Low-Carb Conversations
Low-Carb Conversations features conversations with co-hosts Leah Williamson, Kara Halderman and a variety of voices in the Low-Carb, Paleo and Real Food movements, expressing many different points of view.

Low-carb Paleo bloggers Jack Yee and Laura Kaplan join our co-hosts Dietitian Cassie and Jimmy Moore today in Episode 84 of “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends!”

It's another week of checking out the very latest health headlines and dissecting them for you with educated opinions from some of your fellow peeps from the low-carb and Paleo community. Today we have two more fabulous guest friends in Jack Yee from the "Mental Toughness Guy" blog and our Low-Carb Cruise buddy Laura Kaplan from the brand new "N Equals One More" blog (inspired by our very own Jimmy Moore) to jibber-jabber with Cassie and Jimmy about the deceptive marketing used by food companies pushing low-fat products, an NFL defensive lineman who was cut simply for being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, what impact consuming Splenda has on insulin levels, what a healthy breakfast looks like in various places around the world, the metabolic difference between a banana and cookies, the skepticism about the scientific validity of blood-type diets and more! Plus, don't miss Laura's mouthwatering low-carb sauced pork chops recipe at the end. So pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let's talk.

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Jack Yee's "Mental Toughness Guy" blog
Laura Kaplan's "N Equals One More" blog
The Low Fat 'Healthy Halo': Fat Labeling More Powerful Than Calorie Information In Consumers Minds
Patriots To Cut Love After He's Diagnosed With Diabetes
Could Artificial Sweetener CAUSE Diabetes? Splenda Modifies The Way The Body Handles Sugar, Increasing Insulin Production By 20%
Breakfast Around The World: Healthy Ideas From Abroad
So Apparently Bananas Are As Bad For You As Cookies And French Fries? 
No Science Behind Blood-Type Diets

Laura's Sauced Pork Chops
Over medium-high heat, place pork chops seasoned with salt and pepper in skillet and cook about 4 minutes each side depending on thickness. Make sure skillet is hot so you can get a good sear. When they're mostly done, remove and cover or put in warm oven.

De-glaze the pan with chicken stock, bone broth, or white wine and scrape up all the bits at the bottom of the pan. Reduce to a simmer and whisk about 1 1/2-2 Tbs of Dijon mustard into about 1/3 cup of heavy cream and then dump that into the pan. The sauce will thicken up in a minute or two and just pour it on top of the meat and steamed veggies.

Direct download: LCC-84-yee-kaplan.mp3
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