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The 10 Best Tips for Keto Diet Success

The 10 Best Tips for Keto Diet Success

The ketogenic diet is a diet like no other. It combines the power of calorie restriction with the unique benefits of nutritional ketosis to provide people with an effective way to lose weight and improve overall health.As I look deeper into the keto diet, however, there is a huge discrepancy between what people think they need to do versus what the science says is best for most people. Some common myths like "carbs and insulin are the only reason why we get fat", "you will lose weight as ...

Low Carb and Ketogenic Beer Options

Low Carb and Ketogenic Beer Options

Beer is one of the most popular alcoholic drinks in the world. Whether you drink it for the buzz, for their unique flavors, or both, you can find a beer that is perfect for you.However, that beer that you love so much may be not be helping you at all in the long run. This is because the average beer has around 150 or more calories in every 12-ounce serving along with a dose of alcohol, which will cause several adverse effects throughout the body when you have too much.What's even worse ...

Complete Guide to Keto Drinks & Beverages

Complete Guide to Keto Drinks & Beverages

Drinks tend to be the sneakiest sources of calories and sugar in our diets.  Fruit juices (including freshly pressed juice), sodas, and even your favorite specialty coffee drink are all filled with so much sugar that they increase your likelihood of gaining fat while making it difficult for your body to get into ketosis.With all of the confusing marketing terms like "low-carb," "low-sugar," "natural," etc. it is hard to tell what drinks are actually keto-friendly and what drinks are just ...

Keto Flour Substitutions

Keto Flour Substitutions

Melty chocolate chip cookies, moist double chocolate layer cake with vanilla frosting, delicious donuts, fluffy pancakes, fresh Belgium waffles —  just the thought of them will make your mouth water and induce an intense craving. Do you have to fight against these cravings for the rest of your life?Although only one serving of these sugar-filled foods can easily put you over your carb limit for the day (or, in some cases, the entire week), this doesn't mean that you have to give them up ...

Shirataki Noodles: How to Cook Them and Their Health Benefits

Shirataki Noodles: How to Cook Them and Their Health Benefits

These noodles are becoming increasingly popular as a low-carb, ketogenic pasta replacement, but what is the story behind these keto-friendly noodles?Shirataki noodles — also known by other names like miracle noodles, glucomannan noodles, konjac noodles, or konnyaku noodles — are gelatinous and translucent traditional Japanese noodles common in Asian Cuisine. They are made from the konjac plant which is ground and shaped into various types of pasta and rice — but don't be fooled, these ...

Top 10 Foods for the Ketogenic Diet

Top 10 Foods for the Ketogenic Diet

Decades of research indicates that the high-fat, low-carb keto-friendly foods that we once thought were destroying our health may be doing just the opposite. Studies upon studies on the ketogenic diet have been finding benefits for people with all types of conditions, including type 2 diabetes, obesity, heart disease, epilepsy, and Alzheimer's disease.How could a diet filled with so much cholesterol and fat be so good for us? Becuase many of the foods that we once thought were the problem — ...

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 ...

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 SyndromeBefore 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 ...