• MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

    Information on Multiple Sclerosis: Is Pain Giving You Ants In Your Pants And Bees In Your Bonnet?

    Information on Multiple Sclerosis: Is Pain Giving You Ants In Your Pants And Bees In Your Bonnet? It took two years and many doctors to finally receive my MS diagnosis. Frequent painful sensations, such as burning, itching, stabbing, and tingling in my arm and shoulder, led my providers and me on a wild-goose chase in search of other problems. When my speech and balance were affected I finally received an MRI of my brain, rather than my shoulder. I was told that MS didn’t usually cause pain.Painful sensations, known as dysesthesias, are more common in MS than once thought. A 2016 National MS Society Clinical Bulletin titled, “Pain in Multiple Sclerosis,” states, “A…

  • Ketogenic Diet

    A VERY KETOGENIC THANKSGIVING

    Thanksgiving is a time to pay homage to the wonderful things, people and places in your life. A?Though I will be spending it with my (very large) family, I am still planning on staying on track with eating gluten-free and low-carb. It may seem almost impossible. A?The mountains of my favorite high-carb items will be hard to avoid. You know, the mashed potatoes, stuffing and dinner rolls. A?Oh, and the pie. We cannot forget the pumpkin pie. But this year is going to be a little different. A?Having discovered this way of eating after last years holiday season, Ia??m going to try and make some changes that will still satisfy…

  • Ketogenic Diet

    5 NEWBIE MISTAKES ON KETO

    First and foremost, Happy New Year to all of the new low-carb, gluten-free, keto-ers! As you can tell , I havent posted at all last month. To be honest, I made a huge flopping fail during the month of December. I guess I just wanted to celebrate my birthday the entire month! Im now officially 24 (cue mid-twenties crisis) and Im ready to jump back on the keto bandwagon. Since it is the New Year, I thought Id share with you the easy mistakes on keto that I made when first starting. That way, you wont make the same ones that I did. 1. EATING LOW-FAT FOODS Yeah. Dont do…

  • Low Carb Diet

    BEST FATS FOR LOW-CARB, HIGH-FAT DIET

    Many of the bloga??s followers and myself included are crazy about fat. And why shouldna??t you be? Fat can be used as a source of energy, tastes great, provides brain clarity and best of all a?? ita??s satisfying on so many levels. What many guides fail to explain is that there are different types of fats, and they should be considered when consuming. While a keto or LCHF diet are generally anti-inflammatory, there are actually some fats that contribute to inflammation and should be limited, if not completely removed from your dietary intake. Specifically, one should always take caution and avoid vegetable and seed oils. A?These oils contain polyunsaturated fatty…

  • AUTISM

    Student With Autism Spectrum Disorder Cooked To Death In School Bus Oven

    Student With Autism Spectrum Disorder Cooked To Death In School Bus Oven Student with Autism Spectrum Disorder was found dead on the school bus, last Friday,  at the close  of the triple digit temperature school day.While his parents report he was picked up in front of their home at 8:30 that morning, the same as every morning, their 300 pound son with Autism Spectrum disorder never made it to class that day.News reports say it isn’t clear whether the contracted bus company is required to do a head count ,reasonable procedure, commonsense and a commitment to duty would make a driver in charge of children, take on the responsibility of…

  • Low Carb Diet

    LOW CARB VEGETABLES LIST: SEARCHABLE & SORTABLE GUIDE

    Here it is, theA?ultimate low carb vegetables list! Find all of your favorite veggies along with their carbohydrate information in an easy to search and sort list. The goal is to make this the best low carb vegetables list on the internet, so please give feedback if you think of something to add! We all know that vegetables are an important part of a healthy, balanced diet for a variety of reasons. But shopping for fresh produce while following a ketogenic diet can be incredibly confusing! There are no nutrition labels to guide your choices in the produce aisle and not all vegetables are created equal in the keto world.…

  • Weight Loss

    8 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Carbs

    The low-carb craze is going strong. Bread is out. Pasta is overrated. And dieters are experimenting with how low their carb intake can go. But grains are anything but all the same (just ask Bill Davis, MD, author of  Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight). So whether you’re cutting out refined grains, whole grains, or carbs in general, the effects can vary widely. Here’s a look at the wide array of things that happen when you ditch the bread bags: 1. You lose water weight. When you reduce your carb intake, the first thing you notice is how quickly, even magically, the weight falls off. But it’s not fat you’re losing.…

  • DEPRESSION

    People Need To Avoid These Deadly Mistakes With Severe Depression

    1. Suffering in silence. Depression typically doesn’t go away on its own, and left untreatedit can worsen and progress to a point where a person can become disabled and potentially suicidal. Seeking help is key to getting out of Severe Depression, Mischoulon says. “The motto in my psychiatric residency program was ‘don’t worry alone.’ If you are depressed, tell someone about it rather than suffering in silence.” Patients can start by telling a friend or relative, or their primary care physician. “This could represent your first step toward getting the help that you need,” he says. 2. Self-medicating. There are numerous over-the-counter products that claim to treat various psychiatric and emotional symptoms, Mischoulon…

  • Weight Loss

    9 Weight Loss Traps You Should Avoid At All Costs

    Did you know that Americans spend $60 billion annually on diets, diet foods, and weight loss remedies? The diet industry is pervasive, and we’re all falling prey to it because it’s impossible to avoid the constant drumbeat of “you’re fat and you need help” messages. We need an obesity epidemic cleanse.Let’s start by deconstructing the negative thoughts surrounding our food and our bodies. Read through the following 9 statements. Have you ever spoken these words? Chances are, they’ll sound familiar. Most American women have spoken these phrases or at least heard other women say them. Let’s dig a little deeper and apply lessons to each that will help you overcome…

  • Blogs,  Ketogenic Diet

    6 Healthier Bacon Alternatives You Need To Try

    Bacon, oh bacon: The classic breakfast stapleA?dates back to the Roman Empire, yet somehow it still manages to get trendier by the minute. Not only does it draw adoring crowds to bacon festivals and bacon-themed restaurants, but it’s now featured in just about every type of product, including bacon gum! And with International Bacon Day approaching September 2, therea??s no doubt aficionados will be expressing their devotion with a hot skillet filled with sizzling grease. Bacon doesna??t receive the same fanfare from health experts, though. Ita??s less popular than ever with nutritionists since the World Health Association deemed processed meata??any type of meat thata??s been treated in some way (like…