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How to Lose Weight on a Ketogenic Diet

How to Lose Weight on a Ketogenic Diet

There are many ways to lose weight, and following the ketogenic diet is one of them. In fact, keto is one of the most effective ways to lose weight rapidly and keep the fat off for good.This doesn't mean, that a high-fat, low-carb diet is ideal for everyone that is aiming for weight loss. Some people may fare better with other dietary choices that fit more snuggly into their current lifestyles.Either way, it is possible for you to lose weight and keep it off. In this article, we will ...

Complete Guide to Exercise on the Ketogenic Diet

Complete Guide to Exercise on the Ketogenic Diet

Exercise more, and you'll have better health. Follow the ketogenic diet, and you'll lose weight rapidly and take your health to the next level. But what happens when you combine the two?Although it's reasonable to assume that combining exercise with keto would take your health and weight loss to the next level, the truth behind it is a bit more complicated than that. When we restrict carbs, we cause a plethora of changes throughout the body — some of which affect exercise ...

What is Ketosis?

What is Ketosis?

Ketosis is the metabolic state when blood ketone levels reach a certain level (around 0.5 mmol/L). People will typically enter ketosis when they restrict carbohydrates (i.e., by following the ketogenic diet) or eat little to no calories (i.e., fasting for multiple days).In general, the body will not enter ketosis as long as there are enough carbs available from the diet or stored glycogen (the storage form of sugar) to provide the cells with energy. As long as sugar is available (and you ...

Can the Ketogenic Diet Improve Acne?

Can the Ketogenic Diet Improve Acne?

Pimples, blackheads, and red bumps — the primary symptoms of acne vulgaris — affect more than 85% of adolescents and around 50% of people who are over the age of 25. In fact, so many people have acne that it is now the most common skin disease of western civilization.Fortunately, recent research suggests that acne doesn't have to be so prevalent. Simple dietary interventions may be all we need to reduce the severity and incidence of acne.But is it really possible to treat acne from the ...

Keto And Alzheimer’s Disease

Keto And Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease is the most prevalent neurodegenerative disease and the leading cause of dementia. For decades, researchers have been struggling to find therapies that prevent or, at least, delay the progression of the disease, but now we have some promising evidence.Current research suggests that the ketogenic diet and ketones have a wide range of neurological benefits that help address many factors that contribute to the progression of Alzheimer's disease. However, before we get into ...

Ketogenic Diet vs. SAD and Exercise

Ketogenic Diet vs. SAD and Exercise

The ketogenic diet keeps astonishing researchers with its ability to reverse a handful of diseases. But can keto help quell the growing epidemic of metabolic syndrome that now affects 1 in 4 American adults?A 2017 research study provides compelling evidence that it can. In fact, the data suggests that the ketogenic diet is much more effective than the old paradigm of diet and exercise.Metabolic Syndrome — When Your Health Goes From Bad to WorseThe study that we will focus on ...

Parkinson’s Disease and The Ketogenic Diet

Parkinson’s Disease and The Ketogenic Diet

As many as one million Americans live with Parkinson's disease, which is more than the number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, and Lou Gehrig's disease combined. Although there is no known cure or cause of this disease, recent research has uncovered some encouraging evidence that provides us with more insight into the disease and how to treat it.The Cause of Parkinson's DiseaseDue to the complexity of Parkinson's disease, the cause has yet to be ...

Autism and the Ketogenic Diet

Autism and the Ketogenic Diet

One of the most complex conditions known to man is autism or autism spectrum disorder, and the number of children with the disorder keeps increasing. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates autism's prevalence as 1 in 68 children in the United States, whereas only one out of every 2,000 children had autism in the 1970's and 1980s.Despite the alarming rise in cases of autism spectrum disorder over the past 40 years, answers are still out of reach. Due to the variability ...

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 ...