FREE E-BOOK FROM MELLISSA SEVIGNY, SUNDAY, AUG. 24, ONLY

My friend and fellow low-carb writer, Mellissa Sevigny, asked me to share this special deal with you; she is offering her e-book, The Gluten Free Low Carber, for FREE on Amazon. It is available Sunday, August 25th, for 24 hours only. Sales ends at 11:59 PM (Pacific time). http://www.amazon.com/The-Gluten-Free-Carber-ebook/dp/B00AGJXO8U/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1377370512&sr=8-1&keywords=the+gluten+free+low+carber (c) 2013, Judy Barnes Baker, www.carbwarsblog.com

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CARBSMART TO THE RESCUE!

  Dr. Atkins popularized the Fat Fast, based on the Keckwick diet developed in the 1950s by Prof. Alan Keckwich and Dr. Gaston Pawen. Fat fasting forces the body to burn stored fat by depriving it of glucose (sugar). Since even protein can be partially converted to glucose via a process called gluconeogenesis, eliminating almost everything but fat guarantees that even those who…

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WHEAT BELLY COOKBOOK REVIEW: IS FLAX THE NEW WHEAT?

Dr. Davis has succeeded in drawing attention to the dangers of wheat and the benefits of a low-carb diet beyond what I thought possible. He builds a convincing case against this new plant that he says shouldn’t even be called “wheat,” and he documents most of his arguments with supportive…

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VALIDATION: Peter Reinhart

   Gluten-free products, recipes, and cookbooks are everywhere these days, but most of them just sub high-carb starches like potato, corn, tapioca, and rice for wheat, rye, and barley. The cookbook above is different. You can’t read the subtitle very well here, but it says, “80 Low-carb Recipes that Offer Solutions for Celiac Disease, Diabetes, and Weight Loss.”…

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IS THERE ALREADY A CURE FOR OSTEOPOROSIS?

I went in for a medical checkup yesterday since I hadn’t had any tests since 2010. Along with the standard regimen of tests, the doctor prescribed a bone-density scan. I’ve only had one, about 15 years ago, and my rank was almost 100% then, but if I am diagnosed with osteoporosis, he will…

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A SWEET DEAL ON A NEW LOW-CARB SWEETENER

    Watch for the EZ-Sweetz infomercial due to air on The Food Network, the Cooking Channel, and some other channels tomorrow or Wednesday, Sept 18 or 19. (Update: they are now scheduled to start of Friday.) Low-carb celebrity chef, George Stella, stars in the ad (doing his best imitation of the guy in…

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GEORGE STELLA, SUPERSTAR, SUPER GUY

If there is a superstar in the world of low-carb cooking, it is George Stella. He has helped thousands of people lose weight and regain their health though his popular show, Low Carb and Lovin’ It, on the Food Network and his many best-selling low-carb cookbooks. Most recently, he appeared on the Dr. Oz…

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NOURISHED GIVEAWAY #3: A NEW WINNER AND A NEW PRIZE PACKAGE

The winner of the 2nd prize package in the giveaway celebrating the launch of Nourished; a Cookbook for Health, Weight Loss, and Metabolic Balance, has been selected and notified. She requested that I not publish her name. Here is #3 in our line up of fabulous awards. Review the rules…

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