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.Read More “What Does HbA1c Mean and How Can You Lower It”
Sugar is a diet destroyer, but is hidden is so many seemingly healthy foods that it can be difficult to avoid. If you’re trying to go sugar-free, you’ll want to be aware of the sneaky ways sugar makes it into your diet. In this post, I’ll share five surprising foods that contain hidden sugar.Read More “5 Surprising Foods with Hidden Sugar”
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.Read More “Do Low-Carb Dieters Need to Salt Their Food?”
Magnesium deficiency is a common issue that can lead to muscle cramps, fatigue, irritability, and difficulty sleeping.
In this post, I will share foods that are high in magnesium that you can easily and deliciously include in your low-carb diet.Read More “Low-Carb Foods that are High in Magnesium”
I often say that sugar does nothing for me but, make me want more sugar.
If you can relate to that statement, then this post is for you. I explain how sugar affects your body and brain to keep you locked into loving it.
Despite our age and the metabolic disadvantages that come with it, practical strategies and food swaps can make the whole process of losing weight after 50 easy, enjoyable and effective.