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Guide to Starting Low Carb

MY FULL GUIDE TO STARTING LOW CARB

Getting started Low Carb

I love that you are here. It means that you have started low carb living or at least considering it. It’s an amazing lifestyle that is easy to sustain, has numerous health benefits and will be a game changer for weightlosss. In the beginning, it can be rather difficult to know what to have in the pantry and how to be prepared so I’m going to help you so that you can be ready to rock this new lifestyle of yours!

RECOMMENDED BOOKS (The Main 3 Books You Will Need):

There are tons of books out there for low carb living and it can be over whelming really. I had amazing success with the following books and I highly recommend educating yourself so you can become an expert in this area. Afterall, the more you know the more successful you will be!

Art and science of low carb bookLearn the Science behind Low Carb Eating and Living. For me, it’s not enough to be told to do something or that something works. I need to understand the “why” and I need to learn the science behind it first. I don’t take my health for granted and this book helped me understand how life changing low carb can be and why science says it’s an incredible lifestyle. This book was perfect for that and it really helped me clearly see why this form of eating is beneficial, regardless of which particular method you follow. LEARN MORE….

Bulletproof Diet BookThis was my starting point with Low Carb. I could not figure out for the life of me why I was so hungry ALL the time. I mean literally 24/7. It was annoying to say the least not to mention really hard to stay fit. I found myself exercising non-stop just to combat the extra calories from being eating so much. This book gave me the initial tools and understanding on how to start. I found my self truly relating to his every word. LEARN MORE….

The Carb Nite SolutionThis one helped me through some tough stuff. It’s easy to go off track with Low Carb Living, especially if you are the only one in the family that follows the plan. The rest of my family doesn’t have to worry about carbs and how it affects them (although hubby is now on board and killing it!). But I truly have a metabolic issue that thrives with low carb living and this one helped me through some plateau’s and struggles I knew where there but did not know how to fix. What I love is this was written by a Physicist, not a nutritionist so his perspective is science – my fav! LEARN MORE….

SEE MY FULL LIST OF GUIDES AND COOKBOOKS HERE

DIGITAL RESOURCES:

DOUBLE EDGE FATLOSS

30 DAY DOUBLE EDGED FAT LOSS PROTOCOL:

**You can’t achieve lasting fat loss without REPROGRAMMING your metabolism. **Your POSTURE is essential to fat loss. **Beware the SUGAR MONSTER **INFLAMMATION is the secret enemy to fat loss. This system is based on science and with nutrition and exercise combined it leads to incredible success because it targets your nervous system to reprogram your body.  LEARN MORE….

PRODUCT/PANTRY MUST HAVES:

These are items you will or could seriously use almost every day. I simply cannot run out of them and you will find all of these items in my pantry at any at all times. ***Hover over product for details, price and easy ordering.

 

SUPPLEMENTS:

There are a variety of supplements as well that  can improve your journey and make your weightloss and/or lifestyle better. Here are the items I personally use daily and can highly recommend.

 

These above Pantry items and Supplements are sure set you up for HUGE success on your low carb journey…To Make like easier I have also compiled a list of my favorite Kitchen tools. I LOVE LOVE LOVE these!

KITCHEN TOOLS AND GADGETS:

This is my exact set and it IS my favorite appliance in the house!! It is seriously worth every single penny. Honestly, in the beginning I didn’t like the price when I went in search for a new one, but I promise you it’s an investment that is seriously worth it. I pondered for about 6 months before I finally gave in because I started out with a Ninja and it worked great for several years. The thing is I didn’t know what I was missing until I got my Blendtec. It purees incredibly smooth and to perfection every time plus has a 7 Year Warranty. It can make soup, literally crush ice into snow (my kids LOVE to make snow cones- we have: Shaved Ice Syrups (Pack of 6), LITERALLY just like the fair!), I make my morning “Bulletproof” coffee everyday, I make perfect smoothies, bread crumbs, batters…seriously it does it all. I compared heavily between this model and the Vitamix and they really were a dead heat. I ultimately chose Blendtec because it was a hair cheaper and I have never regretted my decision. Just LOVE this machine!

Details:
**Powerful 1560 Watts, 120 volt, 13 amps, 3 Peak HP Motor
**6 pre-programmed cycles tell it to speed up, slow down and shut off automatically
**15″ height fits under kitchen cabinets; Flat, sealed face buttons minimize yucky build up
**Low friction dual ball-bearing motor is designed to last a lifetime
**Durable base is made from football helmet grade polycarbonate to resist scratching & wear

I’d like to introduce you to Favorite Appliance #2 :-). This one is also used almost every day. It’s not just a toaster oven, it does way more than that. It’s literally a mini oven. I hate using tons of electricity when I don’t have a big meal and this is the perfect solution to that. It can do anything from a piece of toast all the way to a full pizza or small meal!! I commonly preheat meals, make the kids lunch, bake veggies, make pizza, toast, and garlic bread (for the kids-not me-I’m low carb :-)). Anything you can put in the regular oven can be cooked in this bad boy! This machine will always have a place on my countertop!

Details:
**6-slice convection toaster oven broiler with 0.6-cubic-foot capacity
**Pizza/bake, broil, toast, and convection; bagel, reheat, and defrost buttons
**Shade control with heat sensor maintains precise oven temperature
**Electronic touchpad controls; clock and oven timers; easy-to-clean interior
**3-year limited warranty

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About Sue Peters

Sue Peters
I'm a wife and a mom of 2 wonderful kiddos & my mission is to make a difference in the health and lives of others. I love living healthy but it wasn't always this way. I had a difficult journey fighting for my own health and it changed my life: for the better and forever! I love sharing what I learned. I hope to inspire your healthy journey!

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