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Big Train Low Carb Blended Caramel Ice Latte Mix

The brand new Big Train Blended Ice Caramel Latte Mix has become one of my favorite low carb products. It comes in a 1.98 lb. can which equals 30 servings. With only 4 net carbs per 16-ounce serving, it’s the rich, creamy, Columbian coffee treat that works deliciously into your low carb lifestyle. The biggest news of all is that it is low carb with great taste, an unusual feat in the current low carb marketplace. Trust Big Train to adhere to its commitment to produce the highest quality, best tasting coffee drinks available.

March 30, 2005 in New @ | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Low Carb Creations Individually Wrapped Gourmet Cookies

Low Carb Creations Individually Wrapped Gourmet CookiesThese are some of the best Gourmet Low Carb cookies with only 2 Net Carbs and 4 grams of protein per 1 oz cookie, now available in a single serve package. The Low Carb Creations Individually Wrapped Gourmet Cookies come in Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter, and Snickerdoodle flavors. These tasty cookies appeal not only to the low-carb dieters and diabetics, but to anyone who enjoys a great tasting, soft and chewy cookie! The GRAB-N-GO convenience of these new cookies makes them a traveller's best friend. Special Purchase - limited time only.

March 30, 2005 in New @ | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

2 New Russell Stover 6 oz. Box Net Carb Miniatures

6 oz. Box Milk Chocolate & AlmondsJust in:  Solid Milk Chocolate and Milk Chocolate & Almonds Net Carb Miniatures only have 0.2 net carbs per piece along with zero sugar carbs. Take it along with you. Made with Splenda. Special purchase: Regular Price $3.99, On Sale for $1.99 each or buy 4 or more boxes for $1.50 each.

March 30, 2005 in New @ | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

PodCast of Low Carb Lives Press Event from 3/18/05

Lcliveslogoonwhite300_1Low Carb Lives Press Event PodCast.

Download here mp3.

Show Notes For 3/21/05

Today's Topic:

The Low Carb Lives press event happened on Friday March 18, 2005 at 3 PM.

On the Panel:

March 21, 2005 in Podcasts | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

First PodCast Posted

I am very happy to announce the first Low Carb Commentary PodCast.

Download it here mp3.

Show Notes For 3/16/05

- Introduction Of Low Carb Commentary PodCast
- Who I am
    Andrew DiMino, President and Founder of CarbSmart
- What CarbSmart does
- What to expect from CarbSmart
- What to expect from Low Carb Commentary Blog
    Industry news, research, studies, good and bad
- What to expect from PodCast
    Audio commentaries and interviews with leading manufacturers, authors, the general consumer.
   Anyone who has an opion about the low carb lifestyle.
- Today's Topic
   Two events happening in Southern California this weekend. The first is the Low Carb Lives press event, Friday March 18, 2005 at 3 PM and the second is the Book Signing at CarbSmart, 19142 Beach Boulevard, Suite Z, in Huntington Beach, CA.

- Phone Call with Lora Ruffner with Low Carb Luxury.

March 17, 2005 in Podcasts | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Book Signing With Dana Carpender, Jonny Bowden, & Dr. Fred Pescatore on Saturday, March 19 at 3 PM to 5PM

Low Carb Lives! @ CarbSmart Low Carb & Sugar Free Market

3 Of The Top Low Carb Experts Appearing At CarbSmart!

Book Signing With
Dana Carpender, author of 500 Low Carb Recipes
Jonny Bowden, author of Living the Low Carb Life
Dr. Fred Pescatore, author of The Hamptons Diet

Saturday, March 19 from 3 PM to 5 PM

3 of the best low carb authors will be together at CarbSmart Low Carb & Sugar Free Market to sign their books and answer your questions.

Also appearing will be Lora Ruffner and Neil Beaty from Low Carb Luxury and Linda Langdon from Low Carb Creations!

