Good Fats, Bad Fats & the Omega Fatty Acids

Not all fats are the same and as a successful LCHF practitioner you should have a basic understanding of the kinds of dietary fats that are out there and what they mean for your health.  I consider this one of the most important parts of your LCHF knowledge. SFAs, MUFAs & PUFAs As discussed, fats…

Its official, LCHF saves you money!

Yes, not only is LCHF good for your health, but it’s also good for your pocket. We have calculated that since going LCHF, our monthly shopping bill is down by a whopping 20% on average! When we started on this journey, we weren’t sure exactly how much more or less LCHF would cost us as…

There’s no going back!

Two and a half years in with LCHF and pushing 50, here are just some of the added, unexpected health benefits that I’ve noticed: No dry skin: skin is soft and elastic again, like a baby’s, looks and feels younger. Better cognition: able to concentrate for longer, work long days without any fatigue due to…

Strawberry, Coconut Cream & Almond Flakes Dessert

Strawberries in moderation are great: relatively low in fructose yet nice and sweet. In fact almost any other berry such as rasp and blue will do the same trick. Just add some coconut cream (25% fat) mixed with a pinch of vanilla powder and/or xylitol, for those with a really sweet tooth! Sprinkle with some…

Calories, Carbs & Fats

“Not all calories are the same” is a phrase you will hear more and more of as you progress with LCHF but what exactly does this mean? Calories from Carbohydrates – Supply Based Energy As discussed, consuming carbohydrates is an “inefficient” way for your body to obtain energy. Why? Because as soon as you consume them…

Paleo Diet or Eating like a Caveman

The so-called Paleo Diet has been in the headlines a lot recently but what is it and how exactly does it relate to LCHF? The Paleo Diet is quite simply eating like a caveman would, which in practical terms means plenty of meats, fish, fats, berries, roots, nuts, etc. So-called “modern” food items such as…