How Many Calories Should You Eat on a Keto Diet?

2023-06-28T11:11:36-04:00By |Diet & Weight Loss, Keto Diet|

Figuring Out Your Caloric Needs So, you're planning to dive into the ketogenic, or keto, diet. That's awesome! But you might have one big question looming over your head: "How many calories should I eat?". Calorie Consumption on a Keto Diet: A Basic Overview One of the common misconceptions about the keto diet is that [...]

The Incredible Benefits of Coconut Oil

2018-09-26T13:20:51-04:00By |Diet & Weight Loss, Health and Fitness|

Overall Benefits Coconut oil has an astounding number of beneficial properties and has been the subject of intense medical and scientific study. In fact, more than 2,000 peer-reviewed studies have been conducted on the health benefits of coconut oil1; the ones we’ve cited below are just a few of them. This shouldn’t come as any [...]

The Difference Between Ketosis and Ketoacidosis

2018-02-14T09:16:28-05:00By |Diet & Weight Loss, Keto Diet|

The Difference Between Ketosis and Ketoacidosis When you hear these two terms it’s easy to see how they can be confused. The confusion also stems from the fact that the two are both metabolic processes involving the breakdown of fats in the body (plus they look and sound like similar words). The truth is ketosis [...]

5 Tips For Low Carb Success

2016-12-13T10:54:39-05:00By |Diet & Weight Loss, Keto Diet|

The Best Lifestyle Change You'll Ever Make When we first started our low carb diet, everybody looked at us like we were crazy. Not only were we cutting carbs but we were adding tons of fat! We never thought we'd be able to keep it up it with all the overly tempting sugar-filled foods out there. Eating out? It was [...]

What is the Glycemic Index?

2018-09-10T12:44:35-04:00By |Diet & Weight Loss, Health and Fitness, Keto Diet|

What is the Glycemic Index? The Glycemic Index was invented in the early 1980s specifically for Diabetes, a disease associated with problems controlling blood glucose. In the 21st century, Diabetes is a health epidemic, and when a person is diagnosed as a diabetic, it means that they secrete little or no insulin or their insulin is virtually [...]

Is Stevia Safe?

2016-08-05T22:29:08-04:00By |Diet & Weight Loss, Guides and FAQs, Keto Diet|

Is Stevia Safe? Now that the dangers of excess sugar are well known1, new developments have uncovered some natural sugar substitutes. One of the most common of which is known as stevia. The stevia leaf is an herb originally from South America, but can now be found all over the world. The herb is naturally sweet, about 200 [...]

5 Foods to Avoid When Losing Weight

2016-08-26T21:41:38-04:00By |Diet & Weight Loss, Guides and FAQs|

Losing Weight? Watch Out for These 5 Foods! When you're trying losing weight, first assess the types of food you eat. A person’s diet and lifestyle are major contributing factors to losing weight. In fact, many people will agree that weight loss is 80% diet and 20% exercise; meaning if you are in the gym [...]