• 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…

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    Quick List of Low Carb Vegetables

    When it comes to creating your low carb meal plans, its all about personal preference. I used to just refer people to the Acceptable Foods List on the Atkins website for a great list of foods you can easily eat on a low carb diet. However, they have redesigned their website and made it a bit of a scavenger hunt to locate that low carb food list. They also tucked in a lot of enticing ads for their ?new plans? and fake food products which I dont personally care for so I cringe when I send people over there for a food list. Most fish, poultry and meats dont contain…

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    KETO ON THE GO: HOW TO ORDER LOW CARB AT STARBUCKS

    Being born and raised in Washington State, just outside of Seattle, Starbucks is a staple. It is part of our landscape. Its just something we do. I am surprised it is not used as verb yet  like Facebooking, googling or tweeting. Friend -Hey, what are you up to tomorrow Me Oh you know, just Starbucking You could say that Seattle is the coffee capital of the U.S. The city of Seattle has the greatest concentration of coffee houses in the country. The original Starbucks opened in 1971 in the Pike Place Market and has been iconic to this area ever since. Have you ever tried to visit the original Starbucks…

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    Low Carb & Keto Cheating

    To cheat or not to cheat? That is the eternal question. Almost everyone is occasionally tempted a?? are you? This five-part guide will help you think through low-carb cheatinga?? and if you do decide to cheat, it will help you do it smarter. Bad and Less Bad Reasons to Cheat Side Effects of Cheating Cheating Without Cheating Cheating Smart Getting Back on Track a?? Fast 1. Bad and Less BadA?ReasonsA?to Cheat Why cheat? Some reasons are better than others. Bad reasons Politeness or wanting to fit in Aunt Martha will get over it when you skip her gooey dessert. Your dining companiona??s surprise when you swap out potatoes for extra…

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    Keto on the Go: Low Carb Options at Chipotle

    Chipotle is one of my absolute favorite stops for a quick Keto-friendly lunch. The flavors are simple, fresh and delicious. Overview Very basic protocol here  avoid tortillas, chips, rice and beans. You’ll likely want to order either a burrito bowl (no rice/beans) or a salad. Fortunately, theres a lot of great stuff at Chipotle for us ketopians! * Values below are based on nutrition information from Chipotle. Values may differ, use your best judgement. Meats Chicken, (180 calories, 7g fat, 0g carbs and 32g protein) Steak, 150 calories, (6g fat, 1g carbs, 1g fiber and 32g protein) Carnitas, (210 calories, 12g fat, 0g carbs and 23g protein) Barbacoa, (170 calories, 7g…

  • Low Carb Diet

    Everything You Need To Know Before You Go On A Low-Carb Diet

    Much like Oprah, we LOVE bread. So naturally, the thought of cutting it out of our lives (along with any other carbs) is terrifying. But then again, if everyone and their mom (and lots of scientific research) claim that quitting carbohydrates is the key to weight loss, there’s got to be something to it, right?Whether it takes the form of Atkins or the Paleo diet, theA?low-carbA?trend has been around for a long time. But chances are you might not fully understand where it came from, how it works, and why experts are torn on whether this eating plan is smart. Here, we break down all of that so you can…

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    Why Low Carb Is High in Fat Not Protein

    Why should aA?low-carb dietA?be high in fat, and not high in protein? Ia??ve often recommended switching to a diet higher in natural fats and lower in refined carbohydrates. Whata??s the deal with dietary fat? Simply put, dietary fat does not raise insulin. AndA?hyperinsulinemiais the main driver of obesity. Hyperinsulinemia means literally, high insulin in the blood (hyper means high, and -emia means blood levels). So, logically, switching refined carbohydrates, which raise insulin significantly, for dietary fat, which does not, can lower insulin levels significantly even if you take the same total number of calories. But what is so different about dietary fat compared to both protein and carbohydrates that makes…

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    COMPLETE ZERO CARB FOOD LIST

    When we talk about zero carb foods the list is more limited, especially in veggie and fruit area. There are more than 100 choices for richly satisfying meals. Zero carb foods were hard to find, but not anymore. Many food companies make claims about the amount of carbohydrate in their products If the food has less than one gram of carbs the law allows food companies to print a?? zero gramsa?? on label. The total carbohydrate tells how many grams of carbohydrate are in one serving. Be careful when reading the label. There can be more than one serving in the package, so if you eat more than one serving,…

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    LOW CARB MEAL PLAN FOR WEIGHT LOSS

    Important role in our diets play carbohydrates. Carbs are our main source of energy. When we cut down on them, it can lead to weight loss success. But it`s not easy or simple and is not always effective. A?To make your body efficient fat-burning machine you need to eat plenty of fat and protein and cut down carbs. The effects of low-carb diets A?versus low-fat diets on metabolic risk factors were compared in a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.A? The analysis showed that low-carb diets can lead to weight loss and lowered risk of cardiovascular disease and even some evidence that these diets can halt or reverse the onset of…

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    Why LCHF Reduces Blood Pressure, Type 2 Diabetes And Bad Cholesterol

    Approach to low-carbohydrate dieting with his cardiology and internal medicine, the diet works LowA?Carbohydrate is Superb for Turning around TypeA?2 Diabetic issues and also Normalizing BloodA?Sugar Do you have typeA?2 diabetic issues? Otherwise you more than likely understand a person that does. And also reduced carbohydrate is great for dealing with typeA?2 diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Test F9-reversed It just make good sense that consuming much less of just what becomes blood sugar level (carbs) makes it less complicated to maintain the blood glucose down. Reduced carbohydrate could be so reliable that individuals with diabetic issues have to decrease their medicinea?? specifically insulin dosagesa?? promptly. A lot better blood glucose from…