Low-Carb Conversations
Low-Carb Conversations features conversations with host Leah Williamson, NTP and a variety of voices in the Low-Carb, Keto, Paleo and Real Food movements, expressing many different points of view.

Attorney-by-day, Paleo enthusiast by night Joe Salama and Paleo blogger/author Jason Goldberg join our hosts Jimmy Moore and Dietitian Cassie today in Episode 118 of "Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends!"

 

Thanks so much for being here for another great show today and we appreciate the fact that you listen to this podcast. It gives us great joy and pleasure to find good health headlines to talk about and then share what we think about those headlines on a weekly basis. We try to stay on top of all the big stuff and throw in a few things here and there that you might not have known about before. If you what you hear, consider making a donation to help us keep this thing going. CLICK HERE for a contribution of any amount that will ensure this show keeps rolling along. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

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In today's episode, our hosts Jimmy Moore and Dietitian Cassie welcome in Joe Salama and Jason Goldberg, the coauthors of a brand new Paleo book called The Tao of Paleo: Finding Your Path to Health and Harmony, to chime in on the recent health headlines. Listen in to hear Jimmy, Cassie, Joe, and Jason give their opinions about a new TIME Magazine column on calories not meaning as much as we once thought, why calorie counts can be off by a significant amount on any given day, why cereal companies began secretly cutting the sugar in their products, a cool new cortisol test for your smartphone that is in the works, some honest truths about how snack foods are made and marketed to the public, key buzzwords in nutrition that the experts wish would stop being used to describe food, and the accuracy of the blood pressure kiosks in stores is called into question. It's always a fun time on this podcast, so pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let's talk!

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- SECRET HEADLINE: You Asked: Are All Calories Created Equal?
Science reveals why calorie counts are all wrong
Cutting out sugar? Food makers do it in secret
A Cortisol Measuring Stress Test could be coming to smartphones
10 Things Snack Food companies won’t tell you
8 things nutrition experts wish you would stop saying about food
Blood pressure kiosks may not always give accurate readings

JOE'S BEEF STEW RECIPE
3 pounds pastured stewing beef
3 cups of beef stock (or 2 cups stock and 1 cup wine)
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 medium onion, chopped
3 stalks of celery, roughly chopped
3 large carrots, peeled and chopped
3-5 small potatoes, cubed (optional)
1 to 3 cloves of garlic, minced (adjust according to your taste)
1 tablespoon of paprika
3 bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
1 teaspoon each dried rosemary, basil, and oregano
2 tbsp chili powder
2 tbsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

This isrecipe is so easy and well rounded (from both a macronutrient and micronutrient point of view) and you don't have to cook for a couple of days after making it. Throw all ingredients into the slow cooker for 8 hours and EAT! BOOM!

Direct download: LCC-118-salama-goldberg.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:53am EST

17-year old Paleo blogger Heather Resler and 15-year old Irish real food blogger Alessandra Peters join our hosts Jimmy Moore and Dietitian Cassie today in Episode 117 of "Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends!"

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It's another great week of podcasting and we are very excited to bring you yet another episode looking at the latest health headlines from a Paleo, primal, low-carb, real food perspective. So many people love and appreciate this podcast because it helps shape their views on what to think about all of the messages being put out there by the mainstream media and so-called health "experts" regarding nutrition, fitness and a healthy lifestyle. If you're a long-time listener, then you already know they get it wrong more often than not. That's why we're here providing a service to YOU the listeners so you can stay encouraged and informed about how to respond to the nonsense that pervades our culture. Won't you help us keep this going for many more years to come? CLICK HERE to make a donation and we promise to continue to deliver quality opinions to you each and every Friday. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

DO YOU THINK CONSUMERS WILL BUY MEAT-FREE MEAT?

In today's episode, our hosts Jimmy Moore and Dietitian Cassie are pleased to have two very young guest friends from the low-carb/Paleo community joining them today in teenagers Heather Resler from "Cook It Up Paleo" (author of the brand new Kindle e-book Grain-Free Family Favorites: 70+ paleo recipes everyone will love) and Alessandra Peters from "The Food Teenie." Listen in as Jimmy, Cassie, Heather, and Alessandra chime in with their thoughts about a new product called Beyond Meat that is designed to eradicate meat consumption entirely, the American Heart Association responding to recent criticisms about the diet they promote as "heart healthy," the new discovery and ramifications that a common sugar alternative is an effective pesticide, how our desire for carbohydrates actually begins in the brain first, the perils to our health from having an ultra-clean environment, the 21 worst foods you could possibly consume, a closer examination of the real villains in our food supply and so much more. Plus, don't miss a fabulous low-carb energy bar recipe from Alessandra and low-carb pancake recipe from Heather at the end of today's show. You know what to do--pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let's talk!

