The Banting Green List

So, you have bought the book or done the research. You’re ready to plan your menu and get cracking on that healthy way of living. Here’s the big question: what can I eat? Banting as it is explained in “The Real Meal Revolution” by Professor Tim Noakes, divides food into three groups: Red, orange and…

Fat is good!

Let me clarify that, saturated fat is good! We were all raised to believe that ‘diet’ and ‘low fat’ mean the same thing, right? Well, we couldn’t be more wrong. Recent studies have proven that saturated fat is actually good. This has become a hot topic since Banting was revived in South Africa by Professor…

Banting Delights now at Pretoria Banting Market

Banting Delights – the newest member of the Pretoria Banting Market. Banting Delights has really kicked off and the Banting Market is one of the many food markets that we are visiting. If you have never been to the Banting Market then here is a quick run down: Once a month Pretoria Banters come together…

Why Banters prefer Xylitol above all other sweeteners.

You may have noticed on your LCHF journey that most recipes, especially desserts, call for the use of Xylitol. So what exactly is so special about Xylitol? Here’s the low down on what I’ve learned… German physicist Emil Fischer discovered the all-natural sugar substitute, Xylitol, in 1891. He discovered this naturally occurring carbohydrate, that looks…

The Banting Orange List

The Banting way of life was fuelled by Professor Tim Noakes and his book, “The Real Meal Revolution”. This book promotes the low carb, high fat way of eating and divides food into three groups: green, orange and red. This is the orange list of food, which means that it is not the best option…