Ketogenic Diet Shopping List: Recipes, Prep, and Budgeting

Ketogenic Diet Shopping List: Recipes, Prep, and Budgeting

During your first couple weeks on the ketogenic diet, you'll need to figure out the answer to an overwhelming amount of questions. What should you buy? What are you going to make? Does this have too many carbs in it? Is this keto-friendly? It will be like the decision-making Olympics for you to get everything you need to adapt to the ketogenic diet lifestyle. This is why we decided to do all of the dirty work for you to make your transition to keto much easier. In this ...

Keto OS Side Effects and Benefits: Is It Worth It?

Keto OS Side Effects and Benefits: Is It Worth It?

Keto OS or — as the company writes it — KETO//OS is an exogenous ketone supplement that promises better mood, strength, energy, sleep, focus, and fat loss. Here is a description of the product directly from the website: “KETO//OS® (Ketone Operating System) is a revolutionary drink mix based on a proprietary ketone energy technology. It delivers advanced macro nutritionals and promotes optimized cellular regeneration, energy and longevity.” With the subtle hints of science and the usage ...

How To Find Your Ketogenic Diet Carb Limit

How To Find Your Ketogenic Diet Carb Limit

There is no legitimate carb limit for keto. The keto gods won't banish you to burn in sugar hell forever if you eat an extra blueberry. The truth is that every person has a different carb limit that they should stick to so that they can trigger ketone production. This "carb limit" also changes depending on the day. Whether your body achieves ketosis or not — the main reason why you are limiting carbs in the first place — depends on many factors. Some people may be able to get into ketosis ...

A Comprehensive Guide To The Vegan Ketogenic Diet

A Comprehensive Guide To The Vegan Ketogenic Diet

Animal suffering, climate change, and health are three vitally important issues that can all be addressed with one solution — the vegan diet. At least, this is the idea that many health documentaries promote, however, the truth is much more nuanced. For example, some people have much better health when they go low-carb and eat some animal products, while others feel much better on a high-carb vegan diet. A vegan diet is not the best diet for every health issue either. For example, people ...

How Many Carbs Should You Eat to Get Into Ketosis?

How Many Carbs Should You Eat to Get Into Ketosis?

Limiting carbs is one of the easiest ways to get into ketosis. It doesn’t require fasting; it doesn’t even require you to eat fewer calories — all you have to do is restrict your carbohydrates and eat just enough protein (and not too much) to stimulate fat burning and ketone production. Other factors like fat consumption, stress, and activity levels are important to consider as well, but knowing how many carbs you need to eat to get into ketosis is a good place to start. How Many Carbs ...

A Comprehensive Guide to Bodybuilding on the Ketogenic Diet

A Comprehensive Guide to Bodybuilding on the Ketogenic Diet

A common belief among bodybuilders is that carbohydrates are essential for building the best physiques. However, carbohydrates have little to do with the success of many bodybuilders. The key to improving body composition is not through little intricacies like eating the right amount of carbs at the right times. The best bodies are built by implementing five simple principles, whether you are on the ketogenic diet or not. The Five Most Important Bodybuilding Principles The bodybuilding ...

Is Keto and Ketosis Safe?

Is Keto and Ketosis Safe?

The ketogenic diet and ketosis are safe. Not only are they safe, but they are useful in helping people with many different conditions. The ketogenic diet has helped cancer patients, people with diabetes (type 1 and type 2), women with polycystic ovary syndrome, people with heart disease, and many others. So, where does the rumor that the ketogenic diet and ketosis may not be safe come from? Well, it starts with ketones. Rumors Spread Like Ketones in an Insulin Deficient Body One of ...

What Is the Best Triglyceride Lowering Diet?

What Is the Best Triglyceride Lowering Diet?

You (or a loved one) probably have high triglycerides. This sounds like the beginning of a drug commercial, but it's true. Overall, 31% of the adult United States population has triglyceride levels that are equal to or above 150 mg/dL. In other words, about 1 in every 3 people has above normal triglyceride levels. So, what does this mean exactly? Should you be worried if your doctor tells you that you have “high triglycerides”? Why Triglyceride Levels Matter Although high ...

The Ketober Challenge Contest

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Type 1 Diabetes and The Ketogenic Diet

Type 1 Diabetes and The Ketogenic Diet

For thousands of years, something has been sneaking up on children and robbing them of their ability to control their blood sugar levels. The culprit is an autoimmune condition called Type 1 Diabetes, and its incidence has been increasing in both the United States and in other western countries. But there is no need to worry. This sneaky disease has left us with enough clues to diagnose it, manage it, and potentially reverse it. How to Know If It Is Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 diabetes is ...