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30 Delicious Low Carb Snack Ideas!

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Check out our extensive collection of low-carb snack ideas and recipes suitable for various low carb diets. Having a bunch of snack ideas for low-carb snacks at your disposal can be a real life saver when following a low carb diet without all of the processed junk. You can put these together at home with common pantry items, which will not cost you an arm and a leg. The best thing about making them yourself, is that you have full control over what's in them. Let me know, if you have any more good snack ideas that you would like to share! ... (read more)

BMR and Calories

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One of the most frequent questions I see in the forums is "how many calories should I eat?"In regards to weight loss, I think this question is a very important one. People tend to concentrate too much on cutting calories back every time their weight loss slows. Some take off huge chunks right at the very beginning which can be a huge mistake, particularly if you're going to be losing weight over a good period of time. The reason why is that, as well as ... (read more)

Low Carb Shopping List Staples

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Availability of low-carb foods, are one of the most fundamental things that make or break ones low-carb diet. Here, I have put together a food shopping list of common everyday low carb foods and staples our forum members' keep stocked up. We also have an old thread where some members' have contributed their commonly stocked low-carb foods, please feel free to add your own: Low Carb Staples To compliment this you may find our carbohydrate count pages for common foods helpful, you wi... (read more)

Measurements and conversions

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Measurements can be a real pain sometimes when converting American low carb recipes to Australian (and vice versa), especially since not many realise their cup and tablespoon measurements are different. Here is a quick reference on them as well as conversions for oven temperatures and the commonly used low carb sweeteners, splenda and stevia. Considering this is where most of us get confused lets start of with the differences between American and Australian measurements and then finish with some common conversions: ... (read more)

Quick and Easy Low Carb Calculators

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Calorie and macronutrient calculators to help you work out your calories based on your current stats and then work out your PFC (Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate) amounts by entering in your desired calorie level and PFC ratios. This calorie calculator uses the Mifflin St Jeor Equation which appears to be the most accurate formula for a basic calculator that takes your BMR (basal metabolic rate) and your activity levels into account. For those that know their LMB (lean body mass) we will be adding another calculator that uses LBM shortly, as this is much more accurate. In the mean time, our ... (read more)