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Lucas Has Lost 100 Pounds in 6 Months

Lucas Has Lost 100 Pounds in 6 Months

My name is Lucas. I've taken 37 trips around the Sun. I am the husband to a wonderful homemaking wife who educates our 10 children at home. We live in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina where I serve as a Detective at our Sheriff's Office. We are a very active family and love to homestead and be adventurous. Over the years my ability to keep up with the kids and do the things I have always loved slowly became harder and harder due to excess weight gains. I went from being a ...

Kayla Lost Over 30 Lbs. and 10% Body Fat

Kayla Lost Over 30 Lbs. and 10% Body Fat

Hello! My keto journey started in June 2016, but the research started long before that back in April 2016. I took 2-3 months to study and research the ketogenic diet to understand the "rules of the road", meal planning, success stories and all of the ins and outs. I was on a macro counting diet prior to this WOE and I was eating six times a day. The first two weeks, I made a SUPER slow transition as I was just getting used to eating less often and how my meals were planned, ultimately I wish ...

Karla and Juan Carlos Lost Over 100 Lbs Together!

Karla and Juan Carlos Lost Over 100 Lbs Together!

Hello my dear fellow keto community. My name is Karla Ugarte and I am a 45 year old elementary teacher from Hidalgo, Texas. All my life I have been morbidly obese since I was a toddler. I used to be in tons of diets all the time. I took many weight loss medications that only made my problem worse and make me gain more pounds every time I failed. I always felt that nothing would ever work for me and felt very miserable, depressed and tired all the time. After I got married I developed more ...

Dirty, Lazy Keto vs. Clean Keto: Should You Go Clean?

Dirty, Lazy Keto vs. Clean Keto: Should You Go Clean?

We all naturally fall somewhere on the spectrum between squeaky clean keto and dirty lazy keto — even if we aren’t aware of it. The way of eating that you end up following ultimately depends on two crucial factors: (1) how healthy, sustainable, and effective the diet is for you and  (2) the values that drive your decisions (e.g.,  your budget, your health, religious beliefs, environmental/animal welfare concerns, and anything else that you prioritize when making a decision about what to ...

Elizabeth Lost Over 100 Pounds On a Ketogenic Diet

Elizabeth Lost Over 100 Pounds On a Ketogenic Diet

I started my keto journey in Jan 2016 using Ruled.me as a starting point for help and support. I have since lost 100lbs, cured PCOS symptoms, regulated blood sugar, gotten off all medications, cured my depression, improved sleep and quit smoking. This has totally been a life changer for me and I'm a dedicated ketoer for life! 1. What tactics did you employ to help you get to your goal? What did you find helped you get to your goals best? The biggest thing for me was changing aspects ...

Dwayne Lost Over 80 Pounds in 8 Months

Dwayne Lost Over 80 Pounds in 8 Months

My Keto journey began with an insurance blood test in March, 2017. My premium quote was tripled due to my weight and blood results. Weight was 235 lb. My a1c was 6.1. I was deemed obese and pre-diabetic. I was taking high dose Lipator for cholesterol, High dose of Protonix for gerd/acid reflux and a beta-blocker for blood pressure. Breathing was strained and I couldn't make it up a set of stairs without becoming winded. I was eating 20-30 ibuprofen a day for joint and back pain. By November, ...

Chantelle Has Lost Over 60 Lbs So Far!

Chantelle Has Lost Over 60 Lbs So Far!

I am 29 years old and have been overweight my whole life, and for as long as I can remember so have my parents. Which is very difficult as both my brother and sister are normal weight and almost skinny. Well, last year I dislocated my left knee and had to have an operation to remove the loose cartilage from beneath the patella. After the operation, I received grim news. My orthopedic surgeon informed me that if I did not start losing weight - I would need a knee replacement within 5 years or ...

Our 25 Favorite Keto Chicken Recipes

Our 25 Favorite Keto Chicken Recipes

Chicken dishes are so popular that they are the third most widely consumed food in America, following closely behind grain-based desserts and yeast breads. In other words, chicken is the most widely consumed keto-friendly food in the United States. Most chicken dishes, however, come with a carb-rich side like rice or potatoes or chicken that is breaded with high carb ingredients, making a high-protein keto food into an unhealthy meal. Fortunately, there are many low-carb vegetables and keto ...

Coconut Flour vs. Almond Flour — Everything You Need to Know

Coconut Flour vs. Almond Flour — Everything You Need to Know

With coconut flour and almond flour, you can make pancakes, cookies, bread, muffins, pizza, and even waffles that are both healthy and delicious. In fact, they are the feature flours for anyone following a ketogenic, paleo, low-carb, or gluten-free diet — allowing us to satisfy almost any craving without slipping back into our old eating habits. As with any food, however, there are some crucial caveats to be aware of before using these flours. After considering these concerns, we find ...

What is Psyllium Husk? Benefits, Side Effects, Substitutions, and More

What is Psyllium Husk? Benefits, Side Effects, Substitutions, and More

Psyllium husk is a healthy source of soluble fiber with a wide range of uses. As a supplement, it is known for its potential to improve gut health and promote weight loss; In clinical settings, it is typically used to treat constipation; and in keto kitchens, its gluten-mimicking properties allow us to make low-carb baked goods with the right texture and flavor. In this guide, we will explore these uses and other topics concerning psyllium husk including: What is psyllium husk? The ...