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Dana Carpender is the author of 500 Low Carb Recipes, 15-Minute Low-Carb Recipes, The Low-Carb Barbecue Book, 500 More Low-Carb Recipes, 500 More Low-Carb Recipes, Dana Carpender’s Carb Gram Counter, and How I Gave Up My Low-Fat Diet and Lost 40 Pounds, which together have sold over a million copies. 500 Low-Carb Recipes was a Quality Paperback Book Club Main Selection and a USA Today best-seller. She has been featured on QVC, Weekend Today, Fox and Friends, and other local and national radio and TV programs. Dana writes a syndicated newspaper column called "Low Carb for Life" and is also the author of the popular e-zine (now weblog) "Lowcarbezine!" , with over 20,000 subscribers. She lives in Bloomington, Indiana. This will be Dana's 3rd visit to CarbSmart!

Dana will be signing all 7 of her books.

Jonny Bowden, is the author of Living the Low Carb Life which explains everything you need to know about controlled carbohydrate eating, including a detailed comparison of all the popular diet programs from Atkins to the Zone!

Jonny is a Certified Nutrition Specialist and a nationally known expert on weight loss and controlled carbohydrate eating. The author of two previous books, he is the resident nutrition and weight loss expert on, where he answers reader questions on the popular  Ask Jonny Bowden message board. He created the phenomenally successful "Shape Up!" program on iVillage, which has helped more than 75,000 people lose weight successfully.

An associate editor of, and frequent contributor to, Total Health magazine, Jonny was formerly a contributing editor to Fitness magazine. He has written for, consulted on, been quoted in, or designed programs for The New York Times, The New York Post, GQ, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Self, Fitness, Family Circle, Marie Claire, Allure, Men's Health, Ladies Home Journal, Walking, Prevention, Personal Trainer Magazine, Women Sports and Fitness, Total Health, and Shape. Visit Jonny's Web site at

Dr. Fred Pescatore is a traditionally trained physician practicing nutritional medicine. He was the Associate Medical Director at the famed Atkins Center for five years. To pursue his vision of a more personalized and healthful program Dr. Fred opened Partners in Integrative Medicine and wrote three important books, Feed Your Kids Well, Thin for Good and The Allergy and Asthma Cure.

His new book, The Hampton's Diet, takes his low-carb concepts, blends them with the healthful features of the Mediterranean diet to create an enriching lifestyle for long term wellness and weight management. He focuses on the use of foods of high nutritional quality and explains the monounsaturated fats so important for prevention of heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

Lora Ruffner, often referred to as the "Oprah of Low Carb," has a long history in the low carb industry. In 1998, with her health at risk, Lora researched the best diet for her, and over the last 6 years has shed over 150 pounds, restoring her health with low carb.

Lora is a Registered Nurse, as well as a graphic designer and writer; skills she's brought to her creation of Low Carb Luxury, now America's leading low carb consumer website and online magazine. Along with her partner, Neil Beaty, she attends and speaks at specialty food events and medical/nutritional seminars all over the country.

Lora is CEO of Low Carb Luxury, Inc., serves as Editor-In-Chief for Low Carb Luxury Magazine, and is a partner in LNS Consulting.

Neil Beaty, once referred to as the "Jerry Springer of Low Carb," has become an integral part of Low Carb Luxury and has come to understand the low carb lifestyle as well as the industry. Neil attended Sinclair Community College in Southern Ohio, where he graduated with an Associate Degree in Communication Arts. From there he joined the staff at WAZU-FM Radio in Dayton, Ohio, where he worked with The Morning Show and remote set-ups in the field. Having found an aptitude for photography at an early age, Neil was rarely seen without a camera at the ready. As the years passed, his education and experience led him to continue the development of his skills as a photographer. Neil has had numerous photos published (including many magazine cover shots) and continues to earn praise from the arts community.

