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Low Carbing Makes Some People Tired, But The Answer Is Not Always Adding Back Carbs
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June 15, 2012

Got Fatigue from Low-Carb Diet?

Are you following a low carb diet and running into troubles? Learn the most common reasons cutting carbs causes fatigue and share your story to win autographed copies of Dr Cate's books!
Reverse T3 Hibernation Effect
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February 26, 2012

Going Low-Carb too Fast May Trigger Thyroid Troubles and Hormone Imbalance

Some folks who’ve taken the Primal leap—particularly those who were previously on a high-carb diet—have been faced with unexpected side effects waving them back to the world of bread, sugary fruits and sweet potato casserole. Dr Cate discusses newly discovered thyronamine compounds that trigger a hibernation sydrome.
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November 21, 2011

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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August 11, 2011

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…

Weight Loss Basics
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February 11, 2011

Weight Loss Basics

Healthy lasting weight loss depends on cutting carbs, switching out good fats for bad, and adding back missing elements. These ten steps provide a framework for you to adapt almost any other diet you already enjoy, from Paleo to Primal to Atkins to Vegetarian.
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January 29, 2010

Low Carb Diets Reduce Blood Pressure

A new study suggests Dr. Atkins was right: A high carb diet is not a healthy diet, and cutting carbs trims more than just your waistline. While both low-carb and low-fat diets can help you loose weight, Duke University's well-designed study makes it pretty clear that if you want to reduce your weight and your pressure, a low-carb diet is a better choice. From Today's Medscape Family Medicine: "January 25, 2010 (Durham, North Carolina) — A new randomized trial comparing a low-carbohydrate diet with a low-fat diet in combination with the weight-loss drug orlistat has found that both strategies produced meaningful weight…

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