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- NEW KINDLE E-BOOK: Grain-Free Family Favorites: 70+ paleo recipes everyone will love
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Alessandra Peters from "The Food Teenie"
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- SECRET HEADLINE: Innovation Earth: Will Real Meat Become Obsolete?
American Heart Association Chief Science Officer ‘sets record straight’ about diet, science, AHA
The Heart Association’s Junk Science Diet
Sugar Substitute Turns Out to Be Potent Insecticide
Carb kick comes from brain rather than belly - research
Study: Home That’s Too Clean Could Leave Newborn Vulnerable To Asthma, Allergies
The 21 Worst Foods You Could Possibly Put into Your Body
Will the Real Food Villian Please Stand Up?
Alessandra's Chocolate Hazelnut Energy Bars

Heather's Fluffy Chestnut Flour Pancakes
4 eggs
1/4 cup coconut milk
3/4 cup chestnut flour
1/4 cup coconut flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

Whisk eggs. Whisk in coconut milk. Beat in flours and salt. Stir in baking powder and vinegar. Pour by 1/4 cupfuls onto a hot oiled griddle. Cook until bubbles form and pop. Flip and cook until lightly browned. Serve and enjoy! Makes 8 pancakes.

Direct download: LCC-117-resler-peters.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:26pm EST

Triple-digit weight loss success story and low-carb diet counselor Eileen Beal and and recovering sugar addict turned real foodie blogger and RD student Karey Boerst join our hosts Jimmy Moore and Dietitian Cassie today in Episode 116 of "Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends!"

 

Momentum is building for the Paleo, primal, real food, and low-carb, high-fat nutritional approaches with so many exciting headlines highlighting the positive benefits this way of eating can afford anyone who is willing to give it a try for themselves. While we still hear some disappointing health messages being promoted in the mainstream media urging people to cut their fat and calories, eat more "healthy whole grains," and exercise hours a day to "work off" their bad nutritional choices, we are encouraged that OUR message is getting out there and changing the hearts and minds of the people who are sick and tired of being sick and tired. If you are one of those people who finds benefit from the positive health message you are hearing on this podcast, then we'd so appreciate your financial support of any amount. CLICK HERE to stand with Jimmy and Cassie as they keep the message alive. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

WOULD YOU DRINK COKE LIFE MADE WITH STEVIA?

In today's episode, our hosts Jimmy Moore and Dietitian Cassie have two fabulous guest friends in a low-carb weight loss success story and fat loss counseler named Eileen Beal from the “I’m Losing It! One on One Weight Loss Counseling” and a registered dietitian-in-training and low-carb health blogger named Karey Boerst from "Nutty About Health." Listen in as Jimmy, Cassie, Eileen, and Karey opine about the latest health headlines, including what to make of the new "diet" beverage offering from Coca-Cola made with stevia, the recent testimony that Dr. Mehmet Oz gave before a group of senators on Capitol Hill about weight loss gimmicks, the FDA's plan to promote less salt in the American diet, the appalling story of an Australian morgue turning away a 440-pound body stating it was "too fat," the continued momentum of moving away from counting calories and more on hormonal impact of food, why our brains work to make us crave foods, how the idea of exercise is more effective if the activity is fun, and so much more. And don't miss Eileen's faux low-carb potato salad and Karey's low-carb flax crust pizza recipes at the end. So pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let's talk!

NOTE: There will be NO "Low-Carb Conversations" episode next Friday as we celebrate the 4th of July. Happy Independence Day!

