Metabolic Health Blog

Find knowledge, inspiration, support and empathy in the Low Carb Program Blog.

What does 130g of carbs look like in a day?

For someone just starting a low carb lifestyle, we suggest including 130g of carbs per day in your diet as a starting point and then adjusting this amount to suit individual goals. But what does ...

Salted Chocolate Almonds (v)

Crunchy, chocolatey and with a hint of sea salt – can it get any better? Enjoy a portion of these salted chocolate almonds for a low carb sweet treat. Salted Chocolate Almonds (v) Prep time 5 ...

Tom lost 20kg following a low carb lifestyle

When Tom MacKeown was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, he was told that 50% of his meals needed to consist of carbohydrates. “It was ridiculous, growing up we’re told by our grandmothers that ...

Can I afford a low carb lifestyle?

A low carb lifestyle can have many benefits for your health – weight loss, improve blood glucose control and even remission from type 2 diabetes. Many people following the lifestyle also say they ...

Lynda reduced her HbA1c to within normal levels

Lynda Harrison decided to switch to a low carb lifestyle after struggling with side effects of her medication. “I just discovered it on my own really…I just went on Google to look for ...

Why is self-care so important?

In a world where work, friends and family take priority we can easily forget about our own health and wellbeing. Self-care is something we don’t practice very often but this doesn’t mean we ...

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