Monthly Archives: April 2017

are ketones insulinogenic and does it matter?

There has been a lot of hype around the interwebs lately about exogenous ketones and whether they are health promoting, particularly for people with conditions that relate to excess insulin such as diabetes, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s, cancer, epilepsy, obesity etc. Exogenous ketones are becoming trendy, particularly in the low carb scene! A couple of […]

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chocolate orange smoothie

This recipe is from Carrie Brown’s Eat Smarter! Smoothies and Sides.  While not particularly low carb due to the orange, it packs a solid amount of nutrients. ingredients 1 cup / 8 fl oz. unsweetened coconut milk ⅔ cup / 2 oz. / 55g powdered egg white 1 oz. / 30 g unsweetened cocoa powder 2 […]

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nutritious high energy density foods for athletes

If you’re an athlete, the “problem” with nutrient-dense foods like non-starchy vegetables and organ meats is that it can be hard to get enough fuel to support your activity. Foods designed for athletes are energy dense but are not nutrient dense but rather are fast burning foods that don’t contain a lot of essential nutrients. […]

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