Author Archives: Mary Kemp

Low-Carb Ice Cream – Gorgeous, Guilt Free and Easy

Who doesn’t want to enjoy ice cream without the guilt, sugar spikes and carbs? This is something I have been working on for awhile. I think I’ve found the holy-grail of low carb ice creams. It’s low-carb, you don’t need to do any churning or buy a fancy ice cream maker and you honestly can’t…

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Tim Noakes low carb

Prof Tim Noakes and his Low-Carb story

Tim Noakes is not only regarded highly as a scientist but he is the trailblazer for the low-carb movement too. He is one of the most principled experts I’ve had the privilege to speak to (watch this site for our interview). Tim is an expert in nutrition in athletes and for decades advocated a high…

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Easy and tasty snacks for type 2 diabetics

Best Low-Carb Snacks for Diabetics

To snack or not to snack that is the question. At the beginning of your journey to the low-carb lifestyle you will feel cravings and hunger. Low-carb snacks are an essential part of your diabetes management. Snacks are a perfect way to feel satisfied and keep your energy and sugar levels stable. One of the…

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Homemade Mayonnaise

Make your own mayonnaise, so simple and naturally sugar free

The news tells us that sugar hides in 80% of the food on the supermarket shelves. But salad dressing? Does mayo really have to have sugar in it? What if it was easy to make your own mayonnaise, so simple and naturally sugar free.   On of the delicious perks of going low-carb (apart from getting your…

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perfect for diabetics and weight loss

Low-Carb Desserts to Devour Guilt Free

I know – saying goodbye to sugar is damn hard! Not only do our brains crave it and happily sabotage our best efforts, but we are surrounded by sugar everywhere we look. Sugar is hiding in 80% of foods in our supermarkets. With sugar comes a heaping dose of guilt too – worrying it’s going to…

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Alcohol is protective against heart disease

Alcohol is good for diabetes.

When you’re a diabetic you’re bombarded with sensationalist headlines, one day it’s good for you, the next day a new headline saying it’s bad for you. It’s confusing as hell, how are you meant to stay ahead and make great choices? Is alcohol good or bad for us?   Maybe you should just relax with…

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metformin neuropathy

Can Metformin cause Neuropathy?

Remember your last annual foot check? They poke and prod your feet to check your sensation is normal. They ask you questions about your shoes and whether cuts and blisters heal properly. You’re hoping that they tell you everything is normal, right? The biggest worry of nearly every diabetic I talk to is amputation.  It…

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Low carb bread

Low-Carb and missing bread?

I’m so excited! I have some great low-carb bread news. But I’m skipping ahead. There is a question I get asked more than most. I’ll be chatting away with someone and they are suddenly seeing clearly the impact what they eat has on their diabetes for the first time. They get that carbs are the…

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