Won’t keto cause high cholesterol and heart disease? 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 […]
Confession time: I used to be fat. In fact, I was overweight not once… but TWICE in my life. And both times it was very uncomfortable. My clothes didn’t fit right; my blood sugar and cravings seemed like they were controlling my daily mood, and to be frank, as long as I had even a […]
Some camps will say it ABSOLUTELY does, while others are adamant that this fatty morning beverage does not. Check out the facts and see which side of the debate you fall on. What IS bulletproof coffee anyway? Dave Asprey, Founder and CEO at Bulletproof out in the Silicon Valley, created the creamy drink that is […]
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 […]