In Low-carb living for families, Monique le Roux Forslund answers all these questions and explains why reducing the carbohydrates and simultaneously increasing the consumption of natural, healthy fats is good for you and your family.
The phrase ‘low carb’ has become the new buzz word, but what exactly does it mean, will it suit your and your family’s lifestyle, and will it be easy to adapt your eating habits to this way of eating? In Low-carb living for families, Monique le Roux Forslund answers all these questions and explains why reducing the carbohydrates and simultaneously increasing the consumption of natural, healthy fats is good for you and your family. She also cuts through the jungle of products and information that confront us in the media and on shelves, so that we can find our way to a healthy life of natural foods that will satisfy hunger and banish cravings. In addition to over 100 delicious and healthy recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, special occasions and snack time for the whole family (including babies!), Low-carb living for families provides easy-to-follow, practical tips and inspiration for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Introduction; Practical low-carb; Food for babies; Breakfast; Lunch and Dinner; Side dishes; Healthy snacking; Desserts & festive moments; Weekend snacks.
Although Monique le Roux Forslund now lives in Sweden, she grew up in Cape Town and is still a regular visitor to South Africa. She is a health coach, fitness instructor, teacher and mother of three, with over 20 years’ experience working with children. Monique is also living proof of the benefits of a low-carb high-fat lifestyle.
Since changing to a ‘diet’ that includes good fats and restricts carb intake, she lost 40 kg and is it, healthy and full of energy. Forewords to the book have been written by Prof Tim Noakes and Dr Andreas Eenfeldt. Prof Noakes needs no introduction to South Africans; he is SA’s foremost sports scientist and is well known for his advocacy of a low- carb high fat lifestyle. Dr Eenfeldt is a Swedish medical doctor who specialises in family medicine. He also advocates a low-carb high-fat diet and lectures on the topic at various medical conferences all over the world.