Types of Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy

In a previous blog post, we looked at how the ketogenic diet could be used as a treatment option for both children and adults with refractory epilepsy. When we look at the practical use of the ketogenic diet, there are more than one option that can be followed. All the forms of ketogenic diets f ...

Ketogenic Diet and Epilepsy

What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder that is associated with a disruption in the normal electrical activity within the brain. The main symptom of this abnormal brain activity results in repeated seizures, which can range from brief lapses to severe and prolonged convulsio ...

Ketogenic Diet and Parkinson's Disease

What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a progressive neurological condition generally indicated by nerve cell damage and cell death. It results from a deterioration of dopamine producing cells in the brain (an area known as substantia nigra). This lack of dopamine in the bra ...

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 ...

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