Here are a few low carb morsels that we are loving this week. Enjoy!
♥ Laura and Deb ♥
We Can’t Wait to Try This!
This Sesame Almond Zoodle Bowl from www.ruled.me looks amazing! I’m guessing that the flavor star of this show is the Asian-style Sesame Almond Sauce, which makes my mouth water just thinking about it. We imagine it would make a yummy addition to many different salads and stir-fries.
Peanuts on a Ketogenic Diet: Eat or Avoid?
You may have wondered if peanuts are appropriate for a low carb diet. From this well-researched KetoDiet Blog post by low carb dietician Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE, “People who follow a keto lifestyle typically avoid legumes because they are high in carbs. However, peanuts are often viewed as an exception and treated more like tree nuts than legumes. On the other hand, there may be legitimate concerns about consuming peanuts, especially in large amounts. This article discusses the risks vs. benefits of consuming peanuts and whether including them in your own keto diet is a good idea.”
Diabetes isn’t anyone’s fault, and it’s nothing to be ashamed of!
“76% of people with Type 2 Diabetes feel shame around their diagnosis. Here’s what we can do about it.” — Virta Health
There is so much misinformation surrounding the causes of Type 2 Diabetes, as well as obesity. This article from Virta Health includes a terrific (and short) video from Dr. Sarah Hallberg on Getting Rid of the Shame Around of Type 2 Diabetes, as well as the graphic below.
Dr. Hallberg, DO, MS, a physician and expert on weight loss and low carb, is well known for her popular Ted Talk from 2015, Type 2 Diabetes Starts with Ignoring the Guidelines.
We’re Tickled Pink!
Our Low Carb Sisters Facebook page now has more than 5,000 followers! Thanks for your support and for sharing our content We appreciate you!! If you don’t already follow us on Facebook, be sure to check out our page here.
It’s Worth Repeating
Not all low carb sugar substitutes are created equal. They can vary widely in taste, as well as in terms of blood glucose response, calories, and their gastrointestinal impact. Perhaps not surprisingly, responses among individuals can vary quite a bit, too. We discuss the pros and cons of the various options, as well as our personal favorites, in Low Carb Natural Sweeteners (2016).
Have a great weekend!