Diet

By selecting the right foods or correct eating plan we are able to control our body weight or nutrient uptake.  If you follow the correct eating plan you are bound to improve your physical and mental health.

Femme Fit on FacebookFollow Femme Fit on LinkedInFollow Femme Fit on Google

Diet Articles | Get your body in shape

Following the correct diet is extremely important.  There’s a wonderful slogan doing the rounds on health sites, and it goes like this:  Abs are made in the kitchen and not in the gym.  There is the school of thought that Diet is 70% of the weight loss plan, while the balance is 30% in the gym.

Fermented foods perfect for low carb diet

on . Posted in Diet

( 1 Vote ) 

fermented foods

Many people these days, especially those insulin resistant or pre-diabetic are choosing to restrict carbohydrates in their meals. Even though people realise that nutrient dense foods are important, they tend to steer away from fermented foods for fear that they might be high in carbohydrates. This belief is unfounded. More and more studies show that probiotics in fermented foods help balance the friendly bacteria in your digestive system, and have numerous health benefits.
 

Post work out meal very important!

on . Posted in Diet

( 1 Vote ) 

post work out meal

Even if you are low carbing, intermittent fasting or both, it is very important that you eat after a work out. To understand how the right foods can help you after exercise, it's important to understand how your body is affected by physical activity. When you're working out, your muscles use up their glycogen stores for fuel. This results in your muscles being partially depleted of glycogen. Some of the proteins in your muscles also get broken down and damaged. 

Why fasting is so powerful!

on . Posted in Diet

( 1 Vote ) 

why fasting is so powerful

Intermittent fasting is the ancient secret of health. It is ancient because it has been practiced throughout all of human history. It’s a secret because this powerful habit has been virtually forgotten.

Bet it off!

on . Posted in Diet

( 4 Votes ) 

bet it off

 

As promised in my previous post entitled My Skinny Valentine, herewith my experience and review on diet bet. I hope it will give you more insight as to whether it is something you might like to do.

  

My Skinny Valentine!

on . Posted in Diet

( 5 Votes ) 

Dear Low Carb Fit Femme's I hope my message finds you well. Most years hubby and I always try to do something special on Valentine's Day and this year was no different. This year I was a little bit more concerned about keeping it together than previous years and the reason for this is that I have committed to something totally new and different.

Ketosis And Burning Stored Fat

on . Posted in Diet

( 1 Vote ) 
Despite a slightly higher carbohydrate intake yesterday which came in at 43 net carbs, I ate a good quantity of healthy saturated fats. I have had a couple of intermittent fasting days of late and I was craving fat in a big way. In addition to my proteins and veggies, I included a wide variety of cheeses and bigger quantities of butter and kefir made with cream.
 

Vegetarians and low carb lifestyle.

on . Posted in Diet

( 4 Votes ) 
Vegetarians often ask can I follow a low-carb diet? Most definitely! Contrary to some of the popular myths about low-carb eating, a low-carb diet not at all reliant on meat. Vegetarian low-carb eating actually is not all the different from low-carb eating as a meat-eater. Here are some tips for becoming a successful low-carb vegetarian eater.
 

My Three Day Egg Fast

on . Posted in Diet

( 9 Votes ) 

Last week I decided to do a three day egg fast from the 17th to the 19th of March. I had known about it for some time but it was only recently while chatting to a weight loss buddy on FatSecret that we decided to do it together. 

Low Carb Seed Crackers

on . Posted in Diet

( 2 Votes ) 
Recently I had the pleasure of enjoying a new low carb culinary delight! Marcella Raimondi of Banting Mad, offers a range of banting products and I decided to sample her Original flavour - low carb seed crackers. The crackers consist of sunflower, flax and sesame seeds, with a bit of pysillium husk.