A friend gave me this book as a gift, I read it once, but continue to refer to it at least once a week! The recipes are awesome, so many traditional dishes with a low-carb twist, you can really find something for any taste. If you're curious about low-carb eating, or just want to incorporate a few low-carb principles into your way of eating, this book is a great resource!
The Low-Carb Bible
Published by Thriftbooks.com User , 13 years ago
Easy to understand and uses normal items found in a regular kitchen. I really like this cook-book.
Low Carb Bible by Ward
Published by Thriftbooks.com User , 15 years ago
The author takes us through a step-by-step review of the traditional low-carb diets. i.e. Atkins, South Beach and Sugar Busters. The importance of exercising is explained with regard to fat buring and metabolic management. Portion control is discussed , as well as a presentation of numerous sample diets. Examples of classic low-carb dishes are the following: - Greek Isle omelet - Szechuan seafood - shrimp creole stew This book has many practical examples of how to implement a low-carb diet. Dieters need specific advice and examples which have been proven by past usage of successful dieters. The linkage between increased carbs and weight gain is explained. In addition, the definition of simple sugars and complex fibers is explained together with the dietary benefits.
Good General Grounding
Published by Thriftbooks.com User , 16 years ago
The low carb bible is a large scale, hardcover book with a ton of information. It compares the various diets, explains why they work and offers practical recipes and tips.The book isn't trying to indoctrinate you in the low carb lifestyle. It gives both information on studies supporting low carb as well as the concerns that some have about this lifestyle. It lets you make an educated decision about how to follow a low carb lifestyle.There is a section comparing the main low carb diets - Atkins, carbohydrate addicts, neanderthin, protein power, schwarzbein principle, south beach, sugar busters, Suzanne Somers, and the zone. Many pages are dedicated to carbohydrate counts, to let you judge which foods are better to eat than others as far as the sugar content goes. Then there are almost 200 pages of recipes with full color photos. They range from breakfasts and snacks to salads and full meals. This is a great book to leave out on your coffee table and read in many sittings, looking over the exercises one day, the various diet suggestions on another. A great way to get a grounding in the low carb world.
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