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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WE NEED A HERO, Part 2

I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia about ten years ago. In looking back, I realize that many traits that didn’t seem to be related were all part of one syndrome. When I was in ...
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WE NEED A HERO

It’s official. Fibromyalgia is real. How do I know? Because I just saw an ad for a drug to treat it. Lyrica (pregabalin) is now allowed to claim that it may help patients ...
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“Diabetes Health” Article About “Carb Wars”

Following is a link to an article by Patrick Totty, titled, "Carb Wars: Sugar Is The New Fat Provides Delicious Recipes For People Living With Diabetes," that appeared on Diabetes Health on March ...
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Do artificial sweeteners cause weight gain?

This is interesting. Several recent studies have linked artificial sweeteners with weight gain, which I find baffling and counter to my own experience. The rationale used to explain the phenomenon is that just ...
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Gout and Metabolic Syndrome

I did a little research on gout for a friend who had been given the standard advice for treating this painful condition: eat a low-fat diet, cut out red meat, seafood, fish, beans, ...
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The Scientific Evidence in Favor of Low Carb for the Prevention and Treatment of Diabetes Continues to Build

The American Diabetes Association has opened the floodgates by finally admitting that low-carbohydrate diets are “as effective for weight management as low-fat.” This dramatic turn-around was part of its 2008 clinical practice recommendations ...
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Too Good to be True? Chocolate is Good for You!

Can a gift of silky, sensuous, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate possibly get any better? How about if it were good for you, AND IT HELPED YOU LOSE WEIGHT? It’s not science fiction; it’s not ...
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Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries on Better TV

Better TV is showing the demo that I did with Audra Lowe about how to make sugar-free, chocolate-dipped strawberries. Here is the link to the clip: http://www.better.tv/bettertv/?lid=1328166604&tid=1406224178. A more detailed recipe is ...
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Two Articles from “Indy Sports, The Men’s Magazine”

Here is a link to two articles that were featured in Indy Sports, The Men's Magazine. "How to Read Labels; Advice from Judy Barnes Baker and Carb Wars." & "Healthy, Hearty Holiday Recipes ...
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CRN Interview

I got up early this morning, poured myself a cup of tea, and sat by the phone waiting to talk to Mike and Paul on the What's Cooking Show on CRN digital talk ...
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Schedule of Events

Better TV Taping: I just returned from a very exciting trip to New York to tape a video for Better TV. I made chocolate-covered strawberries, sugar-free of course, with show host Audra Lowe ...
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TRUE LOVE: AN INTIMATE DINNER FOR VALENTINE’S DAY

A sumptuous, sensual, sugar-free menu for Valentine's Day shows true love...the kind expressed by Robert Browning when he wrote, “Grow old along with me, the best has yet to be…” For love that ...
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Cinnamon Warning

Ceylon Cinnamon is on the right; Cassia on left Since the insulin-like properties of cinnamon were discovered, many people have been taking it as a treatment or a prophylactic for insulin resistance and ...
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“Make Sweet Treats Without the Sugar”

Someone tipped me off about this article by Judyrae Krause that was in the Everett Herald on January 2. The story features two of my recipes and describes my book as one of ...
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And Bon Appétit to you too!

One of the perks of belonging to the International Association of Culinary Professionals is that people give you things. I’ve had an expensive skillet, a top-of-the-line chef’s knife, magazines, and lots of other ...
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Indy Sports, the Men’s Magazine features “Carb Wars”

The December issue of Indy Sports, The Men’s Magazine, featured a two-page article about Carb Wars, titled, “Healthy, Hearty Holiday Recipes for the Meat and Potatoes Man,” by Teresa Tanoos. It included two ...
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Splenda with fewer carbs

Dr. Richard Bernstein, author of Diabetes Solution; prescribes a very low-carb diet to get his diabetic patients off medications or to reduce their dosage to the lowest possible level. He calls it “the ...
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Schedule of Upcoming Events

I will be signing books and handing out free recipe samples at three local Central Markets in January. Stop by to say hello if you are in the area; I'd love to talk ...
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Eating Low Carb in the Sky

Anyone who doubts that the obesity epidemic is real probably hasn’t done much flying lately. It is all too common to have to surrender a sizable portion of your already cramped space to ...
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The Biggest Loser

Last Tuesday night I watched the Biggest Loser. It was the first time I have ever made it through a whole episode from start to finish. Although I know that most television shows, ...
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Pumpkin Update

PUMPKINS (©) 2007, JUDY BARNES BAKER I promised to report on how the great pumpkin experiment in Wishing for a Blue Moon turned out. We harvested a total of four pumpkins in ...
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Menus for New Year’s Celebrations

NEW YEAR'S EVE BUFFET: With a low-carb feast like this one, your actions will match your words when you raise a glass and toast “to your health!” Hot Brie with Almonds and Candied ...
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Happy Holidays!

If anyone needs me, I’ll be in the kitchen ...
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Minding Your Brain

If you haven't already found Dr. McCleary's Website, http://www.drmccleary.com/, don't waste another minute. The brilliant author of The Brain Trust Program has already posted eight not-to-be-missed articles about the care and feeding of ...
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