Have you seen some great 4HB recipes online lately? There are lots of people experimenting with ingredients and finding great flavors. One of those ingredients that is showing up is cheese. Are you concerned about whether or not you can use your favorite cheese in a recipe? Find out more about cheese and how it can be used on the slow carb diet.
With its increase in popularity, the 4 Hour Body slow carb diet has definitely spread across North America, in many different forms. Lots of people are now eating bean and protein based diets, and finding great ways to make them taste fantastic. In its original form, the slow carb diet basically rules out cheese for all days but cheat day, but as more people have adopted it’s principles, more recipes are showing up online including some kinds of cheeses.
Firstly, let’s take a look at cheese and what it means to slow carb. Obviously, it is a dairy product, unless it’s goat cheese, or sheep cheese, or another variation. Then, technically, it is a little different. According to the book, cheese is out, with all other dairy, because it contains lactose, which is identified as slowing fat loss. We could also argue that cheese is one of the most high calorie foods available, and one that’s easy to go overboard with.
But while it’s easy to exclude all cheeses, as you hunt for different flavors you might be tempted by some familiar cheeses, or you might like to try something new.
So, here’s the run-down:
Have you discovered a magic cheese I didn’t mention?? Or maybe I’m too hard on Feta. Let me know by leaving a comment below!
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This is a guest post from Luke Starbuck at The Four Hour Body Couple