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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 ...

New Major Study on Low Carb Implications

New Major Study on Low Carb Implications

Obesity is a rising problem that is increasing on a yearly basis all over the world. It commonly increases a person's risk for higher cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, and many other health problems. Just a few days ago, we saw a year long study published in a peer-reviewed journal that was done comparing the differences between low-carbohydrate diets vs. low-fat diets.Although there's already plenty of studies that have been done on low-carbohydrate diets, I thought this one cemented the ...

30 Day Ketogenic Diet Plan

30 Day Ketogenic Diet Plan

Hey guys! So I know you're all looking for something that's easy to follow and I set out to make something that's exactly that. A full one month meal plan of the ketogenic diet, the breakdown, the overview, and of course - the meals. Included are all recipes, all breakdowns of final macros, and the daily breakdown of what you should be eating. Tips Before StartingA lot of people take their macros as a “set in stone” type of thing. You shouldn’t worry about hitting the mark every single ...

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 ...

Ketogenic Diet FAQ

Ketogenic Diet FAQ

With all the new people finding, switching, and transitioning into a low carb diet, I figured it was about time I put together an FAQ on all the common questions that are asked when someone is starting out. I don't go too in depth in the answers, but I tried to give a direct answer and then link to a more in depth article on the topic to help you fully understand it.If you have any other questions you'd like to be added, changed, or are unsure about - please feel free to leave a comment ...

Keto Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Keto Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting has become an immensely popular dieting strategy. Although it may seem like another diet fad, there are several reasons why skipping meals can be so helpful for many of us.The first (and biggest for most) is that intermittent fasting can help you bust through weight loss plateaus. Down to those last couple of pounds, or been stuck at the same number for weeks? Give this a try.The other reasons are for the sheer health benefits of fasting. Better metabolic adaptions, ...

A Comprehensive Guide to Micronutreints

A Comprehensive Guide to Micronutreints

To maintain the health of your brain, muscle, bone, nerves, skin, blood circulation, immune system, and every other cell in your body, you need to consume an adequate amount of macronutrients and micronutrients.Macronutrients, primarily proteins, fats, and carbohydrates, are needed in large amounts, and you can learn more about them in this article. Micronutrients, on the other hand, are required in much smaller quantities (which is why we call them "micronutrients"), but failing to get even ...

Should I Count Calories on a Ketogenic Diet?

Should I Count Calories on a Ketogenic Diet?

Calorie counting is a great tool for people to use to get a rough idea of caloric intakes, as well as a way to pinpoint mistakes they might have made if they hit a plateau.You might have been told that counting calories is not needed on a ketogenic diet because it causes more weight loss than other diets. That’s not exactly true. Would you be burning more calories than a low-fat diet? Most likely, but that’s because of your protein intake.What about high carb vs. low carb? The truth is, ...

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 ...