Low Carb Papa John’s Ordering Guide

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Today's post is from Ryan Luedecke who shares practical tips for low carb living at Mr. SkinnyPants. He's on a mission to order low carb at the top 30 fast food chains in the US and share the best options for keto dieters. In a hurry? Get his Papa John's Low Carb Menu one-pager if [...]

Top Tips for Traveling on a Low Carb Diet

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Traveling While on Low Carb Diet Low carb diets can be daunting enough at home, let alone while traveling, especially if you’re just starting out. Even if you’ve been on a low carb diet for quite some time, you may find yourself tempted to cheat while traveling. It’s much easier to find high carb meals [...]

Guide to Natural & Artificial Sweeteners

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Guide to Natural & Artificial Sweeteners For hundreds of years, sugar and the delicious foods it produces hooked us good. It goes by many different names and is added to the most unlikely items. Sugar finds its way into our lives every day and will keep you coming back for more. Fortunately in more recent years, [...]

4 Intermittent Fasting Myths

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Intermittent Fasting Myths That Need to be Debunked! We get a lot of questioning looks when we mention to our friends and family that we sometimes intermittently fast. The first of which is usually "so you just don't eat all day?!" What most people don't realize is that they probably fast every day of their lives [...]

Coconut Oil Benefits

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Coconut oil is one of the most beneficial super foods in the world. It’s versatile, tastes great and is full of medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) that can have great effects on your health. Their size makes them very easily absorbed by the body. The most beneficial of the four types of MCTs found in coconut oil is [...]

What is Grass Fed Beef and How Is It Better?

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Grass fed VS Grain fed! When you're enjoying a hearty steak or some savory beef stew, you may not be too concerned about whether the beef in your meal has been grass-fed or grain-fed. But a study has shown that there are indeed more benefits of eating grass fed beef than its grain-fed counterpart. Grass fed [...]

Is Stevia Safe?

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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

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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 [...]

How to Measure Body Fat Percentage

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What is it? Body fat percentage is the amount of body fat vs. your total body weight. It is the total fat mass divided by the total body mass. For example, if a 200 pound man is carrying 40 pounds of fat, his body fat percentage is 20% (40 divided by 200 is 0.20, times 100 [...]

Fitness Supplements Guide

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To Take or Not To Take? Many people consider their fitness supplements an important part of their lives. Some keep it as simple as a multivitamin to make sure there are no gaps in their diets, while others ingest a bevy of different substances for various reasons. Take for example, Tim Ferriss, author of The [...]

Egg Carton Labels Guide

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Incredible Edible Egg! Eggs are one of the most versatile foods on Earth! Fried, poached, boiled, emulsified, beaten, whipped, baked, separated, souffled or eaten raw- eggs are a must! They're full of fat and protein, with very little carbs, which makes them perfect for anyone on a ketogenic diet. The average large egg contains 5g [...]

What is Keto Flu & How to Help!

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Symptoms of Keto Flu: Keto flu is the name given to a set of symptoms some people experience when first starting keto. It’s not actually a flu and definitely not contagious, but it can become quite tiring. Keto flu symptoms are very similar to that of your regular flu and can last anywhere from a [...]

Benefits of Eating Bone Marrow

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What is Bone Marrow? Bone marrow is considered a delicacy in many cultures and is gaining popularity in the keto and paleo community because of the wealth of nutrients (and the taste!) that can be found within it. In fact, when animals prey upon each other, they have been seen to go directly for the [...]

Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss

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Intermittent Fasting For Beginners! Intermittent fasting or IF is a pattern or schedule of eating. It’s not a diet, meaning it doesn't change what you eat, just when you eat. Intermittent fasting can help with fat loss along with many other benefits which we’ll cover in a moment. Interestingly, many people will eat the same [...]

Intermittent Fasting FAQ

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Intermittent Fasting FAQ - Do I have to fast every day? Is it okay to miss some days? Are there are types of schedules like every other week or alternate day? Is the 5:2 fast diet similar to intermittent fasting? Can I be on keto for intermittent fasting? Is it better or worse? Can I [...]

What Are Macros

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What Are Macros? Macronutrients are molecules that our bodies use to create energy for themselves - primarily fat, protein and carbs. They are found in all foods in varying amounts, measured in grams (g) on the nutrition labels. Fat provides 9 calories per gram Protein provides 4 calories per gram Carbohydrates provide 4 calories per gram [...]