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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 ...

The Benefits of The Ketogenic Diet

The Benefits of The Ketogenic Diet

There is a ton of hype surrounding the ketogenic diet. Some researchers swear that it is the best diet for most people to be on, while others think it is just another fad diet. To some degree, both sides of the spectrum are right. There isn't one perfect diet for everyone or every condition, regardless of how many people "believe" in it. The ketogenic diet is no exception to this rule. However, the ketogenic diet also has plenty of solid research backing up its benefits. In fact, it has ...

How To Reverse Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Naturally

How To Reverse Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Naturally

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is responsible for as much as 70 percent of infertility issues in women. In fact, it is the most common hormonal problem in women of childbearing age, and yet, few women are aware of PCOS and its symptoms. The Most Common Symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Before we explore why PCOS happens and how we can reverse it, we must know how it affects the female body. The most common symptoms of PCOS are: Irregular periods, including amenorrhea (the ...

What Is Ketoacidosis? A Comprehensive Guide

What Is Ketoacidosis? A Comprehensive Guide

Ketoacidosis is lethal. It is responsible for over 100,000 hospital admissions per year in the US with a mortality rate of around 5%. In other words, ketoacidosis is to blame for about 5,000 deaths per year. The cause? A deadly combination of uncontrolled hyperglycemia, metabolic acidosis, and increased ketone body levels in the blood (more on this deadly combination later). Luckily, this lethal triad rarely affects individuals who don't have diabetes. However, the majority (80%) of cases of ...