Category: Lifestyle

What Does “Low-Carb, Real-Food” Mean?

Let me start by explaining a bit of terminology. A low-carbohydrate diet minimizes sugars and starches, replacing them with foods rich in protein and healthy fats. "Real food" means choosing foods that humans had access to throughout evolution. Processed, unnatural foods with artificial chemicals are avoided. LCRF is not a "diet." It is a way of eating,... continue reading

The Gluten-Free Diet: What to Eat and What to Avoid

A gluten-free diet involves excluding foods that contain the protein gluten, including wheat, rye and barley. Most studies on gluten-free diets have been done on people with celiac disease, but there is another condition called gluten sensitivity that also causes problems with gluten. If you are intolerant to gluten, then you need to avoid it... continue reading

Puréed Diet: Benefits and How It Works

A puréed diet is a texture-modified diet in which all foods have a soft, pudding-like consistency. This diet is often recommended for people who can't eat solid foods because of a health concern or injury that prevents normal chewing or digestion.1 The goal of a puréed diet is to provide a variety of foods that... continue reading
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