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.

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BE AN ANGEL

'Tis the season for thinking of others. Here is a reminder about some gift ideas that will have a major impact long after the tinsel is down and the tree has turned brown ...
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NEW PHILLY FUDGE

Cream cheese is an indispensable ingredient for low-carb cooking. It provides the missing bulk in sugar-free recipes and adds a smooth, creamy texture to faux potatoes, frozen desserts, cheesecakes, frostings, and baked ...
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SWITZERLAND

My husband had a business meeting in Switzerland the week before Thanksgiving and I decided to go along since I had the chance. The picture above shows a unit at the Palafitte Hotel ...
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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

"There is one day that is ours. There is one day when all we Americans who are not self-made go back to the old home to eat saleratus biscuits and marvel how much ...
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KETOSIS OR KETOACIDOSIS?

I picked up a little booklet in the waiting room at the doctor's office yesterday. It was an ad for the latest edition of Outsmart Diabetes 1-2-3 from the editors of Prevention Magazine ...
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HOW CAN FRUCTOSE BE BAD IF IT IS IN FRUIT?

That is probably the most frequently asked question I hear when I talk to people about the low-carb lifestyle. Our health organizations tell us that fruits and vegetables are the basis of ...
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LC FOODS: GREAT NEWS! YOUR LOW CARB LIFE IS ABOUT TO GET BETTER

Glen Frederich in 2009, at 375 pounds Glen and Elise Frederich in 2010 Every year hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. undergo gastric bypass surgery. Candidates for the procedure ...
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Pumpkins - White Pumpkin Pie (carbwarscookbooks.com)

A SPECIAL INVITATION FROM JIMMY MOORE

My son sent me this picture of some un-scary pumpkins. They have nothing to do with this post, but they are cute and seasonal, so I thought I would include them.   Are ...
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A BRAVE EXPLORER: DR. ROBERT K. SU

"Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America." --James Joyce Today is Columbus Day, when we honor a courageous man who defied conventional ...
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SIMPLIFY YOUR HOLIDAY, GIVE BOOKS

My mailbox is crammed with catalogs, a sure sign that it's time to start thinking about Christmas. My solution to holiday shopping during this busy time of the year is gifting with books ...
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WHAT’S REALLY IN THAT PACKAGE?

I received a question a while back about one of the ingredients I used in Carb Wars from a man whose wife has gestational diabetes. He said the net carb count of 48 ...
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GREEN TOMATOES

If you've ever tasted ripe tomatoes fresh from the vine, still warm from the sun and sweet enough to eat out of hand, you will understand why my husband keeps trying ...
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WHY WE GET FAT AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT, by Gary Taubes

Breaking news: Why We Get Fat and What to Do About It by Gary Taubes, the author of The New York Times best seller Good Calories, Bad Calories, is due out on ...
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THE FOSTER STUDY: “A LOW-CARB DIET IS ASSOCIATED WITH FAVORABLE CHANGES IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISK FACTORS AT 2 YEARS.”

You have probably read about the Foster study by now. It has gotten a lot of press coverage and most of the headlines mention that it shows that a low-carb diet is good ...
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BERRY, BERRY GOOD

In most fruits, the part that is good for you is the dark skin, not the pale, sweet pulp. Big, juicy, black grapes, purple plums, and deep red cherries, bursting with healthful nutrients ...
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Carb Wars; Sugar is the New…SALT!

For years, we've been told that too much salt causes high blood pressure, a condition affecting roughly one-third of Americans. The government is even talking about requiring food manufacturers and restaurants to cut ...
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ICE CREAM, MILK FAT, AND HOGS

A fellow low-carber who is still mourning the loss of Watch'n Carbs, the low-carb ice cream recently discontinued by Lucerne, sent me a message about his latest discovery. He was excited that ...
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LAST DAY FOR COMMENTS ON USDA GUIDELINES

July 15th is the last day to submit your comments to the USDA about their new food guidelines. I urge you to please speak out before this travesty is finalized. You are limited ...
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HOME AGAIN AND QUICK CHILI

I got in very late last night after a long vacation, which ended with a week in a rustic cabin in West Virginia. We were surrounded by wildlife: deer, bear, groundhogs, rabbits, hummingbirds, ...
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THE PERFECT HUMAN DIET

The USDA is now advocating a plant-based, very low-fat diet. What can we do beyond writing letters? Here's a chance for you to help get the truth out. I blogged about a fantastic ...
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OF MICE AND MEN AND THE USDA

Yesterday was a bad news day. It came from multiple sources, including this from AOL News: "USDA guidelines target 'unhealthy lifestyle'… 'the new guidelines call for a shift to a more plant-based diet…' ...
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BREADLESS CRAB CAKES

When my husband travels on business, he frequently brings back the food section of the newspaper from the place he has been. He was in Washington DC this week so I got part ...
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WHAT’S LEFT TO EAT?

There was a story all over the news recently about a study reported in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association linking sugar to heart disease. http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE63J66220100421 As usual, ...
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HARVARD STUDY IMPLICATES SALT AND NITRITES, EXONERATES RED MEAT

A new study published in the journal Circulation says that red meat is not the cause of heart disease and diabetes. Lead author of the study, Renata Micha, of the Harvard School of ...
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