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.

SO CLOSE

As you may know, I have now finished my second book, but I have not yet explained the circumstances that lead up to it. Here’s how it happened. When I decided to publish ...
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ASBP MEETING AND NUTRITION AND METABOLISM SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM

The annual meeting of The American Society of Bariatric Physicians is being held in Seattle this week. (Dr. Mary C. Vernon is a past president of this group.) The Nutrition and Metabolism Society ...
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THINGS ARE HAPPENING FAST

A spate of articles have come out about changes in the attitude toward low-fat verses low-carb diets and their impact on health. This one http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/02/AR2010030202091.html from the Washington Post, titled, Atkins diet’s return ...
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Two articles

Check this out: http://www.free-press-release.com/news-merger-of-metabolism-society-and-american-diabetes-association-surprise-union-to-promote-low-carb-diets-1270129599.html (The author is given as O Wells but I'm thinking Tom Naughton.) Seriously, there is a great article on Slate by Melinda Wenner Moyer titled End the War on ...
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The 3rd Annual Low-Carb Cruise

"The Fascination" at the Carnival Cruise Terminal in Jacksonville Florida. Debbie Cusick took this "arty" picture of me reading the graffiti at Fort Charlotte in Nassau. Here is the rest of ...
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LOW CARB CRUISE TO THE BAHAMAS

I've been enjoying getting back to normal life after turning in the manuscript for "You'll Never Know What You Are Missing." There will be more work to do once it gets to the ...
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“Risotto”

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to splurge on duck breasts—you only need two servings. I haven’t decided if I will use the Duck Breasts with Raspberry Glaze recipe that I created for ...
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AN INVITAION

Great news! A brand new low-carb store has opened in beautiful Mill Creek, Washington. Owners Dan Arnold and his wife, Amber Wester, invite you to join them for a grand opening celebration ...
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Bill the Butcher

We have a new butcher shop in my area called Bill the Butcher. William Von Schneidau is a master butcher and professional chef who says his mission is to bring truly great ...
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FINALLY FINISHED!

The manuscript for the new book went in on Friday of last week. I missed the deadline, but not by too much. Now I just have to sit tight for a while and ...
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QUESTION ABOUT THE NEW BOOK

I got the following comment on my blog this morning (it made my day!) and I decided to answer it here. Hi Judy -- I'm so excited to learn more about your next ...
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UPDATE ON BOOKS AT AMAZON

Amazon is selling Carb Wars again. They say it can be delivered by December fourth. Thanks for your patience ...
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NEW BOOKS ARE IN!

Amazon has been out of Carb Wars for some time now, thanks to a snafu at the fulfilment center. A second printing is now finished and a shipment of books went out to ...
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SUPPORTING TRUTH IN SCIENCE

Laurie Cagnassola, director of the Metabolism Society (AKA the Nutrition and Metabolism Society), publishes a fantastic newsletter. The November 3rd issue features articles by Dr. John Briffa, Laura Dolson (low-carb guide for about.com), ...
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SHAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE YOUR MIDDLE

I was probably one of the first people to pre-order the new book, The 6 Week Cure for the Middle Aged Middle, by Drs. Michael and Mary Dan Eades. When the publication date ...
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LOOKING FOR CARB WARS?

Due to an inventory mistake at the fulfillment center, Carb Wars is temporarily sold out. A second printing is underway and more books should be available soon. Amazon does not have any books ...
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IN SEARCH OF THE PERFECT HUMAN DIET

I recently had the opportunity to see a confidential, 22-minute completion fundraising preview of C. J. Hunt’s documentary, In Search of the Perfect Human Diet, and I can tell you that ...
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FAT IMPROVES PERFORMANCE FOR PILOTS

A military-funded study conducted by researchers at the University of North Dakota discovered that pilots who ate the most fatty foods, such as butter or gravy, had the quickest response times in mental ...
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WHEN DOES 16 X 0.49 = ZERO?

In the past I put my trust in food labels to figure the nutrition counts for my recipes. Apparently, it was misplaced. I know that sometimes they are just wrong. For example, ...
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IS THERE A “GOOD” GRAIN?

Since the advent of agriculture, man has been “improving” grain crops to make them starchier, sweeter, less perishable, and easier to grow and to harvest. Now that we are seeing the consequences, scientists ...
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THE MOUSE VERSES THE GAUCHO

If I hadn't been so busy, I would have written a review of Disney World in Florida similar to what Dr. Eades wrote about Disney Land in California: http://proteinpower.com/drmike/weight-loss/disney-small-world-ride-a-casualty-of-the-obesity-epidemic/. I went there in ...
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THE EVOLUTION OF THE MOOSE by AIDAN

Guest blogger Aidan, age 10 BACTERIA HORNUS MOOSIUS REPTILLUS MOOSASAURUS MOOSUS MAMMALIUS MOOSE SPACEUS MOOSUS MOOSUS CYBORGUS I apologise to any of you who have been checking my site and finding ...
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BUSY, BUSY

I’ve written a lot of blog posts in my head recently that never made it to the screen. There is so much I want to tell you about, but I just haven’t had ...
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WHO NEEDS LOW CARB? (PARTIAL LIST)

- Those who have diabetes who want to reduce or eliminate their dependence on medication. -Those who have a family history of diabetes or have been told they are pre-diabetic or insulin resistant ...
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