CAN COCONUT KETONES PREVENT AND TREAT ALZHEIMER’S?

CAN COCONUT KETONES PREVENT AND TREAT ALZHEIMER'S? (carbwarscookbooks.com)

A Personal Story: A close relative called me recently to tell me that her husband had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and was rapidly getting worse. His doctor told them there was no cure and recommended he take Aricept, a drug that he said would not stop the progression of the disease, but might help him function slightly better than…

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HAVE YOU LOST YOUR PERIOD ON A LOW CARB DIET? IT’S NOT THE DIET, IT’S THE FLAX.

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I saw this coming. I hate to say, “I told you so,” but I’ve been warning about this for a long time. Low-carb and Paleo diets are taking the blame for a problem caused by eating too much flax. Naturopath, Dr. Lara Briden, gave a presentation at The Ancestral Health Society of New Zealand symposium on women’s reproductive health. She reported that she was…

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FLAX: THE ULTIMATE SUPERFOOD?

Breakfast Bites from Louise’s Foods Little bags of tasty, grain-free cereal and granola from a company called FlaxGold were included in the swag bags everyone received at check-in on the last Low-Carb Cruise. The main ingredient was, as you may have guessed, flax. Flax has become popular in diet foods where it is used to lower the calories and increase the fiber. It is…

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HALF-PRICE OFFER ENDS THURSDAY

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The discount code for the half-price offer on EZ-Sweetz is not working for the 6-pack of .75 oz bottles on Amazon, but it seems to be OK for other sizes. However, the same code can be used to order from the EZ-Sweetz website. Go to http://www.ez-sweetzstore.com/servlet/Categories?category=Shop+Online and type the promotional code ezsweetz into the box. The shipping from the website is only $.99, so that’s a plus!…

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PRIZE PACKAGE #6 IN THE “NOURISHED” GIVEAWAY AND THE WORLD’S HEALTHIEST APPLE PIE

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Prize Package #6 in the Nourished Giveaway: 5 awards of a $100 gift certificate from Quest Bars. This is the biggest prize package yet in the Nourished giveaway, with a total value of a whopping $500! Each of five winners will receive a $100 gift certificate to spend on one of the most popular products to hit the market in recent memory. Since this is…

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PRIZE PACKAGE #5 IN THE “NOURISHED” GIVEAWAY

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Today marks the beginning of week #5 in the giveaway to celebrate the launch of my new book, Nourished; A Cookbook for Health, Weight Loss, and Metabolic Balance. THERE WILL AGAIN BE TWO LUCKY WINNERS! Each winner will receive: A 12 pack of 10-ounce packages of HOMESTYLE BEEF AND BEAN or CHICKEN AND BEAN CHILI, with a retail value of $32.28.…

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SIX WEEKS OF PRIZES TO CELEBRATE “NOURISHED” #2

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Prize Package #2:   A Gift Basket of Products from LC Foods. Retail value – $55.86 PLUS 21 Life Lessons From Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb: How The Healthy Low-Carb Lifestyle Changed Everything I Thought I Knew, by Jimmy Moore, 2009. List Price -$27.99 LC Foods Gift Basket: The science is clear, but the stores are still full of non-fat, low-fat,…

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SERIOUSLY FUNNY CEREAL

Food blogger, Kiri Tannenbaum, (www.delish.com) posted this story about an art installation at a Ralph’s supermarket in Venice, CA. Artist Ron English’s entertaining statement about a serious subject is titled, “Popaganda.” Artist’s Cereal-Box Stunt Makes a Real Point About Sugary CereaOctober 13, 2011 at 8:58AM by Kiri Tannenbaum On the heels of a restaurant serving diners on Sadaam Hussein’s plates comes another clever…

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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 are routinely put on a low-carb diet to lose weight and reduce fatty liver disease to help them survive the operation; afterwards, they must continue to avoid sugar and…

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