Part 5: The consequences of Carbohydrate Addiction

As we have discovered so far, carbohydrate addiction can, and often does, create a condition that hijacks your metabolism, locking away what you eat as unburnable fat. This vicious cycle leads to obesity and all the related health and wellbeing consequences. Some of...

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Part 2: What causes Carbohydrate Addiction?

It is thought to be caused by an imbalance, an over-release of the hormone insulin, when carbohydrate-rich foods are eaten. Among its many jobs, insulin signals the body to take in food (triggers hunger) and to store the food energy in the form of fat. Too much...

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10 Healthy Cooking Tips

Good nutrition does not end with simply making the “right” food choices. The way you prepare and cook your food can either help or hinder your attempts to lose weight. Healthy cooking is easy, and it doesn’t mean giving up your favourite foods. In many cases, your...

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Recipe of the week: Spicy Shrimp Salad

Let's spice things up with this delicious salad! Spicy Shrimp Salad Ingredients: Shelled Shrimps (allowance) ¼ tsp Coriander powder ¼ tsp Cumin powder ¼ tsp Curry powder Tinned Chickpeas (allowance) Onion (allowance) Tomato (allowance) Red Pepper (allowance) 1 Tbsp...

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Recipe of the Week: Quick Baked apples

While the weather is still chilly there is nothing better than a delicious baked apple (also great in the cooler weather though). Baked Apples are a scrummy and healthy dessert.  You will love the smell too.  Baking apples in the oven gives your kitchen a wonderfully...

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Metabolism … Part 3

You can actually eat to beat fat, if you pick SUPER foods that help boost your metabolism on your TLC-Program.  When you plan your TLC-Meals, be sure to select the super-foods that can aid your Metabolic Rate. Select: Water-rich fresh fruits, veggies and soup dilute...

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