About Tobias Roberts

Tobias lives in the mountains of El Salvador where he and his family run a small, diversified permaculture farm and eco-tourism cooperative. When not weeding the quinoa field or picking peaches, he enjoys writing about sustainable lifestyles, permaculture, and agroecology.

Benefits of Eating Rabbit Meat

2018-06-11T15:48:10-04:00By |News|

One of the challenges that people new to the keto diet face is trying to find enough variety in the foods that they eat. While much attention is given to what foods you cannot eat because of their high carb content, it can be equally challenging trying to find different types of meats to include [...]

Raising Your Own Food for a Keto Diet: A Primer on Raising Rabbits

2018-08-16T20:49:44-04:00By |News|

Our weekly visit to the supermarket is usually characterized by an “ignorance is bliss” mindset. Most of us have little to no idea where the food that we eventually put on our tables actually comes from, and we probably prefer not to know. Due to the combination of the industrialization of agriculture, the decrease in [...]

Some Possible Health Effects of Meat Raised on Industrial Farms

2018-05-28T15:47:50-04:00By |News|

When switching to the Keto Diet, many people might miss their favorite Italian pasta or daily snacks of fresh fruit. However, enjoying more meat and dairy in your diet is usually not one of the inconveniences that people complain about. While enjoying an extra couple of ounces of steak, chicken, or fish on a daily [...]

Community Supported Agriculture and the Keto Diet

2018-05-28T15:48:15-04:00By |News|

Most people who switch to a Keto Diet are interested in the potential health benefits that come with increasing your ketone levels. By strictly limiting your carbohydrate intake, your body naturally switches from using glucose as a primary energy source to using ketones. This process, known as ketosis1, brings several important health benefits, which include [...]

Harvard University Study Flips The USDA Nutrition Pyramid

2018-05-28T16:00:17-04:00By |News|

Nutritional experts and other medical professionals have largely accepted the famed nutrition pyramid that places carbohydrates on the bottom (the most important and abundant) and fats up at the top (what we should supposedly avoid). Any dietary regimen that differs from this conventional and established belief is often met with uncertainty, if not outright attacks. [...]

The Ketogenic Diet May Help Protect Against Neurological Diseases

2018-05-28T16:00:59-04:00By |News|

We all know that feeling of lethargy and utter fatigue that comes after a huge, carb-heavy meal. While the intake of carbs is supposed to give us an energy boost, more often than not we are left feeling groggy and sluggish afterward. From the time we are little, we are told that carbohydrates are the [...]

Beginning Keto? Here are Some Things You Should Know

2018-05-28T16:05:54-04:00By |News|

Starting any type of new diet is often a difficult process. We are creatures of routine, and when it comes to the food we eat, it can certainly be difficult to give up those breakfast cinnamon rolls and the midday pizza. On the Keto Diet, giving up broccoli and asparagus might not be that hard [...]

Low Carb Bread Substitutes for a Keto Diet

2018-05-28T16:06:07-04:00By |News|

For many people, one of the hardest things about switching to the Keto Diet is giving up bread. From pizza crusts to freshly baked loaves spread with olive oil and cream cheese, bread is one of the staples of a wide variety of cultural cuisines from around the world. Today, unfortunately, the richness of the [...]

The Keto Diet and Cardiovascular Health Risk Factors

2018-08-07T15:26:28-04:00By |News|

Cardiovascular health is one of the biggest health priorities in the United States. Every year, around 610,000 people die from heart-related diseases1. Similarly, well over 730,000 Americans have a heart attack every year. While there are certainly hereditary causes related to heart disease, most health professionals agree that lifestyle and diet play a major role [...]

Fruits and Vegetables Allowed on a Keto Diet

2019-02-12T13:26:18-05:00By |News|

From the time we are young, our parents, teachers, pediatricians and other influential adults instruct us to eat fruits and vegetables as a way to stay healthy. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” or so we are told. While a diet high in fruits and vegetables is certainly better than eating potato chips and [...]