Neil is President of Low Carb Luxury, Inc., serves as Executive Editor and Photographer for Low Carb Luxury Magazine, and is a partner in LNS Consulting for the low carb and specialty food industries.

What can you say about a woman who has been called "The Queen of Low Carb"? Linda Langdon is the President and Founder of Low Carb Creations, now a part of Sunset Brands. Her company produces low carb cookies, pizza kits, cheesecakes and much more. Linda lost over 100 pounds since she started the Atkins Diet on January 1, 2000. She was skeptical at first, but since she had tried every other diet on the planet, she thought; why not try this one? Not only was it the easiest diet she ever tried, she realized it is truly a lifestyle to help her and others live a normal life. She gained back her energy, lost pounds and inches, and dedicated her life to helping others who want to live the low carb lifestyle. This is Linda’s 2nd visit to CarbSmart.

For more information, call us toll free at 877.279.7091.

March 13, 2005 in CarbSmart News | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Gram's Gourmet Crunchies Pork Rinds - BACK IN STOCK!!!

Gram1Gram's Gourmet is back from the dead! Your favorite low carb product is back in stock at CarbSmart!!

For years, low carbers have been making their own cinnamon pork rinds at home. Now you don't have to. Gram's Gourmet Sweet Cinnamon & Butter Crunchies are coated with cinnamon and butter flavorings and sweetened exclusively with Splenda and the Cheddar Cheese Crunchies are coated with cheddar cheese coating. Sweet, delicious and crunchy, it's the perfect anytime snack.

Gram's Gourmet Crunchies Pork Rinds

March 9, 2005 in CarbSmart News, New @ | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Introducing CarbSmart's 2005 Easter Baskets

CarbSmart 2005 Easter Baskets
Do you have somebunny special you want to send a special Low Carb Easter gift to? CarbSmart makes it easy with THREE great low carbohydrate gift baskets! These precious easter assortments are sure to delight that special somebunny in your life. Filled with low carb versions of all the traditional Easter treats including sugar free chocolate filled eggs and an Easter bunny for them keep for years to come.

Please remember that these baskets contain sugar free chocolates and candies which are not good for children. Sugar free chocolates and candies can cause a laxative effect in adults and can be severe for children.

CarbSmart Easter Baskets

March 8, 2005 in New @ | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Whole Soy Nutlettes Soy Cereal 2lb Container

Whole Soy Nutlettes Soy Cereal 2lb ContainerWho said, "Nothing healthy comes out of a ready-to-eat, cold cereal box?"

Now you have a healthy breakfast food choice. Compare to Grape Nuts® and you will see that instead of 200 calories and 350 milligrams of sodium, Nutlettes have 140 calories, 5 milligrams of sodium (salt) and a 1/2 cup serving provides a whopping 9 grams of fiber and 25 grams of soy protein! Not only that, there is no sugar added. Nutlettes are all natural soy. Nutlettes stays crunchy when you pour milk on it - and even after sitting for 30 minutes or more, it still has a crunchy center. There is no other breakfast food like it! If you prefer, add sweetener and/or fruit.

Get your soy the delicious, easy, fast and fun way with Nutlettes, Dixie's soy cereal - all natural - with no added fillers or fortifiers...just pure and tasty with a pleasing natural coating.

Whole Soy Nutlettes Soy Cereal 2lb Container

March 8, 2005 in New @ | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Ross Chocolates No Sugar Added Bars

Ross Chocolates No Sugar Added BarsRoss Chocolates No Sugar Added chocolate bars are pure guilt-free pleasure. Made with luscious smooth Belgian chocolate for people with discerning tastes but want a healthy alternative to all that sugar.

  • Pure Belgian Chocolate sweetened with Maltitol
  • No sugar added
  • Available in 6 delicious flavors (4 more coming soon).
  • Low in net carbs
  • Kosher certified
  • Great source of anti-oxidants and flavonoids

Ross Chocolates No Sugar Added Bars

March 8, 2005 in New @ | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack