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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 ...

The Ketogenic Diet and Cancer

The Ketogenic Diet and Cancer

With the increasing incidence of cancer in the general population, it is important for us to look beyond traditional cancer therapies towards nutritional & other therapies, not only as a measure to prevent cancer but also as an alternative to standard cancer therapies or an additional tool used in conjuction with those therapies.One nutritional therapy that is picking up momentum both in the research and oncology communities is the ketogenic diet. While this is not a cure for all ...

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

We all know that keto is more expensive than a normal diet, but would you rather stuff yourself full of high wheat, highly processed foods or eat a clean and healthy diet? Yeah, me too.You have to ignore the cookies, cakes, chips, noodles, and rice that's going to knock the socks off any prices we look at for keto. The main goal here is to spend as little as possible while still eating as minimally processed as we can get.Through a few techniques and methods that I used to buy keto while ...

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

I figured we'd start the New Year's off right with a little guide to intermittent fasting. You'll find a meal plan, some twists and turns to make it your own, and of course - the shopping list!So, why intermittent fasting? Well there's a number of reasons why. The first (and biggest for most) is that it can help you get over weight loss plateau's. Down to those last couple of pounds, or been stuck at the same number for weeks? Give this a try.For a more in depth look at ...

An Introduction to Micronutrients

An Introduction to Micronutrients

We've talked about macronutrients, which are carbohydrates, fats, and protein. Now it’s time to talk about micronutrients. These are the vitamins and minerals that our body requires on a daily basis, and are vital to maintaining proper functions.Micronutrients are only needed in small quantities and is pretty easy to achieve your daily dose. Eating vegetables and proper amounts of meats will get you most of these vital nutrients our body crave. If that isn't enough, you can always get ...

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:If you’re the type of person that loses weight easily and you are NOT hitting a plateau, then fat fasting should NOT be used. It can be potentially dangerous for someone that is not metabolically resistant, or for someone that is not on a ...

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 ...