Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Sugar Intake

Whether you want to lose weight or just be a little healthier reducing sugar can be a little trickier than you think.  Of course by reducing your sugar intake you are reducing your carb consumption and lowering your Blood Sugar Levels. All a good thing! See the Three Week Low Glycemic Index Challenge Sugar in your…

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What about dessert? Sugar removal or substitution?

One of the main things I have learnt in changing my eating habits is that substitution for cravings is not the answer long term.  To start off with I looked for alternatives to sugar; for weeks I was on a quest to find a Low GI miracle could give me the taste and sweetness of…

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Low GI Low Carb Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is relatively easy to eat Low GI Low Carb –  omit the bread and add some cooked spinach or avocado.    But eggs and spinach can become very dull very quickly.  I have fallen in love with the Breakfast Salad.  There are three parts to a delicious and hunger placating Breakie Salad: A wide selection…

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Japanese Sesame Cucumbers

We discovered this amazingly simple but brilliant way of eating cucumbers in Nagahama on the edge of Lake Biwa in Japan.  Lake Biwa is the largest lake in Japan and has a beautiful temple and shrine on it’s tiny island of Chibuku.  The shrine is a pilgrimage place for Japanese and we met an elderly man…

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