Seems intuitive, doesn’t it?: Don’t eat fat and you won’t get fat. That’s why, odds are, this year someone at your Thanksgiving table will be giving thanks without giving your perfectly browned holiday turkey a second look. Instead they’ll be opting to load their plate with their favorite high-carb “health foods”—sweet potatoes, stuffing, and cranberry sauce. If you’re a regular reader of my blogs, you already know what I think of high-carb…
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Heart Attack Proof Diet: A Recipe for Heart Disease?
CNN keeps airing “The Last Heart Attack,” in which Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells the story of how and why President Bill Clinton was put on a vegan diet by Dr. Dean Ornish, and how Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn's #1 selling book Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease echos the same dietary advice. As you know, reversing disease is something I care a lot about, but I'm not convinced Dr. Essylstyn's heart attack proof diet is delivering what he promises. Does this story really have a happy ending? Early in the show Dr. Gupta discusses Clinton’s strict vegan diet and defines its underlying philosophy:…
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Zucchini No-Pasta low-carb Lasagne
For gardeners -- and gardener's neighbors -- coping with the mid summer zucchini run, you may think you've got too much zucchini until you've tried this delicious no-noodle, low-carb optionally vegetarian lasagne. (Just skip the pepperoni if you'd prefer the vegetarian version.) We ate this low-carb lasagne as a side with baked chicken, actually we ate this first because it was done first. But honestly, I would almost rather have skipped the chicken and polished off the entire tray of lasagne. MMMmmm, cheeseyness... Ingredients: Tomato: 12 oz cans x2, chopped/diced unseasoned or 2 large garden fresh Zucchini: 1 giant (2.5…