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Cheesy Bacon Bombs

Cheesy Bacon Bombs

I'd like to take a second to tell everyone about the new forums that I've just opened! I decided that this would be a much better outlet for discussion than a Facebook group because of the organization quality of information, and the more communal feel. If you'd like to take the time to join us, partake in discussions about everything keto, and voice your successes - feel free to join us on the Ruled.me Forums! Anyway, back to the food. These little morsels are just divine. It's like biting ...

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 ...

What Is Collagen? Everything You Need to Know About This Essential Protein

What Is Collagen? Everything You Need to Know About This Essential Protein

Although collagen is a protein, it does not have the same properties as other more commonly known proteins (e.g., whey, casein, meat, and fish). In fact, because of collagen's unique amino acid composition, it provides us with many benefits that we can see and feel. The positive effects of collagen even extend beyond what we can get from consuming fish, meat, whey, and casein proteins. Collagen is helpful in so many ways that we decided to put together a comprehensive guide on this unique ...

Macadamia Nuts: The Healthiest Nut for a Keto Diet?

Macadamia Nuts: The Healthiest Nut for a Keto Diet?

Nut consumption has been found to improve our health in a variety of ways, including: helping with weight loss enhancing skin health protecting us from heart disease and cancer improving blood pressure reducing cholesterol, blood glucose, and HbA1c levels decreasing our risk of early mortality However, when it comes to choosing the healthiest nut of them all, there is no clear winner. Each one has a slight edge over the others in varying aspects (depending on the ...

What is Beta-Hydroxybutyrate (BHB) & Why It’s the Most Efficient Fuel

What is Beta-Hydroxybutyrate (BHB) & Why It’s the Most Efficient Fuel

The body has a variety of fuel sources it can use, all with different benefits and downsides. Sugar, for example, is typically our primary energy source — not because it is the most efficient — but because it can be used rapidly by every cell in the body. Unfortunately, we sacrifice efficiency for speed when we burn sugar, which leads to the formation of potentially harmful molecules called free radicals. Conversely, when carb intake is limited, we began using more efficient fuel sources ...

50+ Healthy Keto Snacks to Help with Ketosis

50+ Healthy Keto Snacks to Help with Ketosis

One of the most satiating diets is the keto diet. Keto-friendly foods are typically so filling that keto dieters end up eating fewer calories — and, in many cases, fewer meals — throughout the day. This allows them to lose weight sustainably. However, just because you are following keto doesn’t mean that you are immune to hunger and afternoon energy crashes. If you’re not prepared, and the convenience of processed, carb-dense snacks beckons you, you may very well find yourself with a mouthful ...

MCT Oil: The Benefits, Risks, and How to Use

MCT Oil: The Benefits, Risks, and How to Use

With their unique health benefits, it's not surprising that medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) have become a staple of many diets. However, as is the case for many other supplements, the increasing popularity of MCTs has given rise to plenty of confusion and misinformation as well. To dispel these myths and uncover the truth about MCTs, we decided to put together a comprehensive guide that will answer your questions, clear up the confusion, and give you some practical suggestions on how you ...

Comprehensive Guide to Keto Sweetener Substitutions

Comprehensive Guide to Keto Sweetener Substitutions

The one thing that you may miss the most when you first start the keto diet is the sweets. Fortunately, just because you are cutting out the carbs doesn't mean you have to leave the sweetness behind as well. To satisfy your sweet tooth, all you really need are the right low carb sweeteners — sugar is no longer necessary. Although it is rare to find a keto-friendly sweetener that emulates all of the properties of sugar, there are a handful of low carb sweeteners that you can use to make most ...

Terminology and Abbreviations

Below, you can find a list of common terminology and abbreviations that are used on a ketogenic diet. Feel free to bookmark this page and come back to it in reference. Common Terms A1/A2 - Types of beta casein protein found in cow's milk. ACV - Apple cider vinegar. BG - Blood glucose. BHB - Beta-hydroxybutyrate. The most prevalent ketone that's used in our body for energy. The main ingredient of exogenous ketones (which are not needed). BPC - Ketoproof coffee. A high-fat ...

The 10 Best Keto Ice Cream Recipes

The 10 Best Keto Ice Cream Recipes

5th century BC is when the first sweet ice cream-like dessert was made. The ancient Greeks would line up at Athen's street market to buy this sweet ice cream-like treat that consisted of snow, honey, and fruit. Even Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, encouraged his patients to eat this brand new ice-y food  "as it livens the life-juices and increases the well-being." Unfortunately, as ice cream evolved over the centuries, we took out any enlivening ingredients and replaced them with ...