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Is There Such a Thing as Too Much fat? Not on the Ketogenic Diet
July 5 2018
The ketogenic—also known as keto—diet is a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet that puts the body into a metabolic state known as ketosis. Its origins date back as far as 1921 with the therapeutic use for epilepsy in children. In the late 90s and early 2000s, there was an increased interest in the diet as a strategy for weight loss, athletic performance, managing diabetes, or even more recently as a therapy for cancer or prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.
Supplements to Consider When on the KETO diet
December 7 2018
The Ketogenic, or Keto, diet has become quite popular over the last several years. Many have experienced significant weight loss by adopting this eating style. The main premise of the Keto diet is that a person should consume 60 percent fat, 35 percent protein, and around 5 percent carbohydrates—in other words, it is primarily a plan high in healthy fats, moderate in protein and low in carbohydrates. The Keto diet recommends keeping carbs (which turn into sugar) to less than 50 grams ( or 20-25 net carbs) per day.
A Basic Shopping Guide for Keto Beginners
March 15 2019
The ketogenic diet requires a careful balance of fat, carbs, and protein.
What is the Keto Diet?
March 1 2018
Learn about the ketogenic diet and some of its benefits.
Working Out on the Keto Diet
January 21 2019
Chances are that you or someone you know is on the keto diet or has at least tried it. Many people have seen positive results with this low-carb, high-fat diet approach including weight loss and improved energy.
5 Natural Ways to Boost Your Energy and Beat the After-Lunch Slump
January 4 2019
Just like our mobile phones, we start the day with a full charge. However, as the hours progress, you probably notice that your personal “charge” frequently drops.
10 Tips to Help With Weight Loss
February 11 2019
Obesity has been associated with numerous chronic medical conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, depression, and even certain cancers.
What is Monk Fruit? + Healthy Monk Fruit recipes
October 12 2018
A growing trend in the health food world is the use of monk fruit. This is a small, green fruit that's also known by the name of Luo Han Guo or Siraitia Grosvenorii.
The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil
May 5 2017
One of the hottest products in the health food stores today is organic coconut oil. Once maligned because it is largely composed of saturated fat, what consumers have come to understand is that the saturated fats from coconut oil are different than the ones found in animal products.
The Deliciously Healthy Benefits of Dairy-Free Cashew Yogurt
January 2 2019
Dairy-based yogurt can cause concern for some, but it is easy to switch to a nut-based yogurt. Homemade yogurt with cashews and probiotics is tasty, healthy, and can be made in just minutes.
The Benefits of Fasting
May 23 2018
Since the days of antiquity, our ancestors routinely fasted, abstaining from eating food and sometimes even certain drinks for prolonged periods of time. Hippocrates (460 BC-370 BC) and Plato (428-348 BC) discuss fasting in ancient Greek writings. Paracelsus (1493 to 1541), a Swiss physician, alchemist, and astrologer, considered along with Hippocrates to be one the fathers of Western medicine believed, “Fasting is the greatest remedy—the physician within”.
These Herbs, Spices and Nuts Could Help with Diabetes Management
February 21 2019
Worldwide, more than 422 million people have diabetes. The vast majority—90-95 percent— have type 2 diabetes, a condition primarily due to lifestyle factors, like consumption of excess sugar, and limited physical activity.
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