A study just published in the journal Nutrition seems to show that in the context of eating fewer calories overall, eating fewer carbohydrates at breakfast may help you lose more weight (doi.org/10.1016/j.nut.2019.110578).
A team of researchers in Athens, Greece noted that people seem to have a fair amount of success at losing weight with a low-carbohydrate diet, although "long-term adherence to a strict low-carbohydrate dietary regiment may prove difficult for many people, leading to... weight regain."
There are several theories as to just why carbohydrate restriction works so well, with ideas ranging from people simply consuming fewer calories to carbohydrate restriction causing lower insulin levels and thus greater fat utilization ("fat burning"). There's some evidence for both - but the fact that people find the diet hard to stick to can not be ignored. Fewer carbs at breakfast »
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This is one dish that you should add the flavorings slowly - horseradish, tarragon and vinegar. Crabmeat can vary in its intensity depending on the quality and whether it is claw or lump crabmeat, so using too much of any of these can overpower the flavor of a less flavorful crab.
This Spanish themed stew is a great example of that and the hardest part of the prep is about 2 minutes to cut up the onion and pepper. The rest is a breeze - dump it in a pot and let it cook in the oven.
This was inspired by a great salad that I had while traveling. We had lunch at a well-known Mediterranean restaurant and the combination of chickpeas, chicken, olive oil, vinegar, and smoked paprika was terrific but the addition of the mint and basil took this dish to the next level.