Low-carb Paleo bloggers Jack Yee and Laura Kaplan join our co-hosts Dietitian Cassie and Jimmy Moore today in Episode 84 of “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends!”
It’s another week of checking out the very latest health headlines and dissecting them for you with educated opinions from some of your fellow peeps from the low-carb and Paleo community. Today we have two more fabulous guest friends in Jack Yee from the “Mental Toughness Guy” blog and our Low-Carb Cruise buddy Laura Kaplan from the brand new “N Equals One More” blog (inspired by our very own Jimmy Moore) to jibber-jabber with Cassie and Jimmy about the deceptive marketing used by food companies pushing low-fat products, an NFL defensive lineman who was cut simply for being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, what impact consuming Splenda has on insulin levels, what a healthy breakfast looks like in various places around the world, the metabolic difference between a banana and cookies, the skepticism about the scientific validity of blood-type diets and more! Plus, don’t miss Laura’s mouthwatering low-carb sauced pork chops recipe at the end. So pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let’s talk.
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– Jack Yee’s “Mental Toughness Guy” blog
– Laura Kaplan’s “N Equals One More” blog
– The Low Fat ‘Healthy Halo’: Fat Labeling More Powerful Than Calorie Information In Consumers Minds
– Patriots To Cut Love After He’s Diagnosed With Diabetes
– Could Artificial Sweetener CAUSE Diabetes? Splenda Modifies The Way The Body Handles Sugar, Increasing Insulin Production By 20%
– Breakfast Around The World: Healthy Ideas From Abroad
– So Apparently Bananas Are As Bad For You As Cookies And French Fries?
– No Science Behind Blood-Type Diets
Laura’s Sauced Pork Chops
Over medium-high heat, place pork chops seasoned with salt and pepper in skillet and cook about 4 minutes each side depending on thickness. Make sure skillet is hot so you can get a good sear. When they’re mostly done, remove and cover or put in warm oven.
De-glaze the pan with chicken stock, bone broth, or white wine and scrape up all the bits at the bottom of the pan. Reduce to a simmer and whisk about 1 1/2-2 Tbs of Dijon mustard into about 1/3 cup of heavy cream and then dump that into the pan. The sauce will thicken up in a minute or two and just pour it on top of the meat and steamed veggies.