• 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…

  • Low Carb

    John Hopkins 1200-Calorie, Low-Carb Diet Plano de Refeição do Ano

    Maximize sua perda de peso seguindo um plano de refeições de baixa caloria e baixo teor de carboidratos. Definido em 1.200 calorias e menos de 25 gramas de carboidratos por refeição, este plano é considerado muito baixo teor calórico e moderadamente baixo teor de carboidratos. É importante que você coma pelo menos 1.200 calorias por dia para atender às necessidades metabólicas básicas do seu corpo. Plano de refeições grátis para impressão Para usar o plano de refeições abaixo, selecione um café da manhã, almoço, jantar e três lanches. Se precisar de ajuda para baixar o plano de refeições ou a lista de compras para impressão, confira essas dicas úteis.  Download…