Ketogenic Diet

Is It Even Possible To Follow A No-Carb Diet?

If today's fad diets were a movie, carbohydrates would be the villain.It's no secret that popular low-carb, high-protein plans (like the Atkins or ketogenic diets) tout carb-slashing as the fast track to weight loss. And to a certain degree, they're on to something: Cutting out refined carbohydrates, such as cookies, doughnuts, and white bread,...

Erythritol: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly with This Sweeteners

Erythritol. A hard-to-pronounce word, but it's in a lot of foods these days.A lot of people think it’s awesome because it decreases the amount of sugar and calories in what they’re consuming. You’ll commonly find it as an ingredient in low-sugar and sugar-free foods, but there are some very concerning and common erythritol side effects — even when...

Is The Carb Flu Normal?

This discomfort during the transition phase is often called “carb flu” and should pass in about a week or so. The good news is that you’ll feel much better on the other side and once you start to feel better, all the symptoms go away almost instantly. The bad news is that there isn’t...

Why Gluten Is NOT A Food Group

Gluten is not a Food Group! Though grains did form the base of the outdated “food pyramid,” even the food pyramid did not define gluten as a “food group” by itself. Additionally, there are not any nutrients in gluten that can’t be found in higher amounts in other foods.What exactly is gluten? (definition from Chris...

Herbs & Supplements to Kick-Start Your Ketogenic Lifestyle

Herbs and Supplements to Improve Ketosis A ketogenic diet is a very low carbohydrate, moderate protein and high fat based nutrition plan.  A ketogenic diet trains the individual’s metabolism to run off of fatty acids or ketone bodies.  This is called fat adapted, when the body has adapted to run off of fatty acids/ketones at...
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