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- SECRET HEADLINE: Coca-Cola's Latest Product Addresses The Biggest Criticism Of The Brand
Dr. Oz defends 'miracle' products before panel of senators who call them a sham
FDA prepping long-awaited plan to reduce salt
440 pound body rejected from Australian morgue for being 'too fat'
Forget Calories
The Craving Brain
Losing Weight May Require Some Serious Fun
- RECIPE: Karey's Low-Carb Flax Crust Pizza

EILEEN'S LOW-CARB FAUX POTATO SALAD

Summertime is Potato Salad time for many of us. With this recipe you can enjoy the taste of traditional potato salad without the nasty blood sugar spike and subsequent weight gain or stall. Everyone loves this new summertime favorite! I love this excellent low-carb dish and have brought it to many summer events. Faux Potato Salad, using cauliflower.

1 head cauliflower
1/2 red onion-chopped
1/2 green pepper-chopped
3 stalks celery-chopped
5 hard boiled eggs-3 chopped, 2 sliced for top
1 cup mayo
tbsp. mustard
3 dill pickles-baby dill-chopped

Steam cauliflower for about 20 minutes. Run under cold water to stop cooking. Drain well. Once cooled, chop into bite size pieces. Combine all ingredients inlarge bowl, saving 2 sliced eggs fortop. Chill in fridge for 1 hour. Serve and ENJOY!

Direct download: LCC-116-beal-boerst.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:24pm EST

Irish low-carb diet and fitness specialist Ben McClure and 75-year old New Zealand-based nutritional ketosis blogger Anne Franklin join our hosts Jimmy Moore and Dietitian Cassie today in Episode 115 of "Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends!"

 

The nutritional tide is turning and we're chronicling that paradigm shift each and every Friday here on "Low-Carb Conversations." In some small way, we hope this podcast is helping make a difference in the lives of people who are sick and tired of thinking a low-fat, high-carb diet is the only way to obtain health. If you're a regular listener to this podcast, then you already know how wrong -- dead wrong! -- that really is. Our enthusiastic hosts and intelligent guest friends from the Paleo, primal, and low-carb communities enjoy having engaging discussions about all the health headlines that are making news and shaping views in the minds of people every single day. It's critically important that the misinformation that gets spread out there in the mainstream health media gets corrected which is what we try to do here on a weekly basis. If you want to keep this podcast going strong, then won't you consider financially supporting us? CLICK HERE to share your donation of any size. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

June 23, 2014 TIME Magazine Cover Story On Fat

In today's episode, our hosts Jimmy Moore and Dietitian Cassie are pleased to welcome two international guest friends in a low-carb nutrition and fitness expert from Ireland named Ben McClure and a 75-year old New Zealand woman named Anne Franklin from the "Nutritional Ketosis And Fasting" blog. Listen in as Jimmy, Cassie, Ben, and Anne give their thoughts about the TIME magazine cover story about how we got it wrong on saturated fat, the USDA allowing chickens to be sent to China for processing before returning to the United States for food, the "truth" about low-carb diets being necessary or not, the pros and cons of the health benefits vs. negative health ramifications of Dave Asprey's Bulletproof Coffee, whether drinking lots of water can reverse aging, an insightful commentary on nutritional science and what to make of the studies on diet and health, and so much more. It's time to pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let's talk!

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- SECRET HEADLINE: Time Magazine Pushes Fat Myths Beginning In 1961, Offers Mea Culpa In 2014
USDA on board with shipping U.S. chickens to China for processing, then re-entry to States for human consumption
The Truth About Low Carb Diets
5 Reasons Why Everyone is Suddenly Putting Butter In Their Coffee
3 Reasons why Bulletproof Coffee is a Bad Idea
Drinking three litres of water a day took TEN YEARS off my face
Never Mind those Nutrition Nannies

PUMPKIN AND SPINACH FRITTATA by Anne Franklin

Prepare a large baking dish by brushing with melted butter. I often line my dish with baking paper instead as it saves scrubbing later.

Preheat oven to 340 degrees Fahrenheit

Ingredients
400g roasted chunks of pumpkin
200g spinach
120g blue cheese or feta, (diced or crumbled)
12 eggs
50 ml heavy whipping cream
120g creamy blue cheese or feta
100g diced bacon
1 tomato
200g grated cheese
seasoning and herbs to taste

I usually cut my pumpkin into 1 -2 inch pieces. I toss the pieces in a little olive oil, seasoned herbs such as Tuscan seasoning, and bake in the oven until soft. Better still is to bake extra when roasting veggies for dinner the previous day.

