Low-Carbohydrate Diet Superior to Antipsychotic Medications

A Cutting-Edge Conference This summer, I was fortunate to participate in the groundbreakingInternational Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research(link is external)(ISNPR) conference held in Bethesda, Maryland. The meeting was truly inspiring and exciting to those of us who believe that nutritional approaches are the way forward in the treatment of mental healthdisorders. While the majority of the presentations at this…

Five ways to boost your memory

Anyone can improve their memory, unless they are experiencing memory loss as part of a medical condition. Whether you want to ace your science test, enter the World Memory Championships, or preserve and enhance your memory as you age, we have some memory-boosting tips that may help. Memories are the building blocks of our internal…

3 Reasons You Might Want To Ditch That Ketogenic Eating Plan

Ketogenic eating might just be the most popular idea in the unconventional health and fitness movement right now. I get dozens of emails a week from people asking for Keto tips and tricks. I’m not convinced that most of these people should be Keto though. It’s been billed as a great way to lose weight, which…

Get Into Ketosis Faster – 5 Tips For Rapid Results!

My Experience That Taught Me How To Get Into Ketosis Faster All of us who eat a low carbohydrate, high fat diet, want to get into a state of ketosis faster. Going from running on sugar-to-fat and getting into ketosis can be a real bummer and difficult. The side effects have broken me many times…

18 Keto Snacks: Full of Healthy Fats + Delicious

A keto lifestyle can seem like a dream come true. Not only do ketogenic diet benefits range from weight loss to cancer prevention, but it emphasizes high-fat and protein-rich foods. A diet that encourages rather than vilifies fat? Sign me up! But all fat isn’t created equal. While our bodies love healthy fats like avocados and coconut oil, a keto diet doesn’t…

How to reduce brain inflammation with a keto diet

The ketogenic diet is low in carbohydrates and high in fat. New research uncovers and replicates the mechanism by which a ketogenic diet curbs brain inflammation. The findings pave the way for a new drug target that could achieve the same benefits of a keto diet without having to actually follow one. The keto diet is…

5 Surprising Foods You Should Avoid On The Keto Diet

The ketogenic diet is a newer trendy eating plan, but it’s already racked up some success stories: People lose weight, their skin clears, and their moods are boosted. If you choose diets like many of us do — based on what you’re not allowed to eat, AKA what you’ll miss the most — read up. Here are five…

Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet

There are numerous benefits that come with being on keto: from weight loss and increased energy levels to therapeutic medical applications. Most anyone can safely benefit from eating a low-carb, high-fat diet. Weight Loss The ketogenic diet essentially uses your body fat as an energy source – so there are obvious weight loss benefits. On…

5 things I wish I knew before going keto

My husband Declan and I are currently eating keto. Why? Well keto is the new black. Everyone’s talking keto and what better way to test out the new craze then to embark on the keto way of living. So we set ourselves an eight week experiment to lower our carbs, increase our good fat and…

The Ins and Outs of Ketogenic Dieting

Ketosis is a metabolic state in which most of the body’s energy supply comes from ketones (sometimes known as “fractured fats”) found in blood plasma. This is very different to the state of glycolysis in which plasma glucose (carbohydrates) provides most of the body’s energy needs. Despite rumblings around the internet, ketosis is absolutely a…