Keto

Your Brain on the Ketogenic Diet: Benefits, Myths, and Risks

ketogenic effects on the brain
Your body (including your brain tissue) has two simple options when it comes to creating energy: You can either use glucose (sugar) or fat. Nearly...

10 Tips for Eating Keto on a Budget

Eating keto on a budget
There’s no getting around it: Eating unprocessed, keto-friendly food can be expensive. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be. Eating keto on the cheap...

Is the Ketogenic Diet Sustainable Long Term?

Keto diet sustainable
The ketogenic diet is often used as a short-term means for accomplishing a particular health goal. And while it’s true that a ketogenic diet of onl...

Best Practices of a Vegan (Plant Based) Ketogenic Diet

Best Practices of a Vegan (Plant Based) Ketogenic Diet
While the ketogenic diet limits or eliminates certain types of food for all dieters--namely sugar and simple carbohydrates--some individuals want o...

Supplements to Take While Fasting

Supplements to Take While Fasting
Intermittent or extended fasting as part of a ketogenic diet can yield some incredible health benefits in the form of mental clarity, heightened fo...

Ketosis vs. Ketoacidosis

Ketosis vs. Ketoacidosis
While “keto” is the linguistic root of both “ketosis” and “ketoacidosis,” the two words are as different in meaning as “tendon” and “tendonitis.” O...

Ketogenic Vs. Paleo Diet: Similarities and Differences

Ketogenic Vs. Paleo Diet: Similarities and Differences
Keto and Atkins tend to get lumped into the same low-carb, “alternative” diet category. You’ll notice that many packaged foods catering to a low-ca...

Atkins Vs. Ketogenic Diet

Atkins Vs. Ketogenic Diet
As you search for recipes or information about a keto diet, you’ll often see the Atkins diet and keto lumped together. And get ready for a raised e...

Top 10 Keto Diet Books and E-Books

Top 10 Keto Diet Books and E-Books
Taking the leap to start a ketogenic diet is exciting--and a little nerve racking. If you’re like most people, your eating habits and preconceived ...

What is Beta Hydroxybutyrate (BHB)?

What is Beta Hydroxybutyrate (BHB)?
Beta Hydroxybutyrate, or BHB is one of three compounds known as “ketone bodies,” which are naturally produced by your liver during times times of l...

The Importance of Potassium in the Ketogenic Diet

The Importance of Potassium in the Ketogenic Diet
Even a cursory investigation of the ketogenic diet is likely to yield plenty of information about the dreaded “keto flu”--the body’s reaction to re...

Your Questions About Ketone Supplements, Answered!

Your Questions About Ketone Supplements, Answered!
Your cupboard is stocked with almond flour and psyllium husk powder. Your test strips are on standby beneath the bathroom sink. But what’s this abo...