Who can resist a crispy baked potato with a family roast? Not many. And if you’re following a strict low carb or banting lifestyle, chances are you’ve cut these “earth-apples” out of your diet. But it may not be long before you can buy a low carb potato. A Canadian company based in Ontario has […]
So you are following a healthy low carb or banting lifestyle. The key-word in that sentence is “lifestyle”. This means that you may still enjoy a little alcoholic beverage every now and again. Before your order that huge strawberry daiquiri (“because it has strawberries so it must be healthy”) – read this list: Medical Daily – […]
Do you know how much sugar is in that energy bar you’re busy snacking on? Probably not, because like most people it’s a small pain to try and decipher what is in the pre-packaged foods we eat. That is why Eat Better South Africa! (The Noakes Foundation educational arm) has launched the Sugar Barometer. It will […]
Easter is around the corner and it could possibly be the most trying time for anyone following a low carb or banting lifestyle. Every shop you walk into is brimming with easter eggs in all shapes and sizes, as the smell of freshly baked hot cross buns entices you to buy everything that you shouldn’t. […]
Did you know that there are 8 times more net carbs in a banana than there is in a whole avocado? And did you know that if you are feeling hungry the best thing to eat is a tablespoonful of healthy fat – like coconut oil (because it satiates your hunger pangs and has zero […]
If you haven’t yet heard of Chia Seeds, then best you read this post. These mini seeds pack more energy than an overzealous boerbull. I would even declare them the super-est of all superfoods. Here are 6 reasons why…
If you enjoy watching Game of Thrones (or GOT) then you will be very familiar with a certain phase used ominously throughout the show. In Durban, South Africa, where I am from, we say something similar… “Summer is coming… bru*”!
So you’ve decided to jump on the proverbial banting band-wagon, and why shouldn’t you? It’s a healthy eating lifestyle that encourages you to eat real unprocessed food, including steak, cheese, eggs and butter! But once you realise that the shelves of the supermarkets are stocked full with items that are loaded with sugar, preservatives and […]