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…

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…