Depending on where you live, you could be facing some pretty frigid temperatures right now. That said, depending on the conditions, it still may be possible for you to do your workout outside, as long as you dress appropriately, wear layers, and know when it’s time to head inside. Dressing in layers is important, so […]
Ketosis is the metabolic state when blood ketone levels reach a certain level (around 0.5 mmol/L). People will typically enter ketosis when they restrict carbohydrates (e.q. by following the Ketogenic diet) or eat little to no calories (e.g. fasting for multiple days). In general, the body will not enter ketosis as long as there […]
Yes you CAN, and yes you SHOULD. When we talk about a healthy lifestyle, daily movement needs to be part of it. Remember, the goal is fat loss, not muscle loss. Without any exercise, it is surely possible to lose weight with a ketogenic way of eating, however, some of that loss could be muscle […]
It’s a common misconception that athletes need more carbs; they actually need more protein than an average person following a ketogenic lifestyle. Ben Greenfield is a marathon runner who attributes his endurance to his ketogenic eating.
Many women suffer from thyroid dysfunction, and simply taking a synthetic hormone might regulate symptoms, but will not actually heal the thyroid. In fact, when combined with a diet high in carbohydrates, sugar, grains, gluten, dairy and starch, a thyroid medication will barely work al all. A ketogenic lifestyle removes gluten, sugars and processed […]
Benefits include the following: lower triglycerides, sustained energy without blood glucose spikes, mental clarity, euphoria, lower blood pressure, lower LDLp cholesterol, increased HDL cholesterol, eliminate sugar cravings, Epilepsy, Type-2 Diabetes, some forms of Cancer, Alzheimer’s, leaky gut, thyroid issues and Hashimoto’s, hormone regulation, PCOS/infertility, Osteoporosis, depression/anxiety.
Cholesterol is another demonized word, but we NEED cholesterol to live. Cholesterol is produced in the liver, and the body is so dependent on it for a variety of reasons that the liver makes sure the body always has enough to function. Not only does the liver make sure we have enough cholesterol, it also […]
Ketosis and ketoacidosis are often confused for one another, yet they are completely different. When the body is producing ketone bodies and has transformed from using glucose to using fat for fuel, this is ketosis. We are born in a state of ketosis and remain that way until we are given formula and/or solid […]
Where to start? Fat is an “f word” that has been wrongly demonized for way too long. Ever since the rise of low fat and low calorie foods, obesity, Diabetes and heart disease have become a scary epidemic. We’ve removed fat from our diets, but have become fatter and sicker. It’s time to wake up […]