Archives for carbohydrates

The Calorie Myth

I’ve always been suspicious of the “calories-in-calories-out” theory of weight loss, as I just wouldn’t accept that 400 calories of Sugar Puffs could have the same effect on my body as 400 calories of kale. So I was especially interested to see a book published recently titled "The Calorie Myth". Written by Jonathan Bailor, it’s the result of more than 10 years of investigation, and contains a very satisfying collection of references to research papers. Bailor proposes that the amount of fat we carry on our bodies doesn’t depend on the quantity of calories we eat as much as the quality of the food those calories came from.
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Q&A: Low carb eating

I want to ask you about low carb eating because this way of eating suits neither my natural preferences nor my budget. I am naturally much more drawn to grains and pulses. I'm not a vegetarian but I eat only small amounts of meat and fish.
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Q&A: Low cost food

Thanks for the monthly inspirations. What I really want to see are some suggestions for cheap lower carb/good quality protein meals for people on a low wage - and for people who don't especially like eating offal regularly.
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