Monday May 20, 2013
The last day of the low-carb cruise this year was mostly taken up with several hours of questions and answers from the experts who shared their knowledge with us earlier in the cruise (for my cruise report, see parts one
). These are some of the tips these experts gave us that I thought would be most helpful to my readers. One of the questions was "What two or three things would you recommend to people to improve their diets?" The answers were:
1. Don't eat sugar or grains and don't fear fat. (This is probably my favorite one, as it accomplishes the most with three simple rules.)
2. Eat more leafy vegetables, and more seafood Read More...
Sunday May 19, 2013
Part one of my report of this year's low-carb cruise
covered up until half-way through the second day of talks. Today I take you through the rest of the cruise.
Day Two - Afternoon
- Topic: "Robert C. Atkins: Doctor of Complementary Medicine" - Jackie Eberstein is a nurse who worked with Dr. Atkins for over 30 years. This year is the 10th anniversary of his death, and it seemed a fitting time to pay tribute to him, as well as learn some things about him that we didn't know. His widow Veronica Atkins was also with us on the cruise this year, which was a real honor. Read More...
Monday May 13, 2013
One thing seems certain when it comes to making life changes: we humans rarely find success by trying to "go it alone". We need each other! That's why this site has lots of opportunities to participate. Of course, our great Low Carb Forum
is a wonderful place to start, with friendly knowledgeable people. Then, explore more ways to connect with what others are doing and thinking. I've compiled this List of Ways to Share Support and Information
. Find out what your fellow low-carbers are eating, read success stories, and read and write reviews, and much more!
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Friday May 10, 2013
On Mother's Day, usually kids and spouses think of feeding Mom some high carb treats. But what if Mom's body really does better without all the sugar and starch? In that case, what would really be special is give Mom treats which are healthy for her. Here are some delicious, low-carb ideas for Mother's Day - I guarantee you that the Mom in your life will remember your thoughtfulness. If you are a mom, print out this Low-Carb Mother's Day
page and place it strategically within the view of your loved ones. Bottom line requirement for Mother's Day - enjoy each other. That's the best gift of all!
Blueberry Coffee Cake Photo © Laura Dolson
Sample Mother's Day Ideas: