LOW CARB “RICE” PILAF

Rice is lower in toxins than most grains but it is very high in carbohydrates, which quickly turn to glucose once ingested. The only way to make it suitable for a low-carb diet is to switch it out altogether. Shirataki is made from konjac root (glucomannan), which is almost all …

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The International Food Blogger’s Conference

  The International Food Blogger’s Conference is coming back to Seattle in 2014! IFBC held the first conference for food bloggers in 2009. This, the SIXTH annual conference, organized by Foodista.com and Zephyr Adventures, will be held in downtown Seattle, Washington. The series focuses on three themes: Food, Writing, and Technology. The event …

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WHITE HOUSE PETITION: REPLACE THE DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS

I’ve been working with Dr. Richard Feinman on a petition to change the process for creating the Dietary Guidelines for Americans so they reflect modern advances in scientific research. The original guidelines were based on weak, population studies from the 1950s and subsequent versions have just recycled the same basic message every five years. The right to petition the …

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ENTER TO WIN

Don’t forget to enter to win the first of 6 prize packages in our giveaway. Entries are due by midnight tomorrow! Details are here: http://carbwars.blogspot.com/2012/01/six-weeks-of-prizes-to-celebrate.html Amazon update:Amazon has changed the status for Nourished to “out of stock,” which is what they should have said. They are taking orders again and should start filling them …

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