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The Ketogenic Diet and Cholesterol

The Ketogenic Diet and Cholesterol

A common misconception is that because ketogenic diets are high in fat, they must increase cholesterol in your body and clog your arteries. However, much of the recent research shines light on how low-carb diets can optimize your cholesterol levels and in fact improve your heart health.Here we show the most up-to-date research on how different types of cholesterol impact the body and how the ketogenic diet can be a useful tool in maintaining a robust cardiovascular system.Cutting ...

The Ketogenic Diet and Diabetes

The Ketogenic Diet and Diabetes

The ketogenic diet was originally developed almost 100 years ago to treat epilepsy. Nowadays, it is used as a nutrition plan by health-conscious men and women to optimize body composition and athletic performance.Recent research suggests that high fat, very-low carb diets have another benefit: They may help control glucose, triglycerides, insulin, and body weight in people with diabetes. The research below shows the ketogenic diet may be an effective tool you can use to manage symptoms of ...

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 ...

Ketones And The Brain: The Unique Benefits of Keto

Ketones And The Brain: The Unique Benefits of Keto

The ketogenic diet has many unique benefits that no other diet can replicate, and they are probably not what you think they are. Many myths have been circulating the internet about why the ketogenic diet provides such incredible results.Some scientists say that the magic effects of keto are due to how it reduces insulin levels, freeing fat from fat cells. Others say that the ketogenic diet has a significant metabolic advantage, which leads to more calories burned than on any other ...

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 making the changes they need to make. While we do have an in-depth ketogenic food list, it doesn’t cover everything and doesn’t include recipes or common foods people are always asking for.Use our recommendations below to get an idea of what replacements you can use on the ketogenic diet and what type of foods you could replicate while going the low-carb route. Not only does this ...

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 ...