• Ketogenic Diet

    Keto Diet for Women: How to Make It Work + Tips to Overcome Side Effects

    Far from being a new “fad diet”, the keto diet — a very low carb, high fat diet — has been used by doctors since the 1920’s to treat patients with serious illnesses. In recent years the keto diet has steadily been gaining more attention, due to how it promotes weight loss by forcing the body to burn fat for energy. More than ever before, a wider audience is now considering trying the keto diet, including those interested in benefits beyond weight loss. Examples include a reduced risk for diabetes, increased energy and protection against age-related neurological diseases. One problem with the keto diet, however, is that to date, research studies aimed at…

  • Ketogenic,  Ketogenic Diet,  Low Carb,  Low Carb Diet,  Weight Loss

    The Weird History of the Keto Diet

    It’s doable, but unnecessary for the average human. Kourtney Kardashian recently blogged about trying a diet that dates back to the 1920s, when it was first used to treat pediatric epilepsy: the ketosis (aka keto or ketogenic) diet. Kourtney said she jumped on board to alleviate high levels of mercury and lead within her body — more on that below — but many people use the diet for weight loss or other health issues. Interest in the eating approach began to pick up in 2016 and soared in January 2018, according to Google Trends. “People are recognizing the value of eating whole foods,” says registered dietitian Amy Goss, PhD, assistant professor of nutrition sciences at University of…

  • Health & Fitness,  Ketogenic,  Low Carb,  Weight Loss

    Keto and Conception: What You Need to Know

    The internet is overflowing with anecdotal evidence and unlikely stories of conception soon after starting the ketogenic diet. Many women have shared their journeys, seeing their dream of motherhood come true after only weeks or months of ketogenic living. But what’s the truth of it? Can the ketogenic diet help you get pregnant? Ketogenic Diet and Conception There is very limited academic research from the last 3 years on the topic of conception (or fertility) and the ketogenic diet. One study of rats showed that diet-induced obese rats had reduced reproductive abilities, and a high fat diet reduced it even further (1). However, a recent meta-analysis had promising results, with…

  • Ketogenic Diet

    KETO DIET VS LOW CARB AND MY 6 WEEK RESULTS

    The differences between Ketogenic Diet compared to a Low Carb Diet and my 6 Week Keto Results! If you’re following my blog then you are most likely into a sugar free diet and many of you are also low carb. But I’m guessing there aren’t too many of you following me that are on the keto diet so I figured a post all about the differences might be needed. Most of my recipes are all low carb, some lower carb then others and fit nicely into a keto lifestyle. You’ll see below my 6 week results. I’d love to hear if you are new to low carb, or on keto…

  • FIBROMYALGIA,  MIGRAINE

    New Daith Piercing relieves Migraine & Fibromyalgia Pain,New Finding

    Fibromyalgia is a common chronic pain syndrome, affecting an estimated 3 to 9 million adults in the United States. Fibromyalgia is not a specific disease. The term fibromyalgia describes a pattern of symptoms that cluster together, including widespread body pain and sensitivity to pressure on specific spots on the body, called tender points. Curiously, these particular tender points are uniquely sensitive to pressure in people with fibromyalgia, while similar spots in other parts of their bodies are not. In addition, people with other types of chronic pain, such as low back pain or arthritis, do not find that pressing these spots is painful for them.The cause or causes of fibromyalgia…