What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are the main energy source for our body. During digestion they get broken down to glucose to provide energy for the cells of our body. Carbohydrates can be: Complex derived from plant sources and contain starch OR Simple sugar, jam, honey Which carbohydrates should I eat more of?
As diabetics, we need to take control of are carb content in our food. I have found that many bought curry powders seem to contain sugar and need to be used in moderation. So why not make our own, it is so better and rewarding and con provide a little exercise especially if we use
The Mediterranean diet comes in many different shapes and forms. In fact, there are around 18 different countries lying on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea so it is not surprising that there may be variation. These diets are all tied together with the same common component, olive oil. The traditional Mediterranean diet embraces olive
A common thing people keep asking me, is that after a few days into a ketogenic diet is, why do I feel so tired, and have a horrible headache, maybe this diet is not working for many people in the community know this induction period as the keto flu. You see, as we switch our
LEMONY SALAD DRESSING INGREDIENTS Juice of 1/2 to 1 lemon, according to taste, including pulp 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove (or more to taste) smashed with a garlic press (see Note, below) ginger to taste (about 1/2 teaspoon) Dash of pepper A few tablespoons of water INSTRUCTIONS In a small bowl or
ALMOND CRISP COOKIES AND CRACKERS Almond Crisps Here’s what we’ve been looking for—simple crackers or cookies that taste good, are super-easy, and super-low in carbs. These are substantial enough to use with dips or spreads and the variations are limited only by your imagination. INGREDIENTS 1 egg white from a large egg 1 cup