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Complete Keto Diet Food List: What to Eat and Avoid

I know it may be challenging to follow a healthy low-carb diet, especially if you are new to it. I hope this comprehensive list of keto-friendly foods will help you make the right choices, whether your goal is to lose weight or manage a health condition such as type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, P ...

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Keto Raspberry & Lemon Cups

These Keto Raspberry Lemon Cups are a great treat for spring! You could almost think of them as a type of fat bomb as well. I just love the tartness from the freeze-dried raspberries and lemon, so refreshing! Preparation time: Hands-on: 10 minutes Overall: 1 hour 10 minutes Nutr ...

Complete Guide To Sweeteners on a Low-carb Ketogenic Diet

Most people on low-carb find that once they get used to the diet, the cravings for sugar go away. Many even claim not to use any sweeteners at all. However, you may find it hard to give up sweets, especially at the beginning. I've been researching for natural low-carb sweeteners as well as other ...

Total Carbs or Net Carbs: What Really Counts?

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

Keto Cheese Sauce

What's the best way of boosting your diet with healthy fats? Apart from my favourite Hollandaise sauce, I've been making this cheese sauce for several years, although I used to eat it with all sorts of high-carb foods like pasta. These days I eat it with real food - vegetables, meat, fish ...

Ultimate Keto Buns

A couple of weeks ago, I asked my readers which bread recipe they would like to see posted on my blog. It was quite difficult to choose one because three of them got almost the same amount of votes. The Ultimate Keto Buns are one of the most popular recipes in the KetoDiet apps. Here is what some of ...

7 Keto Foods That Can Stall Your Progress

A keto or low-carb lifestyle can be very effective for achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. In addition to increasing fat burning and reducing insulin and blood sugar levels, very-low-carb diets help control appetite and promote satiety, which often leads to a spontaneous reduction in calorie ...

Can a Ketogenic Diet Help People with Acid Reflux?

If television commercials for prescription and over-the-counter antacids are any indication, acid reflux has reached epidemic proportions. Stomach acid has launched an all-out attack on people's digestion and quality of life, inching its way up into the esophagus and causing the pain and irritat ...

Nuts & Seeds on a Ketogenic Diet

Are Nuts and Seeds Keto-Friendly Foods? As a registered dietitian who follows and recommends a well-balanced, very-low-carb diet, I've become concerned about the number of healthy foods being criticized for containing too many carbs. Although there's no denying that certain plant foods don't belo ...

How To Low Carb: 15+ Common Weight Loss Mistakes

Studies have proven that low-carb diets are the most effective tool for losing excess body fat. Despite that, it's not uncommon for many people to hit a weight loss plateau. By weight loss plateau, I don't mean a short term fluctuation but a long-lasting stall. No matter what you do, the ext ...

Keto Diet Guide

What is the Ketogenic Diet? Contrary to general dietary recommendations which have proven to be false, the ketogenic diet is a high-fat, moderate protein, low-carb diet. It's a diet that causes ketones to be produced by the liver, shifting the body's metabolism away from glucose and towards ...

Ketosis & Measuring Ketones

Following my recent post about carbohydrates, I've put together what I consider to be the most important facts about ketosis and measuring ketone bodies. Ketosis vs. Ketoacidosis Ketosis is a state at which your body produces ketones in the liver, shifting the body's metabolism away from g ...

How Many Carbs per Day on a Low-Carb Ketogenic Diet?

Although my initial plan was to include this post in All You Need to Know About Carbs on Low-Carb Ketogenic Diet, I decided it deserves to be discussed separately. How Many Carbs per Day to Stay in Ketosis? As described in my post How Does the Ketogenic Diet Work? Weight Loss and 3 Main Effec ...

KetoDiet and KetoDiet Basic Update (May 2018)

Hi keto friends, I have some exciting news for you! The next update of KetoDiet & KetoDiet Basic has been released. Make sure you have the latest version by launching App Store and switching to the Updates tab (or Google Play under the My Apps section). Learn More About KetoDiet and KetoDiet ...

Best Keto & Paleo Tortillas, Taco Shells & Nachos

When I first made my keto tortillas I found the dough hard to roll as it kept tearing apart. I don't give up and I kept adjusting the recipe. Using whole psyllium husks and ground chia seeds and leaving the dough to rest for at least half an hour helped making it very flexible. You can roll the ...

Low-Carb Chicken Fricassee

Chicken Fricassee is a delicious French easy to prepare comfort dish. To make this recipe suitable for a ketogenic & primal diet, I used a combination of cream and egg yolks instead of flour to thicken the sauce, and served it with cauli-rice. If you follow a paleo approach, you can skip the cre ...

Keto Diet on a Budget & Meal Preparation Tips

Before I started working on this post, I asked my readers what was most challenging about going low-carb / paleo for them. Based on their feedback, I offered them a choice of topics to cover. By far, "keto on a budget & meal preparation" was the most popular topic. If you just sta ...

How To Measure Body Fat

When it comes to losing weight and tracking progress, most people use the scale. However, this may not be the best way to track your progress, especially as you get close to your target weight. Body fat and body measurements offer a far better way to track your progress. So why is it important to tr ...

Low-Carb Vegetarian Greek Briam

Contrary to common belief, a keto diet doesn't need to be "zero-carb" and you can in fact include a large variety of non-starchy vegetables. This Greek Briam is one of the best vegetable dishes you can have on a low-carb diet. Just like the traditional recipe, I used plenty of heart-healthy extra vi ...