Layer the pumpkin and spinach in your baking dish with pieces of the creamy cheese or feta. Beat the eggs together with the cream. Pour the eggs over the veggies. Scatter the pieces of bacon over. Slice tomato and place over the dish. Sprinkle grated cheese over.

Bake in a moderate oven until firm. and the cheesy top is golden. Takes 30 to 45 minutes depending on the depth of the dish. Great as a main meal with salad and slices well when cold to make an ideal picnic food.

Direct download: LCC-115-mcclure-franklin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:44am EST

Paleo recipe bloggers and cookbook coauthors George Bryant and Juli Bauer join our hosts Jimmy Moore and Dietitian Cassie today in Episode 114 of "Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends!"

 

We're so happy to have the dynamic duo of Jimmy and Cassie back together again with their weekly romp through the latest health headlines. This is a unique show that gives you instant access to news and opinions in the world of health that you're probably not going to find anywhere else. With the low-carb, Paleo, real food message making plenty of inroads into the mainstream discussion of ideas in the health community, now more than ever we need to be encouraged to band together and continue this momentum in the months and years to come. If you'd like to see this show continue to feed your brain and uplift your spirits when things get tough, then we'd appreciate it if you CLICK HERE to financially support the continuation of this podcast. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Can you believe the City of New York thinks this 9-year old is "fat?"

In today's episode, our hosts Jimmy Moore and Dietitian Cassie are pleased to welcome back two former guest friends in the awesome George Bryant from "Civilized Caveman Cooking" and Juli Bauer from "PaleOMG" who just released this week a brand new Victory Belt Publishing Paleo cookbook they coauthored entitled The Paleo Kitchen: Finding Primal Joy in Modern Cooking. Listen in as Jimmy, Cassie, George and Juli debate whether that little girl you see pictured above would be considered "fat" to them like she is viewed by the City of new York, whether being gluten-free and having a gluten intolerance even exists, the doubling down of efforts by the American Heart Association to continue to vilify saturated fat, food companies that don't want to tell you the truth about where their meat comes from (including Atkins Nutritionals!), certain "bad carbs" that are supposedly good for you, the importance of sleep in your overall health, some of the worst foods you could possibly eat, and so much more. Then with two recipe-making geniuses with us, you know there will be plenty to share in the recipe time at the end. It's time to pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let's talk!

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Juli on Facebook
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The Paleo Kitchen: Finding Primal Joy in Modern Cooking
- SECRET HEADLINE: This kid is fat (according to the City of New York)
Being gluten free is dumb—and gluten intolerance may not even exist
The Heart Association’s Junk Science Diet
11 Food companies that won’t tell you where their meat comes from
Bad Carbs that are actually good for you
People sleeping two hours less than in 1960s risking serious health problems
11 Worst Foods you can eat
- RELATED PODCAST: LCC #58: Holly Morello And George Bryant Share Thoughts On The Passing Of Vegan Actor Michael Clarke Duncan
- RELATED PODCAST: LCC #104: George Bryant And Jennifer Matthews On The End Of The War On Butter
- RELATED PODCAST: LCC #97: Juli Bauer And Julia Colling Scrutinize 4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Go Low-Carb

Direct download: LCC-114-bryant-bauer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:34am EST

Fitness instructor Connor Young and low-carb recipe blogger Carolyn Ketchum join our hosts Jimmy Moore and Dietitian Cassie today in Episode 113 of "Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends!"

 

It's been a long time since we've had our dynamic hosting duo behind the microphone at the same time, but Jimmy Moore is now back from writing his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet and ready to tackle the latest health headlines with his RD friend and spunky co-host Dietitian Cassie. While we did have Jimmy back for our historic 100th Episode back in February, it's been since late October 2013 when he's been a part of this health headline-driven podcast featuring educated opinions from your fellow bloggers and educated laypeople in the low-carb, Paleo, primal, real food communities. Hopefullyyou feel the passionate desire we have with this podcast to share messages that will help people optimize their health and do it through the use of whole foods rather than some quick-fix weight loss gimmicks. Do you like what you hear? If so, then CLICK HERE to make a donation towards the production costs of doing this show. This is YOUR show and we'll keep pumping them out if you continue to listen and contribute. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

