Tips for a Ketogenic Diet (Page 4)

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What to Eat on a Cyclical Ketogenic Diet

What to Eat on a Cyclical Ketogenic Diet

Carbohydrates are generally avoided on a ketogenic diet, but they can be utilized with hard workouts that push your body.If you sit all day and eat refined carbohydrates (like cookies, chips, and candy), your risk of heart disease and diabetes increases dramatically — bad. If you use carbohydrates as a way to fuel intense workouts or replenish your body's depleted energy stores, then you can get the most out of your body without any negative side effects — good.The same principle applies ...

Keto Diet: Cost Breakdowns of Popular Recipes

Keto Diet: Cost Breakdowns of Popular Recipes

A common misconception is that a ketogenic diet is expensive. People see low-carb and automatically start calculating the high prices of meat. Luckily, this is not the case. A keto diet focuses on high fat and moderate protein which allows us to save money by focusing on the fat first. I went through some of my top reader and personal favorite recipes from the site to show you how much a typical ketogenic diet recipe costs, both per recipe and per serving.There are also many ways to save ...

Keto and Fast Food: On the Go

Keto and Fast Food: On the Go

Whether you’re out and about and need a quick meal, or you want to go out with family to have a sit-down dinner, you should be able to find low-carb and ketogenic friendly foods at most places.We’ve all been there. You’re out running errands on a Saturday afternoon and your tummy growls: it’s 2 pm and you haven’t eaten yet! Or it’s a Tuesday night at a friend’s house, and they want to grab a meal.What do you do? Luckily, you have plenty of keto fast food and sit-down restaurant options! ...

Traveling on Keto

Traveling on Keto

Maintaining the keto way of eating while traveling: I can’t count the number of times that I've been e-mailed, messaged, or asked about this topic. It’s a common factor that when people travel, they’re just not sure if they can keep up with a high-fat ketogenic lifestyle.A few months ago, my girlfriend and I went on a small vacation through Portland and Seattle. I wanted to document all of the food I was eating to share the experience and to provide some tips and tricks with all of the ...

50 Gift Ideas for the Keto Cook

50 Gift Ideas for the Keto Cook

Let’s face it. We all have those keto cooks in our life that are hard to give gifts to! I went through all of my kitchen appliances, ingredients, and wish list and came up with an awesome array of gifts for just about every keto-er out there.If you’ve been struggling to decide what to get for your loved keto cook, junior keto cook, or just a friendly keto-cook, then you’re in for an easy holiday season! Oh, and did I mention that all of these ship through Amazon Prime? That means that every ...

Ketogenic Diet Low Carb Cheat Sheet

Ketogenic Diet Low Carb Cheat Sheet

When people are new to the ketogenic diet, they often wonder what type of foods they should and could eat while restricting carbs. Although we do have an in-depth ketogenic food list, it doesn’t cover everything and doesn’t include all of the keto-friendly replacements and recipes that are most commonly asked about.Use our recommendations below to get an idea of the best alternatives for common high-carb ingredients and what foods you can replicate while going the low-carb route. Not only ...

Eating Keto on a Budget

Eating Keto on a Budget

Keto dieting doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, it is possible to cut out all those cheap processed foods and replace them with healthy, keto-friendly options without seeing a substantial increase in your food expenses.Although you won’t be able to beat the prices on cookies, cakes, chips, noodles, rice, and beans with keto foods, you can still eat keto-friendly for just around $2 per meal. All you have to do is implement a few of these budgeting techniques and strategies:Follow a ...

Using the Fat Fasting Technique

Using the Fat Fasting Technique

The fat fast is a technique brought by Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution - used by people who are metabolically resistant and have trouble with their induction. Let me first say that fat fasting should be used in 2 situations and 2 situations only:Breaking through a 2 week or longer plateau. Inducing yourself into ketosis quicker, whether you are just starting keto or you had a cheat day.If you’re the type of person that loses weight easily and you are NOT hitting a plateau, then fat ...

The Ketogenic Diet and Weight Loss Plateaus

The Ketogenic Diet and Weight Loss Plateaus

The dreaded weight loss plateau. No matter what diet you are on, your weight loss will eventually stop. The goal is for the progress to stop as soon as we hit our ideal weight, but this often does not happen as planned.Most of us will experience a weight loss plateau at one point or another during our diet. When this happens it is not because you failed or because your body is broken — it is most likely because you need to switch up your dietary approach just a bit.By switching up your ...

Intermittent Fasting on a Keto Diet

Intermittent Fasting on a Keto Diet

Intermittent Fasting, or "IF", is a relatively new craze that is used as a supplement to your diet. It revolves around the timing of your food intake, and can have some benefits in the long run. There are quite a few people misinformed on fasting, so we’ll clear that up and explain how intermittent fasting can be useful.On your ketogenic journey, it's important to know that your success is not only dictated by eating enough fat and protein and restricting carbs. When you eat, how often you ...