Carb Wars Blog

Low carb recipes and insights plus some of the 236 exclusive recipes contained in Judy Barnes Baker‘s book “Nourished” and “Carb Wars” are shared here. Our dietary choices play a major role in our modern plagues, in other words—IT’S ALL ABOUT THE FOOD—but don’t worry, you will not find even a hint of deprivation or austerity here! Once you discover the secret, you will find that the very best food for weight management, longevity, the treatment and prevention of disease, and over-all health and happiness is also the most sumptuous, satisfying, and indulgent way of eating the world has to offer. You are invited to the feast. Learn more about the low carb lifestyle, get the latest research and discover new recipes on this blog.

SERIOUSLY FUNNY CEREAL

Food blogger, Kiri Tannenbaum, (www.delish.com) posted this story about an art installation at a Ralph's supermarket in Venice, CA. Artist Ron English's entertaining statement about a serious subject is titled, "Popaganda." Artist’s Cereal-Box Stunt ...
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Harvard’s New Healthy Plate

This is really short notice, but we are invited to submit questions to Dr. Eric Rimm of the Harvard School of Public Health in response to the release of their "Healthy Eating Plate," the version ...
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SLOPPY JOE STUFFED PEPPERS

SLOPPY JOE STUFFED PEPPERS Trade those soggy buns for tender-crisp, baked red peppers! 1 pound ground beef ¼ cup chopped onion, about 1 ounce 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 clove garlic, peeled ...
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IS CHOCOLATE GOOD FOR YOUR HEART?

A recent study from the University of Cambridge in the UK suggests that eating lots of chocolate may prevent heart disease. The report was published in the August 29, 2011 online ...
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FINALLY: A PUBLIC FORUM TO DEBATE THE MERITS OF LOW CARB!

In the talk he gave on last year's cruise, Tom Naughton suggested a way to bring the obesity epidemic to a screeching halt: one of us should sue Dr. Mary Vernon for malpractice ...
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HOMINY SALAD

Here's a potato-less side dish, just in time for your Fourth of July cookout. The recipe is adapted from one by Martha Hall Foose; hers is made with regular hominy and has 20 ...
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DISCOUNT OFFER AND BEST PRICE EVER ON “CARB WARS”

Glen Frederich, owner of LC Foods, has really got a deal for you. He has decided to sell Carb Wars; Sugar is the New Fat for just $11.50; that's almost 50% off the ...
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Better Late than Never: Advice About Normal Blood Sugar From The ADA

I was astonished to see the ADA logo at the top of an article titled, "Eight Tips for Super Blood Sugar Control," in the May 24th issue of the Diabetes Health newsletter. If this was actually published with ...
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PODCAST INTERVIEW WITH JIMMY MOORE!

Unless you are new to the low-carb lifestyle, you are certainly familiar with Jimmy Moore's Livin' La Vida Low-Carb site at http://livinlavidalowcarb.com/blog/. Jimmy serves as Grand Central Station for the low-carb community. I ...
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Brainstorming in Portland for the Metabolism Society

Dr. Feinman, founder of the Nutrition and Metabolism Society, invited me to join him and two other Northwest NMS members for a brainstorming session in Portland a little over a week ago. D offered ...
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Response to: “The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, The Nutritional Law of the Land”

The March issue of The Front Burner, published by the International Association of Culinary Professionals, included an article by Michelle Dudash titled, "The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010: 'The Nutritional Law of ...
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BLOGGER WOES

"I have always wished that my computer would be as easy to use as my telephone. My wish has come true. I no longer know how to use my telephone."--Bjarne Stroustrup I want ...
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Register to Win at LC Foods

I told you about an exciting, new, low-carb food company in a previous post here: http://carbwars.blogspot.com/search?q=LC+Food I recently had an e-mail from Glen saying they are almost ready to launch their initial product ...
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All Calories No Longer Equal at Weight Watchers, Cattlemen Fight Back, Pork Producers Change Slogan, and Harvard Says, “End the Low-Fat Myth”

"Calorie counting has become unhelpful," according to David Kirchoff, president of Weight Watchers International. The company's website has announced a change in their point system. . The old plan allowed dieters to eat ...
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Gary Taubes on Dr. Oz Today

I'm not a follower of the Dr. Oz daytime television show, but I won't miss it today because Gary Taubes, author of Good Calories, Bad Calories and Why We Get Fat, is scheduled ...
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LESSONS ABOUT OBESITY FROM FAT MONKEYS

An experimental drug that dramatically reduced the appetite of rodents caused obese baboons to double or triple their food intake and is now being considered as a treatment for cancer patients and those ...
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SMART EATS LECTURE SERIES

I've been invited to speak at the Smart Eats Store in Mill Creek on Tuesday, March 8, at 6:00PM. "Smart Eats is happy to announce that our friend and local author Judy Barnes ...
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CHOCOLATE FOR YOUR VALENTINE

I got a lovely box of sugar-free chocolates and an extravagant card today, but I'm sad to say that my Valentine got an I-O-U instead of the cherry pie he usually ...
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SMART EATS CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY

Last February, I posted an invitation to the grand opening of a new store called Smart Eats on Main Street in Mill Creek, Washington. The store sells low-carb, diabetic, and gluten-free products ...
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THE SOLUTION FOR DIABETES

Way back in 2008, Dr. Michael Eades posted an article about resistant starch. I asked him a question and now every time someone posts a comment on that story, I get an e-mail ...
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NEW USDA GUIDELINES RELEASED: NOT MY PYRAMID!

The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 were released today. Your can view the press conference here: http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdamedia?navid=USDA_LIVE. Watch it to the end to see the question and answer segment and you ...
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DOMINO’S TO THE RESCUE

Domino's Pizza announced on Jan. 17 that they are, "striving to be a part of the solution," as they launched their new Domino's Smart Slice school lunch program. (http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dominos-pizza-launches-dominos-smart-slice-school-lunch-pizza-program-113912129.html) The Smart Slice was ...
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PEDIATRIC NUTRITION WITH DR. SU AND FRED HAHN

Dr. Robert K. Su invited Fred Hahn, author of The Slow Burn Fitness Revolution and Strong Kids, Healthy Kids, and me for a three-way discussion as part of his podcast series about Pediatric ...
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GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS

The February issue of Reader's Digest features a smiley face made out of two eggs and a strip of bacon. The headline reads: "Eat This, Lose Weight; The New Science of ...
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