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Best Low-Carb Breakfast: ‘Tapioca’ Miracle Rice Pudding


Maria Emmerich is an author and wellness expert in nutrition and exercise physiology. She shares a passion for helping others reach their goals of optimal health. That’s why she has recommended Miracle Noodles on her website, MariaMindBodyHealth.com. Her specialty is brain chemical neurotransmitters and how they are affected by the foods we eat. Maria has authored several cookbooks and 3 nutritional guide books including “Secrets to a Healthy Metabolism” which includes a foreword by New York Time #1 bestselling author of “Wheat Belly” Dr. William […]


Can You Eat Bread if You’re on a Low-Carb Diet?


Bread is usually one of the first things people give up when hopping on the Low-Carb bandwagon. But is it really necessary to entirely give up bread? The main reason most low-carb dieters ditch bread, of course, is because bread is usually high in carbs. Most conventional breads are made with enriched flour (read: white flour), which is stripped of the nutritious elements (fiber, for example) contained in wheat. The carbs in white-flour breads quickly convert into sugar. So there are two big strikes against […]


What’s the Best Low Carb Post-Workout Drink?


You’ve just run 5 miles. Or come back from a hot yoga class dripping wet with sweat. Or maybe you just went for a long walk. You’re parched. Your trillions of cells are simultaneously crying for refreshment. Your body needs immediate rehydration. But if you’re on a Low-Carb diet, refueling with sports- or energy drinks may negate any positive impact that your exercise routine has because your two primary reasons for eating low-carb is to control your blood sugar and prevent weight gain.  There are […]


Best Low Carb Smoothie


If you want to fall off the Low-Carb bandwagon, go visit one of the ubiquitous Jamba Juice’s around town and order any fruit smoothie. In fact, right on their own website, they list the nutritional info for their Classic Smoothies, one of which is Aloha Pineapple. This smoothie has a whopping 67 grams of carbohydrates with 63 of them coming from fructose. There’s only 1 gram of fat, which might sound great if you don’t understand nutrition and think that consuming dietary fat makes you […]


Why some low-carb dieters can eat noodles every day


Would you eat something called ‘devil’s tongue’ or ‘snake palm’ or ‘voodoo lily’? What if all three suddenly provided you with magical powers, allowing you to eat all the noodles and pasta dishes you want, without gaining weight? Although these three names are nefarious and unappetizing-sounding, they are actually quite harmless and quite delicious. Devil’s tongue, snake palm and voodoo lily are actually all one and the same, better known as ‘konjac,’ the root of a yam plant. Konnyaku is the name given to a […]