What Does HbA1c Mean and How Can You Lower It

HbA1c is a blood test that shows how well you are controlling your blood sugar over time. It does this by taking a look at how much sugar is attached to your red blood cells. The more sugar that’s attached, the higher your HbA1c. In this post, we’ll take a look at how this test works and ways to keep your results in the healthy range.

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Do Low-Carb Dieters Need to Salt Their Food?

Our society has been taught to fear salt, and there are some people for which a low-salt diet may be appropriate. 

But, if you are a healthy low-carb dieter, salting your food may help you feel better!

In this post , I will explain the role that salt plays in your diet and why your need for the minerals in salt might increase when you follow a low-carb diet.

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7 Avocado Substitutes to Keep Your Low-Carb Diet on Track

I consider avocados one of my top five favorite low-carb, high-fat foods.
They are packed with healthy fat, fiber, and micronutrients.
Even though avocados have so many benefits, they are not for everyone.
If you are a person that cannot stand them, then you need to find substitutions that contain similar amounts of healthy fats without the carbs.
In this post, I will share seven foods that have similar nutrient profiles to an avocado to help you keep your low-carb diet on track!