FoodLooking Good

Low Carb Cooking

By Mark Taylor

As time passes, more and more people seem to be paying greater attention to their bodies and health, compared to other historical periods. One way to quickly drop unwanted pounds would be through low carb cooking and dieting in a responsible manner. This the method of keeping one’s body in check has taken the world by storm at some point because it promised quick and long-term results just by changing small lifestyle habits, most notably – eliminating as many unhealthy kinds of carbohydrates from our daily nutrients intake, as possible.

This idea struck a cord and appealed not only women seeking to burn off a few pounds off their lovely frames but to men as well, who hope to be able to eat as much meat as possible because hey – it isn’t carbs. Many families have adopted this form of dieting because overall, it’s a full-blown lifestyle change and not a mere fad. For this measure to show results, you need to stick to eating this way even after you’ve already met your weight loss goal unless you’re ok with the terrible “yo-yo” effect.

One additional helpful element to this diet is that it’s become incredibly popular and you’ll have no issue finding resources for your recipes, tips, tricks, and advice, maybe even adequate substitutes for those delicious foods you inevitably begin to miss once you Embark on this new lifestyle adventure. Great stores to browse through would be Whole Foods and Trader Joes, especially at the beginning when you feel like you might faint From not having that delicious breakfast toast or cinnamon bun. If neither of those is in

your area, worry not, just browse other stores as they will surely have something for you, mostly since this whole concept of low carb eating has pushed companies to cater to consumers, pumping out a wider variety of low carb friendly snacks.

As for recipes, there’s a plethora of books in libraries and stores or blog posts and online cooking courses on the glorious Internet. However, try and keep it all realistic by determining what’s fact and what’s fiction when it comes to low carb cooking. Follow actual nutritional books and even talk to specialists regarding potential choices, while trying to follow through properly and not stray away as you innocently try to convince yourself “I can have this at least in a while.” Low carb cooking should become the perfect opportunity to use a grill as often as possible. We recommend a George Foreman grill for home, especially when grilling outside is not an option.

Remember that the most important thing about low carb cooking is that you should have a clearly defined goal in mind and that you need to stick to it. If you feel like you aren’t making much progress, recheck your activities up to that point and try figuring out what might you be doing wrong, then make the according adjustments and keep eating healthier!

The Author

James Vincent

James Vincent

JD Vincent is a freelance visual merchandiser and display designer based in Chicago, IL, with a life-long interest in fashion. He has been a local Chicago display designer for many years and has been an independent contractor in wholesale and retail visual merchandising for 20 years. He started the wholesale tradeshow design company, tradeshowoffs! in 2013. You can see his company’s wholesale and retail projects at www.tradeshowoffs.com. His visual merchandising clients have included well-known companies such as Reebok, The North Face, Cartier, the Chicago Merchandise Mart as well as many other local retail and wholesale companies. His product focus in recent years has been in the men’s wear tailored arena. He has honed his professional styling skills with companies such as Hart Schaffner Marx, Zegna, Hickey Freeman, Kenneth Cole, DKNY amongst many others. Mr. Vincent currently resides in Chicago and works as an independent visual merchandiser and designer for both retail and wholesale companies that include, among others, Bobby Jones, Hickey Freeman as well as yet to be discovered new clients.

No Comment

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *