So if you’re new to this you might be asking yourself, “What is low carb?”, or “What is a low carb diet?” Now the answer is pretty straightforward but it still needs a little explaining. To put it simple a low carb diet is just a eating style that involves eating as little carbohydrates as possible–things such as bread, and noodles, and really pretty much anything made from a grain. Why would someone want to low carb? Generally from my experience there are two types of low carber out there, the ones that want to lose weight, and the ones that don’t feel good when they eat a lot of carbs–carbs can make you feel very run down, and sometimes people can get extremely sleepy after eating carb heavy foods or meals–I am the second one, thought losing a little weight doesn’t hurt for sure. I found out when I was in [...]
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In many cases one of the hardest things for a person to give up when they decide to go low carb is bread. We use bread in sandwiches, toast, and many other normal meal items–including pizza crust. I haven’t found myself having too much trouble with this as I usually don’t eat much bread anyway due to a slight wheat allergy, but for many this is a large hurdle to get over. For those of you that just CAN’T drop bread all together, there are actually some pretty interesting “Low Carb Breads” out these days, that can help with that. Here are a few I have found on the internet that may help you out, usually they are slightly different then a normal bread and to some they just aren’t close enough, but for many others they work wonders for their meal options. Focaccia – Style Flax Bread Low Carb Muffins [...]
Generally intake of Carbohydrate rich food increases the glucose level in the blood stream. This is the real fuel in the body which is essential for growth and sustenance of different systems of the body. Whenever there is excess glucose in the blood stream it is preserved in the fat cells as storage of fuel. This is facilitated by complex chemical reactions that insulin gives the information to the brain of human beings.