In today's episode, our hosts Jimmy Moore and Dietitian Cassie are pleased to welcome in two amazing guest friends in CrossFit fitness instructor Connor Young from "ParetoFit" as well as low-carb/gluten-free recipe blogger Carolyn Ketchum from "All Day I Dream About Food" to give their opinions and thoughts about some of the latest and greatest headlines in the world of health. Listen in as Jimmy, Cassie, Connor and Carolyn chime in with their thoughts about our SECRET HEADLINE about Dr. Oz promoting yacon syrup as a miracle weight loss supplement along with a 2009 study that showed positive benefits from consuming yacon syrup. Then in the featured headlines, this foursome look at ten interesting food ingredients that may or may not gross you out depending on your culture, the American Heart Association digging their heels in on their opposition to saturated fat, a reporter's one-week n=1 experiment allowing bacteria to grow on her body and what happened to her health as a result, a new study linking cynicism to dementia, a CDC report that tells us our children in the United States are unfit, and so much more! At the end, we've got a fantastic low-carb brownie cheesecake recipe from Carolyn along with some awesome tips for eating well. Jimmy's back and we're excited to kick it into high gear in the coming months. So hold on tight, pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let's talk!

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- SECRET HEADLINE: Is yacon syrup the next miracle diet supplement? Dr Oz sings the praises of sweet tasting ‘metabolism game changer’
The 2009 yacon syrup study that Jimmy mentioned
10 Strange Ingredients
'There's Just No Doubt': Limiting Saturated Fats Helps Your Heart by Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association (AHA)
My No-Soap, No-Shampoo, Bacteria-Rich Hygiene Experiment
Being a cynic linked to tripled risk of developing dementia, Finland study
It’s Official: Most American Kids Are Physically Unfit
Carolyn's Low-Carb/Gluten-Free Brownie Cheesecake recipe

Direct download: LCC-113-young-ketchum.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:31pm EST

South African health enthusiast James Preston and Minnesota-based creative writer Mary Jo Koplus join our host Dietitian Cassie along with special guest co-host Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and podcaster Liz Wolfe today in Episode 112 of "Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends!"

 

Looking at health headlines will never be the same again because of this podcast you have come to know and love. Week after week, we present to you the latest news and views on nutrition, fitness and health that is out there in the mainstream strongly impacting what real people think about these things. But most of the information is greatly misguided which is why our hosts and guest friends stand ready to set the record straight just for you. If you appreciate having "Low-Carb Conversations" in your life and have found value in it, then won't you consider supporting it with your financial donations? CLICK HERE to provide a contribution of any amount to help keep this show going for many more years to come. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

In today's episode, our host Dietitian Cassie has the co-host of the "Balanced Bites" podcast in Paleo nutrition expert Liz Wolfe, author of the 2014 book Eat The Yolks. They are joined by guest friends James Preston and Mary Jo Koplos discussing some awesome health headlines, including how polar bears eat a lot of fat and do just fine, whether saturated fat can be good for you, debating the merits of organic foods, the growing obesity epidemic among pets, the ill effects happening to America because of our sugar addiction, the truth about the healthfulness of coconut oil, and so much more. Plus, we'll have a great high-fat pudding recipe from Mary Jo at the end of the show. So pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let's talk!

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- SECRET HEADLINE: If Polar Bears Can Eat A Ton Of Fat And Be Healthy, Why Can't We?
- SECRET HEADLINE: Can Saturated Fat Be Good for You?
Leave organic out of it (Mark Bittman)
It’s Not Just Us: Even American Animals Are Getting Fatter
From the HuffPo: America's Sugar Addiction Threatens our identity
The Truth about Coconut Oil (is it really healthy?)

MARY JO'S SIMPLE HIGH-FAT PUDDING RECIPE:
Take an avocado, coconut milk, unsweetened cocoa powder and a little stevia. I don't have any exact amounts, I just kind of played with it. But it is really rich and creamy and a great high-fat treat.

Direct download: LCC-112-preston-koplus.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:50pm EST

Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum join our host Dietitian Cassie along with special guest co-host sports nutritionist and personal trainer Paul Kriegler today in Episode 111 of "Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends!"

