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Monica Bhide

Indian Cuisine and Atkins or Low Carb diets

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I am doing some research and could really use some assistance. Are you on a lowcarb diet or on Atkins -- are you preparing any any Indian dishes.. PM me if you are upto doing a short interview with me

i am also looking for boards on Atkins in India and any other related materials.. would love your help

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Monica Bhide

A Life of Spice

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Maybe you ought to interview the likes of Marion Nestle (ex Chair of the Dept. of Nutrition & Food Studies at NYU) and Carol Guber (Well respected expert on Diabetes, author, foodie, womens rights advocate and Diabetes foundation spokesperson and nutritionist) on what this diet really does or does not do.

Any research or story would be largely biased and incomplete without the voices of experts that have spent great time learning about the diet and its nutritional effect on the human body.

All the best with your research Monica.:smile:

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heh. i can help if you want Monica - just let me know what type of info you would like.

btw - ghee is your friend on low carb diet. yum.

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OOOPS! Should have logged out before I gave this lead to Monica! Not from the eGCI Team - just from me Anna N

Sorry Team!!


Anna Nielsen aka "Anna N"

...I just let people know about something I made for supper that they might enjoy, too. That's all it is. (Nigel Slater)

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Chana dal is also your friend on a low carb diet - really yummy, too :biggrin:


Kathy

Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all. - Harriet Van Horne

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Monica, I eat low-carb, and cook Indian food (or my weenie New York Jew version of it) fairly regularly. Can I help you with something? You're welcome to PM me.

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I would refer to Dr Atkins New Carbohydrate Gram Counter and try and match or perhaps tweak Indian reciepes to my carb allowance. I think you can sucessfully practice low carb with meaty Indian cuisine, Vegetarians would have a tough time though and need to be very creative. As, as per most high protien low carb diets, you have to calculate your individual protien requirements and max carb levels, I do not think you can have a general ' one size fit all' approach.

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Is this work still on? I have huge needs, literally. And a big collection of researched recipes. Could you connect? 

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Monica has a website Life of Spice.  You might try contacting her through that.   The last post however in this topic is almost 13 years old!


Anna Nielsen aka "Anna N"

...I just let people know about something I made for supper that they might enjoy, too. That's all it is. (Nigel Slater)

"Cooking is about doing the best with what you have . . . and succeeding." John Thorne

Our 2012 (Kerry Beal and me) Blog

My 2004 eG Blog

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