World Diabetes Day: Why a Ketogenic Diet May Be Ideal for You

Weight loss wearing you down? Feeling low on energy and demotivated? Blood sugar out of control? We may have just the solution for you, and you don’t even need to read about it on the back of an auto rickshaw. Among the many, many, many diet plans that flow through our social media and news…

Your Ketogenic Diet Plan is Wrong! (10 Mistakes Killing Your Keto Diet

Whether I’m coaching clients, getting emails from website visitors to Facebook, Instagram and twitter messages. I always get the question: Why am I not keto adapting? Simply put… Your Ketogenic Diet Plan is Wrong! There are so many reasons why the majority of people struggle with trying to adapt on a ketogenic diet plan. I could write an entire…

15 Health Benefits of Low-Carb & Ketogenic Diets (I Love No. 9)

Remember in the 90s when low-carb diets were getting all the media attention? At the time, for a lot of people, low-carb was just another fad, questioning whether low-carb was healthy at all. Concerns were raised over whether a high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet could increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Since then, however, low-carb diets…

Ten Signs and Symptoms That You’re in Ketosis

The ketogenic diet is a popular, effective way to lose weight and improve health. When followed correctly, this low-carb, high-fat diet will raise blood ketone levels. These provide a new fuel source for your cells, and cause most of the unique health benefits of this diet (1, 2, 3). On a ketogenic diet, your body…

7 Most Common Ketosis Side Effects and Solutions

The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate, and moderate-protein diet that has been proved to be an effective treatment among patients with epileptic conditions, such as glucose transporter 1 deficiency, pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency, tuberous sclerosis complex, Rett syndrome, Dravet syndrome, and specific mitochondrial disorders (1, 2). Keto diet is also associated with reduced body weight and insulin…

7 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE KETO DIET BEFORE YOU START

I’m beyond excited to have Louise Hendon, co-host of The Keto Summit and author of The Essential Keto Cookbook come back and write up another guest post to shed a little more light on the Ketogenic Diet including 7 Things To Know About The Keto Diet Before You Start Louise wrote an excellent write up about the Ketogenic Diet and…

10 Side Effects Of Ketosis: The Pitfalls Of A Keto Diet

 low-carb, high-fat diet takes your body to a state of ketosis, when it burns fat for energy. Result is you lose weight fast, but mostly by dehydration. As this diet robs you of several vital nutrients, you suffer from constipation, headache, bone erosion, leg cramps, and even disrupted menses. Kidney stones may also be formed…

How Too Much Protein is Bad for Ketosis

One of the well-known mantras of the ketogenic diet is very low carb intake and high fat intake. But there’s another nutrient that’s important to monitor when going keto—and a lot of people make the mistake of not considering its importance. That would be protein. Although protein is a critical element in the diet we need for…

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…