Do Ketones Matter?

A low-carb diet is, indisputably, one of the most effective ways to lose excess body fat. Over and over again, studies have proven the myriad benefits of carbohydrate restriction. Being fat-adapted brings several advantages, as you will have access to your greatest energy store - body fat. Do Mor ...

Beat Keto-Flu with Homemade Electrolyte Drink

This recipe was inspired by a great electrolyte drink created by Wellness Mama. Apart from using electrolyte drinks for rehydrating during sports, it's an effective natural keto-flu remedy. Electrolytes, especially magnesium, are often deficient when you eat less than 20-30 g net carbs. Makin ...

How to Exercise on a Keto Diet

Following several requests from my readers, I will be sharing my thoughts on exercise and nutrition that is specific to those of who stay physically active and follow a keto diet. In this post, I'll try to cover the basic facts and myths about training on a ketogenic diet. This post will not ...

Quick Guide to Keto-flu Remedies

Hi Everybody, Hope you are having a lovely Sunday! Firstly, I've got some exciting news for both iOS and Android fans :-) As you may know, we have been working on the universal app for iOS in order to bring all the features to the iPhone. Also, many of you have been waiting for an app for ...

Why We Get Fat: Carbs vs Fat

As you may know, we have been hard at work over the last few months. Firstly, I'm sorry if I don't manage to reply to your e-mails as quickly as I used to. It can take up to 5 days for me to reply to all your e-mails and comments on my blog. Here are some of the projects we have been working on: ...

Don’t Miss The Diabetes World Summit!

Hi everyone, have you heard of the Diabetes Summit that will start in two weeks? This is a FREE online summit (offer has expired) created to share the expertise of the world’s leaders in natural diabetes care. The aim is to help people regain blood sugar control, improve their quality of life and ...

Total Carbs or Net Carbs: What Really Counts?

Disclaimer: you should consult any dietary change with a professional, especially if you have a health condition such as diabetes or heart disease. There may need to be an adjustment to the medication you are taking. Critical thinking is key to separating facts from personal opinions and unp ...

Ketogenic Diet and Cancer - Coconut Oil or Snake Oil?

For the last couple of years, more and more people have successfully been using ketogenic diets for weight loss. However, weight loss is only one of the many health benefits of low-carb diets. In fact, you don't need to strictly follow a ketogenic diet to lose weight. Low-carb, paleo diets have ...

Expert's Insight: Is a Very Low-Carb Ketogenic Diet Healthy?

Is a very low-carb diet suitable for you? What are the pros and cons and what you should expect from it? These and other questions are answered by Franziska Spritzler from Low Carb Dietitian. Franziska is a certified dietitian and has personal experience with very low-carb ketogenic diets! Very ...

Types of Ketogenic Diets (SKD, TKD & CKD) and the KetoDiet Approach

Following my post about the 3 Main Effects of Ketosis, I've been asked to write about the different types of the ketogenic diet. The type of ketogenic diet best suited for you really depends on your goals and lifestyle. Do you want to lose fat, grow muscles or are you dealing with a disease? Let's h ...

Health Benefits of Low-Carb Diets

Low-carb diets like Atkins, Paleo and Ketogenic are again becoming popular. All of them offer health benefits, while some are also great for weight loss. Let’s have a look at the many health benefits of low-carb eating. Weight Loss Low-carb diets are an effective tool for long-term weight loss ...

"Keto-flu" and Sufficient Intake of Electrolytes

People often ask me about potassium deficiency (or any other mineral deficiency) on a low-carb, ketogenic diet. I decided to summarise which minerals you should be aware of and what the adequate intake is... To pin or bookmark an easy to follow guide to keto-flu remedies, have a look at this post ...

Vitamin B12 Deficiency - the Masking Effect of Folic Acid

What is the big deal with B12? Vitamin B12 is essential for our health. On average, we need 2.4 micrograms a day. Our bodies need it to make red blood cells, nerves, DNA, and carry out other functions. Simply put, we cannot live without it. If left untreated, it may result in death. B12 de ...

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