 

We're happy to share this headline-driven podcast that looks at the latest health stories from the perspective a low-carb, Paleo, primal, real food point of view. We look long and hard to find key opinion-makers and amplify their voices each and every Friday here on the podcast. That's why we are grateful for the generous support of those of you who give financially to help us keep this show going. CLICK HERE if you'd like to join the growing list of people who love "Low-Carb Conversations" and demonstrate it with their donations. THANK YOU! In today's episode, our host Dietitian Cassie invites on a real foods-based Ironman-in-training and sports nutritionist named Paul Kriegler from LifeTime WeightLoss along with special guest friends cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse MaryLou from the Virginia-based Carient Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health & Weight Loss. Listen in as Cassie, Paul, Dr. Thorn, and MaryLou discuss the diabetes risks for women who eat a high-protein breakfast, whether taking statin drugs can lead to gluttony on high-fat foods, the questionable link between saturated fat consumption and heart disease, why runners need to pay attention to nutrition, and so much more. Plus, we've got two great recipes for Faux Scalloped Au Gratin Potatoes as well as Collards and Kale from MaryLou at the end. It's time to pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let's talk!

NOTE: We will not have an episode next Friday, May 23, 2014, but will return in two weeks on Friday, May 30, 2014. Jimmy will be rejoining Dietitian Cassie again coming up on Friday, June 6, 2014.

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- SECRET HEADLINE: Women who consume high-protein breakfasts may decrease their risk for diabetes
Do statins lead to gluttony? Study says drugs may empower some to 'put butter on their steak'
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
Why Runners Can't Eat Whatever They Want

MaryLou's Faux Scalloped Au Gratin Potatoes
1 Celery root or Celeriac peeled, cleaned and sliced (I use a mandolin and slice the pieces thin and then cut them into smaller pieces)
4 tablespoons of butter (I use Kerrygold unsalted)
1 cup of heavy cream
Garlic powder
Salt
Pepper
1/4 cup Parmesan
1/4 cup Romano
1/4 cup Mozzarella

Put all ingredients, except cheese, in a sauce pan over low to medium heat cover and sauté for 25-30 minutes stirring occasionally until they are the softened. After 20 minutes add cheese and continue cooking over low heat

MaryLou's Collards and Kale

This recipe seems so simple and yet it is never the first thing people think of. It is a great way to get in broth when you are eating a real food nutritional approach. We have this at least 4-6 nights a week it is delicious. When we eat chicken we boil thighs in the broth for 15-20 minutes and then season skin on thigh and broil for 5 minutes or so to crisp (best fried chicken without coating with bad ingredients).

Collard Green
Kale
“Better than Bouillon” (I prefer the organic vegetable)
Water

Fill Dutch oven half way with water (the Dutch oven cooks collards faster)

Add bouillon paste to taste (I add a spoon full at a time, mix well and taste the broth and if it is to watered down I will add more paste or if it is to strong I will add more water).

Add Collards and Kale (I use a handful of each and that depends on the size of the pot and the amount of water you added) boil covered for approximately 15 minutes and you are done!

Direct download: LCC-111-thorn-vanhintum.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:14pm EST

Registered dietitian and diabetes educator Amy Hager joins our host Dietitian Cassie along with special guest co-host licensed nutritionist and health coach Amy Ranae today in Episode 110 of "Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends!"

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- SECRET HEADLINE: Pregnant Woman Claims Gym Asked Her To Leave Because Of Her Baby Bump
The World's Most Expensive Foods May Give You Serious Sticker Shock
As a Doctor, I’d Rather Have HIV than Diabetes
Are All Calories Created Equal?
Organics: Are They Worth the Price?
Would you take the death test?
"Our Year of No Sugar: One Family’s Grand Adventure" by Eve Schaub at Everyday Health

Amy Hager's Veggie Flax Wraps
3 large carrots
1 medium onion
1 cup flax meal
2 Tbs wheat free tamari or coconut aminos
1 tsp garlic powder

Place carrots and onion into a food processor and blend until finely ground. About 30 seconds will create this consistency. Transfer to a bowl.

Add 1 cup of flax meal and 2 Tbs of tamari/aminos and garlic powder. Mix until blended into a dough-like consistency. If the mixture is too dry, you may add a tablespoon of water or 2 until the dough like consistency is achieved.

If you have a large dehydrator: Remove the dough ball and spread onto dehydrator sheet covered with teflex and spread to a 1/4 inch thickness. Try to keep the thickness consistent and avoid thin spots. Place in dehydrator set at 120 degrees. After 2 hours, take the sheet out and gently flip it over. Peel back the lining and place back in dehydrator for another hour.

