CHOLESTEROL CLARITY

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Cholesterol got a bad rap. The evidence continues to accumulate that cholesterol is not the villain it is made out to be, but is actually part of your body’s defense system against the real killers: chronic inflammation, the lack of good, natural fats, and stress. Dr. Dwight Lundell, one of the 29 experts interviewed by author Jimmy Moore in Cholesterol Clarity,…

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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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E-BOOK REVIEW: AWAKEN; 30+ Egg Free and Grain Free Breakfasts

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Karen Sorenson, my friend and co-author of the Low Carbing Among Friends cookbook series, has published her own e-book of breakfast recipes. Karen is an engineer by day, a foodie by night, and a budding photographer, which is evident from the lovely photos of her recipes in process and the finished dishes scattered throughout the book. (My favorite is the “Apple” Sauce picture.)…

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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 are most metabolically resistant to weight loss will switch to burning fat…

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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 research. I was already avoiding most grains and decided to eliminate wheat…

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