My Top 5 Tips to Make it Easy to Start a Keto Diet

So you’re thinking about starting a ketogenic diet, but feeling a little overwhelmed? Or perhaps you’ve tried a keto diet, but have struggled to stay on track or lose weight? Or maybe you just can’t seem to figure out all the math? And maybe you keep tweaking your approach because all the info out there…

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 11 Most Common Keto Side Effects

The 11 Most Common Keto Side Effects

The ketogenic diet is a powerful new tool to hit the mainstream recently. This style of eating has substantial data behind it showing that it can boost fat-burning, reduce inflammation, boost cognitive performance, and more. What has not been covered quite enough are common keto side effects and how you can avoid them to make…

Side Effects on the Ketogenic Diet: Identification and Treatment

History of the diet and its side effects Perhaps one of the least discussed but most important of the changes in ketogenic diet research in the past decade has been the identification of its side effect profile. During the 1920s and 1930s, when the ketogenic diet was one of the most popular anticonvulsant therapies, side…

7 Healthy Low-Carb Meals in Under 10 Minutes

I get asked what I eat all the time, so I thought it would be a good idea to write an article with some of my go-to meals. I’m not the most creative guy in the kitchen and usually use only a handful of ingredients. My meals can be prepared in under 10 minutes… but…

Is a Vegan Ketogenic diet Possible ?

Your friend the vegan Picture this. Your friend the vegan who’s always up on the latest plant-based superfood suddenly mentions wanting to try this thing called a ketogenic diet – more specifically, a vegan ketogenic diet. You’re told a ketogenic diet is super high in fat and very low in carbs. Because you’re a good…

Is a Low-Carb Diet Safe for Kids?

Low-carbohydrate eating plans continue to be popular. And while there is no official definition of a low-carb diet, most advise curbing or eliminating some or all grains, fruits, legumes and vegetables. Preteens and adolescents may be particularly interested in trying carbohydrate-restricting diets due to the promised weight loss. Or, maybe an older relative is following…

Can a ketogenic diet really fight depression?

They say you are what eat, and we all know the difference a better diet makes to our complexion and our waistlines. But what about our heads? An increasing number of scientists are pointing to the Ketogenic diet – similar in nature to the low-carb, high-protein Atkins and Caveman meal plans, which have shown promising…

Keto Mistakes

5 Biggest Keto Mistakes

When it’s done right, the ketogenic diet can have major benefits, according to its fans. Adherents speak of fat melting away from their physiques, skyrocketing energy levels, mental clarity, and a wide range of health benefits that scientists are only now starting to investigate more deeply. But what’s clear is that this diet, perhaps more…

7 Mistakes Keto Dieters Make

“I was feeling great and doing fantastic when bam, I hit a roadblock I couldn’t overcome,” my 43-year-old patient Aimee told me a few months after her initial visit. “Despite massive effort to remain in ketosis and mix up my workouts, the scale wouldn’t budge and my skinny jeans are a little less skinny.” As…