Welcome to www.carbwars.blogspot.com

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Look at me; I’m blogging! Welcome to http://www.carbwars.blogspot.com/. I have added this Web log to my Website, which will make it much easier to add content. I’m learning the ropes, so bear with me while I work out the kinks and grow some new brain cells to deal with all the techie stuff. Please stop by to visit often and…

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Holiday Indulgence Without January Remorse?

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Abundant, rich, delectable, holiday food doesn’t have to be fattening. There’s a whole new take on what constitutes healthful eating revealed by several best-selling new books, including Good Calories, Bad Calories, by Gary Taubes. According to Taubes, you can’t get fat without carbohydrates, but you can enjoy all your seasonal favorites, such as pumpkin and mincemeat pie, fruitcake, cranberry sauce,…

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Low-Carb news is looking up

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Dr. Eades, http://www.proteinpower.com/, posted today and yesterday (26th and 27th) about a documentary film, by Tom Naughton, that is due out soon. He has a lot of clips from the movie that you can watch on his site. It is an answer to the “Supersize Me” movie by Morgan Spurlock. Spurlock blamed the fat in his McDonald’s diet for causing…

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Personal Appearances

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On November 14th, from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM, I will be signing books and giving cooking demos with samples at the Town and Country Market on Bainbridge Island. On the same day, I will be at the Poulsbo Central Market from 3:00 to 5:00 PM. I will be signing books at the South Hills Village Barnes and Noble in…

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Sweeteners Update

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I have received questions as to why I did not include some of the all-natural alternatives, like brown rice syrup, agave nectar, and date sugar in the discussion about the different kinds of sweeteners in my book. I did not include most of them because, in my opinion, they offer little advantage over common table sugar. However since the subject…

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Wishing for a Blue Moon

Blue Moon © 2008 Savor this shortest of seasons, now compressed into a few short weeks and in danger of disappearing altogether, as the Christmas monster relentlessly gobbles up ever more of the calendar. Autumn officially starts when pumpkins ripen in the fields and show up in colorful profusion at markets and roadside stands. This versatile member of the squash…

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