Who Needs Carbs

managing an LCHF lifestyle in Israel

Do you eat carbohydrates?

“I don’t eat eat carbohydrates any  more!” – Is that so? “Definitely! I finished with bread, potatoes and I even no longer eat sweet potatoes.” What about vegetables? Fruit? “Sure … Continue reading

December 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

“It’s your own fault!”

There are many ways for weight loss on the market; calorie or point counting, meal substitutes, pills or teas, exercise programs, support groups and so on. Some of them work … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

Same same, but different

Even though we have the same basic biochemistry, e.g. we all need insulin to help metabolize glucose, we are all unique and have different thresholds for how effective this process … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Before his time?

“Pure, White and Deadly” by Prof. John Yudkin Prof. John Yudkin (1910-1995) was a physician and nutritionist who mainly did research on sugar. He was one of the opponents to Dr. Ancel … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

There is a solution!

Today was International Diabetes Day. That means the whole world was supposed to …? Raise awareness, I guess. As if we’re not told at least once a week in the … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Soul searching

When I started to eat according to LCHF, I had no problems to continue to bake for the rest of the family and friends. I could take tray after tray … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Glycemic index

(March 13, 2012) It’s very popular today to talk about the “glycemic index” (GI) as a measure of quality and “healthfulness” of a particular food. But is it really a … Continue reading

March 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Oh my!

(October 26, 2011) I feel terrible 😦 Everyone and his weakness, and mine – Sneakers … Today I went to the Superpharm to check out shampoos and conditioners. (I got interested in a less conventional hair care, but haven’t decided yet.) It turns … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sugar addiction

(August 24, 2011) A short summary: ♦ “addiction” = a physical and psychological dependency on psychoactive substances (e.g. alcohol and tobacco, heroin and other drugs, but also to substances that the body creates by itself such as adrenaline), that crosses the blood-brain barrier, and temporarily … Continue reading

January 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sweets to my sweet …

(July 25, 2011) By and large: “Normal” sugar (sucrose: white, brown, Demerara …) – disaccharid  composed of one glucose and one fructose molecule. Glucose – monosaccharide. When talking about blood … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

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