Otherwise, spread onto a parchment or silicone lined cookie sheet and bake (again aim for consistent thickness). Place in oven warmed to 150 degrees. Check on the wrap after an hour an a half to see pliable the corners are. If not totally mushy, it's ready to flip and peel off the parchment paper. Return to oven or another hour.

After the wraps have cooled a bit, you can slice them into whatever shapes or sizes you like. I find this recipe easily creates 6 individual wraps suitable for rolling veggies, tuna or your favorite combinations.

Each serving has about 150 calories, 10 grams carbs, 13 grams fat and 8 grams protein. Made with 100% REAL food!

Direct download: LCC-110-ranae-hager.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:14am EST

Weight loss success story and health podcaster Dennis Bird and weight loss success story and primal blogger Michelle Matangi join our host Dietitian Cassie along with special guest co-host Paleo blogger, podcaster and author Stefani Ruper today in Episode 109 of "Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends!"

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In today's episode, our host Dietitian Cassie invites on the incredible Stefani Ruper from "Paleo For Women" and host of the "Live. Love. Eat." iTunes podcast who recently released a stunning new book with Victory Belt Publishing entitled Sexy by Nature: The Whole Foods Solution to Radiant Health, Life-Long Sex Appeal, and Soaring Confidence (listen to her guest host Jimmy's in Episode 802 of "The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show" podcast). These two lovely ladies are joined by Dennis Bird from "5Percenters" and the "5Percenters" iTunes podcast as well as Michelle Matangi from "Primal Journey" as they discuss the risks to your brain from casual marijuana use, what the Mayo Clinic thinks are good food substitutions, the notion that statins can improve multiple sclerosis, a new study claiming excess protein from animal sources increases your risk of Type 2 diabetes, what lack of sleep does to your body, and so much more! Plus, don't miss the great health tips and Dennis' homemade high-fat yogurt recipe at the end. Now it's time to pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let's talk!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 108 - We’re LISTENER-SUPPORTED: DONATE HERE! - Stefani Ruper from "Paleo For Women" - Sexy by Nature: The Whole Foods Solution to Radiant Health, Life-Long Sex Appeal, and Soaring Confidence - Stefani on Twitter - Stefani's "Live. Love. Eat." iTunes podcast - RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #802: Guest Host Stefani Ruper Reminds You That We Are All ‘Sexy By Nature’ - Dennis Bird from "5Percenters" - Dennis' "5Percenters" iTunes podcast - Dennis on Twitter - Dennis on Facebook - Michelle Matangi from "Primal Journey" - Michelle on Twitter - Michelle on Facebook - SECRET HEADLINE: Casual marijuana risk may damage your brain - Mayo Clinic: A Guide to Ingredient Substitutions - Statins may help with MS - Too much animal protein tied to diabetes risk - Here's a Surprising Look at What Sleep Deprivation Does to Your Body HOMEMADE FULL FAT YOGURT by Dennis Bird I have heard Jimmy remark on numerous occasions on how hard it is to find full fat yogurt. I have a simple recipe for yogurt that can be as full fat as you want it to be. 1. Take 4 to 6 cups of whole milk (highest quality you can buy) 2. If you want a fuller fat recipe, substitute one cup or more of the milk with heavy cream 3. Heat the milk/cream to 180 degrees, stirring constantly and take off the burner. 4. Cool the mixture to 110 degrees then add 1/2 to 1 cup of room temperature unsweetened yogurt and mix. 5. poor the mixture into a glass or plastic container and seal with a lid. 6. Place the container in a water bath in a slow cooker with a programable temp guage set for 110 degrees. (if you don't have this type of slow cooker, I've heard you can turn on the light in your oven and set your yogurt inside and that will be about 110.) 7. Let it sit for 10 to 12 hours. Once the yogurt is solid you can put it in the fridge. 8. If you want a thicker yogurt, strain out the whey water using 4 layers of cheese cloth. I've done this recipe many times and it's amazing how easy it is and how good the yogurt is. I once did a batch with 4 cups of whole milk to 2 cups heavy cream. Once I strained it, it was a thick as cream cheese!

Direct download: LCC-109-bird-matangi.mp3
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